Oppo R9 and R9 Plus to be Unveiled on March 17

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Oppo R9 and R9 Plus to be Unveiled on March 17

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Oppo is set to unveil the R9 and R9 Plus smartphones on March 17. The company has been teasing the device a lo in the recent weeks and while information about the R9 have been in plenty, very little was known about the R9 Plus. Today, we have details on both the handsets.

Both the Oppo R9 and R9 Plus will be powered by the mighty Snapdragon 820 SoC. The R9 is said to sport a 5.5-inch 1080p display while the R9 Plus will have a bigger 6-inch display. The phones are expected to come with 4GB RAM and 64GB of expandable internal memory.

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The camera which is to be the centerpiece of the Oppo R9 and R9 Plus will feature 21MP rear unit and a 13MP front shooter. Meanwhile, the 5.5-inch model will pack a 3,700 mAh battery while the 6-inch model will carry a 4120mAh battery. Both the devices will be supported by VOOC flash charge. The VOOC Flash Charge promises 10 hours of talk time with only five minutes of charging and filling a 2500 mAh battery in only 15 minutes.

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Another feature that Oppo was proud to reveal ahead of the launch is that the devices come with a front-facing fingerprint sensor that is capable of unlocking the phone in just 0.2 seconds. Pricing of the devices have also been leaked with the R9 Plus priced at 3499 yuan (approx Rs 36,000) and the smaller R9 at 2999 yuan (approx. Rs 31,000).

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