OPPO A9 2022 First Impressions

On September 19, OPPO will introduce a “2022 phone in 2022” for the Philippine market, the A9 2022.

Meet OPPO A9 2022

This can be a mid-ranger that might enchantment to someone who wants a phone with great seems to be like, capable specs, large battery capacity, stereo audio gadget, and a LOT of cameras.

Sounds promising right kind? Let’s check it out!

Word: We most straightforward have the phone itself for now. We will be able to substitute this article with the unboxing section once now we have the original retail bundle deal.

Construct High quality/Design

Trendy curved glass-like once more

The materials used by OPPO with the A9 2022 is a clear step-up versus previous-generation A series of devices. This can be a handset with a an identical assemble to what with the F11 and F11 Professional.

It uses a glasstic curved once more with a strong polycarbonate physique and a 2.5D curved glass display in front.

The once more subject material of this phone has a sparkly finish so expect it to be at risk of fingerprint smudges and hairline scratches. In front, it has Gorilla Glass 3+ protection to steer clear of cracks from accidental mild drops and traumatic hairline scratches.

There may be merely no indicate of any type of water protection, a norm at this price degree. However, I do truly really feel that this can be a beautiful well-crafted instrument for the cost.

In reality trendy assemble!

On the once more, the glasstic subject material has a sparkly 3-d finish which seems to be like in reality trendy. The color of my unit is Marine Inexperienced. It is not gradient, however it has a novel and attractive shine.

The first thing that you’re going to understand is the vertically-aligned triple-camera hump along with the LED flash and a few different virtual digital camera on its facet.

Beneath the cameras is the fingerprint sensor.

You may additionally understand that it as this streamlined “Designed for A-Collection” texts along with the OPPO logo ala Reno phones.

Apparently to be like beautiful neat at the once more at the entire. I merely wanted that its virtual digital camera hump is relatively smaller allowing for that the phone is already 9.1 mm thick.

6.5-inch massive IPS display

In front, it has a tall 19:5:9 6.5-inch massive IPS display with 89 % of the screen-to-body ratio a noticeably smaller waterdrop notch. OPPO claimed that it is 31.4 % tinier than the previous technology.

Notch space

It has no LED notification inside the notch space, then again its well hidden earspeaker moreover acts as a loudspeaker.

The phone reasonably small at 163.6 x 75.6 regardless of its large 6.5-inch visual display unit measurement.

It’s going to must be handy enough for individuals who have massive palms. If you are a small person, the two-handed operation is a must for added at ease use.

Most sensible

There is now not anything else on best possible. Beneath, you’ll be able to see the 3.5mm headphone slot along with the microphone, USB-C port, and a second down-firing speaker.

Sure, you be told that section right kind. USB-C on a mid-range OPPO phone. 

Because it has two audio gadget, it is going to create a stereo sound have an effect on with wider soundstage.


At left, you’ll be able to to search out the tiny hole to open the triple slot tray (dual SIM, microSD card) and the amount keys. At right kind, there’s the power button with a sparkly green accent inside the middle that will help you know that it is the power key.

It’s relatively heavy at 195 grams although it does now not have a metal physique. The additional weight is most likely on account of its use of a huge 5,000mAh battery.

Preliminary findings

1. The phone is one of one of the crucial trendy spherical. Additionally, it has a larger 6.5-inch IPS display with a tiny notch. The answer? HD+ 1600 x 720. Whilst I to search out its display to be good to this point, the answer isn’t as much as what I expected. It’s going to had been upper if it has FHD+. 

However howdy, it has Daylight Display for easier finding out beneath direct sunlight and Blue Sheild mode.

AnTuTu and Geekbench score of the phone

2. In response to our initial benchmarks, its 11nm 2.0GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 665 AIE octa-core processor and Adreno 610 GPU has an identical ratings with the 12nm Helio P60 of MediaTek. It even has Sport Spice up 2.0 with Body Spice up and Contact Spice up optimizations for gaming.

What I really like is it has a large 8GB RAM, 128GB expandable storage with a faithful microSD card slot, and 5,000mAh battery with 10W USB-C charging.

This chipset/specs combo must be more than decent for working social media apps, binge-watching motion pictures, and participating in some video video games on medium settings for hours and hours.

3. ColorOS 6 remains to be Colour OS 6 in line with Android Pie. As most OPPO enthusiasts know, this can be a pores and pores and skin that looks upper and feels smoother than its previous technology skins. It is not very best, then again a minimum of it seems that to be like further trendy than ever.

It even has tool learning which will freeze the apps inside the background instead of shutting them down. It’s going to analyze your app process for 2 weeks to learn your dependancy.

To grasp further about ColorOS 6, (*19*)be told proper right here.

4. If the price of A9 (2022) isn’t as much as Nova 5T, it’ll be one of the crucial quite priced smartphone inside the country with a rear quad-camera setup.

It highlights a 48MP f/1.8 w/ PDAF, EIS + 8MP f/2.24 119-degree extraordinarily wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 monochrome + 2MP f/2.4 depth w/ LED flash at the once more.

For selfies, there’s a 16MP f/2.0 snapper.

Word: Keep tuned for our virtual digital camera samples.

5. We adore that the phone has WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and dual SIM (nano) connectivity alternatives. It can be one of the unusual mid-rangers with a stereo speaker setup.

OPPO A9 (2022) Specifications

Show: 6.5-inch 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3+ protected IPS visual display unit w/ HD+ 1600 x 720 resolution at 270 ppi
CPU: 2.0GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 665 AIE octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 610
ROM: 128GB UFS 2.1 expandable by the use of microSD card slot up to 256GB (faithful)
Again Digicam: 48MP f/1.8 w/ PDAF, EIS + 8MP f/2.24 119-degree extraordinarily wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 monochrome + 2MP f/2.4 depth w/ LED flash
Selfie Digicam: 16MP f/2.0
Battery: 5,000mAh w/ 10W fast charging
OS: Android 9.0 Pie w/ ColorOS 6.0.1
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual SIM (hybrid)
Sensors: Accelerometer, mild, orientation, proximity, sound, magnetic
Others: Fingerprint sensor, USB-C, Colours: house crimson, marine green
Dimensions: 163.6 x 75.6 x 9.1 mm
Weight: 195 g
Value: TBC

As of the moment

If the cost is right kind, OPPO A9 2022 usually is a competitive camera-focused mid-range with remarkable seems to be like, stereo audio gadget, and primary fee mid-range-worthy specs.

Most effective time will tell. Keep tuned for our analysis on the nineteenth!