Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus review upgrade or downgrade

(Last Updated On: March 15, 2022)

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In today’s article, I’m going to give you a complete review of Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus. I’m going to give you a complete spec sheet. I’m going to review Display, Design and build, Performance, Memory, Storage, Software, Battery, Camera, Main camera, Lenses, Selfie camera, Connectivity, Network, Sound, and pretty much everything that comes in this device.

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Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus:

Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus

So, this year we’ve seen amazing smartphones from Realme with the recently launched Realme Gt 2 Pro which is the fastest phone on this planet right now. Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus launches with amazing features. So, let’s review it.

Display:

Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.4 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9
PPI 411 ppi
Refresh rate 90 Hz
HDR support Yes, HDR10
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Screen-to-body ratio 84.2%
Display features – DCI-P3
– Always-On Display

The display of the Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus is on another level. Which is the most amazing display on the 2022 mid-range phone. It’s Super AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR10, and 608 nits (peak) brightness display.  It is also Full HD+ with a PPI density of 411. Which makes it punchier and more powerful, more colorful, and more efficient than the last Gen Realme 8 pro. The gaming experience is also going to be very good because it’s a 90Hz display and also the content watching will be brighter. Thanks to DCIP3 technology. There will be no issues using this display outside because of this 411 nit’s brightness. Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus is using the Super AMOLED panel. Which is good that can save more battery. The display is also protected by the Gorilla Glass 5. Which is the strong enough to protect phone.

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DESIGN & BUILD:

Height 160.2 mm (6.31 inches)
Width 73.3 mm (2.89 inches)
Thickness 8 mm (0.31 inches)
Weight 182 gramm (6.42 oz)
Waterproof No
Rear material Glass
Frame material Plastic
Colors Black, Blue, Green
Fingerprint scanner Yes, in-display

The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus has one amazing design. With the new design, it looks more futuristic and stronger than the last-gen Realme 8 pro. The rear is made of plastic. The frame is made from plastic, which makes it lighter. There’s no IP68 water and dust resistance. Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus is a quite good mid-range phone. In this Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus, we got to see the better design and the better back. Which is good to see on the mid-range phone. It’s protected by a plastic frame that’s why it makes it lighter by 182 grams. Talking about the design, the Camera bump is a quite good place. The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with new features in the display in their own custom Realme UI 3.0.

Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus

Performance:

Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 920
Max. clock 2500 MHz
CPU cores 8 (2 + 6)
Architecture – 6 cores at 2 GHz: Cortex-A55
– 2 cores at 2.5 GHz: Cortex-A78
L3 cache 2 MB
Lithography process 6 nanometers
Graphics Mali-G68 MC4
GPU clock 950 MHz
FLOPS ~684 GFLOPS

 Now let’s talk about this performance of the Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus. Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with MediaTek Dimensity 920. Which scores great on Antutu 9 benchmarks. It also makes the phone experience much smoother. The gaming experience is also going to be on another level. Thanks to a Super AMOLED display and 90 Hertz refresh rate with the MediaTek Dimensity 920. The Mali-G68 MC4 is one of the powerful GPUs in a mid-range phone, which makes the Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus more powerful than other mid-range smartphones.


MEMORY AND STORAGE:

RAM size 6, 8 GB
Memory type LPDDR4X
Memory clock 2133 MHz
Channels 2
Storage size 128, 256 GB
Storage type UFS 2.2
Memory card No

 The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with two variants of ram 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB, 8GB RAM, That’s amazing giving 8GB of ram with the MediaTek Dimensity 920. The color 0S 12 with Android 12 makes this phone smoother and powerful and also power efficient. This is a mid-range phone so there also an SD card support on this Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus. The storage is based on UFS 2.2 which is the fastest in mid-range phones.

Benchmarks:

 Geekbench 5:

Single Core 815
Multi core 2317

Now let’s talk about the benchmarks. The MediaTek Dimensity 920 have good CPU scores in the Geekbach 5. The single core scores is 815. Which is quite impressive when it comes to single core performance also the multi core which is 2317. Which is a lot faster than the last gen MediaTek Dimensity 800.


Antutu 9 Benchmarks

Antutu 9 Total scores 502727

Now let’s talk about the Antutu 9 scores. The GPU is greatly optimized and have good scores. The CPU scores are also great thanks to the 6NM fabricator. The CPU also has a good architecture based on big A78 cores. The memory speeds are a little bit slower but it’s fast enough. If they would’ve given the UFS 3.1 support then the memory would’ve been a lot faster. This processor can support the screen refresh rate at 120Hz. So, the UX also shows the best scores for a mid-ranger Processor.

Matrix 50 megapixels
Image resolution 8700 x 5800
Zoom Digital
Flash LED
Stabilization Optical
8K video recording No
4K video recording Up to 30FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS
Slow motion 960 FPS (720p)
Angle of widest lens 119°


Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus

MAIN CAMERA:

Now let’s talk about the Camera. The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus. comes with a triple camera setup. The main camera is 50 megapixel F/1.7. There is no telephoto lens. There is an ultra-wide lens of 8megapixels as well. This is a pretty amazing Camera setup that means the photos will contain more details. There is only 4K at 30 FPS. The videos will contain more details and will be sharper thanks to its chipset. There is no optical image stabilization on the ultra-wide lens but, there is optical image stabilization support on the main lens. The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus. Also supported the slow-motion 720p at 960 FPS.

Lenses 3 (50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP)
Wide (main) lens – 50 MP
– Aperture: f/1.8
– Pixel size: 1 micron
– Sensor: 1/1.56″, Sony IMX766 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
– Phase autofocus
– Optical stabilization
Ultra-wide lens – 8 MP
– Aperture: f/2.2
– Focal length: 16 mm
– Pixel size: 1.14 micron
– Sensor: 1/2.8″, Sony IMX355 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
Macro lens – 2 MP
– Aperture: f/2.4
– Pixel size: 1.75 micron
– Sensor: 1/5″, GalaxyCore GC02M1 (CMOS)
Camera features – Bokeh mode
– Pro mode

Lenses:

The main sensor is 64mp. Which is Sony IMX 766. Sony IMX 766 sensor can be seen in a lot of smartphones in flagship category. This sensor is brighter and big. Thanks to the aperture f/1.8. This sensor can take stronger portrait shots and can take great shots in the nighttime because it’s combined with a wider aperture. There is also an ultra-wide lens of 8Mp. Which is Sony IMX 355. This sensor can be also seen in many devices like Redmi note 10 pro, redmi note 11 pro, poco x3 , Poco f3, etc. This is also a great sensor considering its capabilities. There is also a 2mp macro lens. Which is not used regularly. These camera sensors can take good shots with amazing details, amazing sharpness. The main lens also has optical image stabilization. Which is not as good as the flagship phones but still can do a good job while taking photos or making videos.

Megapixels 16 megapixels
Image resolution 4920 x 3264
Aperture f/2.4
Focal length 27 mm
Pixel size 1 microns
Sensor type Exmor-RS CMOS
Sensor size 1/3.13″
Video resolution 1080p (Full HD) at 30 FPS


SELFIE CAMERA:

The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus has a 16-megapixel Selfie Camera. It is good on the phone but, I’m so disappointed to see that there is no 4K recording on the Selfie Camera. Their recording is only kept on 108p up to 30 FPS. But considering this Selfie Camera is 16 megapixels. This means it will contain more details. It’s also F/2.4. So, that makes it not brighter enough at night time. Taking photos at night time will be a big issue for the sensor.

Operating system Android 12
ROM Realme UI 3.0

Software:

The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with Android 12 support. Which is more efficient and more powerful than Android 11. Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus also comes with a Realme UI 3.0, which is their own custom UI. It is much smoother than the Realme UI 2.0.

Speakers Stereo
Headphone audio jack Yes
FM radio No

SOUND:

The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with stereo speakers, with the support of Dolby Atoms technology. There is also a 3.5-millimeter headphone Jack because it’s a mid-range phone. This is a mid-range smartphone so there is also a headphone jack.



Connectivity:

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Bluetooth version 5.2
Bluetooth features LE, A2DP
USB type USB Type-C
USB version 2
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

 The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with Wi-Fi 6 with the Bluetooth version of 5.2. Which contain more speed and a better coverage area. Thanks for the Wi-Fi 6. It gives you every better upload and download speed. There is also an NFC port. Which is quite useful for today’s technology. Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with the USB type C 2.0, which makes it faster and more efficient. Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with a display fingerprint sensor. Which are fast thanks to the ultrasonic sensor in the display.

Capacity 4500 mAh
Charge power 60 W
Battery type Li-Po
Replaceable No
Wireless charging No
Reverse charging No
Fast charging Yes (77% in 30 min)
Full charging time 0:49 hr

Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus

Battery:

When it comes to charging. This phone can support fast charging of 60 watts. It is quite impressive that this phone can charge fully in 50 minutes. There is no fast wireless charging support. The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes with a 4500Mah battery. Which is just enough for the daily usage. The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus has a full day battery on a single charge it can live long up to a day.

Colors Midnight Black, Aurora Green, Sunrise Blue

Colors:

The Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus comes in three colors. There is Midnight Black, Aurora Green, and Sunrise Blue. I personally like the blue color, because it gives a natural look to the Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus.


Final Thoughts:

So, this was my review of the Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus. This phone has an amazing chipset with an amazing camera. So, I highly recommend buying this phone if you are looking for a good value mid-range phone. If you guys learned something new then make sure to check out my other articles as well as my YouTube channel.

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