Oppo R809T officially announced, won’t be world’s thinnest smartphone after all

by: Andrew GrushApril 25, 2013


Earlier this month a rumor cropped up suggesting that Oppo was preparing to break another record by introducing the R809T as the world’s thinnest phone. The mid-range R809T became official today by way of Sina Weibo (China’s equivalent of Twitter), though a record breaker it is not.

At the time the rumor suggested the phone would manage to be just 6.13-mm thin, the reality is that the phone is actually 6.93mm. Quite a difference. Is this really the end of the world? Of course not. It is still a relatively thin handset and for fans of Oppo looking for a good mid-range handset, it could be exactly what you were waiting for.

Oppo R809T

The Oppo R809T features a 4.7-inch 720p display and is powered be a quad-core 1.2Ghz processor accompanied by 1GB of RAM. Other specs include an 8MP rear cam, 2MP front cam, and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean right out of the box. The addition of Android 4.2 makes this one of the few non-Nexus phones out there to feature the latest version of Jelly Bean.

So when can you expect the R809T to touch down in China? While we have no official date, the previous rumor surrounding the handset points to April 26th, so we have to wait just a day to find out if this release date proves true.

  • vampyren

    looks nice

  • Wesley Geddes

    Did you really just say, “It is still a relatively thin handset”???? This thing is still super when compared to all high end phones.

  • Jaime

    Last year quad core, 1Gb ram and 8 megapixels were high end…

    • jersonf

      they said mid-ranged phone.

  • prak sopheak

    just mid range spec