OPPO has announced its latest flagship smartphones – the R9s and R9s Plus at an event in Shanghai, China. These two handsets are successors of the R9 and R9 Plus which were unveiled back in March, this year.

"OPPO R9s"

The OPPO R9s has a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) 2.5D curved glass display with 1.66mm ultra-narrow frame, 77.5% screen-to-body ratio and is powered by a Snapdragon 625 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor with 4GB of RAM, while the OPPO R9s Plus comes with a 6-inch Full HD (1080p) 2.5D curved glass display with 1.78mm narrow bezel, 79% screen-to-body ratio and is powered by the latest Snapdragon 653 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor with 6GB of RAM. Both the devices run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with ColorOS 3.0 UI on top.

"OPPO R9s"

Both the smartphones have a 16-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX398 sensor, f/1.7 aperture with Dual-Focus technology that’s 40% faster than phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and have a 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The R9s Plus also has OIS+ support. Both these have unibody metal design, fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button and VOOC flash charge that will offer 2 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of charge.

Oppo R9s specifications:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (64-bit) SoC with 2.0GHz Octa-core Cortex A53 CPU
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ColorOS 3.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX398 sensor, 1/2.8″ sensor size, f/1.7 aperture, 6P lens, EIS, 4K video recording
  • 16MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, 1080p video recording
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Magnetic Field, G-sensor
  • Non-removable 3010mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge
  • Dimensions: 153 × 74.3 × 6.58 mm
  • Weight: 145 grams
  • Colors: Rose Gold, Gold, Black
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Oppo R9s Plus specifications:

  • 6-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-core (4 X 1.95GHz A72 + 4 X 1.44GHz A53) CPU
  • Adreno 510 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with ColorOS 3.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX398 sensor, 1/2.8″ sensor size, f/1.7 aperture, 6P lens, OIS, 4K video recording
  • 16MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, 1080p video recording
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, Magnetic Field, G-sensor
  • Non-removable 4000mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge
  • Dimensions: 163.63 × 80.8 × 7.35 mm
  • Weight: 185 grams
  • Colors: Rose Gold, Gold, Black

The OPPO R9s and R9s Plus are priced at CNY 2799 (US$ 415 / Rs. 27,680 approx) and CNY 3499 (US$ 519 / Rs. 34,590 approx), respectively. The OPPO R9s is now available for order in China and goes on sale from October 28th. The OPPO R9s Plus will be available in December. OPPO said that the R9s will be available soon in Singapore, Australia and Taiwan, but no word on the India launch yet.