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OnePlus 9 versus OnePlus 9 Pro are the new entrants Launching In 2021:

  • OnePlus has recently launched three smartphones of model 9 in a series namely OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9R starting from the price of 49,999 Indian Rupees.
  • Out of three smartphones released by OnePlus, the most popular ones stood out as a competitor to each other are OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. Both of them come up with flagship specifications and striking features which make them stand against each other on the same platform.
  • Despite strong competition, both the sets share many similar features such as the processor, chipset in-built technology, wireless charging, fluid display, Hasselblad camera, same selfie cameras, and a similar battery capacity.
  • Given their similarities, it almost seems like there’s no difference between the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro until you look more closely.
  • The difference between both the smartphones is such that the OnePlus 9 Pro comes with faster 50W wireless charging support as well as an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.Whereas with the ‘Pro’ model, it is the second-generation Fluid Display technology, which can scale between 1Hz to 120Hz. The panel on the 9 Pro also features a higher QHD+ resolution and noticeable curvature around the edges.
  • The Front camera however stores the biggest difference between these two smart devices.
  • The main camera on the OnePlus 9 is downgraded to a Sony IMX689 sensor as compared to the new Sony IMX789 sensor on the 9 Pro.
  • Coming back to the price segment, the Pro version starts from 64,999 Indian Rupees whereas OnePlus 9 is available with a price tag worth 49,999 Indian Rupees. It is only a difference of 15,000 between the two sets but the difference is valid and worthful as they do genuinely keep a standard comparison on the surface.

All Specifications

KEY FEATURES:

Android versionAndroid v11Android v11
Supporting Network5G, 4G, 3G, 2G5G, 4G, 3G, 2G
RAM8 GB8 GB
Storage128 GB128 GB
ProcessorOcta core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 680 +2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 680 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 680)Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Rear Camera50 MP+48 MP+8 MP+2 MP50 MP+48 MP+8 MP+2 MP
Front Camera16 MP16 MP
Battery4500 mAh4500 mAh
Display6.55 inches (16.63 cm)6.7 inches (17.02 cm)

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Launch announcementMarch 23, 2021 (Official)March 23, 2021 (Official)
Launch StatusLaunchedLaunched
BrandOnePlusOnePlus
Model99 Pro
Operating SystemAndroid v11Android v11
SIM SlotDual SIM (GSM+GSM)Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: NanoSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Compatibility5G: Supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available5G: Supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Networks currently active in India4G, 3G, 2G4G, 3G, 2G
Fingerprint SensorYesYes
Quick ChargingYesYes

DESIGN:

Height160 mm163.2 mm
Width73.9 mm73.6 mm
Weight180 grams197 grams
Thickness8.1 mm8.7 mm
RuggednessDust ProofDust Proof
WaterproofYes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
Built materialGorilla Glass (Front) Hard-plastic (Back)Gorilla Glass (Front) Hard-plastic (Back)
ColoursAstral Black, Arctic Sky, Winter MistMorning Mist, Pine Green, Stellar Black

DISPLAY:

Screen Size6.55 inches (16.63 cm)6.7 inches (17.02 cm)
Display TyleFluid AMOLEDFluid AMOLED
Aspect Ratio20:920:9
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla GlassCorning Gorilla Glass
Pixel Density402 ppi525 ppi
Refresh Rate120 Hz120 Hz
Screen Resolution2400 x 1080 Pixels3216 x 1440 pixels
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touchYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

PERFORMANCE:

ChipsetQualcomm snapdragon 888Qualcomm snapdragon 888
CPUOcta core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 680 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 680 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 680)Octa core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 680 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 680 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 680)
OSAndroid v11Android v11
GraphicsAdreno 660Adreno 660
RAM128GB128GB

STORAGE:

Internal Memory      128 GB128 GB
Expandable Memory           NANA
USB OTG SupportYESYes

CAMERA:

MAIN CAMERA:

Camera­_Setup           SingleSingle             
Resolution     48 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera, 50 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide-Angle Camera, 2 MP f/2.4 Mono Camera48 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera, 50 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide-Angle Camera, 2 MP f/2.4 Mono Camera
SensorExmor RSExmor RS
Autofocus      Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Continuous autofocusYes, Phase Detection autofocus, Continuous autofocus
Flash  Yes,Yes,
Shooting Modes           Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Video Recording           1920×1080 @ 30 fps1920×1080 @ 30 fps

FRONT CAMERA:

Camera Setup           SingleSingle 
Resolution     16 MP f/2.416 MP f/2.4
featuresWide Angle Primary CameraWide Angle Primary Camera

BATTERY:

Capacity4500 mAh4800 mAh
TypeLi-ionLi-ion
RemovableNoNo
Quick ChargingYesYes
USB Type-C YesYes

NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY:

SIM Size        SIM1: Nano, SIM2: NanoSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support     4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE          NoNo
SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)   3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz   2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz   GPRS: Available EDGE: Available4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)   3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz   2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz   GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)   3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz   2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz   GPRS: Available EDGE: Available  4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)   3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz   2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz   GPRS: Available EDGE: Available  
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth       Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LEYes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS   Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFCNoNo
USB Connectivity     Mass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging

MULTIMEDIAAND OTHER SPECIAL FEATURES:

Loudspeaker Dolby AtmosDolby Atmos
FM RadioNoNo
Audio Jack                USB Type-CUSB Type-C
Fingerprint SensorYesYes
Fingerprint Sensor Position            On ScreenOn Screen
Other Sensors           Accelerometer, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor Core, Flick-detect SensorAccelerometer, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor Core, Flick-detect Sensor

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