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Oppo F9

Oppo F9

Oppo F9 is a camera focused phone that comes with a 6.3 inch display and has MediaTek Helio P60 chipset.  The 2.0GHz octa-core processor is paired with 4GB of RAM.  This device has dual 16MP + 2MP cameras on the rear and a 25MP front facing camera.  It is powered by 3500mAh battery that supports fast charging.  The F9 comes with a rear mounted fingerprint scanner. This phone is an upgrade of the Oppo F7.

Oppo F9 Specifications

Oppo F9 Price In Kenya

Approx = KSh. 31,000.

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Oppo F9 Price

Oppo F9 Pros & Cons

The Pros

  • Large, clear display
  • Corning Gorilla glass 6 Display protection
  • Good battery life
  • VOOC fast charging technology
  • Good performance profile
  • Great camera profile

The Cons

  • Plastic body frame

A Review Of The Specifications Of The Oppo F9


The F9 is one of the few mid-range phones from Oppo in Kenya made with camera lovers in mind.  This mobile phone has dual rear cameras and a 16MP front facing camera.  This phone has a water-drop notch at the front that houses the front camera.  It is another impressive phone from the China based phone maker launched just a few month after the Oppo Find X.

Design & Display

Oppo F9 boasts of a massive 6.3 inches full HD+ screen. It has rounded edges that make it a phone that can easily be held in one hand.  This display is pretty good for playing games and watching videos online.  The display is protected from drop damage and scratches by Corning Gorilla Glass 6.

Performance & Camera

This phone packs MediaTek Helio P60 processor which clocks at 2.0GHz.  The octa-core processor is paired with 4GB of RAM.  The F9 is a phone that will allows you to run several applications simultaneously without any issues.  You should expect a lag free experience when using this smartphone. As earlier stated, this smartphone comes with dual 16MP + 2MP cameras on the rear.  There is an LED flash for the rear cameras that helps them to capture great quality photos in low light areas.  The F9 comes with an impressive 16MP camera at the front that can capture great selfies.

Connectivity & Platform

This phone has various connectivity options that include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB Type-C and 4G. It runs on Android v8.1 with Oppo’s UI Color v5.1 on top.  The F9 is a double SIM phone that will enable you to use two different networks at the same time.

Storage & Battery

The F9 provides 64GB on-board storage space. This is more than enough space for most users.  If you need more space, you can use a memory card (up to 256GB). This mobile phone is powered by 3500mAh battery that is not removable. This battery pack can easily power the phone through a full day of moderate to heavy use when it is fully charged.  In addition, this smartphone supports fast charging.

Oppo F9 In Kenya

Oppo F9 Specs

Launched August, 2018
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 156.7mm x 74mm x 8mm
Weight 169g
Screen Size 6.3 inches
Screen Type LTPS IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels x 2340 pixels
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v8.1 Oreo
Chipset Mediatek Helio P60
Processor Octa-core
GPU Mali-G72 MP3
Storage 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up to 256GB
Rear 16MP+2MP, LED flash
Front 25MP
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes
Radio Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Fingerprint (rear), Compass, Gyroscope
Battery 3500mAh Li-Ion (non-removable)