OPPO officially launched the R9 Plus along with the R9 in China back in March this year. It comes in both 64GB and 128GB storage variants, however, only the former was on sale. Now, the OPPO R9 Plus 128GB edition has gone on sale in China. It is priced at CNY 3599 (US $553 / INR Rs 36,791 approximately) whereas the 64GB sells for CNY 3299 (US $507 / INR Rs 33,724 approximately). The company has sold above 180,000 units of both R9 and R9 Plus on the first day of sale itself.
The OPPO R9 is also available in certain Asian markets including India as the OPPO F1 Plus. However, the R9 Plus is not available outside China as of now. Lets have a recap of the specifications now.
OPPO R9 Plus 128GB Specifications
The OPPO R9 Plus features a 6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display and a screen-to-body ratio of 79.3%. It is powered by an octa-core (Quad 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A72 + Quad 1.2 GHz A53) Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (620) processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It has 4 GB of RAM and comes with 128 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 Plus houses a 16 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, Sony IMX298 sensor, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), 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 7.4 mm thick and weighs 185 grams. It has a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button which can unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds.
The R9 Plus includes 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet houses a 4,120 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 Plus 128GB variant is available in Rose Gold and Golden color variants.