Oppo F9 Pro India Launch Scheduled For August 21

On: August 14, 2018

Chinese smartphone vendor Oppo has been teasing the launch of its upcoming flagship Oppo F9 on its Twitter handle. The teasers highlight various features like VOOC charging, waterdrop screen and gradient color options. Now the company has sent out invites for an event on August 15 where it is expected to unveil the much anticipated Oppo F9. In India, the device will launch on August 21 dubbed as the Oppo F9 Pro.
Read below to find out what this device has to offer:

The Oppo F9 Pro will flaunt a stunning gradient finish coming in three attractive color options i.e. Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple. On the display front, the device is expected to feature a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a tiny notch on the top inspired by water droplets. The display is almost bezel-free and comes with an impressive screen-to body ratio of 90.8 percent. The fingerprint scanner is mounted on the rear side.

In the camera department, the device will feature a 16MP primary sensor and 2MP depth sensor with both having f/1.85 aperture. The dual rear camera setup is paired with LED flash for better photos in low light. The tiny notch on the top of display houses a 25MP selfie camera backed by AI capabilities.

In terms of hardware, the F9 Pro will be powered by MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core processor coupled with either 4GB or 6GB RAM onboard. As for storage, the F9 Pro will offer 64GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. Out of the box, the F9 Pro runs on Android 8.1 Oreo OS with Oppo’s custom ColorOS 5.2 layered on the top. The device draws its power from a 3500 mAh non-removable battery unit and supports Oppo’s proprietary VOOC flash charging technology. The company claims that 5 minutes of charging gives 2 hours of usage.

Various reports also suggest that the Oppo F9 Pro may be the first phone to come with Gorilla Glass 6. Going by the speculations, we expect the device to be priced under 30k. However, there is no official word on the rest of the specifications and pricing of the device. The F9 Pro is slated to be unveiled on August 21 in India. We will have to wait till the official launch for more updates.

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Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.