New OnePlus flagships, viz OnePlus9 And OnePlus 9 Pro, Officially launched in India. Handsets are still the most powerful offerings from OnePlus. Key OnePlus 9 Series specifications include Snapdragon 888 SoC, 120Hz Dynamic Refresh Rate Display, 65W Wired Fast Charging Solution, 50W Fast Wireless Charging Support and Hasselblood cameras. In addition to being the most powerful, smartphones are still the most expensive OnePlus flagships. Prices for the OnePlus 9 series in India start at Rs 49,999. This is 16 per cent more compared to last year OnePlus 8T (Review) And 127 percent more than the original OnePlus One (review).
Here’s a quick look at how OnePlus flagship prices have changed over the years, from OnePlus One to OnePlus 9 Pro:
|OnePlus 9 Pro||Rs.64,999|
|OnePlus 8 Pro||54,999|
|OnePlus 7T Pro||53,999|
|OnePlus 7 Pro||Rs.48,999|
As you can see, the prices of OnePlus flagship phones have been rising over the years. Although the company has been able to justify price increases with some meaningful upgrades with each generation, its devices can no longer be called ‘flagship killers’. Because their prices are now the same as flagships from Apple and Samsung. The latest OnePlus 9 Pro starts at Rs 64,999, which is the same as the Samsung Galaxy S21 (Review) And iPhone 12 Mini (Review).
Only time will tell whether the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro will justify their wallet breaking price. For now, we leave you with the specifications of the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro.
OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro specifications
Both OnePlus mobile phones run Android 11 based Oxygen OS 11 outside the box and Rock Snapdragon 888 SoC under the hood. The handsets feature 5G capability and the Sport 120 Hz refresh rate punch-hole displays. The OnePlus 9 has a 6.55-inch FHD + AMOLED display, while the 9 Pro ships have a 6.67-inch QHD + AMOLED display. The latter is IP68 certified water and dust resistant, supports 50W fast wireless charging and packs quad rear cameras with 48MP + 50MP + 8MP + 2MP sensors. On the other hand, the Vanilla OnePlus 9 has a triple rear camera with a 48MP primary sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP monochrome sensor.
On the front, both phones feature a 16MP snapper in a punch-hole setup for selfies and video calling. Both the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are powered by a 4,500 mAh battery with a 65,500 fast charging solution. The Pro model only supports 50W wireless fast charging.