Sony Xperia R1 Plus is just a slightly better variant of Xperia R1 priced at Rs. 14990. The only difference between R1 and R1 Plus is the bigger RAM, rest all specs remains the same. Supporting Dual SIM cards the R1 Plus is running on Android 7.1 Nougat and will soon be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. It doesn’t have any fingerprint scanner, surprisingly.
Just like Xperia R1, the R1 Plus also sports a 5.2 inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. Sony has powered it up with Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit Mobile Platform accompanied by Adreno 505 GPU. being superior one, this comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB (UFS) onboard storage memory, further supports microSD card up to 128GB for expansion.
For photography fans, with R1 Plus we get a 13 Megapixel primary shooter having LED Flash, Exmor Sensor and Predictive Hybrid Autofocus on the rear facing, along with an 8 Megapixel front-facing camera with Predictive Hybrid Autofocus for Selfie lovers. It also comes with FM radio with 3.5mm audio jack for non-stop music.
The phone supports 4G VoLTE and USB Type-C along along with other basic options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS. Sony has backed up the phone with 2620mAh built-in battery.
Sony Xperia R1 Plus Specifications:
- Android 7.1 Nougat, Upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo
- Dual SIM Support
- 5.2 inch HD 2.5D curved glass display
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit Mobile Platform and Adreno 505 GPU
- 3GB of RAM
- 32GB (UFS) internal storage memory, Expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 13 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Exmor Sensor and Predictive Hybrid Autofocus
- 8 Megapixel front-facing camera with Predictive Hybrid Autofocus
- FM radio with 3.5mm audio jack
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C
- 2620mAh built-in battery
You can download the official Sony PC Suite for your Xperia R1 Plus from this page along with its latest USB drivers for free. These are very essential softwares for your Sony smartphone because not only they provide better security but also increases the productivity. using the PC suite you can comfortably Sync all your contacts, notes, appointments, calendar entries, messages, etc with computer or programs like Office Outlook. You can even sync this important information with your cloud services such as Google, Yahoo, Microsoft etc so that it can be accessed anytime from anywhere. PC Suite also keeps your phone updated with the very latest firmware version and best security.
It even lets you tether internet over USB cable to PCs or laptops that has no wifi capabilities. Furthermore, you can also Backup and Restore your entire device including pictures, videos, documents, files and all other data in just one click anytime, without loosing a single file. Similarly, USB Driver is must because it creates connectivity between your Xperia phone and computer so that you can copy, move or transfer data between devices. Without Drivers, your PC will not detect the device at all. It is also must while rooting or installing any Custom ROM on your Xperia smartphone.