Oppo F9 is a fantastic phone with reduced bezels and tiny notch. The device was launched after several leaks and rumours. The smartphone has a unique kind of selfie-notch with an incredible 90.8% screen-to-body ratio.
It’s powered by the Helio P60 from MediaTek which features AI and an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. The dual rear cameras come with AI Beautification 2.1. Let’s find out more.
Oppo F9 Key Specs and Features
・6.3-inch LTPS FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB/6GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60
・64GB built-in storage
・16MP + 2MP rear camera and 25MP front camera
・3500mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Design And Display
The F9 sports an aluminium alloy overall unibody that reflects light beautifully. It looks exactly like most smartphones from the F series. At the top left corner, we can see the dual rear camera and LED flash.
The fingerprint scanner takes centre stage and unlocks the device in just 0.1 seconds. Furthermore, it measures 8mm in thickness when you turn over to the sides and weighs 169g. It will be available in Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple.
The phone ships with the trendy notched screen, but not the normal notch you’re used to. It sports an Essential-like notch that houses only the selfie camera.
The front is built around a 6.3-inch FHD+ LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. This boasts of 1080 x 2340 pixels in resolution and 409 pixels per inch density for clear and sharp visuals. It stretches up to 90.8% screen to body ratio.
Hardware and Software
The Helio P60 from MediaTek does the number crunching here and brings AI along with an octa-core processor clocking at 2.0GHz. In the graphics department, the Mali-G72 MP3 card does the job.
In terms of multitasking, there are actually two variants, there’s one with 6GB RAM and a cheaper variant with 4GB RAM. The internal storage on both variants are still the same, you get a 64GB storage space. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
Camera and Connectivity
The device is equipped with dual 16MP (f/1.7 aperture + 2MP (depth sensor) rear camera with scene and phase detection. While the 25MP Selfie shooter has its own notch and AI beautification.
The F9 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB TypeC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery and Availability
The Oppo F9 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3500mAh battery with VOOC fast charging technology. Oppo F9 will be available on shopping stores, starting from $349 to $399, that’s about (N120,000 – N140,000).
Oppo F9 Full Specification
・Announced: August 2018
・Status: Available. August 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)
・Material Type: Aluminium
・Dimensions: 156.7 x 74 x 8 mm
・Screen Type: LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
・Pixel Density: 409ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 90.8%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.0GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-G72 MP3
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB
・Back Camera: 16MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 25MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Fingerprint (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, magnetometer
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes