OnePlus 9 series could go on pre-orders from March 23
OnePlus to offer free gifts to early buyers
OnePlus could reveal launch date of OnePlus 9 series on March 8
OnePlus 9 series is one of the much-anticipated flagship smartphones and a new leak reveals the pre-order details of the OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro and likely the OnePlus 9 Lite/ OnePlus 9R. There have been rumours that the company could launch the OnePlus 9 series by mid-March alongside its first smartwatch dubbed OnePlus Watch. OnePlus could reveal the launch date of the OnePlus 9 series on March 8, as teased by CEO Pete Lau.
According to a new leak by popular tipster Evan Blass, the OnePlus 9 series could be up for pre-order starting March 23 with “early buyers” set to receive OnePlus Buds Z TWS earphones on pre-booking either of the phones. The buyers of the standard OnePlus 9 will be eligible to receive a pair of OnePlus Buds Z while the OnePlus 9 Pro owners could get the OnePlus Buds Z Steven Harrington Edition bundled with their purchase.
The tipster further notes that if the OnePlus 9R and OnePlus Watch are indeed debuting as rumoured, neither of the two devices “are eligible for pre-order gifts.” OnePlus is also rumoured to collaborate with Swedish camera-maker Hasselblad for the cameras on the OnePlus 9 Pro, and it is likely we will hear more about it on March 8.
OnePlus 9 series leaked specifications
The 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.