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OPPO R9 and R9 Plus specifications leaked ahead of March 17 launch event

The complete specifications of the upcoming camera-focused OPPO R9 and R9 Plus phablets have surfaced on the internet, ahead of the official launch event on March 17, 2016. Earlier this month, these devices were spotted on TENAA as well. Lets check out the rumoured specifications.

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OPPO R9 Rumoured Specifications

The OPPO R9 will feature a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display that will be powered by an octa-core 64-bit processor. It will have 4 GB of RAM and come with 32 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It will run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with the latest ColorOS 3.0 custom skin on top of it.

The R9 will rock a 16 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, it will come with a 13 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It will have Hybrid Dual SIM (nano) support where the second nano SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot. It will be 6.6 mm thick and weigh 145 grams. A fingerprint scanner is also expected to be embedded on the home button.

The R9 will include 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet will pack in a 2,850 mAh battery under the hood with VOOC Rapid Charge support.

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OPPO R9 Plus Rumoured Specifications

The OPPO R9 Plus will feature a 6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display that will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (Quad 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A72 + Quad 1.2 GHz A53) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It will have 4 GB of RAM and come with 64/128 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It will run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with the latest ColorOS 3.0 custom skin on top of it.

The R9 Plus will rock a 16 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, it will come with a 13 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It will have Hybrid Dual SIM (nano) support where the second nano SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot. It will be 7.4 mm thick and weigh 185 grams. A fingerprint scanner is also expected to be embedded on the home button.

The R9 Plus will include 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet will pack in a 4,120 mAh battery under the hood with VOOC Rapid Charge support.

The OPPO R9 and R9 Plus will be available in Gold and Rose Gold color variants and the official launch announcement will place in Beijing at 3PM China Time (IST 12:30 PM) on March 17, 2016.

OPPO has announced Super VOOC Flash Charge Technology and SmartSensor sensor-based image stabilization technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. We might see their implementation in the upcoming OPPO R9 and R9 Plus.

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