(Pocket-lint) - In thing of a displacement successful strategy for OnePlus, the institution is readying to motorboat conscionable 1 'T' mentation update for its 9-series phones aboriginal this year. If a caller rumour is to beryllium believed, that is.
According to that rumour, OnePlus volition motorboat the OnePlus 9 RT successful October. And - conscionable similar the OnePlus 9R earlier successful the year - that phone's availability volition beryllium constricted to circumstantial markets. Namely: India and China.
It's claimed it volition onshore with OxygenOS 12 arsenic well, based on Android 12, making it 1 of the archetypal devices to deed the marketplace with Google's latest operating strategy connected board.
The study was published primitively by Android Central, citing "insider sources", who judge the Nord bid volition beryllium getting 2 caller devices astir the aforesaid time.
If accurate, that volition mean 3 caller phones successful total, and nary of them volition beryllium apical tier flagship phones. The OnePlus 9R, aft all, was a mid-range telephone dressed similar its flagship siblings.
It's expected to battalion immoderate decent specs though, including a 120Hz AMOLED screen, a 4500mAh battery, 65W accelerated charging and the Snapdragon 870 processor. It's besides claimed to usage the aforesaid Sony IMX766 sensor successful its main camera, conscionable similar the OnePlus Nord 2.
Looking astatine the Nord 2, which features akin performance, it makes consciousness that this telephone wouldn't travel to Europe fixed however akin the acquisition would beryllium and however precocious that launched.
As for software, it's claimed that with OxygenOS 12 we'll spot further blurring of lines betwixt OnePlus and Oppo's software. It volition inactive clasp immoderate OnePlus quality though, including features similar Zen Mode and Shelf.
Writing by Cam Bunton. Originally published connected 20 August 2021.