Oppo Find 9 delayed until next year due to wait for the Snapdragon 820 chipset

Oppo Find 9 delayed until next year due to wait for the Snapdragon 820 chipset
You can add the Oppo Find 9 to the list of high-end smartphones that have been held back by the wait for the Snapdragon 820. That list includes the LeTV Max 2, and the Xiaomi Mi 5 among others. Other manufacturers like Samsung, LG and HTC are said to be waiting for the release of the chipset, which might not be inside new handsets until late next quarter. The good news is that Qualcomm still insists that the Snapdragon 820 will not overheat like its predecessor does.

Not much is known about the Oppo Find 9, except that it follows the Oppo Find 7, and will probably be released next year with the Snapdragon 820 inside. That means that the phone will sport a quad-core CPU, and the Adreno 530 GPU. Other rumored specs include a 1440 x 2560 resolution on a phablet sized screen that will be bezel-less. There should be a fingerprint scanner on board, possibly Qualcomm's Ultrasonic Fingerprint Recognition technology. The Find 9 should also include fast charging capabilities, and a rear-facing camera worthy of being found on a high-end phone.

Right now, there isn't anything that Oppo can do except try to keep interest in the device high as it awaits delivery of the Snapdragon 820 SoC. And there are a number of fans of the Oppo Find 7, who naturally would be interested in the sequel to that model. Everyone is going to need to be patient, especially since Qualcomm is being extra cautious in the face of the Snapdragon 810 chip's issues with temperature control.


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source: Mobile-Dad (translated) via Mobipicker

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18 Comments

1. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Really like the Find series' design. Let's see how this one turn out to be.

4. strawhat67

Posts: 66; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

right decision, no one wants snapdragon 810 heater

5. .8800.

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

I love my M8. Rooted and over clocked. Don't care if it heats know more than the standard, because its 35% faster. No throttling. Using a case.

7. TyrionLannister unregistered

Battery life over speed anyday. The regular M8 is pretty fast already. I wouldn't overclock it to get higher scores on benchmarks.

17. Mercedes-Benz

Posts: 403; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

They could have used a s805 or 808 this year

11. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

No doubt about it man. The find 5 is the phone that I really, REALLY wanted when it was released. Sleek design, and all the right specs at the time.

2. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

3. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

everybody is losing money waiting on Qualcomm.

8. SirYar

Posts: 351; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Everybody is losing money using Snapdragon 810, as well, it's a lose-lose situation.

10. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Qualcomm fcked alot of companies. Im surprised there are no lawsuits

6. Loveneesh

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

Oppo find series is one of the best smartphone series.

15. p51d007

Posts: 705; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

That's because Oppo uses that OnePlus paper company to beta test the designs. The Find9 and the OnePlus2 are twins, similar to the Find7 and the OnePlus One. Looks like their experiment using an aluminum chassic, underclocking in an attempt to keep the 810 chip FAILED (as they all have) with the OnePlus 2, and so they've made the decision to hold off on the 9, until the 820 is available. Another reason to avoid the OnePlus stuff for a few months after it comes out. Hey! maybe they will use the iphone idea. OnePlus 2S? LOL.

9. maddy996

Posts: 128; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

loved my find7 eagerly waiting for this beast...

12. Ca51no

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

My find 7 was the device that completely raised my standards when purchasing a new. I had a few qualms with it, but hopefully they've been adamant in solving such issues (battery life, voice recognition, MMS, etc) in the same breathe I hope they keep a lot of things as well (that gorgeous permeating skyline noti light, ultra hd multi shot, VOOC etc) My anticipation meter is maxed out!!

13. Ca51no

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

Also get rid of that horrible partition idea

14. p51d007

Posts: 705; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Once again proving my point about the OnePlus2 being a "beta test" for the upcoming Oppo Find9. Oppo has discovered the 810 chipset is a FAILURE, like everyone else did. Before releasing the Find9, they came up with the cheaper OnePlus2. Now, after the feedback on problems, they are going to WAIT for the improved 820, instead of releasing the 810 chip. OnePlus...nothing more than a beta tester for Oppo.

18. Ca51no

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

I remember when jayce broda from Android Authority was talking about the OPX, and said something along the lines of...maybe OnePlus should release lower spec'd devices under a different brand a la Lexus and Toyota.......and I thought to myself, isn't that sort of what Oppo is doing with the OnePlusbranding? Lol. Oppo owns OnePlus imo, and I don't care if they don't admit it. :)

16. T-Dizzle

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

I'm pumped to see what the final product looks like. I'm looking to buy a new phone end of qtr 1 16 so this is very intriguing.

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