OnePlus 9 series receives nifty improvements via second OTA update
OnePlus has released its second OxygenOS update for the newly-launched 9 and 9 Pro models in India. As per the changelog, the OxygenOS 18.104.22.168 firmware improves the overall system stability, optimizes WhatsApp video call clarity and Dark Mode, and improves the rear camera's sharpness, white balance, as well as zoom performance. It also bumps up the Android security patch level to March 2021.
Everything to know about the update
The latest OxygenOS update for OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro in India carries version number OxygenOS 22.214.171.124.LE25DA and OxygenOS 126.96.36.199.LE15DA, respectively. It has a download size of 377MB for both the handsets and is being rolled out in a staged manner via over-the-air (OTA) method.
The phones offer an AMOLED display
OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro feature a punch-hole design with slim bezels and an in-display fingerprint sensor. On the rear, they house up to four cameras. The former bears a 6.55-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED screen, whereas the latter has a 6.7-inch QHD+ (1440x3216 pixels) LTPO AMOLED screen. They support a 120Hz screen refresh rate and are offered in three color options each.
The devices boast of a 50MP ultra-wide camera
OnePlus 9 packs a Hasselblad-branded triple rear camera unit comprising a 48MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, a 50MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) monochrome camera. The 9 Pro offers a similar camera module but with an additional 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto sensor. For selfies and video calling, the duo comes with a 16MP (f/2.4) front-facing camera.
They draw power from a Snapdragon 888 chipset
OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor, paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. They run on Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 and pack a 4,500mAh battery with 65W wired fast-charging support. The Pro model also supports 50W wireless fast-charging. The duo also offers support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and a Type-C port.