Elephone R9 Design, Hardware, Camera, Battery Review


Elephone has released two most beautiful smartphone, Elephone S7 and Elephone R9, we will introduce this Elephone R9 for you, which called the first model of Elephone R series. Whether its design, specs, price or other practical features, Elephone R9 can be the latest flagship at the most affordable price compared with other smartphones. Just let us know what’s the powerful advantage of Elephone R9 together.

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Elephone R9 comes with 5.5inch FHD JDI full lamination In cell screen, which provides us with the most exquisite visual experience. It has 150.3*73.0*7.6mm dimensions, 156g weight, which is quite light, and thin with good holding feel, it looks like a pieces of jade carved with a large R angle design, the metal back cover mixed with fine zirconium sand and two slender steamers on the side which makes us enjoy smart and elegant smartphone. As you know, it has 0.6mm ultra narrow design, which process nice in its craftsmanship. Therefore, in terms of design, Elephone R9 has brought us the ultra nice visual experience and holding feel.



Elephone R9 is powered by Helio X20 Deca core processor, Mali T880 GPU,  coming with RAM 4GB eMMC 5.1 ROM  64GB, and it can be extended to 128GB by TF card. It can support running more than one apps smoothly. Therefore, when we play games, we can still do other tasks like chatting on facebook, reading e-books. Right now there are rare smartphones to use Helio X20 Deca core processor in China. Elephone has taken the leading road before other manufacturers. Its RAM 4GB ROM 64GB can definitely meet our needs to run many apps and store large files we want.



Elephone R9 comes with 5MP front camera F/2.4 aperture and 13MP back camera, F/2.2 aperture, the back camera supports PDAF, recording 1080P video, Auto focus and touch focus. When you take photos to record your life, Elephone R9 can bring you fast experience for high-quality images. Meanwhile, its front camera will also enable you to take selfies and make beautification automatically.  Its camera will be fine as the craftsmanship you want.



This time Elephone chooses to be built in 3,000mAh battery on Elephone R9, you may think it’s not enough for you. But it can support quick charge 5V/2A which can make you charge fast. Under light use, you can still enjoy one day battery life, but for heavy use, we highly recommend bringing your charger every where to charge anytime.

Other Features


Elephone R9 is not only attractive by its hardware and design, but also some useful features such as E-Touch fingerprint scanner, OTG, Breathing light, metal body, and Gesture function. Meanwhile, it runs Android6.0 Marshmallow OS. As we know, Elephone is planning to update Elephone P9000 to Android7.0. When it comes out, we believe it will also be used on Elephone R9.  Of course, it can support 4G LTE, dual SIM card, dual standby.



It’s the first smartphone for elephone to make the balance between design, specs, and price. Elephone R9 is quite stunning to enjoy the most beautiful and narrow design compared with others, right now it is available for Gold,Blue,Black three colors and it is said it will sell at $229.99.They also started to hold Elephone R9 and Elephone S7 at $139.99 for flash sale.


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