OnePlus 9RT was launched in India on Friday, January 14 during the company’s Winter Edition launch event. The latest addition to the company’s OnePlus 9 series comes days after the launch of the company’s next-generation OnePlus 10 smartphone in China. OnePlus 9RT sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC under the hood and sports a 50-megapixel triple rear camera setup. The OnePlus Buds Z2 True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Earphones have also been launched, as the successors to the OnePlus Buds Z 2020 Earbuds. They come with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) support.
OnePlus 9RT, OnePlus Buds Z2 price in India, availability
The price of OnePlus 9RT in India is set at Rs. 42,999 for the base 8GB + 128GB storage model and Rs. 46,999 for the 12GB + 256GB storage variant. Unlike the Chinese version of OnePlus 9RT which was launched in October 2021, the company will not offer an 8GB + 256GB option in India.
OnePlus 9RT will be available in Hacker Black and Nano Silver color options and will be available for purchase through Amazon, the company’s official website, and retail stores. The smartphone will go on sale during the company’s Great Indian Republic Day sale on January 17 at 12 PM IST.
Meanwhile, OnePlus Buds Z2 price has been set at Rs. 4,999 and the headphones will be available for purchase in black and white color options through Amazon, Flipkart, the company’s official website and partner stores from January 18.
OnePlus 9RT specs
The dual SIM (Nano) OnePlus 9RT runs on Android 11 with the company’s OxygenOS 11 skin on top. OnePlus 9RT is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of onboard UFS 3.1 storage. Unlike the vanilla OnePlus 9, which also features the same SoC, the new OnePlus 9RT comes with the company’s “Space Cooling” technology and a larger heatsink for better heat dissipation and improved performance, according to OnePlus.
OnePlus 9RT sports a 6.62-inch Samsung E4 AMOLED Full HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) display, up to 1300 nits of peak brightness and a 120Hz refresh rate. According to OnePlus, the display has a touch sampling rate of 1300 Hz and comes with 100% DCI: P3 color gamut coverage. The screen is HDR10+ compatible and offers sRGB and DCI:P3 color modes.
In its rear triple-camera setup, OnePlus 9RT features a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 main camera with an f/1.8 lens. The main camera comes with optical image stabilization (OIS) and can record video in 4K at 60 fps. OnePlus 9RT also sports an ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 lens and a 123-degree field of view, as well as a 2-megapixel camera for macro photography. The OnePlus 9RT sports a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 selfie camera with an f/2.4 lens.
OnePlus 9RT runs on a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging via the company’s Warp Charge 65T technology via USB Type-C. The smartphone offers 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth v5.2 connectivity, along with GPS/A-GPS and NFC support. The OnePlus 9RT measures 162.2 x 74.6 x 8.29mm and weighs 198.5 grams.
OnePlus Buds Z2 Specifications
While the OnePlus Buds Z are equipped with 10mm drivers, the new OnePlus Buds Z2 TWS headphones are equipped with larger 11mm dynamic drivers. The headphones support ANC for sounds up to 40dB, a feature not found on their predecessor. The OnePlus Buds Z2 feature Bluetooth v5.2 connectivity and offer reduced latency of 94ms (older OnePlus Buds Z offered 103ms latency). The headphones come with three built-in microphones for calls and ANC functionality.
According to OnePlus, the new headphones feature a new transparency mode that allows users to hear sounds around them. The new OnePlus Buds Z2 come with an IP55 rating for dust and water resistance, while the charging case has an IPX4 rating for water resistance. The headphones have basic touch controls for playback and call handling.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 headphones come with 40mAh batteries, which provide up to seven hours of audio playback, according to the company. The charging case has a 520mAh battery, bringing the total battery life of the OnePlus Buds Z2 to 38 hours. The OnePlus Buds Z2 earbuds measure 33 x 22.44 x 21.81mm and weigh 4.5 grams (for each earbud), while the case measures 73.15 x 36.80 x 29.07mm and weighs 40.5 grams.
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