OnePlus recently launched its new lineup consists of its two flagship models and one budget flagship. The OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, and Oneplus 9R. In this article, we will cover about OnePlus 9R. This article will be updated with hands-on experience by the time. OnePlus 9R comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 and 5G, it has almost the same design as the OnePlus 8T but they call it a high-end design with a 120 Hz Fluid Display, Warp Charge 65, and 48 MP Quad Camera.

With OnePlus 9R, they state that it is a smartphone to level up your game, it comes with a good chipset, the latest chips, and much more. Hasselblad has collaborated with them to bring the best out of the cameras. OnePlus 9R also works with a 5G band but it is just a few 5G bands for now.

OnePlus 9R Specifications:

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
5G bands 1, 3, 40, 41, 78 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps, 5G
LAUNCH Announced 2021, March 23
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, April 14
BODY Dimensions 161 x 74.1 x 8.4 mm (6.34 x 2.92 x 0.33 in)
Weight 189 g (6.67 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type Fluid AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+
Size 6.55 inches, 103.6 cm2 (~86.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-on display
PLATFORM OS Android 11, OxygenOS 11
Chipset Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU Adreno 650
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
UFS 3.1
MAIN CAMERA Quad 48 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 14mm, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, Auto HDR, gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 16 MP, f/2.4, (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm
Features Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY Type Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 65W, 1-100% in 39 min (advertised)
MISC Colors Carbon Black, Lake Blue
Price INR 39,000, About 470 EUR

OnePlus 9R Performance:

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The OnePlus 9R is built for casual and hardcore gamers alike. It is coupled by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870, game-changing 5G connectivity and an enhanced cooling system, every frame is fast, smooth, and beautiful.

  1. Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

    This phone is made for serious gaming. It has the speed to work around with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870. It raises the standard for mobile performance with processing speeds that are 12% faster than those offered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, and a GPU improvement of 14%, transforming your device into a gaming power-house. Whether you’re gaming, live-streaming or recording a 4K video, the flagship-level chipset ensures everything you do, you do fast.

  2. Snapdragon X55 5G dual modem

    Lightning-fast 5G connectivity delivers download speeds of up to 875 MB/s, giving you the power to download or stream your favorite games and shows in an instant. With 5G, lag won’t get in the way of your win streak. Stay connected without interruptions thanks to NSA + SA Dual Mode and automatically switch between 5G and Wi-Fi for enhanced flexibility. Your OnePlus 9R intelligently switches between 5G and 4G LTE for optimized power efficiency.OnePlus 9R Review - Best Flagship In Budget 2
  3. UFS 3.1

    Effortlessly transfer your favorite games, movies, and photos to and from your OnePlus 9R. UFS 3.1 technology ensures write speeds are up to 3 times faster than UFS 3.0. And with improved power efficiency, you get all that speed with none of the battery drains.

  4. VC cooling system

    A state-of-the-art cooling system ensures your phone stays cool even when the action heats up. The OnePlus 9R’s VC cooling system is larger than ever, guaranteeing stable performance, whether you’re plugged in while gaming, on a video call or scrolling through your social feeds.

OnePlus 9R Review Display:

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Expect more from your display with vivid color and stunning detail thanks to HDR10+ support, and an SGS Eye Care Display Certification.

Color accuracy

Games, photos and movies look the way their creators intended thanks to pro-level color calibration with an ultra-precise JNCD of 0.3. JNCD (Just Noticeable Color Difference) indicates the degree to which colors on your screen are visually distinguishable from colors in real life, with a JNCD of less than 1 being indistinguishable. So, when we deliver a JNCD of 0.3, you know that what you see, is what you get. Combined with color calibration that delivers bright and rich colors, your OnePlus 9R’s display is designed to delight.

FHD+ resolution

Discover exceptional detail with a crystal-clear FHD+ display. The OnePlus 9R’s premium display lets you experience crisp video content and unlock high-res gaming experiences. With sharper images and better screen clarity, the OnePlus 9R is sure to impress.

Eye safety

A layer of E3 luminescent material reduces the harmful effects of blue light by as much as 40% in order to keep your eyes safe and healthy. Omnidirectional environmental sensing detects ambient light both through sensors on the screen and back of the phone, for a more accurate lighting measurement. Combined with 8192 levels of screen brightness, your display dynamically adapts to different light conditions, delivering a consistently comfortable viewing experience.

OnePlus 9R Cameras:

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Take your video skills to the next level. Whether you’re shooting racing athletes or energetic pets, the OnePlus 9R delivers immersive videos with striking contrast. Video footage is remarkably smooth thanks to EIS stabilization. And with Video Portrait Mode you get great bokeh for a truly cinematic feel. Next in OnePlus 9R Review is camera modes in this new 9R.
OnePlus 9R Camera Sample

OnePlus 9R Camera Modes:

Cyberpunk-style filter

Bring your virtual world into focus with an exclusive cyberpunk-style filter. Watch out for androids as you explore the neon-lit streets of your favorite town or holiday destination.

Nightscape Mode

Embrace the beauty of the night, and ditch the flash, with Nightscape Mode. Intelligent multi-frame processing adds clarity and detail to cityscapes at night, while the IMX586 sensor captures light with striking results. Featuring enhanced OIS for greater image stability, even long exposures stay sharp and blur-free.

Ultra-Wide Angle camera

Explore sweeping views and scenic vistas with a 123° Ultra-Wide Angle Camera that allows you to capture stunning panoramic shots. And with a wide f/2.2 aperture, you’re able to snap detailed images in low-light conditions.

Front-facing camera

Take next-level selfies and crystal-clear video with the OnePlus 9R’s 16 MP front-facing camera. Electronic Image Stabilization and an advanced 5P lens ensure your photos are sharper and clearer.

OnePlus 9R Wrap Charge:

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Charging is cooler and safer, even when you’re in the midst of an epic battle, thanks to the dual-cell battery, 14 temperature sensors, and IC encryption in the charging cable. Warp Charge 65’s powerful low-voltage charging technology takes you from 1% to 50% in just one round of FPS gaming. Simply plugin and play. We will be updating the OnePlus 9R Review with usage.

Buy OnePlus 9R From the OnePlus India website, with a discount.


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