This is the OPPO A9 handset, and it was officially announced with a 6.53-inch FHD+ water-drop notch display, 6GB of RAM, dual rear cameras and it is powered by a Helio P70 SoC.
OPPO A9 was leaked few weeks ago, and the mobile phone boasts of incredible and mouth watering specifications. It supports fingerprint sensor scanner.
OPPO A9 Specs
*. Display: 6.5-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with fifth-gen Corning Gorilla Glass protection
*. Colors: Mica Green, Jade White and Fluorite Purple colors
*. Processor: Octa Core MediaTek Helio P70 12nm processor
*. GPU: 900MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Storage: 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6.0
*. Dual SIM: YES
– Back cameras: 16MP rear camera with LED flash, 2MP secondary camera
– Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/GLONASS
*. Battery: 4020mAh battery with fast charging
Design and Display
The OPPO A9 is the company’s latest mid-range Smartphone, and it packs a 3D gradient design at the back panel. Which is stunning to look upon.
It comes with a 6.53-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display, including the water-drop or dewdrop notch display at the up front.
OPPO A9 screen display is protected by a fifth-gen Corning Gorilla Glass, and boasts of 90.7% screen-to-body ratio, which explains the reduced bezels around the corners.
Although, there is a slight at the bottom of the display. Thankfully, it also holds a 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, and a speaker grille under.
While other components like the volume rockers stays on the left edge, and the right edge of the phone hosts a the power button.
The mobile phone is available in three color options Mica Green, Jade White, and Fluorite Purple colour options. It includes a rear mounted fingerprint sensor scanner.
Camera and Connectivity
You will a bunch of phones housing a triple rear camera out here, but the OPPO A9 packs a dual camera setup, and like others, there is a selfie snapper.
At the back of the phone is a centered-vertically mounted dual camera lens, which consists of 16-megapixel rear camera with AI scene recognition + a 2-megapixel secondary lens.
While the dewdrop notch displays houses only the 16-megapixelsselfie snapper with f/2.0 aperture. Arrives with AI-enhancement, Portrait Mode and Colourful Mode.
It is a dual-SIM phone, while other network and connectivity features includes dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, and much more.
Performance and Battery
The OPPO A9 mobile phone is powered by a 12nm Octa Core MediaTek Helio P70 processor, coupled with 900MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and GameBoost 2.0 support.
It is only available in a single RAM and storage model, which is the 6GB of RAM, and 128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD.
OPPO A9 runs on the latest Android 9.0 (Pie) with the company’s ColorOS 6.0 on top. It is backed by a 4020mAh battery with fast charging support.
Starting from April 30th in China, you can easily purchase the OPPO A9 at a starting price of 1799 yuan, which is around €239 / $266 / Rs. 18,730 via the company’s official website. It is definitely a breath-taking mid-range device!