We know that the battery for smartphones have been very tough this year. With the likes of Apple, Google, OnePlus, Realme etc getting involved. While some phones have been a disappointment, some have been really awesome. Which brings us to the comparison of Oppo A9 2020 vs Vivo V17 Pro. Of these two phones which one should you bet spending your money to get.
As always we always try to keep it simple here at Tech Arena24. We don’t bore you with details you don’t need. We have taken out the key features and noticeable specifications of both phones and placed them in a table below.
Just after the differences and similarities table below, we have also included a brief explanation of the specifications of Vivo V17 Pro and Oppo A9 2020.
Oppo A9 2020 vs Vivo V17 Pro
|FEATURES||Oppo A9 2020||Vivo V17 Pro|
|Network||2G, 3G, 4G||2G, 3G, 4G|
|Weight||198 g (6.88 oz)||201.8 g (7.13 oz)|
|Screen size||6.5 inches||6.44 inches|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)|
|Protection||—-||Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)||Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)||Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver)|
|SD Card||YES, microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)||NO|
|Rear Camera||48 MP (wide)|
8 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP depth sensor
|48 MP (wide)|
8 MP (ultrawide)
13 MP (telephoto)
2 MP depth sensor
|Front Camera||16 MP||32 MP|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 4100 mAh battery|
|Price||Starts from About ₦89,900||Starts from About ₦129,000|
|Status||Available At GSM STORE NG||Available At GSM STORE NG|
The first difference you’ll notice will be the price from the table. Don’t worry phones like iPhone 11 pro cost twice that amount. It’s not about price but about what the phone has to offer. So just maybe after the explanation below you might see that Vivo V17 Pro is worth the extra money or not.
The Differences Between Oppo A9 2020 and Vivo V17 Pro
To help you decide which of these phones is better, we have put together a summary of their comparison below. Enjoy
Vivo V17 Pro vs Oppo A9 2020 Camera
Both phone cones with a quad camera(four cameras) at the back. With the Vivo V17 Pro having a 48MP wide (main camera), 8MP ultrawide, 13MP Telephoto and a 2MP depth sensor. Oppo A9 2020 has 48MP wide (main camera), 8MP ultrawide, 2MP (unknown camera) and a 2MP depth sensor. The Vivo V17 Pro has a 13MP telephoto lens, something that is missing in the Oppo A9 2020.
The Oppo A9 2020 does come with something interesting though. A feature that is surprisingly missing in the Vivo V17 Pro amidst all it’s camera muscle. It’s the gyro-EIS feature(electronic image stabilizer feature). The gyro-EIS makes it possible for users to use the Oppo A9 2020 to shoot video while in motion(walking or running) and Tuesday camera will be stable. This feature is not available on the Vivo V17 Pro.
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For selfies the Oppo A9 2020 has a 16MP camera for selfie lovers. The Vivo V17 Pro however comes with a dual pop up front camera. Vivo V17 Pro has a 32MP wide(main camera) and 8MP ultrawide camera. This has been one of the talking points of the Vivo V17 Pro as it’s thw first of it’s kind to come with a dual pop camera.
Overall the Vivo V17 Pro is expected to take better pictures back and front. But Oppo A9 2020 gives you the juice of shooting stable videos with your phone which is an awesome feature.
Oppo A9 2020 vs Vivo V17 Pro RAM and Internal Storage
At first glance one can say that both phones offers practically same features in this category. Well to some extent that is true but the Oppo A9 is better equipped in this category. The similarities between both phones in this category is that both phones has a maximum of 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. But the Oppo A9 comes with some additional features that is lacking in the Vivo V17 Pro.
The Oppo A9 2020 comes with the UFS2.1 which aids in it’s storage and helps boost processing. Oppo A9 2020 also have a space for external storage via microSD card up to 256GB. These features are not available in the Vivo V17 Pro. So in this category, the Oppo A9 2020 wins the Vivo V17 Pro.
Oppo A9 2020 vs Vivo V17 Pro Chipsets and Processors
Both phones runs on the Snapdragon 600 series. But the Vivo V17 Pro is packed with a more recent Snapdragon 600 series which gives it an edge. While the Oppo A9 2020 is packed with the Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) chipset the Vivo V17 Pro is packed with the Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm) chipset. The chipset of Vivo V17 Pro is an upgrade of the one used in the Oppo A9 2020 and it’s expected to perform better.
The Processors of both phones are octa core with thw modified Kryo core from Qualcomm. Oppo A9 2020 uses Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) and the Vivo V17 Pro uses Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver). From the above you can easily see that the Vivo V17 Pro uses a more recent Kryo core Processors (Kryo core versions in bold).
In it’s Chipsets and processors the Vivo V17 Pro is an upgrade of everything used in the Oppo A9 2020. Without breaking a sweat, the Vivo V17 Pro is winning this category.
Oppo A9 2020 vs Vivo V17 Pro Battery
Oppo A9 2020 is powered by a 5000mAh battery and it comes with the reverse charging technology. Vivo V17 Pro is powered by a 4100mAh battery and it comes with a fast charging technology.
Vivo V17 Pro vs Oppo A9 2020 Price
We know that pocket size and budget is one thing that affects our decisions to get a new phone. From the comparison we have seen that the Oppo A9 2020 is more pocket friendly. The Oppo phone cost about ₦89,900 which is cheaper than the Vivo V17 Pro which cost about ₦129,000.
Other features of Vivo V17 Pro and Oppo A9 2020
Both phones has the finger print sensor with that of Oppo A9 2020 been rear mounted and that of Vivo V17 Pro been under display. Oppo A9 2020 uses the UFS2.1 to assist in it’s storage while the Vivo V17 Pro comes with a dual pop up front camera.
The Oppo A9 2020 is cheaper and has all the things you also need in a smartphone. Vivo V17 Pro on the other hand comes with chipset that is the upgrade of those used in the Oppo A9 2020. Both phones can play games and perform any task you need them to do. The Vivo V17 Pro will however do these tasks better as it’s packed with the latest Chipsets and processors.
If you have the extra cash the Vivo V17 Pro is a great phone and it should perform better than the Oppo A9 2020. But that does not any way mean that the Oppo A9 2020 is not a good phone. Given its price and the Chipsets, RAM and specifications the Oppo A9 2020 is not just good but also very affordable.