OPPO R9S went official a few days back and it was revealed during the launch that it will hit the shelves on October 28. As promised, OPPO R9S sales have officially begun and the smartphone has been listed for a price of 2799 Yuan on both online and offline channels.
As reported yesterday, OPPO has reportedly stocked around 1 million units of the phone to meet higher demand owing to the large number of registrations the brand received for this phone. OPPO R9S features many upgrades in design and in hardware over its predecessor OPPO R9. The major design upgrade being the thick antenna line is replaced by three super thin antenna lines which are less visible and gives it a more seamless look. Apart from looking better, this design will improve the signal coverage.
Moving on to hardware, OPPO R9s features a 5.5-inch 1080p display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, there is a Snapdragon 625 chipset clocking 2GHz aided by 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. The major highlight of this phone is the 16MP SonyIMX398 lens which is jointly developed by Sony and OPPO. A 16MP sensor sits on the front as well making it a perfect phone for photography lovers.
A 3010mAh battery is fueling this smartphone and comes with VOOC fast charging support which considerably reduces the time spent on charging so the battery will not be an issue. To sum up, this phone boasts of powerful hardware, a good design and 16MP camera sensors for taking quality images.
So what do you think about the device?