R9 and R9 Plus – two new high-end smartphones from Oppo were introduced today at an event in China. Oppo R9 is available for pre-order on company’s official website starting from today and will be rolling out from 24th of March 2016 onwards for 2799 Yuan. On the other hand, R9 Plus is expected to hit the markets from 12th of April onwards for 3299 Yuan.
Oppo R9 flaunts a 5.5 inch full HD AMOLED display and is powered by Octa Core MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755 processor where four cores clocked at 2.0 GHz and other four cores clocked at 1.0 GHz. There is 4GB of RAM, 64GB of inbuilt memory and option for secondary storage up to 128GB using microSD card slot in R9.
Oppo R9 sports a 13 MP AF rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, 80.6-degree wide-angle lens and is capable of 4K video recording. This smartphone also has a 16 MP front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture which sounds great for selfies clicks. It houses a 2850mAh battery.
Oppo R9 Plus
Oppo R9 Plus is fitted with a 6 inch full HD AMOLED display and is powered by Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (620) processor where four cores clocked at 1.8 GHz and other four cores are clocked at 1.2 GHz. R9 Plus is backed by 4120mAh battery with VOOC flash charge.
R9 Plus packs a 16 MP rear and 16 MP front camera with LED flash, Sony IMX298, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens and 78.1-degree wide-angle lens. This smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM, 64GB or 128GB of internal storage depending on the variant you choose. You can add another 128GB via micro SD card slot.
Both of these smartphones run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with Color OS 3.0 skin on top. Oppo R9 and R9 Plus comes integrated with fingerprint scanner clubbed with the home button and has a hybrid dual SIM slot which allows users to use second SIM slot as a microSD slot.
Both these smartphones come with VOOC flash charge which offers you up to 2 hours of talk time with just for 5 minutes of charging. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and Micro USB 2.0 port.
Key Specifications of Oppo R9 and R9 Plus:
|Model||Oppo R9||Oppo R9 Plus|
|Display||5.5 inch full HD AMOLED display||6 inch full HD AMOLED display|
|Processor||Octa Core MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755||Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (620)|
|Camera||13 MP rear and 16 MP front camera||16 MP rear and 16 MP front camera|
|Internal Memory||64GB||64GB or 128GB|
|Dimensions and Weight||151.8×74.3×6.6mm and 145 grams||163.1×80.78×7.4mm and 185 grams|
|Dual SIM||Yes (Hybrid SIM slot)||Yes (Hybrid SIM slot)|
|Price||2799 Yuan||3299 Yuan|
Oppo R9 and R9 Plus will be available in Rose Gold and Golden color options for 2799 Yuan and 3299 Yuan respectively.