Oppo F9 Pro and Oppo F9 has been launched in India at an event held on August 21. The waterdrop screen will be seen on both the phones, and the Oppo F9 Pro will also offer VOOC flash charging technology. On the design front, the specifications are the same, including a small notch over the display, that will house the front camera, light sensor and earpiece. This design not only creates a screen-to-body ratio of 90.8 per cent, but also comes with a 19.5:9 screen aspect ratio.
Oppo F9 and F9 Pro launch event was scheduled to take place in Mumbai from 12:30pm onward. While the company had offered a livestream via Oppo’s official India website, users can also catch event updates through the Oppo Mobile India Twitter page.
Oppo F9 Pro Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch highlights:
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Oppo F9 full specifications
The Oppo F9 Pro India launch event also saw the launch of the Oppo F9. It features a 6.3-inch FullHD+ waterdrop screen with a notch over the display. The design offers a screen aspect ratio of 19.5:9, as well as a screen-to-body ratio of 90.4 per cent. Based on Color 5.2 over and above Android 8.1 Oreo, the phone runs the Helio P60 processor, and comes with a 3500mAh battery.
Unlike the F9 Pro, though, this phone does not come with VOOC flash charging technology. It does offer 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The camera specifications between the devices are the same, excluding the 16MP front sensor on this phone. It has been priced at Rs 19,990.
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India:Launch and sale offers from Jio, ICICI Bank
Oppo F9 Pro is available for pre-orders through Flipkart from today. ICICI Bank Credit card holders will get 10 per cent cashback, up to Rs 2,000, on purchasing via EMI offers. Reliance Jio subscribers will also receive 3.2TB worth of free 4G data, alongside additional benefits of up to Rs 4,900. In addition, customers will also be eligible to avail one-time screen replacement, as well as a 3D metallic bottle.
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Oppo F9 priced at Rs 19,990, F9 Pro priced at Rs 23,990
Oppo F9 and F9 Pro have been priced at Rs 19,990 and Rs 23,990 respectively. Both the phones will be available online and offline, with the F9 Pro pre-orders beginning from today via Flipkart. The phone is not exclusive to any e-commerce platform, and will be available for sale on Flipkart, Amazon as well as Paytm Mall. Offline, this phone can be purchased through Reliance Digital, Croma, Sangeetha and Big C among other retailers. The F9 Pro will go on sale from August 31.
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: 6GB RAM 64GB storage option, Oppo F9 announced
Oppo F9 Pro full specifications have now been revealed. As expected, the phone will come with Color OS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It will be available in 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory, while it will be expandable to 256GB via dedicated microSD support. The dual-SIM phone's 4GB RAM variant, the Oppo F9, will also come with 64GB internal memory. While its selfie sensor is of 16MP size, the Oppo F9 lacks the VOOC flash charging capabilities of the F9 Pro
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Rishabh Srivastava back; Split screen, PUBG available
Rishabh Srivastava returns to the stage, to explain more inbuilt features of the F9 Pro. He says the phone comes enabled with Google Lens, so users can identify objects through the camera app, and get relevant information from any scene. It is powered by the Helio P60 processor. In addition, the phone offers Split Screen, that will help users run two apps on a screen at the same time. Oppo F9 Pro will come with the popular game PUBG, and the split screen mode will allow gamers to use WhatsApp simultaneously.
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Jitin Abraham, Product manager, Oppo India now on stage
Rannvijay Singh Singha hands the stage over to Jitin Abraham, Product manager, Oppo India. Talking about the F9 Pro's camera functions, Abraham says the phone comes with AI beauty technology for 'artistic portrait mode'. As part of this configuration, he adds that the phone's 25MP selfie camera comes with an HDR sensor for enhanced selfies. Also, AI Beautification 2.1 will give customised beautification to each and every person in the image. Other features include a SuperVivid mode, for more colourful images and videos, support for slow-motion videos as well as updated AR stickers.
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Rannvijay Singh Singha now on stage, design explained
Rannvijay Singh Singha is now on stage, explaining the design specifications of the Oppo F9 Pro. While the phone comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ display, it also features a notch on the top. This gives it a screen aspect ratio of 19.5:9, while contributing to a screen-to-body ratio of 90.8 per cent. The phone will feature in three colour options: Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Product manager of Oppo India, Rishabh Srivastava, now on stage; VOOC flash charging explained
Rishabh Srivastava, product manager of Oppo India is now on stage. he explains that the company's VOOC flash charge technology is a major breakthrough for smartphones. Backed by artificial intelligence, VOOC comes with five layers of protection. Srivasatava explains that VOOC is capable of charging a battery up to 50 per cent in 30 minutes.
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: F9 Pro offers more than just a selfie camera
Explaining the relevance of its R&D programme with respect to its smartphone development, Oppo explains that it owns over 29,000 patents. These include over 500 patents on the VOOC Flash charging technology, and more than 1800 patents on photography, that have been applied across various phones. Unlike other phones of the company's F-series, Oppo claims the F9 Pro will offer more than just the selfie camera.
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Brand Director at oppo India, Will Yang, takes the stage
Will Yang, Brand Director at Oppo India, now on stage. According to Yang, Oppo expects to lead the industry, and offer great, innovative products. He also believes that the product range will surpass consumer expectations.
Oppo F9 pro launch in India: Event to begin soon
The stage is set for the Oppo F9 Pro to be launched. Banking on its different design and VOOC charging capabilities, it will be interesting to see the price range that Oppo picks for the phone's variants
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Waterfall design, colour variants
Oppo F9 Pro will come with a waterfall design, that comes with a very small notch over the display. The company is expected to explain the design's uniqueness at the launch. Alongside, the company will also showcase the phone's three colour variants: Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple. While the Sunrise Red and Twilight Blue colour options come with a diamond pattern, the Starry Purple variant will offer a unique colour combination for users. The company also claims that its dual-rear cameras, expected in a 16MP+2MP configuration, will be a standout feature of Oppo F9 Pro
Oppo F9 Pro launch in India: Phone to feature VOOC charging technology
One of the key specifications in the Oppo F9 Pro is the VOOC Flash charging technology. VOOC, short for Voltage Open Loop Multi-step Constant-Current Charging, is an Oppo-patented technique, that is able to charge devices to 75 per cent battery in 30 minutes. Oppo claims that the F9 Pro will be able to gain enough battery in 5 minutes, so users will get 2 hours worth of talktime. Until the company develops its own wireless technology, it remains to be seen if VOOC Flash charging could cater to more battery-intensive requirements as well