OPPO, The Selfie Expert, after the successful launch of the OPPO F9 Pro in August, announced the OPPO F9 today. The new addition to the F series comes with a 6.3 inches ‘waterdrop screen’ which is FHD+ with a 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 90.8% Screen to body Ratio, a 16 MP front camera and a 16MP+2MP Dual Rear Camera. Powered by a 3500 mAh battery the phone runs on a Mediatek Helio P60 Octa-Core (12nm) processor, the OPPO F9 will be available in two colours Mist Black and Stellar Purple. The OPPO F9 will be available at a price of INR 19,990. It will go on sale from 15 September in online exclusively on Flipkart and with offline partners.
Commenting on the occasion, Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India, said “It always gives us great joy to bring something new and innovative to our consumers and to achieve the same we pay great attention towards understanding what the expectations from a smartphone are. 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.”
Breakthrough Design: Waterdrop Screen
As an increasingly popular smartphone brand among young people, OPPO taps into their tastes in fashion and style to design products with far-reaching appeal. With quirky colors, the youth can showcase their personality and attitude.
OPPO F9 comes with two colors - Mist Black and Stellar Purple. In the sunlight, the OPPO F9 shines like a crystal gem and flowing water. The color design aesthetics of the OPPO F9 reflects both OPPO's design ideology and insights into what aesthetics appeals to young consumers around the globe.
Besides the color, the OPPO F9 screen is more beautiful. OPPO has always believed a smartphone is not just a tool for communication but also a piece of art. The OPPO F9 features waterdrop screen which comes with an impressive 6.3-inch that features a resolution of 2340x1080 and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a super-high screen-to-body ratio of 90.8%.
Breakthrough photography: From Selfie Expert to Portrait Artist
OPPO’s legacy of strong photography is even further enhanced with OPPO F9. While OPPO initially established its expertise as the “Selfie Expert", the brand has now begun to focus on capturing all round beauty.
The OPPO F9 is equipped with dual rear cameras (16MP + 2MP) which has lightening filters with the portrait mode. The main camera for OPPO F9 at the rear is a 16MP plus f/1.8 aperture lens. This, plus the secondary camera, will calculate the depth-of-field to achieve better Bokeh effect for rear photography.
After the hardware upgrade, the Bokeh effect in the OPPO F9 in the portrait mode uses the depth information to add light and apply AI beautification to get an exclusive portrait lighting style. Users can achieve different effects using Film Light, Natural Light and Rim Light for a great portrait photography experience. In regard to shooting with the rear camera, OPPO F9 is equipped with dual cameras to catch every moment. 16 independent and 800 combined scenes can be recognized by AI Scene Recognition.
OPPO F9’s 16 MP front-facing camera is very impressive. The F9 can accurately collect 296 feature points for each subject, referencing them against its massive database of facial images, analysing features before making enhancements, customized for each subject. The AI Beauty Technology 2.1 can provide users with up to 8 million different personalized beautification effects – now selfies are more attractive while keeping the natural look of each human subject intact.
Additionally, OPPO F9 supports multiple interesting camera features such as AR Stickers and slow motion video.
Breakthrough experience: ColorOS 5.2 AI Intuitive System
Based on Android 8.1, OPPO brings the ColorOS 5.2 Operating System to create a smarter interactive experience for users along with a smart slide bar. Intelligence is everywhere in ColorOS 5.2. The OPPO F9 is equipped with the Google Lens which gives users a faster means to obtain information. Basically, it will attempt to identify the object or read labels and text and show relevant search results and information.
When it comes to hardware, the 4GB + 64GB memory combination improves the speed of operation. OPPO F9 also supports 256GB memory expansion with a dual 4G sim slot. The sleek design and amazing camera will let consumers capture your best moments with ease.