Oppo A9 launched in India with waterdrop display, 4020mAh battery: Price, full specs and sale date

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Oppo A9 launched in India with waterdrop display, 4020mAh battery: Price, full specs and sale date

Oppo has quietly launched the Oppo A9 smartphone in India. The Oppo A9 touts a waterdrop display, 4,020mAh battery and Helio P70 chipset, among other things.

Oppo has quietly launched the Oppo A9 smartphone in India. The affordable mid-range smartphone comes a day ahead of the launch of Oppo K3 as the company looks to expand its portfolio in the country. The Oppo A9 highlights a large waterdrop display and 4,020mAh battery along with a Helio P70 chipset, among other things.

The Oppo A9 has been priced at Rs 15,490 in India and it comes in a single variant with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Oppo A9 will be available via both online and offline stores starting July 20, 2019, in Marble Green and Fluorite Purple gradient colours.

Oppo A9 specifications

The Oppo A9 borrows certain design elements from the Oppo F11 and Oppo Reno series. The 3D glasstic rear panel comes in familiar gradient colours seen previously on the Oppo F11 and Reno phones. Up front, the smartphone sports a 6.53-inch FHD+ (2340x1080) LCD waterdrop display with a screen ratio of 90/7 per cent and Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Powering the Oppo A9 is a MediaTek Helio P70 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It is the same processor that also powers the Realme 3. The Oppo A9 comes with a slim profile at 8.3mm in thickness and weighs around 190 grams. The smartphone houses a 4,020mAh battery and runs on ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie.

The Oppo A9 sports a dual camera setup on the back that includes a 16-megapixel f/1.8 sensor and 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, the smartphone gets a 16-megapixel f/2.0 selfie camera. The Oppo A9 supports Ultra Night Mode 2.0 for bright and clear low-light photography, Panorama and HDR.

"OPPO has always developed technology keeping consumers at the core of our innovation strategy. As a brand, OPPO places utmost importance to technology but we understand that for our Indian consumers, price is a big consideration. Therefore, with the OPPO A9, our aim is to offer consumers an exceptional experience at an affordable price. OPPO A9 is a crown addition to our A series, the success of which showcases our efforts in delivering technologically superior smartphones at competitive price points. We hope to continue the growth momentum with the launch of OPPO A9 in this price segment," said Charles Wong, CEO, Oppo India.