Tech2 news teamMarch 23, 2021 9:27:54 a.m. IST
OnePlus is set to host a global launch event tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. where it will launch the highly anticipated OnePlus 9 series and its first smartwatch – OnePlus Watch. OnePlus has partnered with Swedish company Hasselblad for its OnePlus 9 series. The smartphone series will include OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9R. The company’s teaser hinted that the OnePlus 9R will ship with gaming triggers attached to both sides of the handset. As for the OnePlus Watch, Pete Lau, CEO of OnePlus, revealed that the watch will come with over 110 training modes, a circular dial and IP68 water resistance.
OnePlus launch event: how to watch it live
The launch event will begin at 7:30 p.m. IST today. You can watch it live on OnePlus’ Twitter and YouTube accounts. To watch the event live, you can also tap the embedded live stream link below.
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Expected specifications of the OnePlus 9
First spotted by tipster Evan Blass, T-mobile has revealed all of the specifications for the OnePlus 9 series. T-Mobile support page, the OnePlus 9 will feature a 6.5-inch Full HD + AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The smartphone is expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 888 chipset and offer 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. OnePlus 9 can run on OxygenOS user interface based on Android 11.
OnePlus: Hey TMO, here’s all the support material for Series 9. Please keep it a secret until after launch.
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– Evan Blass (@evleaks) March 21, 2021
OnePlus 9 is expected to sport a triple rear camera setup that includes a 48 MP sensor, a 50 MP sensor, and a 2 MP sensor. For selfies, it can come with a 16 MP camera sensor.
The smartphone is likely to come with a 4,500mAh battery.
Expected specifications of the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G
OnePlus 9 Pro 5G is expected to sport a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 3216 pixels. It’s also likely to be powered by a Snapdragon 888 chipset and up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
In terms of photography, the handset can have a quad camera setup that includes a 48 MP sensor, 50 MP sensor, 8 MP sensor, and 2 MP sensor. It should house a 16 MP front camera.
OnePlus 9 Pro 5G could be equipped with a 4500mAh battery.
Expected specifications of the OnePlus 9R
In an exclusive interview with News18OnePlus CEO Pete Lau described the OnePlus 9R as a “high-end device” that focuses on mobile gaming and offers “smooth scrolling” and a “superior viewing experience”. Lau suggested that the OnePlus 9R would be an affordable alternative to its flagship offerings.
The company’s teaser also suggested that the smartphone might come with game triggers attached to two opposite sides of the smartphone.
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– OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) March 19, 2021
OnePlus Watch expected specifications
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the smartwatch will feature over 110 training modes including swimming, walking, running, cycling, and more. The watch will be delivered with a circular dial.
One watch, more than 110 training modes. #OnePlusWatch pic.twitter.com/NRlFK022Xo
– Pete Lau (@PeteLau) March 20, 2021
According to a report of GSMArena, the smartwatch will be available in a 46mm dial size and black and silver color options. The report adds that the OnePlus Watch will come with features like training detection, sleep tracking, SpO2 monitor, heart monitor, and stress tracking. The watch is also expected to allow users to control music on a smartphone and take calls.
The report also suggests that the OnePlus Watch could offer 4GB of storage and function as a remote control for OnePlus TVs. In terms of battery, the smartwatch is expected to support Warp Charge technology which will provide a 7-day battery in just 20 minutes of charging.