It is still 2019, but we have a smartphone from OPPO with a 2020 tag. OPPO A9 2020 is an upper mid-tier Android 9 phone with a 6.5″ waterdrop display, a quad camera at the back, anmd a massive 5000mAh battery with 10W fast charging and reverse charging.

OPPO A9 2020

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OPPO A9 2020 Quick Specs: Android 9 Pie smartphone announced and released in September 2019, it features a 6.5-inch display, Snapdragon 665 chipset, 16 MP selfie camera, 48 MP rear quad camera, up to 8 GB RAM, 128 GB internal memory, and a 5000 mAh battery.

Phone Status: Official/Available.

OPPO A9 2020 Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 20(800) / 28(700) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie + Color OS 6.1

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions:163.6 x 75.6 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight: 195g
  • Display: 6.5 inches, 1600 by 720 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, In-Cell IPS LCD curved glass screen, Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  • Colours: Space Purple. Marine Green.
  • Physical Build:
OPPO A9 2020 lineup
OPPO A9 2020 has a waterdrop display and 48MP rear quad camera

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.0GHz Octa-core, Kryo 260 Gold
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665; Game Boost 2.0.
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno ‎610
  • RAM: 4 GB / 8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP quad camera, f2.2 Aperture, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording, video stability.
  • Front-facing Camera: 16 MP, f2.0 Aperture, AI Beauty, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture, video stability.

OPPO A9 2020

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo speakers; Dolby Atmos.
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.


  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v2.0; USB-OTG
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 10W Fast Charging
  • Reverse Charging: Yes.
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Wireless Charging: No.
  • Model Number: CPH1937, CPH1939.

OPPO A9 2020 Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: September 2019
  • Release Date: September 10, 2019
  • Country Availability: India. Pakistan. Nigeria.
  • Price: The 8GB RAM variant sells for Rs. 19,990, which translates to about $280 in US dollars. In Nigeria, it has a recommeded retail price of ₦89,900.

OPPO A9 2020 waterdrop display

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

OPPO A9 2020 is one of the best value for money smartphones you will find in the market right now. A 6.5″ display with Gorilla Glass 3, Stereo speakers, 48 MP quad camera, Android 9 Pie, Snapdragon 665 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, 5000mAh battery, 10W fast charging, and reverse charging, all for just ₦89,900. It is superb value for money and jumps to the top of our list of best 128GB memory phones of 2019.

It is hard to beat this package. If you are considering buying it, we can’t come up with any reason why you should not. The question is not, “Should you buy it?”, but rather, “Why should you not buy it?”

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is recommendation that we make based on our evaluation the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.

OPPO A9 2020 Review Rating

We got our hands on the A9 2020 for a comprehensive review. Our verdict is that bang for buck, the A9 2020 is hard to beat for its ₦89,500 price tag. It has a big display, decent rear camera, decent processor, oodles of RAM, a massive battery that lasts and lasts, fast charging, and also reverse charging. It is one of the best value for money devices you will find in its class.

Head over to read our detailed OPPO A9 2020 review.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and information on this page about the OPPO A9 2020 are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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  1. Where can it be bought or pre-ordered in Nigeria?
    Also, are you sure of LTE bands 7, 20 & 28 as listed?

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