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Oppo R9s and R9s Plus: Specifications, Features and More

By Avery Pacheco, 17/12/2016, updated on 14/01/2022

On October 19, 2016, Oppo held the new product conference, officially releasing Oppo R9s and R9s Plus. As the upgrade version of R9, R9s is greatly upgraded in terms of performance and camera. So, what's the difference between Oppo R9s and R9s Plus? We will show you by listing the specifications, features and more of them.

R9s vs R9s Plus

Part 1. Specifications of Oppo R9s and Oppo R9s Plus


Oppo R9s

Oppo R9s Plus



AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors


1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)

1080 x 1920 pixels (~367 ppi pixel density)


5.5 inches (~73.4%    screen-to-body ratio)

163.6 x 80.8 x 7.4 mm (6.44 x 3.18 x 0.29 in)


Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625

Qualcomm MSM8976 Pro Snapdragon 653


4 GB

6 GB


64 GB

128 GB


16MP front camera + 1600MP rear camera


Non-removable Li-Po 3010 mAh battery

Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery





Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)


153 x 74.3 x 6.6 mm (6.02 x 2.93 x 0.26 in)

163.6 x 80.8 x 7.4 mm (6.44 x 3.18 x 0.29 in)


Black, Gold, Rose Gold


US $402

US $503

Part 2. Introduction of R9s and R9s Plus

From the specifications and configurations, you can find that the differences between Oppo R9s and R9s are in terms of displays, processors, internal memory, storage, battery capacity, and prices. It is easy to find that R9s Plus is R9s at large.

R9s vs R9s Plus

When it comes to the version , Oppo said that Oppo R9s and Oppo R9s Plus have only one version respectively. Worse than that, both phones are relatively experience.

Oppo continues the style of R9 into its upgrade version – Oppo R9s and R9s Plus. And the Oppo R9s and R9s Plus are equipped with front-mounted fingerprint Home button, which is quite similar to that of OnePlus 3 and iPhone 7. You can slightly touch the button to unlock the phone.

In addition, Oppo R9s and R9s Plus are coupled with sensors jointly developed by Oppo and Sony. Cameras of Oppo R9s and R9s are greatly enhanced compared with the older generation. The camera can be deemed to be the highlight of them.

In the end, we will analyze which one is better.

Part 3. Advices to Purchase

In this part, we will analyze which one of Oppo R9s and Oppo R9s Plus. And we will give you some advices to purchase the one that is desirable.

To begin with, the main difference of Oppo R9s and R9s Plus lies on the size of the display. The styles of the appearance are totally the same.

In terms of performance, Oppo R9s is carried with Snapdragon 625 processor and 4GB RAM, which delivers less powerful performance. But the processor and RAM can meet the needs of play Android games. However, as Snapdragon 625 is not that powerful, the phone will delivers slow performance when playing large size games. For those who prefer powerful performance, R9s can not be their choices.

R9s vs R9s Plus

However, Oppo R9s is equipped with Snapdragon 653, which is the upgraded version of Snapdragon. The performance positioning is middle and high-end. So, the relatively powerful performance is able to meet the need of playing all kinds of games. For users who pursue powerful performance, Oppo R9s Plus is recommended.

Besides, Oppo R9s is equipped with 64 GB storage, which enough for most users. And R9s Plus is equipped with larger storage – 128GB. You can store movies in your Oppo R9s Plus.

When it comes to the price, Oppo R9s is priced at US $402 while the Oppo R9s Plus is available at US $503. The price difference is only about US $100.

Wrapping UpSo, which one will you choose, Oppo R9s or Oppo R9s Plus? On one hand, the price difference is reasonable. Both of them are cost-effective. On the other hand, the configurations of them are different. If you want better performance and larger display, R9s is your choice. If you want a smaller display, which is easy-to-carry, you can choose Oppo R9s.