You have a great job, good friends, loving family, money in the bank, life is pretty, pretty good.
Or so you thought till your phone ran out of juice, halfway through a call. Then you spend so long trying to snap that perfect selfie till your single origin double cappuncino goes cold. Then you can't remember the password to your phone, which means you can't call an Uber to take you the half kilometer to the restuarant to meet your friends.
Truth is, we're not immune from these tech-related #firstworldproblems and we feel your pain. That's why we've discovered a solution to rid these #firstworldproblem from your daily lives so you don't need to take them lying down any longer.
Problem 1: living with pixelated video calls
Looking at a grainy, blurred image of your loved one while you do a video call is all fine and dandy. Said no one ever. Because really, if you miss that special someone, you really want to see his or her face properly, not some pixelated mess that sounds like it might be your boo.
16MP, front and centre
Oppo R9 solves that first world problem by providing you with a high resolution front camera. And we really mean high resolution, its 16MP sensor is even more powerful than the 13MP rear camera. Which, put simply means you will never, ever have to live through poor video calls again.
On the downside, it does mean your video will be pretty much full-on crystal clear. You might want to take some time to do a deep facial cleansing and a little touch of foundation before you dial up that special someone.
Problem 2: bad selfies
Never let anyone tell you that selfies aren’t important. They are in fact a very, very big deal. After all there's a reason that nearly a million selfies are taken every day across the globe. Selfies are our way of letting the world know what we're up to, where we are and how we feel. Ultimately, a good selfie can make you feel oh so good about yourself.
On the flipside, a bad selfie that does little to flatter the man or woman behind the lens can also lead to severe damage to fragile egos, which is why it's not something to be taken lightly.
Up your selfie game with Beautify 4.0
Fortunately, the Oppo R9 has got your back. While its 16MP front camera means you'll lose nothing in quality, it also comes with a clever little feature that will help you disguise any of those little blemishes you don't want caught on camera.
Oppo’s Beautify 4.0 feature doesn’t just correct skin tones and smooth out any bumps, it also allows you to dictate quite how much correction goes into that photo.
After all, you want to look good, but not creepy-plastic-surgery-perfect. The Beautify 4.0 brings you the best of both worlds beautiful selfies that still keep it real.
Problem 3: rage against a steep learning curve
The only thing that is constant is change, so said Heraclitus, one of those bearded Ancient Greek types who seemed to spend their time coming up with clever catchphrases.
But while change is a reality it doesn't exactly help if you need to re-learn everything you ever knew every time you pick up a new smartphone. Especially when all you want to do when you get your shiny new smartphone out of the box is just fire up Instagram and start posting photos right off the bat.
Easy as ABC with Oppo ColorOS 3.0
Fortunately that's a first world problem that the Oppo R9 doesn't make you suffer. Not when its ColorOS 3.0 is dead simple and easy to pick up. No complicated setup process necessary, you can get going in mere seconds.
How about swiping quick gestures on the screen to get to where you want? You probably never imagined drawing an O on the screen could launch the camera but once you've done it, pressing the power button and sliding an itsy-bitsy camera icon will seem like a real drag.
Problem 4: forgetting your passwords
Privacy is no joking matter, which is why we employ all sorts of security features to maintain it. Passwords. Lock patterns. Anything to keep it safe from prying eyes.
That's all well and good except for the simple fact that we're all human, which also means we might just might forget which of our 100 different passwords we used to lock our device that day. It might sound ridiculous but it happens to the best of us.
Oppo's fingerprint sensor never forgets
Again, the Oppo R9 comes to the rescue. Why would you need a passcode or pattern when the very best key is your fingerprint? We know that’s as secure as it gets because your fingerprint is unique, so no one can unlock your phone other than you.
Also, did we mention that the fingerprint sensor unlocks the phone within 0.2 seconds? That’s mighty fast by anyone’s standard. Heck, it might even impress Quicksilver, the fastest member of the X-Men.
Problem 5: a desperate and slow attempt to recharge your phone
What gets on your nerves more than an empty battery? How about seeing only a 1% bump up in the battery bar after 10 minutes of charging? That's fine if you're not in a rush. But not when you’ve only less than an hour to spare before heading out.
Heck, you might as well just not charge it and go out without a phone. It’s not going to last for long on 1% charge anyway.
On the fast lane with VOOC fast charging
Compared to just a couple of years ago, today's Oppo camera phones make this first world problem a thing of the past. Give it 30 minutes and it’ll give you enough juice to keep the Oppo R9 going for another day. Really, you ask? Yes, really, we're talking a 0-75% charge within just 30 minutes. So we’d imagine this could signal the end of your battery life woes.
Problem 6: tight budget for a new smartphone
Face it, you want something that doesn’t just last through the day. You also want a smartphone that does what it’s meant to be - a powerhouse phone that keeps you entertained with nary a lag. Perhaps you can find that in a S$1000 smartphone, but that’s just one other first world problem that you can’t solve - having to live on a tight budget.
The best hardware at an affordable price
Getting a great smartphone for under S$1000 might seem like an impossible task. But Oppo doesn't agree. Because for just S$649, the Oppo R9 is one incredibly unbelievable camera phone that delivers the full package.
This includes 4GB of RAM to absolutely slay at multitasking apps, a 5.5in full HD AMOLED display for amazing screen clarity and 64GB of internal storage. That's a whole lot of smartphone at an extremely smart price.
Problem 7: warranty expires right before your phone dies
Your trusty smartphone has served you well for the first year. But as if it’s running on a countdown, the cracks, in both the literally and figurative sense, start to appear right after that 12 month warranty elapses. Alas, that means a hefty bill to replace your smartphone. What unfortunate timing, wouldn’t you say?
Oppo cares for you and your smartphone
Oppo sees the value of extending the warranty to a full two years. That’s typically the average number of years, not to mention how long a telco ties you down, before you're ready to cough up for a new phone.
With a two year warranty from Oppo, at least your worries about insanely expensive repairs are out the window. If, by an unfortunate series of events, you do need some help, Oppo’s got you covered with a full-scale service centre at Suntec City too.
Problem 8: how'd that malware get into my phone?
Curiosity killed the cat. Or in this case infected your phone if you weren’t careful.
Just because you are smart enough not to click on everything that pops up on your phone’s screen doesn’t mean your phone is absolutely safe from malware. Sneaky malware lurks everywhere and strikes when you least expect it.
And when it does, two words come to mind: good game.
Oppo's digital fortress in an app
When we said the Oppo R9 is a secure powerhouse, we weren’t kidding. Because deep within the camera phone is its Security Centre app, working with the built-in Avast anti-virus software that constantly monitors and hunts down nasty little malware.
You want peace of mind when you use your phone? Don’t just use any phone, make sure it’s an Oppo R9.
Problem 9: feeling you're the same as everyone else
Have you ever felt like you’re special? That what you have is unique and it’ll lead you to greater things?
That’s what you thought you could be. Until you realise that you're using the same phone as everyone else's. A plastic, chunky phone that looks like (and was) made from the very same mold.
Unique? We've got some sad news, you’re just part of the herd.
Oppo R9 makes you special
But hey, if you use the Oppo R9 camera phone, you can safely say your taste in smartphones is better than any. For one, the cool, unibody design that’s 98.02% metal just screams premium at every turn. Not to mention you're now part of a group of smartphone photographers that are armed with a camera sensor that's exclusively made for Oppo.
No one, and by that we really mean no one, can lay claim that their phone is better than your Oppo R9 camera phone.