09 November 2018
As expected, Oppo India has officially launched its new selfie-centric smartphone F9 Pro in the country. It is the more premium variant of the Oppo F9 which was unveiled recently and has also been made official for the Indian market.
The Oppo F9 Pro sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display with a waterdrop-like notch at the top. It has one of the tiniest notches among other such phones in the market. Under the hood, it has the MediaTek Helio P60 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. There is 64GB internal storage with support for microSD cards up to 256GB.
On the back, there is a 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel dual camera setup with f/1.85 aperture and LED flash. There are different portrait lighting modes like Tone light, Rim light, Natural light, and Bi-color light. It features a 25-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture. There is Sense HDR and AI Beautification 2.1 to help you click better-looking selfies. The team has now added the vivid mode for videos, introduced slow-motion video recording, and updated AR Stickers collection.
The whole package is powered by a 3500mAh battery with support for VOOC Flash fast charging. It is claimed to offer 2 hours of talk time with only 5 minutes of charging. Oppo also touted AI battery management for providing better battery efficiency. On the software front, it will be running ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It will also come with TouchPal keyboard integration with support for over 100 languages and Talia smart assistant.
The Oppo F9 Pro has been announced in three color variants Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue, and Starry Purple. It has been priced at Rs. 23,990 and as for the Oppo F9, the pricing is Rs. 19,990. It goes on preorders on Flipkart starting today with the first sale scheduled for August 31st.