OPPO F9 and F9 Pro design teased; Coming with smaller notch, water resistance

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Update:

Oppo Mobile India has released a new teaser for upcoming OPPO F9 Pro smartphone. The new teaser also suggests that it will be arriving with some sort of water resistance.

Original Story:

OPPO is now prepping up to launch its next F and R series of smartphones. A leaked image that had surfaced recently had revealed that the company has already started advertising the upcoming R17 smartphone in China. Also, a newer image that was spotted yesterday suggested that the R17 will be coming with a smaller notch than the one present on the OPPO R15 and OPPO R15 Dream Mirror Edition that were unveiled earlier this year. OPPO Malaysia has now started teasing the arrival of the OPPO F9 smartphone. The teaser of the F9 has revealed that it would be also arriving with a smaller notch.

The OPPO F7 that was unveiled earlier this year had arrived with a notched display. The smartphone featured a 25-megapixel front-facing camera inside the notch. The teaser of the upcoming OPPO F9 shows that it is equipped with a smaller notch than F7. Through the Twitter handle, OPPO Malaysia has claimed that it will be equipped with a waterdrop screen. Probably, through the company may elaborate more on it. There is a possibility that the phone could be equipped with IP67 rated chassis.

The arrival of the F9 series could be close at hand as F9 and F9 Pro smartphones was recently spotted with Bluetooth certification. The Chinese manufacturer may announce the OPPO F9 series in the coming month. At present, there is no information on the specifications of the OPPO F9 and F9 Pro.

OPPO R17 display

The recently spotted leaked image (shown above) that is said to belong to the forthcoming R17 smartphone also features a notch. Probably, the image belongs to the F9 or there is a possibility that both the smartphones may feature the same display design.

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In the previous week, PBCM00 and PBCT00 OPPO phones were spotted at TENAA with identical specs and images. Their TENAA listings are yet to be updated with full information, but some of the details that have surfaced so far include 156.7 x 74 x 7.9mm dimensions, 6.3-inch display and 3,415mAh battery. Since the measurements and specs of PBCM00 and PBCT00 are similar to OPPO R15 Dream Mirror Edition, it is likely that these phones may get official R17 and R17 Pro.