9 Pro

Almost everything about the OnePlus 9 series had been leaked already. Even hours before the launch, we had our hands on the Amazon listings revealing the key specs of the trio. Yes, there are three phones this time around — the OnePlus 9, the OnePlus 9 Pro, and India-exclusive OnePlus 9R.

As always, this OnePlus lineup is also exciting for the top-tier hardware and more it brings onboard. This includes everything from high-end processors, OxygenOS 11 software, a newer camera system, stupid-fast charging, and a smooth AF display.

Besides the handsets, today, we also got our first full exposure to the long-awaited OnePlus Watch. This one sports a circular dial design with features like heart rate monitoring, SpO2 tracking, sleep cycle monitoring, exercise modes, and a number of exciting watch faces.

Let’s first cover the phone details and then get to the wearable.

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OnePlus 9 Series Specs

ModelOnePlus 9OnePlus 9 ProOnePlus 9R
Display6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED, LTPO 1-120Hz variable refresh rate, flat, HDR10+6.7-inch QHD+ AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, curved, HDR10+6.55 inches, 120 Hz Fluid Display
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 888Qualcomm Snapdragon 888Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
Memory8/12GB LPDDR5 
128/256GB UFS 3.1
8/12GB LPDDR5
128/256GB UFS 3.1
8GB/12GB
128GB/256GB UFS 3.1
Battery4,500mAh
65W wired fast charging (in the box)
No wireless charging
4,500mAh
65W wired fast charging (in the box)
50W wireless charging
4,500mAh
65W wired fast charging (in the box)
Rear CameraPrimary: 48MP Sony IMX789
Secondary: 50MP ultra-wide, Freeform Hasselblad lens
Tertiary: 2MP Monochrome

8K30 video
Primary: 48MP
Secondary: 50MP ultra-wide, Freeform Hasselblad lens
Tertiary: 8MP telephoto lens with 3.3x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom
Quaternary: 2MP Monochrome

8K30 video
Primary: 48MP Sony IMX586
Secondary: 16MP ultra-wide
Tertiary: 5MP macro Quaternary: 2MP Monochrome

4K60 video
Front Camera16MP16MP16MP
SoftwareOxygenOS 11  based on Android 11OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11
Misc. FeaturesIn-display fingerprint scanner, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, dual stereo speakers, n41 and n78 NSA/SA 5GIn-display fingerprint scanner, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, dual stereo speakers, IP68 water and dust resistance, n41 and n78 NSA/SA 5GIn-display Fingerprint Sensor, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Dual Stereo Speakers, 5G NSA: N78
5G SA: N78
ColorsWinter Mist, Astral Black and Arctic SkyMorning Mist, Pine Green (matte finish) and Stellar Black (sandstone finish)Lake Blue and Carbon Black

Some of the camera highlights of the OnePlus 9 Pro include – Natural Color Calibration with Hasselblad, Freeform lens-based edge correction in ultrawide shots, 8K 30fps, 4K 120fps slow-motion videos, NightScape Video 2.0, Tilt Shift mode, macro shots (4 cm radius), Hasselblad Pro mode, time-lapse using the ultra-wide camera, 12-bit RAW mode, among other things.

On the performance front, you are getting SD888, HyperTouch 360Hz touch response times during games such as Call of Duty: Mobile, League of Legends, PUBG Mobile, and Brawl Stars, RAM compression and Virtual RAM. Virtual RAM

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OnePlus Watch Features

The OnePlus Watch flaunts a 46mm circular dial. There is a 1.9-inch AMOLED screen up top. You can choose between 50 watch faces. You can personalize your OnePlus Watch in two color options viz., Moonlight silver and Midnight black.

The display is flanked by two buttons on the right side for power and functions menu.

It comes with features such as trackers for Blood Oxygen Level, Sleep, and Heart-rate monitoring; 110+ workout modes, IP67 ingress protection, make or receive calls, control the music playback, and get real-time phone notifications. In addition to all these, the new wearable also acts as a remote control for the OnePlus TV. You will be able to turn on/off the TV and raise/lower the volume.

The watch boasts a week’s juice in 20 mins of charging. Well, it is compatible with the Warp charge too. Overall, the claimed battery life is of two weeks for the general use case, and one week for power users.

Apart from the regular model, there is a OnePlus Watch Cobalt limited edition, which differs in terms of a flat display, sapphire glass, vegan leather strap, and a unique color.

Price and Availability

  • OnePlus 9R starts at ₹39 999 for the 8+128GB model and goes up to ₹43,999 for the 12+256GB variant. Its pre-orders will start from early April.
  • OnePlus 9 8GB+128GB model is priced at ₹49,999 and the 12GB+256GB model costs ₹54,999.
  • OnePlus 9 Pro comes at ₹64,999 for the 8GB+128GB model and ₹69,999 for the 12GB+256GB unit.
  • The OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 will be on sale from April 1 and April 15 respectively. If you are a member of the OnePlus Community, you can snag the OnePlus 9 Pro early on March 31.
  • You can grab the OnePlus Watch at ₹ 14,999 in India both online and offline as part of an introductory sale.
  • The OnePlus 9 series and the OnePlus Watch are available via Amazon India, official site, offline stores, and retail partners.

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