Oppo does not introduce just a smartphone and once again they proved it with the launch of Oppo F9 Pro. Its design, performance, features and quality makes it a perfect mid-range Android smartphone among other recent launches.

Overcoming all its precedent’s flaws and lagging parameters, it is boasting all the Pro specifications and hence, justifying its name Oppo F9 Pro. However, it does not fall in the pro category when it comes to price. Despite of its mid-range price, F9 Pro is featuring outstanding parameters including rapid charging, dual-tone design, water resistance and much more. Well, it is bagging much more features that makes it a budget-friendly yet a powerful smartphone.


Oppo F9 Pro – Release Date, Price and Best Buy

Launched on August 21, 2018, Oppo F9 Pro with 64 GB storage is made available for purchase at offline and online stores. It costs $ 330 /€ 283 /Rs. 23,990/ £255 and can be ordered online from the following links:

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Oppo F9 Pro – Design

Yes! Oppo F9 Pro design is a stunning and made available in vibrant colors. Talking about its built, it did not overcome the very much trending ‘notch’. However, those who do not like the concept of notch will get some relief. The notch introduced is very tiny against the notch present in other smartphones. And, those who are fond of larger screen will find Oppo F9 Pro a good choice as it owns display of 6.33 inches.


  • Color

Oppo F9 Pro has brought up an excellent range when it is about colors. Its color variants are Twilight Blue, Starry Purple and Sunrise Red. And yes, F9 Pro is launched in dual tone with Black color in combination.


  • Built

As said above, Oppo F9 Pro has a minute notch that covers only the front camera and the speaker at the top. This is why, display houses 90.8% area of the front screen with the aspect ratio of 19.5:9.

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Moving onto its rear side, camera and LED flash surrounded with a silver rim are placed horizontally. And, how could they miss branding, which is done right beneath fingerprint sensor.

Speaker is placed at the bottom which is very wise to do as they would not get any obstruction resulting poor sound quality.

Aside, at the rear side it bottom has its diamond shaped pattern that adds its design a plus one. This why, Oppo F9 Pro is featuring a stunning design which is an outcome of gradient pattern and dual tone shade. However, its glossy appearance can make it greasy due to dirty fingerprints.


  • Buttons/Sensors

At the rear side of the phone, the fingerprint sensor is placed which is below the camera and at the center of the phone. Power button is at the right which is serving an ease of accessibility. While, volume up/down keys and SIM card tray is placed at the left.


  • Ports

3.5 mm audio jack and micro USB port are introduced at the bottom of F9 Pro.

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Though it weighs 169 gms (a bit heavy), Oppo F9 Pro has an impressing appearance. And, this is why, it makes a best fit for the users who prefer great design along with varied features.


Oppo F9 Pro – Display

Oppo F9 Pro display is 6.33 inches with LTPS TFT screen of resolution 2340 x 1080. Serving the huge screen with aspect ratio 19.5:9 and 90.8%, it is featuring an outstanding video streaming experience to the users.

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While watching YouTube videos, the notch will hide some video part. However, turning off the notch area can be opted, when required. On the other hand, navigation keys will disappear while playing the videos, but once the screen is tapped, they will appear back on the screen.

Overcoming all the flaws, Oppo F9 Pro is featuring ace class display performance. The colors are true tone and sharp. No matter, whatever app you are using for watching video or playing a game, display quality is commendable. And, of course, sunlight legibility issue has been fixed which was a problem within its predecessor – Oppo F7.

Coming over to optimizing display settings, the users are given leverage to adjust the font size and color temperature.


Oppo F9 Pro – Performance

  • Processor

Oppo F9 Pro carries an octa-core chipset  – MediaTek Helio P60. This is why F9 Pro is eligible to support AI processing. Simultaneously, 4 GB/ 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage is made available, which is great. However, microSD card slot is also present for expandable memory storage.

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The baseline is, Oppo F9 Pro processor is enough capable to carry the multiple tasks without creating any heating or delayed functionality issues.


  • Security

Double check to Oppo F9 Pro security parameter. Both facial unlocking and fingerprint scanner has been introduced. However, manual unlocking is also added by introducing Secured Keyboard.


  • Speaker/Audio

Speaker and audio quality will not disappoint, in fact, they are performing above the satisfactory level. Also, the call and audio quality is doing well.


Oppo F9 Pro – Software

Oppo F9 Pro arrived with Android 8.1 – Oreo. The users will get a custom ColorOS version 5.2 as an add-on which will let them enjoying surplus features and options. Some of them are taking screenshots, blocking banner notifications and screen recording. Such operations can be done using slidebar on the home screen. This is not the end, instead, using slidebar, user can also place apps within the widget for quick accessibility.

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What’s much more interesting fact about Oppo F9 Pro is, it offers a Lockscreen magazine that lets changing the wallpaper without unlocking the device. The user can opt for their desired genre and the wallpaper will appear accordingly.

For those who do not like their phone creating noise while they are driving, sleeping or working, Oppo has introduced “Quiet Time” option, choosing which phone will create only permitted alerts. Navigation with quick gestures are also introduced using Assistive Ball.


Oppo F9 Pro – Camera

  • Rear Camera

Oppo F9 Pro comes with dual camera of 16 MP with f/1.8 aperture and 2 MP with f/2.4 aperture. Within camera app, HDR mode for modifying contrast is introduced along with a wide range of features, AR Stickers and filters. Simultaneously, portrait mode is added for letting the user to manage lighting effects.

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When talking about its performance, F9 Pro camera is one of its best highlights. It can click excellent shots even in dim light or night time. Also, its day time shots are above expectations as they do not compromise with the accuracy of colors.


  • Front Camera

Oppo has always known for its front camera and hence, it earned its another name as – selfie camera smartphone. Following its trend, Oppo F9 Pro has 25 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture which beautifies the selfies with perfection.


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Oppo F9 Pro – Battery

The pack, Oppo F9 Pro comes with 3500 mAh battery with VOOC charging capability (rapid charging technology). The battery can last for a day, if used continuously for GPS tracking, watching videos or more. And, if used moderately, the device can perform for more than a day.

Another interesting fact about Oppo F9 Pro battery is, it can charge for 2 hours talk time in just 5 minutes. However, it can charge the phone to 100% within half an hour.


Oppo F9 Pro – A Smart Buy?

Starting with its bonus points, it has stunning design and ace class camera. Another plus one about Oppo F9 Pro is, its charging capability which is a much demanding factor in this fast pace moving world. These factors are justifying well for those who are looking for a smartphone with great appearance, good camera and high battery performance.

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Now, what about those who are looking for a smartphone with high-end performance? Although, it owns MediaTek P60 processor, Oppo F9 Pro performs fine. However, it does not lies within the category of smartphones with unbeatable performance.

Down the line, Oppo F9 Pro is a smartphone for those who are looking for a mid-range and affordable smartphone with alluring parameters like camera performance, battery endurance and appealing design.