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    Oppo F9 : Performs just fine for gaming!

    We’ve recently gotten our hands on the latest Oppo F9 and here’s what we have to say about it. We love the camera! And we love it so much that we’ve made a separate opinion piece for it. But as a gaming news portal, let’s start with the performance of the F9 on mobile gaming.

     

    Gaming Perspective

    Antutu Benchmark

    The results from Antutu Benchmark came out perfectly average. The scoring of 136,727 is acceptable considering the F9 is equipped with the medium ranged MTK P60 chip.

    AntutuF9Benchmark

    GeekBench 4 Benchmark

    In GeekBench 4, the F9 performed as predicted. Scoring 1503 and 5752 on the single and multi-core test, it fares perfectly average. Then again, this is just scoring. *shrugs*
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    GameBench Benchmark

    This is where the F9 caught us off guard. While we’re aware that the F9 runs on the ARM Mali G72 GPU and it’s only on a three core arrangement. The GPU itself should perform but not exceptional on graphic demanding games. The results from GameBench however, we’re surprisingly better than expected. By average, the F9 is able to sustain a frame rate of 30fps in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and 28fps in Rules of Survival (No, we did not test it on PUBG. We like variety, Ok?).

    Hands-On Performance?

    Benchmarks aside, the Oppo F9 performed pretty well when we’ve tested it on Tekken, Pocket City and Sword Art Online; Memory Defrag besides the two mentioned above. It handled all the games perfectly, and there was a significant increase in game performance when it was launched with Game Space.

    The Battery

    The battery consumption itself is game dependent. 5 minutes on graphically demanding games like Rules of Survival consumes about 2% while Mobile Legends takes 8 minutes to consume the same amount of battery. The OPPO F9 also prides itself with its super fast charging and we dare say so with confidence that this is true. In one of our product shooting sessions using the OPPO F9, we witnessed first-hand how quickly the phone charges. As for its “5-minutes-charge, 2-hours-talk” punchline, we couldn’t find anyone who wants to talk to us over the phone for 2-hours so if you tried this, do let us know if its true.

    • Sample game performance video : Mobile Legends Screen Recording
    • Sample game performance video : Rules of Survival Screen Recording
      disclaimer: noob alert and barking dog
    • Sample game performance video : Sword Art Online; Memory Defrag Screen Recording

     

    Look and Feel

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    The OPPO F9 is nice to look at and should fit those looking for a device with a younger trend design to own. The phone features a “waterdrop” design (which is actually a water droplet shaped notch) on its screen. The size of the screen itself is also impressive, covering up to 90.8% in screen-to-body-ratio. The design on the back of the phone is where the OPPO F9 really stands out in physical appearance. As you tilt the phone, the sharp gradient colour scheme reveals the beautifully tiled flower petal pattern that lies underneath the crystal clear reflective surface. The F9 comes in three gradient colour options which are Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple.

     

     

    CAMERA

    Dei.. the camera is no joke we tell you… We didn’t know if we should feel impressed or offended when the camera captured every wrinkle and freckle on our faces. What a show off!  But yeah, like we said in the first paragraph, the camera is really something else. We started to play with it to take some shots for this review piece but ended up doing 3 different photo sessions using the phone. We kept exchanging ideas among ourselves that “If only we had this phone during our visit to the AniManGaki 2018, the results would have been amazing”. We’ll cover more on the Camera feature in an upcoming ‘Opinion Piece’ and share some of the shots we took. Meanwhile, here is a preview on what the camera can do.

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    Tech Specs

    DImensionBasic ParametersDisplayCameraConnectivitySensorsIn The Box

    Height156.7mm
    Width74.0mm
    Thickness7.99mm
    Weight169g



    ColorSunrise Red, Twilight Blue
    Operating SystemColorOS 5.2, based on Android 8.1(Oreo)
    ProcessorMTK P60
    GPUARM Mali-G72 MP3 800MHz
    Battery3500mAh (TYP) 3415mAh (MIN)
    RAM6GB
    Storage64GB (Expandable up to 256GB)



    Size6.3 inches
    TypeLTPS TFT
    Resolution2340 by 1080 pixels
    TouchscreenMulti-touch, Capacitive Screen
    Brightness450(TYP)



    Rear Sensor16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
    Front Sensor25-megapixel
    FlashLED Flash
    Front Aperturef/2.0
    Rear Aperturef/1.8+2.4



    GSM850/900/1800/1900MHz
    WCDMA850/900/2100MHz
    FDD-LTEBands 1/3/5/7/8
    TD-LTEBands 38/40/41(2535-2655MHz)
    SIM Card TypeDual Nano SIM Cards & Micro SD Card(Total 3 slots)
    WiFi2.4/5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    OTGSupported
    NFCNo



    E-CompassLight SensorProximity SensorG-Sensor/Acceleration Sensor



    OPPO F9 ( with screen protector applied )AdapterHeadsetMicro USB Cable
    Important Info. Booklet with Warranty CardQuick Start GuideSIM Card EjectorCase


    Klephts
    Content Producer at BunnyGaming. Sith. Retribution Paladin. Exo Hunter. Annoying Husband. Father of two dogs, brother of six dogs. Metal head. Chef-at-home. Too busy to gym. Four eyes.

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