OPPO K9s presented: mid-range smartphone with 5G and Snapdragon 778G chipset

Today, October 20, in China, OPPO announced its new smartphone, which has become part of the K-series. The novelty was named OPPO K9s. This is a mid-range model based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset.

On the front, the OPPO K9s has a 6.59-inch IPS LCD panel with Full HD + resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz sampling rate, 600 nits peak brightness and Panda Glass on top. A notch in the upper left corner of the display houses a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. Three more cameras are installed on the rear — a 64MP main camera paired with an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor for portraits.

The new OPPO smartphone is powered by a 5000 mAh battery. It supports 30W fast charging via USB Type-C — 0-100% full charge takes 59 minutes. Other features of the new items include a classic 3.5 mm audio jack for headphones, support for 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2.

OPPO K9s is offered in two configurations. The first has 6 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and a built-in 128 GB UFS 2.2 storage. The second version is equipped with 8 GB of RAM. At the same time, the smartphone supports virtual memory, which allows you to expand the amount of RAM by 5 GB and has a slot for a microSD memory card. For efficient heat dissipation, a cooling system with a steam chamber and a 0.15 mm thick graphene sheet is installed inside the smartphone. The device works under the control of the mobile operating system Android 11, on top of which the manufacturer installed the proprietary firmware Color OS 11.2.

OPPO K9s is already available for pre-order in China and will start on November 1st. The issue price is 1700 yuan, or $ 265 at the rate for the version with 6/128 GB of memory and 1900 yuan, or $ 300 for the 8/128 GB version. In addition to the smartphone, the package includes a charger, cable and protective case.