- OnePlus has officially confirmed to launch the OnePlus 9 series on March 23 at 10:00 AM ET.
- The launch event will be live-streamed on the company’s official YouTube channel.
- In the press release, OnePlus did not reveal the models in the OnePlus 9 series, which are expected to be the OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, and OnePlus 9R.
The company on Monday confirmed that the OnePlus 9 series would use a custom Sony IMX789 sensor for the primary camera. OnePlus says it will be the “most advanced main camera sensor” ever on an OnePlus device.
OnePlus 9 series launch details
The series launch will take place through a virtual event at 10am EDT (7:30pm IST) on March 23. The event will be livestreamed through the OnePlus website.
As far as price is concerned, both the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro are likely to cost around Rs 50,000 or a little higher. Though they will be cheaper than the recently-launched Samsung Galaxy S21.
OnePlus 9 series Specifications:
The smartphone is tipped to sport a 6.5″ 1080p 90Hz refresh display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SoC. It will also pack a 5,000 mAh battery under the hood.
The phone will come with a 64MP primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture and an 8MP ultrawide lens that will give professional photographers more control to fine-tune their photos, with the ability to adjust ISO, focus, exposure, white balance, and more.
This variant of the OnePlus 9 is expected to come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Meanwhile, the OnePlus 9R is tipped to come with the Snapdragon 690 chipset, FHD+ 90Hz display, and 48MP primary camera.
OnePlus Partnership With Hasselblad:
In addition to the smartphone launch date, the company also confirmed that it has entered into a long-term partnership with legendary camera manufacturer Hasselblad. OnePlus has committed to invest $150 million under its three-year strategy to improve and enhance camera experience on its smartphones.
Alongside the OnePlus 9 series, the company is expected to unveil its anticipated smartwatch that could be called the OnePlus Watch. Both the phones and the smartwatch are expected to debut in markets including India shortly after their launch.
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