by Suman Gupta
MUMBAI: The Chinese tech giant launched OPPO F9 Pro in Mumbai. The smartphone has a 64GB storage, expandable up to 256 GB. The device sports two variants – 4GB and 6GB, priced at Rs 19,990 and Rs 23,990 respectively. The smartphone will go on sale from August 31. Oppo F9 Pro is powered by the Helio P60 processor. It comes with triple card slots – two for SIM cards and and one for the microSD card.Waterdrop screen is one of the most unique and best notch display features of the smartphone. The display will be edge-to-edge with a notch, and shaped as a water droplet. The device will sport a 6.3 inch display and 19.5:9 (90.8%) screen ratio.Oppo F9 Pro will come with the popular game PUBG.
While talking about the newly-launched phone, Rishabh Srivastava, Product Manager of Oppo India, said “F9 Pro comes with Google Lens, which enables the users to identify objects through the camera app, and get relevant information on the spot.”He further mentioned other features of the device like Split Screen that helps users to run two apps on a screen at the same time. “The split screen mode will allow gamers to use WhatsApp simultaneously,” he added. Jithin Abraham, Product Manager of OPPO India, said that the front camera has a 25MP Sensor HDR for clicking the perfect selfies.
The F9 Pro sports an AI-scene recognition in the camera that recognises scenes and clicks better pictures of natural surroundings. AI Beautification 2.1 in the camera automatically senses usage behaviour and adjusts to their personal need. AR stickers and slow-motion video technology are the added perks to the camera. The new device comes with optimised AI-battery management system which make multitasking easier. The phone houses a 3,500mAh battery. Few other features of the smartphone include Smart Bar and Music on Display.
The Smart Bar will enable users to play their favourite game or watch a movie, and text at the same time without having to quit either actions. Music on Display will let you listen to your favourite tracks without having to keep your phone on.The OPPO F9 Pro is equipped with the upgraded ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1, making the phone experience smoother than ever. The smartphone focuses on the gradient colour design and will be available in 3 colours – Starry Purple, Twilight Blue and Twilight Red.Will Yang, Brand Director of Oppo India, took the centre stage as the smartphone company launched a new addition to the F series. “OPPO expects to lead the smartphone industry with innovative products,” he emphasised. He also believes that the product range will surpass consumer expectations.
What is VOOC charge?
The OPPO VOOC (Voltage Open Loop Multi-step Constant-Current Charging) Flash Charging system is a proprietary rapid-charge technology created by OPPO Electronics. VOOC is the first low-voltage, fast-charging technology in the world. VOOC Flash Charge is 4 times faster than a regular charger. The smartphone company claims F9 Pro is the first OPPO device with its trademark VOOC Flash Charge that charges in five minutes and gives up to 2-hour talk-time.