Oppo has officially made an announcement of the availability of A9 in India. It will go on sale on July 20 at retail and online stores. The major highlights of the OPPO A9 are tall aspect ratio display, big battery, Ultra Night Mode for impressive low-light shots and Hyper-boost which enhances the gaming performance.
The Chinese manufacturer had launched the same smartphone in April in China with a starting price of 1,399 Yuan (~$203).
OPPO A9 Specifications and Features
The OPPO A9 gets a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The device sports a screen-to-body ratio of 90.7 percent, along with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It gets a waterdrop notch with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The OPPO A9 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 SoC that includes Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The device is available in two variants, with 4GB and 6GB of RAM. The device packs in 128GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 256GB through a microSD card.
The primary camera setup on the OPPO A9 houses a 16-megapixel unit with an aperture rating of f/1.8, along with a 2-megapixel secondary lens. The rear camera setup also includes a dual-tone LED flash. The OPPO A9 uses a 16-megapixel camera at the front with an aperture rating of f/2.0. The front camera is designed to recognize nearly 130 forehead points, which is used for the face slimming feature.
The smartphone runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based Color OS 6, and draws power from a 4,020 mAh battery. The device features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Connectivity options on the OPPO A9 include dual SIM slots with LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11, GPS/A-GPS and AUX port with a dedicated mic and active noise cancellation.
OPPO A9 Price and Availability
The OPPO A9 has arrived in India in two color variants, namely Fluorite Purple and Marble Green. Its sales will begin sold in the country from July 20. It carries a price tag of Rs. 15,490 (~$225) for the 4GB + 128GB variant.