A new color variant of the hugely popular OPPO R9s is set to go on sale on April 1st, and the color in question happens to be Fresh Green. This news was confirmed by OPPO themselves earlier today, and was accompanied by a teaser image of the rear of the Fresh Green variant. As for pricing, it is likely that the Fresh Green OPPO R9s will be priced similarly to the other color variants, as it is merely a new color. At the moment, it is unknown whether the device will be sold beyond the shores of China.
The OPPO R9s is currently available for purchase in four colors, namely Black, Gold, Rose, and the latest one being Red. The Red variant was launched last year just before Christmas, and has proved to be very popular among consumers. As for specs, the Fresh Green OPPO R9s is expected to sport identical internals as the original device. This includes a 5.5-inch full HD display with 2.5D curved glass, protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC which is clocked at 2GHz, while graphics are handled by an Adreno 506 GPU. Memory wise, the OPPO R9s packs 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded via a microSD card slot located on the device.
For optics, the smartphone sports a 16-megapixel shooter on its rear with an aperture of f/1.7. Selfies are handled by a 16-megapixel camera situated on the front with an aperture of f/2.0. Keeping the lights on is a 3,010mAh non-removable battery, and it comes with support for VOOC Flash Charge, which is OPPO’s version of fast charging. This 4G LTE enabled device also comes with a fingerprint scanner located on the home button for added security. For software, the OPPO R9s comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box, along with ColorOS. The OPPO R9s was launched in China in October 2016, and has proved to be one of the best selling handsets from the company. OPPO has been gaining momentum in the Chinese smartphone market recently, and has even managed to beat the likes of Xiaomi and Huawei in terms of market share in the country.