The OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 Lite/9R/9E have been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) ahead of their official launch on March 23 in India. OnePlus is expected to launch the standard OnePlus 9, 9 Pro and an affordable OnePlus 9 Lite. The latter could eventually end up being called OnePlus 9R or 9E, as per rumours.
According to a report by MySmartPrice, two OnePlus phones bearing model numbers LE2101 and LE2121 on the BIS website. The LE2121 is the OnePlus 9 Pro whereas the LE2101 is said to be the affordable OnePlus 9R/9E. Additionally, popular tipster Mukul Sharma has also posted a tweet highlighting that the OnePlus 9 Pro has been certified by BIS.
OnePlus has revealed that it has partnered with Hasselblad to develop the cameras on the upcoming OnePlus 9 series. Both companies will be working together for the next three years in an attempt to strengthen the photography capabilities of OnePlus phones. The company has also been teasing some key features of the OnePlus 9 series as we near the launch day.
OnePlus 9 could feature a 6.55-inch Full HD + display as per the leaks, while the OnePlus 9 Pro is said to feature a slightly larger 6.7-inch QHD + screen. The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro will likely opt for a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera and support a 120Hz refresh rate. As for the OnePlus 9R, it is rumoured to feature a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate.
The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro will likely be powered by the Snapdragon 888 processor while the OnePlus 9R is rumoured to launch with Snapdragon 690 processor under the hood.
OnePlus 9 Pro is expected to feature a quad-camera setup on the back headlined by a 48MP primary camera, a 50MP secondary camera, an 8MP camera and a 2MP camera with OIS support. The OnePlus 9 will likely have triple cameras on the back while the OnePlus 9R could have a 64MP primary camera followed by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera.
The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are also likely to be equipped with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging out-of-the-box which debuted with the OnePlus 8T in October. Meanwhile, the OnePlus 9R is expected to have a slightly larger 5,000mAh battery with fast-charging support out-of-the-box.