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OPPO K9s Official: Snapdragon 778G, 120Hz screen, and 64MP triple camera

OPPO K9s

After much teasers in the past few days, OPPO has officially launched the K9s, its latest 5G smartphone. The device will be released in China first and the people in the region will be able to purchase it from November 1st, however, pre-orders kick-start today.

The OPPO K9s focus on giving value at a cheaper price. It comes with a 6.59-inch LCD screen that has 120Hz refresh rate, with the aspect ratio sets at 20:9. The display meets the HDR10 and DCI-P3 color requirements and has a glass protector on top.

Diving in, the phone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 778G 5G-capable chipset, which is now becoming more popular as each day goes by. The processor is coupled with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM depending on the model, although both have 128GB of internal storage.

OPPO said it used a special liquid cooling system to lower the overall temperature of the CPU by up to 15°C. There is a dual SIM slot at the side and a fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button at the other side of the phone. At the bottom is a USB Type-C port and a speaker grille, alongside with a 3.5mm audio jack.

In camera department, the OPPO K9s sports triple camera at the rear - the main camera has a 64MP f/1.8 sensor, the secondary is an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens (119°) with an f/2.2 aperture, while the tertiary has a 2MP f/2.4 macro lens for taking close shots. The display punch-hole housed a 16MP selfie camera, which has an f/2.4 aperture.

The smartphone runs Android 11-based ColorOS 11.2 outta box. Other connectivity included are 5G (SA/NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ax (dual band) , GPS, and GLONASS. It measures 164.43×75.88×8.52mm, weigh 199 grams, and is powered by a 5000mAh battery with supports for 30W fast charging.

Price starts at CN¥1699 (US$265) for the 6GB/128GB model and CN¥1899 (US297) for the 8GB/128GB model. It will be available in Obsidian Black, Neon Silver, and Magic Purple colors.

OPPO K9s Key Specifications


  • Display: 6.59-inch Full HD+ (2412x1080) IPS LCD, 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: 2.4GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform
  • GPU: Adreno 642L
  • RAM: 6GB / 8GB (LPDDR4x)
  • Storage: 128GB (UFS 2.2)
  • Camera(s): 16MP (front) / 64MP+8+2MP (rear)
  • OS: Android 11, ColorOS 11.2
  • Battery: 5,000mAh, 30W fast charging




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