Laurent Joly

Electronics, News, Smartphones

OnePlus 9 Series Unveiled: Our Opinion

OnePlus is always at the forefront of the mobile race to make exceptional phones that meet every user’s needs – from gamer to social media influencer. This impressive company released three new devices recently, and they include the OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9, and the OnePlus 9R.

In this post, you will learn the difference between them in several categories and why they are worth your while. 


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Design

Official information from OnePlus shows that the OnePlus 9 Pro has a curved display and a glass body that comes in three colors. These include Morning Mist, Pine Green with a matte finish, and Stellar Black. On the other hand, the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9R possesses a flat display and a plastic chassis.

The OnePlus 9R’s design comes with a rectangular housing and punch hole front camera in the left corner – like the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. Its body is an aluminum frame with a gorilla glass five at the product’s front and back. 

Naturally, the OnePlus 9 possesses a triple camera with two large lenses, while the OnePlus 9 Pro and the OnePlus 9R includes quad rear cameras. This means that each device offers stunning camera performance.

The OnePlus 9 Pro also comes with IP68 water and dust resistance, but the other phones will not possess this feature. As expected, the OnePlus 9 Pro is the largest trio, with the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9R having roughly the exact dimensions. 


Display

The OnePlus 9 Pro has a 6.7-inch LTPO display that supports a variable refresh rate. On the other hand, the OnePlus 9 comes with a 6.55-inch display with an impressive 120Hz refresh rate, while the OnePlus 9R’s 6.5-inch screen comes with a 90Hz refresh rate.

Additionally, the OnePlus 9 Pro possesses a Quad HD+ resolution screen, while both the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9R operate a Full HD+ resolution. However, you can expect them to display a variety of vibrant colors thanks to their AMOLED panels.

As previously mentioned, both the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9R sport a flat display, while the OnePlus 9 Pro comes with a curved surface. Nevertheless, the three devices will fit perfectly in the user’s palm and provide impressive performances. 


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Cameras

OnePlus revealed that the OnePlus 9 Pro offers a quad rear camera (50 MP, 48 MP, 8 MP, and 2 MP) coupled with a custom Sony IMX789 sensor. In fact, all phones in the OnePlus series 9 have this feature alongside color tuning and sensor calibration.

On the other hand, the OnePlus 9 possesses a triple CAMERA (50 MP, 48 MP, and 2 MP), while the OnePlus 9R has a quad rear camera (48 MP, 16 MP, 5 MP, and 2 MP). Users can enjoy taking impressive photos with these devices and their improved ultra-wide-angle camera.


Hardware

Both the OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. On the other hand, the OnePlus 9R powers its software with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870. 

As for storage, the OnePlus 9 Pro and the OnePlus 9 come with 8GB and 12GB RAM options with storage capacity options of 128GB and 256GB. The same may apply with the OnePlus 9R, with the device possessing 8GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM. 

As for the battery, smartphone enthusiasts can enjoy these three phones for more extended periods as they offer 4500mAh battery capacities. The OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9, and OnePlus 9R will support 65W fast charging and reach 0-100% in 39 minutes. 


Wrapping it up

As expected of OnePlus, the recently release 9 series contains specs that make them suitable for gaming, content creation, or multimedia activities. While they may not be the most visually appealing products, they are the ideal mobile devices. If you want to handle multiple tasks in different environments and execute them flawlessly, these phones are your best bet.