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Specs Comparison:OPPO A9 2020 vs Vivo S1


Its time for another comparison! Rivals OPPO and Vivo have announced their new midrange offerings for young professionals and millennials. These are the Vivo S1 and the OPPO A9 2020. Which phone to get? In this comparison we will help you device which phone to is best for you.

OPPO A9 2020Vivo S1
ProcessorOcta Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665Octa Core Mediatek Helio P65
GraphicsAdreno 610Mali G52
Memory128GB internal memory expandable via microSD up to 256GB128GB internal memory expandable via microSD up to 256GB
Display6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD display (1520 x 720 pixels)
Corning Gorilla Glass 3+
6.38-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display (2340 x 1080 pixels)
Rear Camera48MP f/1.8 PDAF
8MP f/2.3 ultrawide
2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
2MP f/2.4 mono lens
16MP f/1.8 PDAF
8MP f/2.2 ultrawide
2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
Front Camera16MP32MP
Connectivity4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
SensorsFingerprint Scanner (rear mounted)
accelerometer, proximity, compass
Fingerprint Scanner (under display)
accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery5,000 mAh 4,500 mAh with 18W fast charge
SoftwareAndroid 9.0 Pie with ColorOS 6Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch 9
PricePhp 15,990Php 14,999

Reasons to get the OPPO A9 2020

  • The Snapdragon 665 is a proven workhorse. Expect to good gaming and multitasking experience here.
  • In the looks department, the OPPO A9 2020 is prettier to look at.
  • More RAM means better multitasking
  • A bigger display makes consuming media more enjoyable
  • Versatile rear cameras – four cameras work together to take good photos.
  • Hello USB Type C! This means better file transfers and its the new standard these days.
  • An physical fingerprint scanner is still better then under display ones.
  • It will be hard for you to kill this phone before the day ends due to its large 5,000 mAh battery

Related article – OPPO A9 2020 Hands on and First Impressions

Reasons to get the Vivo S1

  • The Helio 65 is tuned for gaming although it is not as powerful as the Snapdragon 665.
  • We do love the Skyline Blue color we have here. It is eye-catchy.
  • It may have a slightly smaller display but this phone has a full HD AMOLED display. Colors will pop and viewing media is more enjoyable with punchy colors.
  • Rear cameras are equally capable as its competition but it lacks mono lens.
  • One of the best selfie cameras we encountered.
  • 4,500 mAh battery is still big and can still get you two days of moderate use.
  • The Vivo S1 is cheaper. Basically you get almost the same thing for less.

Related article – Vivo S1 Review

Final Thoughts

We think it is a draw for us. We love the AMOLED display and the selfie camera on the S1 while we love the rear camera system and the overall design of the A9 2020. Both phones will not disappoint. You really have to choose over better screen quality over better camera system.

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