Oppo K9s goes official with Snapdragon 778G, 6.59″ 120Hz LCD


Proper on schedule, the Oppo K9s has arrived – in China, at the very least. The s-phone is a Snapdragon 778G-powered various to the K9 Professional that was unveiled final month and one thing of an improve over the unique K9. Here’s a comparability between them.

The K9s is greater than each with its 6.59” show. Not like the opposite two, that is an IPS LCD (as an alternative of AMOLED). It has 120 Hz refresh fee (matching the Professional) and 240 Hz contact sampling fee, 1080p+ decision and “Panda Glass” safety. No HDR assist, although it does cowl 100% of the DCI-P3 shade area (and 96% of NTSC). The panel’s brightness peaks at 600 nits.

The transfer to LCD necessitated that the fingerprint reader strikes to the facet of the telephone. The 16 MP selfie digicam is usually the identical as on the Professional, save for the brighter aperture of f/2.0.

The rear digicam, in the meantime, is actually the identical as earlier than. It begins with a 64 MP fundamental digicam with a 26 mm f/1.7 lens. This one can file 4K video at 30 fps (with digital stabilization). Subsequent up is the 120º extremely wide-angle digicam and, lastly, a 2 MP macro digicam.

The bigger show on the K9s additionally helped Oppo match a bigger battery, 5,000 mAh (up from 4,500 mAh on the Professional). It doesn’t cost as quick as on earlier fashions, although at 30W it’s no slouch both – a 1-100% cost takes 59 minutes.

Charging is completed over a USB-C 2.0 port, there’s a 3.5 mm headphone jack subsequent to it as properly. Wi-fi connectivity consists of 5G and Wi-Fi 6 (ax), plus Bluetooth 5.2 (with aptX HD, LDAC and LHDC codecs).

There are two configurations obtainable. The primary is 6 GB of RAM (LPDDR4x, 2,133 MHz dual-channel) and 128 GB storage (UFS 2.2 Gear 4, two-lane), the opposite choice will get 8 GB of RAM. Be aware that there’s a microSD slot for extra storage and digital RAM for as much as 5 GB extra. The chipset is stored cool by a 0.15 mm sheet of graphite that helps carry extra warmth to the vapor chamber. Out of the field the telephone runs Colour OS 11.2 based mostly on Android 11.

The Oppo K9s is accessible in Obsidian Warrior, Neon Silver Sea and Magic Purple Quicksand

Followers in China can already reserve an Oppo K9s at CNY 1,700 for the 6/128 GB telephone (that converts to ($265/€230/₹20,000). The 8/128 GB mannequin is CNY 1,900 ($300/€255/₹22,250). The retail bundle features a charger, cable and a protecting case. The telephone might be obtainable from November 1 (in China, there’s no phrase on world availability but).

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