Mobiles Tech News Oppo R9, R9 Plus Launched With 16MP Front Camera By Sufia Banu Posted on March 18, 2016 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr The Chinese electronics manufacturers have launched two smartphones – R9 and R9 plus in China, both which high megapixel cameras. The devices are priced at CNY 2,799 and CNY 3,299 (which is approximately Rs. 29,000 and Rs. 34,000). The devices are going to go on sale on different dates, March 24 for Oppo R9 and Oppo R9 Plus is going to be available from April 12. Unfortunately, for now the smartphones are only to be available in China and as of now there has been no word on its availability in other countries. Despite being a mid-range phone, Oppo features a powerful front-facing camera with Samsung’s 16-megapixel ISOCELL sensors that come with 78.1-degree wide-angle lens and a bright f/2.0 aperture. That’s the camera your face deserves. And for the back camera, the Oppo R9 packs LED flash, with an f/2.2 aperture in 13-megapixel camera, while Oppo R9 Plus sports Sony’s IMX298 CNOS sensors and an f/2/0 aperture in its 16-megapixel back camera. Its worth mentioning that both the devices supports features like 4K video recording and other stuffs like PDAF otherwise known as phase detection autofocus. Added to this Oppo’s new look and the selfie panorama modes make the device not just impressive but too good an offer to ignore. Oppo R9 Features: The Oppo R9 features 5.5-inch full HD screen with 1080 pixels into 1920 pixels Amoled display. The device is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor and clocked at 2HGz. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB via an external microSD card. Oppo R9 is supported by a 2850mAh battery. The handset will run ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. ALSO SEE: OPPO F1 Review, Check Features, Specs & Price Oppo R9 Key Specification: Display: 5.5-inch Resolution: 1080×1920 Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop RAM: 4GB Internal Storage: 64GB Front Camera: 16-megapixel Back Camera: 13-megapixel Battery: 2850mAh Oppo R9 Plus Features: The Oppo R9 features 6-inch full HD screen with 1080 pixels into 1920 pixels Amoled display. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (MSM8976) processor and clocked at 1.8HGz. It comes with 4GB RAM and two variants of internal memory 64GB and 128GB, the first one which can be expanded up to 128GB via an external microSD card. Oppo R9 Plus is supported by a 4120mAh battery. The handset like its sister will run ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Oppo R9 Plus Key Specification: Display: 6-inch Resolution: 1080×1920 Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (MSM8976) processor OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop RAM: 4GB Internal Storage: 64GB & 128GB Front Camera: 16-megapixel Back Camera: 16-megapixel Battery: 4120mAh ALSO SEE: OPPO VOOC, A Superfast Way To Charge Your Smartphone Like other Oppo devices, these two handsets support VOOC flash charge which, the company claims, charges the phone, from 0 to straight 70 percent in just 5 minutes that gives users 2 hours of talk time. Both devices have got connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, and Micro-USB, 4G with VoLTE support. Its also worth mentioning that the VOOC flash, unlike other quick chargers use only 5V. This means that your device doesn’t get hot easily, making it durable. Wrap Up: Although the Oppo R9 and R9 Plus is yet to make an international debut, but experts think, once the smartphones hit the market shelves, they be priced around $450-550, which is pretty low compared to its rivals like Xiaomi and OnePlus. And it goes without saying that folks who live to click, selfies, these phones are a must-buy.