Great news for anybody who’s looking forward to the upcoming Oppo R9s! After the specs of the handset were leaked yesterday by AnTuTu, on their official Weibo account, we now know when it will be officially introduced!
The manufacturer now shows a countdown timer on its website, revealing that it will make its debut on October 19th. Even more, the invitations for the launch event were already sent, meaning that it will be a very interesting device.
It seems that the Oppo R9s will feature a slot-antenna design, as revealed by a couple of images, meaning that three very thin slots will run horizontally under the rear camera, as well as above the bottom of the back cover. It is obvious that the company opted for this design in order to avoid using antenna lines, which are now present on way too many smartphones.
Speaking about the back of the phone, it’s housing a 16 MP sensor, with an aperture of f/1.7, meaning that users can take excellent looking photos, even in low-light conditions. The camera it’s relying on Sony’s new IMX398 sensor, as the Oppo R9s is the first smartphone to use this.
Moving on,other feature worth mentioning is the Super VOOC rapid charger, which is superior to any Quick Charge model. To be more specific, it can provide up to 10 hours of talk time after charging the Oppo R9s for just 5 minutes. Also, it’s able to fully charge the 2500 mAh battery in 15 minutes.
If you’re interested in buying this phone, you should know that it can already be reserved on the manufacturer’s official website. You don’t need to pay anything upfront, like you do when you’re pre-ordering something, and you’re not obliged to buy the phone, so you can change your mind. Everybody opting for this process will be able to buy the Oppo R9s through a flash sale.