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OPPO sold above 180,000 units of R9 and R9 Plus on first day of sale

OPPO has started selling the recently announced OPPO R9 and R9 Plus in China. According to reports, the company has sold above 180,000 units of these devices on the first day itself. It accounts for both online and offline sales and OPPO had also run a huge marketing campaign by Chinese celebrities to promote these new R9 phablets. Now, we are hoping that the OPPO R9 and R9 Plus are released in the International markets soon.

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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.

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OPPO R9 Plus 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 64 / 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.

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Both the OPPO R9 and R9 Plus are available in Rose Gold and Golden color variants and they are priced at CNY 2799 and CNY 3299, respectively.

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