OPPO F9 Twilight Blue Version, More Actual Unit Photos as Visual Treat

In my previous blog post about the freshly announced OPPO F9, most of the photos of the smartphone that I used showed the Sunrise Red version, which has an attractive Red-Purple Gradient look.

I know that some of you might be wondering if I also got the chance to see with the Twilight Blue model with a Black-Blue Gradient -- and yes, I played with that variant too during the official launch of the OPPO F9 held at the Grand Ballroom of Shangri-La at the Fort in BGC, Taguig City.

In fact, I was able to snap some photos of the OPPO F9 Twilight Blue version at the product exhibit area of the event venue -- thanks to Raymart, a friendly OPPO staff manning the booths.

Check out the images here.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

The face of the OPPO F9 looks similar across all color variants, including the Starry Purple model that's slated to arrive later this year -- perhaps by September 2018.

The tall 19.5:9 6.3-inch FullHD+ IPS display is framed by thin black bezels in all sides and has a small Waterdrop shaped notch on top, which is currently unique to this smartphone.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

Both OPPO F9 Sunrise Red and Twilight Blue have the same Diamond Cut pattern on the back plate that gleams every time lights hits it.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

This visually appealing design element makes the OPPO F9 glitter like a precious gem when you hold it up in a well-light spot.

If you want your handset to look precious and unique all while having an an air of elegance and sophistication,  I think you can't go wrong choosing any of the color variants of the OPPO F9.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

As I've said, OPPO F9 Twilight Blue has a Black-Blue Gradient; The upper part has a Jet Black tone, which slowly transforms to Royal Blue as it approaches the rear of the device. You can clearly see this transformation when you inspect the color of the metallic midframe that's sandwiched by two sheets of glass.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

The glass panels that OPPO used on the F9 have a 2.5D curvature on the sides to provide a better, more luxurious feel in the hand when hold the device.

Side Note: I know that there are rumors that OPPO used polished acrylic sheets in lieu of actual glass in crafting the shell of this model along with the OPPO F7. So far, the company hasn't denied nor confirmed this allegation.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

As you can see in the photo below, the module for the Dual Rear Camera set-up protrudes ever slightly at the back, making it an impact point when you place the handset on a table. This is perhaps the reason why the company is including a free soft gel case in the official retail package.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

If you ask me, though, I don't think the metallic rim as well as the glass on top of the lens are all that easy to scratch. So if ever I'll be getting this smartphone, I will opt to just use it daily without any protection. I wouldn't want to hide that beautiful gradient and Diamond-Cut pattern under thick silicone.

OPPO F9 Twilight Blue

For those who are very interested in this powerful 2018 midrange Android smartphone, here are the complete technical specifications and availability details of the beautiful OPPO F9.

OPPO F9 Specs
156.7 x 74 x 8 mm
169 grams
6.23 inches, FullHD+ 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 Aspect Ratio, LTPS LCD, 405 ppi
84% Screen to Body Ratio
Waterdrop Notch
Scratch-Resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Rear Camera: 16 MegaPixels, f/1.8, PDAF, LED Flash, AI + 2MP Depth Sensor
Front Camera: 25 MegaPixels, f/2.0, AI Beauty 2.0
Color OS 5.2 Interface
Android 8.1 Oreo Operating System
Octa-Core (4 x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 + 4 x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53), MediaTek Helio P60 Processor
Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
Dedicated microSD Slot
microUSB 2.0, USB OTG
VOOC Flash Charge 5V/4A 20W
Non-Removable 3,400 mAh Li-Po
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
4G LTE Cat7
FM Radio
Dual nanoSIM, Dual Standby
Fingerprint Scanner
Facial Recognition
3.5mm Audio Jack
Glass, Metallic Accents
Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue, Starry Purple

OPPO F9 Price
Official Price in the Philippines - PHP 17,990
Pre-Order Dates in the Philippines - August 24 to 30, 2018

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