Elephone R9 is equipped with a multi-function Home button

As we informed before the presales for the newest Elephone models S7 and R9 started on their official website just yesterday and apparently in just a day the number of reservations exceeded 50.000 mark. Not bad at all.

Today we will take a closer look at the Elephone R9, specifically its Home button with integrated fingrprint scanner, because thanks to the E-touch 2.0 technology it can offer more than that.

With just one touch you can manage more than you would think depending on the length of the press. Light touch will just work as a Back button, double light touch or one press will bring you Home. Double Home press is the shortcut key and long press brings the recent taskbar. Is that enough for you ?


The Home button is also protected by a glass cover which should make the fingerprint recognition faster and more precise. With more than 6H hardness it’s also very resistant and offers great protection, while looking fancy.

Elephone R9 has of course more appealing features like full metal body, deca-core Helio X20 processor or most importantly very low price tag of $139.99 making it one of the best price/performance phones in the market right now. For more information about the reservation event for Elephone R9 and S7 you can check out this or alternatively this link.

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