After few months of waiting Oppo R9s and R9s plus were revealed today in Shanghai and many of the technical details anticipated by rumors were confirmed definitely, for example the 16-megapixel camera.
Both the two devices are unibody. Personally, I think they have a pleasing design with intriguing shapes. I believe they are harmonizing very well the devices, especially if you choose the white color.
Available colors are: white, gold, gold / pink and black, the two versions differ not only regarding their size but also for technical features: the most important differences are: presence of an optical image stabilizer on the Oppo R9s plus, improved CPU , 4 GB of RAM vs 6 GB for the plus version and the bigger battery: 3010 mAh vs 4000 mAh for the Plus version.
Technical characteristics and differences:
(Underlined characteristics correspond to the differences of R9s plus version while those not underlined correspond to those of the standard R9s version)
- Display: 5.5 “full HD (1080 x 1920) 2.5D curved glass Gorilla Glass 5 —- R9s plus: 6″ full HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels) 2.5D curved glass Gorilla Glass 5;
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core 2GHz —- R9s plus: 653 octa-core (four Cortex A72 clocked 1.95 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 to 1.44 GHz);
- GPU: Adreno 506—-R9s plus: GPU Adreno 510;
- RAM: 4 GB LPDDR3 —- R9s plus: 6 GB LPDDR3;
- System Memory: 64 GB expandable (microSD support up to 128 GB);
- size: 153 × 74.3 mm × 6:58 —- R9s plus: 163.63 × 80.8 mm × 7:35;
- Weight: 145 g —- R9s plus: 185 g;
- Front Camera: 16 megapixel, f / 2.0;
- Rear camera: Sony 16 megapixel with LED flash, f / 1.7, EIS, videos in 4K —- R9s plus: Sony 16 megapixel with dual-tone LED flash, f / 1.7, OIS +, video in 4K;
- Battery: 3010 mAh Charge Flash —- R9s plus: 4,000 mAh Flash Charge;
- Dual SIM (+ nano nano / micro SD)
- connections: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS —- R9s plus: WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.1;
- ingerprint reader inside the home button;
- Operating System: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow;
Taking a look at prices …
The Oppo R9s variant will be priced at around $ 415 while the Oppo R9s plus version will reach $ 520, another difference is that the main R9s model is already available on the Chinese market Oppo R9s plus will start to be sold only in December.