The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has showcased its new selfie-centered high-end smartphones Oppo R9 and R9 Plus in its motherland, China. Both the devices sports an identical metal-clad design and run on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Color OS 3.0. Like Samsung Galaxy S7, these two smartphones also integrate home button with a fingerprint sensor.
Under the hood, Oppo R9 comes fitted with an octa-core Helio P10 chipset in which half the cores are ticking at 2GHz while remaining four are at 1GHz. On the other hand, its taller sibling features a 64-bit Snapdragon 652 chipset which consists of four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.8GHz and other four Cortex A-53 enthralling at 1.2GHz. Both the smartphones features 4GB RAM and 64B ROM with an additional hybrid microSD card support up to 128GB.
The Oppo R9 houses a 5.5-inch fullHD AMOLED display with minimal 1.66mm bezel on the sides. Similarly, the Oppo R9 flashes a 6-inch 1080P AMOLED display with 79.3 percent body-to-screen ratio. Both R9 and R9 Plus sports a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 78.1-degree wide-angle lens as per company claims.
The only major difference in optics of both the phones is in their rear camera. Oppo R9 comes with 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, a 5P element lens, LED Flash, and also support 4K video recording. The Plus variant comes equipped with a 16MP rear camera with Sony IMX298, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, and LED Flash.
Key Specifications and Features:
|Model||Oppo R9||Oppo R9 Plus|
|Display||5-Inch, AMOLED Display, 1080p FHD resolution||5-Inch, LCD Display, 720p HD resolution|
|Processor||Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)SoC; 700MHz Mali T860MP2 GPU||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC; Adreno 510 GPU|
|Internal Storage||64GB, microSD card supported up to 128 GB||64GB, microSD card supported up to 128 GB|
|Software||Android Lollipop with Color 3.0 UI||Android Lollipop with Color 3.0 UI|
|Primary Camera||13MP, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, LED Flash, 80.6-degree wide-angle lens, 4K video recording||16MP rear camera with Sony IMX298, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, LED Flash|
|Secondary Camera||6MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 78.1-degree wide-angle lens||16MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 78.1-degree wide-angle lens|
|Battery||2,850mAh with VOOC flash charge||4120mAh battery with VOOC flash Charge|
|Others||4G, Dual SIM LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS||4G, Dual SIM LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS|
|Price||2799 Yuan (28754 approx.)||3299 Yuan (Rs. 33860 approx.)|