OnePlus has announced the global launch of its OnePlus 9 flagship series. The next-generation flagship series will make its debut on March 23 at an online event starting at 7:30 p.m. IST, the company revealed on Monday. Along with the launch date of the long-awaited series, OnePlus has announced its long-standing partnership with camera maker Hasselblad to develop smartphone camera systems for its future flagship devices.
Over the next three years, the Chinese smartphone maker has pledged to invest $ 150 million in camera development. OnePlus says it will develop four major research and development labs around the world, including two groundbreaking imaging labs based in the United States and Japan.
“OnePlus has always prioritized a premium user experience over everything else. Starting in 2021, we are making a concerted effort to significantly improve the smartphone camera experience for our users, with the expertise of a truly legendary partner at Hasselblad, ”said Pete Lau, founder and CEO of OnePlus. “With OnePlus’ top-of-the-line hardware and computational photography and Hasselblad’s rich aesthetic knowledge in traditional photography, I am confident that the OnePlus 9 Series will be a major step forward in our ability to deliver a premium flagship camera.”
OnePlus revealed that the OnePlus 9 series will use a “panoramic camera with a 140-degree field of view, T-lens technology for ultra-fast focus on the front camera, and a free-form lens” that will help eliminate edge distortion. . in ultra-wide photos. On the video front, the Hasselblad camera will offer enhanced HDR video recording along with support for 4K 120FPS and 8K 30FPS video. The new phones will also have a Hasselblad Pro mode that will have a new user interface and provide more control to users.
However, the main camera for the OnePlus 9 series will be a custom Sony IMX789 sensor. OnePlus says that with 12-bit RAW, it will be 64 times more colorful than before. As well as offering more dynamic and vibrant colors in images, it will give photographers more room to edit.
OnePlus 9 will have a charger in the box
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau also recently confirmed that the OnePlus 9 will come with a charger in the box. The move will be good news for people hoping to buy the new OnePlus 9 series phones.
Lau confirmed that the charger will be part of the OnePlus 9 box package by responding to a post from a OnePlus forum member. We have the charger inside the box, ”Lau replied to the user.
Other brands that make flagship phones, such as Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi, have started to remove the charger included in their latest phones. Brands have cited environmental reasons for this move. However, an official confirmation from OnePlus that the Series 9 will keep the charger is good.