Oppo R9 Plus specifications, reviews, price, pictures

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Oppo R9 Plus Summary and Introduction

The Oppo R9 Plus smartphone was released in March of 2016. The multi-touchscreen smartphone is a hybrid dual SIM phone with an Aluminum design measuring 163.1 x 80.8 x 7.4 mm or 6.42 x 3.18 x 0.29 inches (height – width – thickness) and weighs in at 185 grams.

As a Hybrid Dual SIM phone,it swaps one SIM slot for a microSD card slot.

The Oppo R9 Plus is available in a single colour, that is Gold. There are actually two(2 ) available models of the Oppo R9 Plus which are the 64GB and 128GB models.

It supports the GSM, W-CDMA/UMTS and LTE networks on the device and runs on the Colour OS 3.0(Android 5.1.1 Lollipop).

The OS depends on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM 8976 SoC which is the same as that of the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro and the 360 Q5. The SoC is responsible integrates the functions of the OS which is backed up by a 4GB RAM.

It has a 6 inches AMOLED screen which optimises the screen display quality delivering some very quality display.

The Oppo R9 Plus has the same screen size(6 inches), resolution (1080 × 1920 pixels) and pixel density (367 ppi) as the Tecno Phantom 6 plus,Alcatel One Touch Hero 2+ and the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra.

The camera department of the device comprises of rear and front camera setup. The rear camera  has a 16-megapixel image resolution likewise the front camera as well with the same image resolution of 16-megapixel.

Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Display 6.0 inches
OS Android Lollipop
Rear Camera 16-megapixel
Front Camera 16-megapixel
microSD Storage Up to 256GB
Battery 4120mAH
Design Aluminum

Price: How much does Oppo R9 Plus cost?

You can get the Oppo R9 Plus in the US for $499 while the price on Canada starts at $630 depending on online retailer you choose from below. In Australia, the price starts at $650 but the price of Oppo R9 Plus in UK is £399 while the EU countries can buy Oppo R9 Plus for €420. In Africa, you can buy the Oppo R9 Plus in Nigeria for ₦175,000 and Kenya for KSh 50,000 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Oppo R9 Plus is RS 32,000.

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Opo R9 Plus


The Oppo R9 Plus  has a capacitive touchscreen display,occupying approximately 75.57% of the smartphone’s body, with the screen’s display size of 6.0 inches.

The screen has a display resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels and a screen pixel density of 367 pixels per inch(ppi).

The ratio between the long side and short side of the display is 1.778:1.


The Oppo R9 Plus runs on the ColorOS and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system with performance dependent on a 4GB RAM and Octa – Core processing unit clocking at speeds of 4 x 1.8 GHz and 4 x 1.2 GHz.

The Internal storage size of the Oppo phone is available in either variant of 64GB and 128GB models with an expandable memory via microSD card of up to 256GB.

The device has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM 8976 SoC which integrates both the hardware and software components and their functions.

It has a CPU with specification set at 4 × 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A72,4 x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 with 8 cores.

The Qualcomm Adreno 510 graphical processing unit handles the computation of 2D and 3D graphical applications.

It also offers two different variant of 64GB or 128GB internal storage capacity.


Oppo R9 Plus has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera. The Oppo R9 Plus comes with a 16-megapixels image resolution for the rear or primary camera with f/2.0 aperture size.

It has a 16-megapixel image resolution for the front or secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture is positioned for extra camera support.

Generally,phones with smaller aperture creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.

The rear camera uses a Sony IMX198 Exmor RS image sensor model with a CMOS sensor type which is responsible for the enhanced quality of picture from the camera.

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The rear camera features an Autofocus, continuous shooting feature,digital zoom and a digital image stabilization feature.

The rear camera has a phase detection feature with a 6-element lens and wide angle lens-77° while the front camera has a 5-element le/=ns with wide-angle lens – 78.1°.

Battery and Sensors

Oppo R9 Plus contains a non-removable Li-Ion with a maximum charge capacity of 4120mAh, required to power most all its features including the connectivity options such as WI-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS.

The sensors on the device includes a finger print sensor,  accelerometer, proximity, compass and light sensor.

Smartphone Design
Device Name Oppo R9 Plus
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Released Date Released March 2016
Dimensions and Size 163.1 x 80.8 x 7.4 mm (6.42 x 3.18 x 0.29 inches)
Weight (in grams) 185 g
Colors Gold
Number of SIM Two
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water Resistance No
Dust Resistance No
Type Non-removable Li-Polymer
Battery Capacity 4120 mAh
Talk time
Fast Charge Yes – VOOC Flash Charge
Wireless Charging Non-removable Li-Polymer
Screen Type Capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 6.0 inches
Screen-to-body-ratio Approximately 75.3%
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) 367 ppi pixel density
Colors Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Screen Protection
Operating System Color OS 3.0 / Android 5.1 Lollipop but can be upgraded to 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor Type or Chipset Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
Processor Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53)
Internal Storage 64GB and 128GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Expandable Storage Type microSD
Maximum Expandable Storage Up to 256GB
Front or Secondary 16-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture
Rear or Primary 16-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture
Features 1/2.8″ sensor size, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Wifi or Wi-Fi Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes v4.1
Infrared port No
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0
USB On-The-Go No
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
4G LTE Yes
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint Yes – Front mounted
Gyroscope No
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer Yes
Barometer No
Heart rate No
SpO2 No
Light Sensor Yes

Oppo R9 Plus Specs

About Oppo

Oppo Electronics Corp popularly called Oppo, globally registered in 2001 is a Chinese manufacturer based in Guangdong, China. Launching the brand in the Chinese market in 2004, Oppo entered the smartphone market in 2008 creating smartphones targeted at the younger consumers, specifically the selfie enthusiast by innovating mobile photography technology and being one of the pioneers of selfie beautification and dual front camera smartphones with 5MP and 16MP front cameras.

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Other smartphone innovations introduced that include the Ultra HD feature, rotating camera and 5x Dual camera zoom. Oppo can also be credited with launching the selfie trend in 2016 with the release of Oppo Selfie Expert F series.

Recent Oppo phones comes with the Color OS supported by Android OS – Read more on Oppo

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