OnePlus has finally unveiled its next-generation OnePlus 9 series that includes the regular model and the OnePlus 9 Pro. The new smartphone series features the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC and a ‘burdenless design’ with three colour options for each phone. OnePlus is also extending 5G support on both devices for ultra-fast network connectivity and gaming. Notably, the regular OnePlus 9 now features a 120Hz display though it still lacks wireless charging support. The company has collaborated with Swedish camera maker Hasselblad to offer a professional camera experience. Both devices come pre-loaded with the Hasselblad Pro Mode, which allows users to adjust ISO, exposure time and more.
Starting with the OnePlus 9, the regular model sports a 6.55-inch Full-HD+ (2400×1080 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 20:9 aspect ratio. The screen comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass layer for protection and supports up to 1100 nits of peak brightness with HDR10+ support for a rich viewing experience. Under the hood, it packs the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The phone runs on Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 out of the box.
The triple rear camera system houses a 48-megapixel primary camera with EIS support and f/1.8 aperture. There’s also a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel monochrome camera. For selfies, the OnePlus 9 carries a 16-megapixel shooter with EIS support. The primary camera is capable of shooting 4K videos at 60fps and 8K videos at 30fps. The camera app comes preloaded with modes like nightscape, super macro, ultra-shot HDR, smart scene recognition, portrait mode, pro mode, panorama, tilt-shift mode, among many more. The camera app also features a Hasselblad Pro Mode that lets users adjust ISP range, white balance, and more manually, for a professional camera experience.
Other notable features on the smartphone include 5G, an under-display fingerprint sensor, a dual-cell 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W Warp Charge fast charging solution. The phone is said to attain full battery in less than 30 minutes with the OnePlus 65W charger, included in the box. The OnePlus 9 comes in Winter Mist, Arctic Sky and Astral Black colour options. Its price starts at Rs 49,999 for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and goes up to Rs 54,999 for the 12GB + 256GB storage variant.
On the other hand, the OnePlus 9 Pro features a relatively larger 6.7-inch LTPO AMOLED display with Ultra-HD (4K) resolution and adaptive refresh rate that can adjust automatically between 1Hz to 120Hz, to preserve battery. Under the hood, it also carries the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It runs on Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 out of the box.
The quad rear camera setup includes a 48-megapixel primary camera with OIS support and f/1.8 aperture, a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, an 8-megapixel telephoto shooter with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel monochrome camera. At the front, there’s a 16-megapixel shooter with EIS support and f/2.4 aperture. The camera app supports the same modes as OnePlus 9. However, the primary capable of shooting 4K videos at 120fps. Other notable features on the smartphones include 5G, under-display fingerprint sensor, NFC, and face unlock. The OnePlus 9 Pro also comes with a 4,500mAh dual-cell battery that supports 65W fast charging. It also supports 50W fast charging that is touted to fully charge the device in 43 minutes. The main packaging includes the 65W charging brick.
The OnePlus 9 Pro comes in Morning Mist, Pine Green and Stellar
Black colour options. Its price start at Rs 64,999 for the 8GB + 128GB storage option, and goes up to Rs 69,999 for the 12GB + 256GB variant. The company is yet to share their availability details.