OPPO R9 with 4GB RAM, 16 MP front camera, 5.5-inch display goes official

OPPO R9 and R9 Plus has been officially announced at an event in China today, as expected. Lets check out the specifications of the premium OPPO R9 here.


OPPO R9 Specifications

The OPPO R9 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display with 1.66 mm ultra-narrow frame and a screen-to-body ratio of 77.68%. It is powered by an octa-core (Quad 2.0 GHz + Quad 1.0 GHz) MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor along with 700MHz Mali T860MP2 GPU. It has 4 GB of RAM and comes with 64 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with the latest ColorOS 3.0 custom skin on top of it. The body of the device is made up of 6063 aluminium alloy.

The R9 houses a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, 80.6-degree wide-angle lens, which is capable of shooting 4K videos. On the front, it comes with a 16 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 78.1-degree wide-angle lens for your selfies and video calling. It has Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano + Nano) support where the second nano SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot. It is 6.6 mm thick and weighs 145 grams. It has a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button which can unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds.

The R9 includes 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet houses a 2,850 mAh battery under the hood which supports VOOC Flash Charge. A 5 minutes charge will give up to 2 hours of talk time.


The OPPO R9 is available in Rose Gold and Golden color variants and has been priced at CNY 2799 (US $432 / INR Rs 28,793 approximately). It can be ordered in China now and will go on sale starting from March 24. There is no information on global launch yet.

The OPPO R9 Plus has also been launched today for CNY 3299 (US $509 / INR Rs 33,946 approximately). It will go on sale in China from April 12, 2016.

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