At a launch event yesterday, Oppo announced several products including a smart TV, a pair of TWS earphones, and a fitness band. Alongside these, the Chinese company also introduced a new 5G smartphone, dubbed Oppo K9 5G. The phone touts Snapdragon 768G SoC, runs Android 11-based ColorOS 11.1, and packs a 90 Hz AMOLED display.
Design and Display
In terms of design, the phone comes with a rectangular camera bump and a two-tone matte finish back. It is available in two color options: Black and Light Blue.
On the front, it has a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with a punch-hole on the top left, Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. The fingerprint sensor is mounted inside the display.
Internals and Storage
The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 768G chipset with 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128 GB or 256 GB onboard storage. It lacks support for a microSD card slot and boots to ColorOS 11.1 based Android 11 OS.
In addition to this, the Oppo K9 5G comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, 360° surround antenna, and dual-mode 5G (SA/NSA) support.
For photography, the Oppo K9 5G comes with a total of four cameras – a 32 MP selfie shooter inside the punch hole, and a triple sensor system on the back with a 64MP primary camera joined by 8 MP ultrawide and 2 MP macro units.
Battery and Pricing
The handset draws power from a 4,300 mAh battery that is backed by 65W of fast charging.
The phone is available for pre-orders in China and the base variant costs $310. Sales will begin on 11th May.
- CPU: Octa-core (1×2.8 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 620
- Chipset: Qualcomm SDM768 Snapdragon 768G 5G (7 nm)
- OS: Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
- Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G
- IPS LCD, 6.43 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 90 Hz
- RAM: 8 GB
- Internal: 128 GB, 256 GB
- Primary: 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
- Secondary: 32 MP
- Connectivity: LTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C
- Fingerprint scanner: Yes (in-display)
- Battery: 4300 mAh (65W)