OnePlus 9, 9 Pro leak in all colors, CEO confirms IMX789 sensor

Yordan, 11 March 2021

The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are expected to arrive after two weeks, but the devices have already been subjected to a major leak, including press images in all available colors. At the same time, Pete Lau, CEO at OnePlus, officially announced the IMX789 sensor that will be exclusive for the company.

And if these leaks and announcements weren’t enough, both phones appeared on Geekbench, revealing both the Pro and the vanilla flagship will have a 12GB RAM variant.

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OnePlus 9

The OnePlus 9 will be available in three colors - Blue, Black, and Purple. It will have three cameras on the back, tuned in partnership with Hasselblad, as well as a dual-tone, LED flash. The front panel will have 2.5D curved edges on the sides.

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OnePlus 9 Pro

The OnePlus 9 Pro will have four shooters on the back, but the front will be pretty similar to its non-Pro sibling. Colors are White, Navy Green and Black, likely with a glass panel to allow for wireless charging.

OnePlus 9 Pro camera samples Official poster of IMX789 sensor
OnePlus 9 Pro camera samples • Official poster of IMX789 sensor

We already know the ultrawide-angle camera will use the 48MP IMX766 sensor, and today Pete Lau revealed more about the IMX789 sensor for the main shooter. It will support 4K video recording at 120fps, while the OnePlus 9 Pro will have Hasselblad Pro mode that will take 12bit RAW images.

This means there will be 68.7 billion colors, 64 times more than other flagships that are taking pictures in 10bit with “just” 1 billion colors. In theory, this should allow “professional photographers” to do complex edits.

Source 1 (in Chinese) • Source 2 (in German) | Via 1Via 2


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This phone will be much more faster and the frankly app list of bloat with apps wouldn't be there that much Which will lead faster speeds rather than those slower speeds on Samsung. Otherwise, Samsung galaxy S7 and oneplus 3T, the OnePlus would ...

  • Anonymous

OnePlus 9 Pro Navy Green 256GB has become my dream phone. I'm bored with my more than 3 years old Xiaomi Mix 2 and its time to change it.

  • hos

looks like someone spent a fortune and is in denial lol if u love ur phone great. but there are many reviews that compare the cameras and the iphone isnt better than even samsungs

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