Elephone claim the R9’s craftsmanship is ‘at par with the iPhone 7’

Elephone R9

Today we’ve come to know more about the upcoming Elephone R9. The handset, which is the first of the “R” product line, comes with many similarities with the Chinese’s popular benchmark for design, i.e. the iPhone聽7.

The Elephone R9 sports a full metal body paired with a 2.5D聽glass coating, comparable to the one present on the iPhone 7. Elephone claim that the R9 uses the same nano-injection聽technology as the iPhone 7聽on its聽antennae in order to boost the signal strength and聽stability.

The aluminum body on the Elephone R9 is claimed to be聽anodised as well. This, if true, should provide a similar feeling in hands聽and a more premium look.

Elephone R9

Elephone R9 Specifications

  • 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p display
  • MediaTek Helio X20 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB ROM
  • 13 mega-pixel rear camera
  • 8 mega-pixel front facing camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Also on the inside the Elephone R9 is no joke, it will indeed pack a MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

On the front of the device we find a 5.5″ display聽with Full HD resolution and a fingerprint reader below it, while on the back聽there聽is a 13MP shooter with LED flash. The R9 will come with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.


According to rumors, the Elephone R9 will go on聽pre-sale around the end of the month. You can find more info on their website.

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