OnePlus is expected to launch its new OnePlus 9 series this month. The company has reportedly launched up to four new products, including the OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9R, and OnePlus Watch. While OnePlus has yet to confirm a concrete launch date, the company has set March 8 as the date for an upcoming announcement. Meanwhile, a new leak has revealed the pre-order date for the OnePlus 9 series as well as a promotional offer OnePlus plans to put in place to attract early risers.
The new information comes from the ever-reliable Evan Blass who revealed that the OnePlus 9 series will be up for pre-order on March 23, and first-time buyers will be able to claim a pair of OnePlus Buds Z wireless headphones for free. Blass notes that this offer is on sale. will apply to both the regular variant and the Pro variant of the OnePlus 9, but it is not clear whether this promotion will be available in all countries where OnePlus will sell both devices.
In eligible countries, those who pre-order the OnePlus 9 will receive a regular version of the OnePlus Buds Z TWS headphones while pre-orders OnePlus 9 Pro will receive the Steve Harrington Special Edition of the Buds Z. OnePlus launched a similar promotional offer in the past year where he launched the OnePlus 8 series. At the time, OnePlus bundled a free pair of Bullets Wireless Z and a Warp Charge 30 Wireless charger.
Left: OnePlus Buds Z. Right: OnePlus Buds Z Steve Harrington Edition.
As a reminder, the standard OnePlus 9 (codenamed lemonade) should feature a 6.5-inch Full HD + 120 Hz flat screen, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 128 GB of UFS 3.1 storage, a 48 MP main camera and a 4500 mAh battery with support for 65 W fast charging. The OnePlus 9 Pro, on the other hand, would ship a 6.7-inch LTPO AMOLED 120Hz curved screen, a Snapdragon 888 SoC associated with 12 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, a four camera array with Hasselblad branding and the same 4,500 mAh battery as the regular model with 65 W support.
Finally, the rumored OnePlus 9R could also debut alongside the regular and Pro models. However, very little is known about its specifications and design at this point, although it should feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 chipset.