OPPO K9 with Snapdragon 768G chipset confirmed ahead of launch

OPPO K9 launch is set for May 6th and the company has now confirmed the chipset.

Highlights
  • OPPO K9 will come with Snapdragon 768G SoC, the brand confirms.
  • OPPO K9 launch is set for May 6th.
  • Other specs include a 6.43-inch AMOLED display, a 64MP triple-camera, a 4,200mAh battery, and 65W charging.

The OPPO K9 launch date is set for May 6th, which the company had revealed on Weibo a couple of days ago. The OPPO K9 will make its debut in China at 03:00 PM CST (12:30 PM IST), and it is expected to come as a successor to the OPPO K7 that was launched last year. A few key OPPO K9 specifications have already been revealed officially. And the device has also been listed on JD, revealing even more details. Today, OPPO has shared details regarding the processor of the OPPO K9 (spotted by MySmartPrice). Let us have a look.

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OPPO K9 will feature Snapdragon 768G SoC

OPPO has revealed that the OPPO K9 will be equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G SoC. This chipset is made on a 7nm fabrication process, features eight Kryo 475 CPU cores clocked up to 2.8GHz, and packs an Adreno 620 GPU. Along with it, the company has also revealed that the OPPO K9 will have 3D liquid cooling technology to take away the heat produced by the chipset.

OPPO K9 specifications

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According to a teaser image posted by OPPO recently, the OPPO K9 will feature 65W charging, and that the device can last more than two hours with just 5 minutes of charge. The same poster also shows the rear side of the device which reveals that the OPPO K9 will have a triple-camera setup with a  64MP primary camera.

The listing of the device on JD reveals that the OPPO K9 will have a display with a punch-hole mounted to the top-left corner of the screen. It also shows that the OPPO K9 will come in two colors. The first one will have a gradient color pattern on the back and the second one has a dark blue finish. The former also has a “Super Performance” tagline on the back panel. The listing also reveals that the OPPO K9 will be available in 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB configurations.

An OPPO smartphone bearing the model number PEXM00 was recently spotted on TENAA. This smartphone is being speculated to be the OPPO K9. According to the listing, the OPPO K9 has a 6.43-inch AMOLED display, two 2,100mAh batteries, and a USB Type-C port. Moreover, the 3C certification of the OPPO K9 reveals that it will have 5G connectivity.

Key Specs

OPPO K9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G | 8 GBProcessor
6.43 inches Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
4300 mAh Battery
OPPO K9 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 22,890
Release Date: 25-Aug-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone