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Elephone R9 (2016) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Elephone R9 (R8). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Elephone R9 smartphone.

Elephone R9 / R8

The Elephone R9 (R8) smartphone released in 2016. It is powered by Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Elephone R9 runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.5 inches IPS display with 1080 x 1920 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Elephone R9 (R8) specifications

Brand
Elephone
Name
R9
Type
R8
Launch
2016

Body

Weight
156 g
Dimensions
150.3 x 73 x 7.6 mm
Colors
black
blue
gold
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Elephone R9 runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but the R9's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset
Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
CPU
Deca-core, Dual-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Mali-T880 MP4

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
5.5 inches
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
2 GB
Internal storage
16 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Elephone R9 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
5 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

R9 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Elephone smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.1, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
no
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.

Type
Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The R9 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
hall
light
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.elephone.hk/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Elephone R9, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Elephone R9 (R8) video

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