OnePlus 9 series to miss out on periscope lens, new report claims

Yordan, 28 December 2020

We are expecting three new OnePlus 9 phones at the start of next year but according to a leak from China, none of them will have a periscope telephoto camera. This is the second time we’ve heard this - the first time being back in November when the first CAD-based renders of the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro appeared online.

OnePlus 9 series definitely to miss out on periscope lens, reports claim

We are yet to learn why OnePlus wants to stay away from the solution we’ve seen implemented by competitors like Samsung, Huawei, and Xiaomi, as well as sister companies Oppo and Realme. Expectations are the OnePlus 9 Pro will have two prominent camera modules, accompanied by two smaller lenses.

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The OnePlus 8 Pro and Oppo Find X2 Pro, which were very similar in hardware, but the latter had a periscope telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, while the former was launched with a modest 3x zoom shooter. We would've expected the OnePlus 9 Pro to address this, but here we are.



Reader comments

  • Singh
  • 25 Jan 2021
  • 7k0

Why one plus is not giving pariscopic camera setup not even in their Pro version smart phones ??

  • if they
  • 31 Dec 2020
  • 3DR

if the key costs £5 and the cost of the car is reduced by £5 if you opt out of it, then yes, it does make sense. Your analogy is incorrect though, you should have said if they sold you a car without tires, because the tires from your old car can be u...

You miss my point. When you buy a damn expensive phone, a premium phone, why on Earth they can not provide the most essential thing? Let me put in another way kid. You buy a luxury car, but they won't give you the key. You have to pay for it. Is...

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