The new impressive mid-rangers of Oppo turn heads, Oppo R9s and R9s Plus
Oppo always succeeds in keeping the excitement around the upcoming models smartphones with teasers and leaks about the devices. After a few weeks of teasers and rumors, the company finally made official the new duo of smartphones, the Oppo R9s and R9s Plus. The names are telling enough – the new models are the successors of the original Oppo R9 and R9 Plus.
Oppo R9s enters the tech arena
What do the new phones have to offer? Let’s start with the designs – they resemble the older models and sport sleek panels made of metal. The screen of the Oppo R9s comes with a 5.5-inch screen 2.5D curved glass. The resolution of the display is 1080p. In terms of hardware, the mid-ranger definitely scores well. It is outfitted with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chip paired with 4GB RAM. The graphics on the device are handled by Adreno 506 GPU. Oppo R9s boasts 64GB of native storage and support for microSD cards for additional memory. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is running on the smartphone by default, customized by the authentic UI of Oppo, the Color OS. The battery of the handset is 3010mAh.
One of the big upgrades in the R9s compared to R9 is the main camera. It is a Sony IMX 398 sensor with 16MP resolution and f/1.7 aperture set on the back. It also has OIS and electronic image stabilization capabilities. The secondary camera sports 16MP as well but with f/2.0 aperture.
Oppo R9s Plus debuts in China
Moving forward to the big brother of the duo, the Oppo R9s Plus features a 6-inch screen, 1080p resolution. Except bigger in size, the phablet is more powerful than its sibling. The processor housed in the body of the device is with Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 chip in a configuration with 6GB RAM. The internal memory is 64GB (expandable). The battery of the large-sized smartphone is with a capacity of 4000mAh.
Both devices are fully packed with connectivity features. The price of the Oppo R9s is CNY 2799 (around $415) and it is coming to the markets on 28th of October in China. The color options for users include rose gold, black and gold. The R9s Plus is priced at CNY 3499 (around $519). It will be available for purchase on time for the big shopping for the winter holidays. Stay tuned for more details on the international availability.