OPPO F9 global launch confirmed for August 15; VOOC Flash charge, Gradient colors, Waterdrop screen teased

This week OPPO confirmed that F9 smartphone will launch in Vietnam on August 15, and OPPO India today confirmed that the F9 Pro smartphone will launch in India on August 21st. Now OPPO has announced that F9 will be launched in Philippines as well on August 15th. It also highlighted VOOC Flash charge, gradient colors, as well as a unique Waterdrop Screen design for the smartphone.

VOOC Flash Charge, a first in the OPPO F series applies a low voltage fast charging mechanism to deliver lightning quick charging. It can achieve a charging speed 4 times faster than conventional 5V/1A charging technology while guaranteeing fast charging performance, VOOC also ensures a safe charging process. Specifically, OPPO VOOC has five layers of protection from the charging adapter to smartphone, including low temperature and voltage, which ensures a fast and safe charge.

OPPO F9 uses a gradient color design, again a first in the F series. This uses advanced color processes. The three colors include Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple, with inspiration coming from nature – sunrise, twilight, and starry skies. OPPO said that it wants to infuse these feelings into the design of the product, to provide consumers with vitality rooted in nature. Moreover, to achieve a unified design, F9 for the first time has used a gradient design on the side frame, making the sides and the back a naturally connected whole.

The F9 will feature OPPO’s first FHD+ Waterdrop Screen with a high screen-to-body ratio up to 90.8% for a more immersive experience. We already know that the phone will be powered by Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P60 12nm processor, ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo), dedicated dual SIM slots, 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.85 aperture, secondary 2MP camera, 25MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, AI, Sony IMX576 sensor, Fingerprint sensor on the back and a 3500mAh battery with VOOC Flash charge fast charging.

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