After unveiling Oppo Find X, the Chinese electronics maker has gone on to release Oppo F9 which is an improved version of the F7. The new smartphone has a Pro version and boasts an attractive notch with a selfie camera, VOOC Flash Charge and also the Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Read on to see Oppo F9 and F9 Pro full specs, features and also their prices in Kenya.
In Brief, Oppo F9 and F9 Pro Specs
- Screen – 6.3 Inches
- Camera – 2, 16, 25 MP
- RAM – 4, 6 GB
- Storage – 64 GB
- Network – LTE
- Processor – Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz and 4×2.0 GHz-Cortex-A53/A57)
- OS – Android 8.1
- Battery – 3500 mAh
- Price – KSh. 32,000
Oppo F9 and F9 Pro Screen, Display and Size
With a 6.3-inch screen, the new devices can be described as phablets. The capacitive screen features the LTPS LCD and IPS technologies, 1080x2340px resolution, 16M colors and also the Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Other display features include multitouch, 84.0 percent StB ratio and also a 19.5:9 ratio (409ppi).
On the side of the size, the devices measure 156.7 x 74.0 x 8.0 mm and weigh 169 grams.
Like Huawei P20, the phones have a dual rear camera and one front camera. The cameras include 16MP (rear, f/1.8, PDAF) and 2 MP (rear, f/2.4, depth sensor) and 25MP (front, f/2.0). The general camera features include LED flash, HDR, panorama and also a 1080p@30fps video resolution.
Memory, Processor and OS
When it comes to the memory, the F9 competes with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Samsung Galaxy S9. The available RAMs are 4GB and 6GB while the storage stands at 64GB (expandable to 256GB with microSD – dedicated slot).
Oppo has been using powerful processors and therefore the new phones come with a strong CPU – octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 and 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53). The GPU and chipset are also powerful and include Mali-G72 MP3 and Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 respectively.
As far as the OS is concerned, the gadgets support Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.2.
The phones also have connectivity features such as microUSB (USB On-The-Go), 3.5mm jack (active noise cancellation with dedicated mic), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE) and also GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS).
In addition, they have sensors such as fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, compass, gyro and proximity.
The main features here include alert types (vibration, MP3 and WAV ringtones), loudspeaker and also an FM radio.
Some of these features are an audio player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC), video player (MP4, H.264), document viewer and also a photo/video editor. Other features include SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email and IM, and the HTML5 browser.
Oppo F9 and F9 Pro Battery
As mentioned above, the battery comes with the VOOC Flash Charge (5V/4A, 20W) for fast charging. The non-removable Li-Po battery has a 3500mAh capacity.
Design, Material and Color
As for the design, the Oppo phones are stunning with minimal bezels and a notch that carries the selfie camera. The main materials are aluminum and glass and the popular colors include pink, starry purple, twilight blue and also sunrise red.
Oppo F9 and F9 Pro Price in Kenya
So what is the cost of Oppo F9 in Kenya? Well, the prices are in the range KSh. 30,000 and KSh. 35,000 (around $300 and $350). For a low-cost Oppo phone, see the A71.
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