OPPO has been teasing the upcoming OPPO F9 smartphone in multiple Asian markets. The company has already confirmed that the F9 will go official on Aug. 15 in Vietnam. It is speculated that the same phone may get official as OPPO F9 Pro in India. The entire specifications of the OPPO F9 smartphone have surfaced ahead of its launch date.
The OPPO F9 will be arriving in three colors such as Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple. It measures 156.7 x 74 x 7.99 and weighs 168 grams. The device houses a 6.3-inch display that supports Full HD+ resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The company has already advertising the screen of the phone as waterdrop display as it features a drop-like notch.
MediaTek’s 12nm Helio P60 SoC that features an octa-core processor that clocks at 2.0 GHz is present under the hood of the OPPO F9. It is the very same SoC that OPPO has used to power its recent phones such as Realme 1 and OPPO F7. The smartphone will be arriving in two models such as 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM. The leak does not confirm on the presence of a microSD card slot.
The OPPO F9 will arrive pre-installed with Color OS 5.2 based Android 8.1 Oreo. The back panel of the phone will be fitted with f/1.85 aperture 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual camera setup. For shooting selfies, it will be arriving with an f/2.0 aperture 25-megapixel front camera. The rear and front cameras of the smartphone are expected to carry AI capabilities for better photography experience.
The handset will include the usual connectivity features such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB, USB OTG, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. The F9 will be drawing power from 3,500mAh battery that will be enabled with support for VOOC fast charging that will allow the phone to last for two hours by charging it for only for 5 minutes.
The social media channels of OPPO India seems to be teasing the very same smartphone as OPPO F9 Pro. It is speculated that the F9 Pro may sell in India with a price tag of Rs. 25,000 (~$362).