Chinese brand Oppo Mobiles is organising an event in New Delhi on 5th April where it is expected that they will be launching recently announced R9 and R9 Plus smartphones in India. These two camera-centric phones are touted by the company as Selfie Expert as they are equipped with powerful front and rear cameras.
These two phone were launched in China at price of CNY 2,799 (R9) and CNY 3,299 (R9 Plus), which work out to approximately Rs. 29,000 and Rs. 34,000 without taxes. It is expected that these two phones will be priced in India in the range of Rs. 32,000 to Rs. 35,000.
The USP of Oppo R9 and R9 Plus smartphones is their state-of-the art and high-end cameras. For selfie crazy audience, both the phones have been provided with 16 MP front cameras with 78.1-degree wide-angle lens and an f/2.0 aperture so that maximum number of a group can be accomodated in a selfie. These phones also are also equipped with a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, LED Flash, 80.6-degree wide-angle lens, with capabilites of phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and 4K video recording.
These phones have same design language and incorporate Fingerprint Scanner which is provided on the home button on the front similar to Galaxy S7 and S edge phones which is claimed to be very fast and will unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds.
The difference between R9 and R9 plus is in screen size and processor configurations. The R9 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Amoled display whereas the R9 Plus sports a 6 inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Amoled display.
The Oppo R9 is powered by an Octa-core (4 x 2.0 GHz + 4 x 1.0 GHz) MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor with 700MHz Mali T860MP2 GPU whereas R9 Plus is driven by an Octa Core Snapdragon 620 processor (Quad 1.8GHz ARM Cortex A72 + Quad 1.2GHz A53 CPUs) with Adreno 510 GPU
Both the smartphones feature 4GB of RAM and come with 64GB of internal storage and in the case of R9 Plus there is an option of 128GB internal storage also. Both the phones run Color OS 3.0 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and are Hybrid Dual SIM devices. The R9 is packed with 2850mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge and R9 Plus gets its juice from 4120mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge. Both the devices offer connectivity options of 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB and GPS etc.
Stay tuned and we shall provide you more details about the exact prices, availabilty and overview of these phones on 5th April. April is going to be very happening month as lot of new phones such as Oppo, Xiaomi, Samsung and Honor are being launched.