The Oppo K9 5G will be launched with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G SoC, the Chinese company has confirmed via a post on Weibo. The smartphone will be launched in China on May 6. Previous reports suggest that Oppo may also launch the Oppo Enco Air TWS earbuds and a new Oppo smartband. The company also teased both devices in a separate post, and they’ve already been listed on an ecommerce website in China.
According to a post from Oppo on Weibo, the Oppo K9 5G will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G SoC clocked at 2.8 GHz for faster gaming performance. The SoC has an Adreno 620 GPU and a Kryo 475 CPU that enable 15 percent faster graphics and performance improvement, respectively, compared to the Snapdragon 765G. It also confirmed that the smartphone will also have a VC liquid cooling technology (translated) to keep the temperature of the handset in check during gaming sessions.
In its latest post on Weibo, Oppo also teased a pair of TWS earphones – expected to be the Oppo Enco Air – and a smart band to launch along with the Oppo K9 5G on May 6. The event is scheduled for 3:00 pm local time. (12:30 pm IST). The post features silhouettes of a smartphone, a pair of TWS earphones, and a smart band.
All three devices are already listed on JD.com. The listing suggests that the Oppo K9 5G will have blue and gray color variants. The phone is likely to come with 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage configurations. It is also listed to come with 65W fast charging and a cutout for the selfie camera. Details on the TWS earphones and the smart band have not yet been revealed by Oppo. But the earphones are said to support Bluetooth v5.2 and come in black and white color options.
An earlier post from Oppo had confirmed that the smartphone will have a triple rear camera, headed by a 64-megapixel primary sensor.
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