We earlier reported that Oppo is all set to launch the Oppo A9 smartphone in India for around Rs 16,000. Now, the company has officially announced the launch of the smartphone.
Oppo A9 comes with a price tag of Rs 15,490 and it will go on sale from July 20, 2019, across both online e-commerce platforms and key retail stores in India. It will be available in two colours options: Marble Green and Fluorite Purple. The Oppo A9 features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels along with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90.7 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 processor along with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The device is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The memory can be further expanded up to 256GB using microSD card slot. On the camera front, the phone is equipped with a dual-camera setup, which comes with a combination of 16-megapixel primary lens along with a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For the front, the company has added a 16-megapixel selfie shooter.
Oppo has also introduced two different camera modes with the latest smartphone: Ultra Night Mode and Dazzle Colour mode. The Ultra Night Mode reduces the noises and it controls the skin colour so that the photo does not look over-exposed. Then there is Dazzle Color mode that identifies the scene and enhances the details, brightness and colours with the help of AI. For the front, the company has equipped a face slimming feature and it has introduced a new technology, which can recognise over 130 forehead points. The device can also register and save the preferred beautification mode and it will automatically apply it next time when a customer clicks a selfie.
The Oppo A9 runs on Android 9.0 Pie, which is based on ColorOS 6.0 and it is backed by a 4020mAh battery. Connectivity options include Dual SIM, VoLTE, WiFi, GPS, A-GPS with GLONASS and a MicroUSB port. The phone measures 162 x 76.1 x 8.3 mm and weighs 190 grams.