Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is expanding its F9 series with the launch of Oppo F9 in India today. The smartphone joins the Oppo F9 Pro, which was launched in India last month. The company claims that the new device comes after the sucess of Oppo F9 Pro in the market. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day
“With OPPO F9, we aim to cater to a more varied set of consumers. It has been designed with innovative technology and features to ensure our consumers have a seamless and exceptional smartphone experience. Like other products in the F series, the OPPO F9 truly represents our ambition to continue being the Selfie Expert in the market,” said Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India. Also Read - iPhone 11, iPhone XR up for grab with massive discount on Flipkart Big Saving Days sale
Oppo F9 Price and Specifications
Oppo F9 is basically the same phone as the F9 Pro but differs from the pro model in the memory department. Like F9 Pro, the Oppo F9 also features a premium design with metal casing and a textured back finish that now offers gradient pattern similar to Huawei’s flagship smartphone. At the front, it sports a 6.3-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, taller 19.5:9 aspect ratio and waterdrop-style notch.
Powering the device is an octac-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC coupled with Mali-G72 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. In comparison, the Oppo F9 Pro comes with 6GB of RAM and retains the same 64GB storage. On the camera front, the Oppo F9 offers dual rear camera setup combining 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. There is a 16-megapixel selfie shooter with various beautification effects and 1080p video recording support.
Watch: Oppo F9 Pro First Look Video
In terms of connectivity, the Oppo F9 comes equipped with dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and 4G LTE. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and it still relies on microUSB port for charging. The Oppo F9 runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 3,500mAh battery. Oppo has priced the F9 at Rs 19,990 and it will go on sale starting September 15 exclusively on Flipkart.