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OPPO A9 2020 vs Vivo S1 Specs Comparison

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Recently, both OPPO and Vivo launched its mid-range contenders for the last quarter of 2019, the OPPO A9 2020 and the Vivo S1.
OPPO A9 2020 vs  Vivo S1 Specs Comparison
Team OPPO or team Vivo?

Side-by-side, let's see who has the better overall specs between the two devices under PHP 16K.


OPPO A9 2020 vs Vivo S1 Specs Comparison

DeviceOPPO A9 2020Vivo S1
Display6.5-inch 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3+ protected IPS screen w/ HD+ 1600 x 720 resolution at 270 ppi6.38-inch 2.5D curved AMOLED screen w/ FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 404 ppi
CPU
2.0GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 665 AIE octa-core processor
2.0GHz 64-bit Helio P65 octa-core processor
GPUAdreno 610Mali-G52
RAM8GB LPDDR4X6GB
ROM128GB UFS 2.1 expandable via microSD card slot up to 256GB (dedicated)128GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 256GB (dedicated)
Back Camera48MP f/1.8 w/ PDAF, EIS + 8MP f/2.24 119-degree ultra wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 monochrome + 2MP f/2.4 depth w/ LED flash16MP f/1.78 Sony IMX499 + 8MP f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 depth w/ LED flash
Selfie Camera16MP f/2.032MP f/2.0 Samsung ISOCELL GD1 sensor w/ AI and screen flash 
Battery
5,000mAh w/ 10W fast charging
4,500mAh w/ 18W Dual Engine fast charging 
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie w/ ColorOS 6.0.1
Android 9.0 Pie w/ Funtouch OS 9 
Connectivity
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual SIM (hybrid)
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, OTG, FM Radio, GPS, A-GPS, dual SIM (nano) 
SensorsAccelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, sound, magnetic
Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic 
Others
Fingerprint sensor, USB-C, dual-mic, Colors: space purple, marine green
In-Display fingerprint sensor, dual mic, Colors: diamond black, skyline blue 
Dimensions163.6 x 75.6 x 9.1 mm159.53 x 75.23 x 8.13 mm 
Weight
195 g
179 g 
PricePHP 15,990
PHP 14,999

Mid-range battle!

OPPO A9 2020 has a Reno-like glossy glasstic curved back while Vivo S1 has a polycarbonate frame with a glasstic backplate.
Stylish designs
Stylish designs

In terms of design, OPPO A9 2020 has a sheen that reminds us of the aurora. Vivo S1 has some gold trimmings that really catches the eyes along with some unique diamond accents. There is Gorilla Glass 3+ protection on the OPPO A9 2020


Display - OPPO A9 2020 has a 6.5-inch 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3+ protected IPS screen with HD+ 1600 x 720 resolution and a pixel density of 270 ppi.
Big screens with small notches
Big screens with small notches

Vivo S1, on the other hand, has a  6.38-inch 2.5D curved AMOLED screen with FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 404 ppi.

In terms of size, the OPPO A9 2020 is slightly bigger. However, Vivo S1 has an FHD+ AMOLED screen which is better.

Specs - For performance, OPPO A9 2020 comes with a 2.0GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 665 AIE octa-core processor, Adreno 610 GPU, 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM with up to 128GB of  UFS 2.1 expandable storage and a 5,000mAh battery with 10W fast charging.

Vivo S1 has a 2.0GHz 64-bit Helio P65 octa-core processor and Mali-G52 GPU, 6GB RAM with 128GB expandable storage, and a huge 4,500mAh battery with 18W Dual Engine fast charging.

On paper, the 12nm Helio P65 of MediaTek looks better than Snapdragon 665. It has the Cortex-A75 cores with better AI features. While Snapdragon 665 is based on the 11nm manufacturing process, it doesn't mean that it is better than 665.

OPPO A9 2020 has 2GB more in terms of RAM and sport a faster storage solution with UFS 2.1. It also has a bigger battery capacity, but Vivo S1 has a faster charging solution.

Both are running Android 9.0 with their proprietary skins on top.


Cameras - The OPPO A9 2020 is equipped with 48MP f/1.8 with PDAF, EIS + 8MP f/2.24 119-degree ultra wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 monochrome + 2MP f/2.4 depth with LED flash. It also has a 16MP f/2.0 selfie camera.

Vivo S1 has a triple camera setup with 16MP f/1.78 Sony IMX499 + 8MP f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 depth with LED flash. It also has a 32MP f/2.0 Samsung ISOCELL GD1 sensor w/ AI and screen flash for selfies.

Although both devices sport a multiple-camera setup at the back, OPPO A9 2020 comes with more enticing camera specs. It has quad cameras, 48MP main sensor and features such as EIS, dedicated monochrome sensor, and an ultra-wide sensor.


For selfies, Vivo S1 leas by a sensor that is twice the size of the OPPO A9 2020's sensor.


Other features - OPPO A9 2020 has dual-band WiFi, 700Hz 4G LTE, fingerprint sensor and USB-C connectivity. Vivo S1 has an In-Display fingerprint sensor, dual-band WiFi, 4G LTE, OTG, and FM radio.

OPPO A9 2020 advantages - Bigger battery, USB-C, quad-camera setup

Vivo S1 advantages - AMOLED display, In-Display fingerprint reader, slightly speedier chip, faster 18W charger, slightly more affordable price tag

Our thoughts

It is a neck to neck fight!

Vivo S1 offers a better display, a slightly faster chip, a faster charger, nicer selfie cam, and a slightly more affordable price tag.

OPPO A9 2020 could be more appealing to those who need larger RAM, larger battery capacity, and more cameras.

In terms of the overall package, both phones are great. It just depends on what you need.
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