Newly marketed, the OnePlus 9 is a smartphone that does not deserve to face ever stronger competition.
OnePlus released the OnePlus 9 Pro as well as the OnePlus 9 a few weeks ago. The objective of the Chinese manufacturer is simply, to close the cackle of the brands which say that OnePlus is softening since the two smartphones have sold well! Moreover, the OnePlus 9 inherits a great promotion on Rakuten dropping its price to € 514.99 instead of 719 € using code RAKUTEN20 (- 204,01 €).
A OnePlus 9 that has improved over time
OnePlus has designed smartphones for all budgets, especially with the OnePlus Nord, Nord N10 and Nord N100. The arrival of OnePlus 9 marks the arrival of a high-end series with a nice evolution of the previous generation.
Although at the design level, the OnePlus 9 has a polymer (plastic) part, you will have in your hands a very light smartphone – which is pleasant to use. You will find in particular a slot to house your SIM card and the physical button to lock and unlock the OnePlus 9. As you can see, the OnePlus smartphone remains simple from a design point of view. But, it is to better rebound on the hardware and photo parts.
Very high-end SoC
The OnePlus 9 is equipped with the latest SoC Snapdragon 888 from Qualcomm. The smartphone also comes with 8 GB of RAM – a 12 GB version is also available, but will not be subject to the promotion. Regarding the internal storage capacity of the OnePlus 9, you will have 128 GB of free space, which will allow you to store your applications, photos and videos.
At this level, the OnePlus 9 has collaborated with the Hasselblad company to improve the software part which is specially dedicated to photo and video. Hasselblad is a company specialized and established for years in photography. It stood out in particular by providing cameras to accompany the first astronauts who set foot on the moon.
The smartphone consists of a 48-megapixel Sony IMX689 wide-angle sensor with an f / 1.8 aperture. The latter is accompanied by a Sony IMX766 sensor for the 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle with an f / 2.2 aperture as well as a two-megapixel sensor for taking black and white photos.
An AMOLED panel that is responsive
People who appreciate flat panels will be happy to learn that the OnePlus 9 has one. The curved panel is dedicated to the OnePlus 9 Pro, but this makes the smartphone more fragile, because it is more difficult to protect with a screen protector. As for the more technical details, the OnePlus 9 has a 6.55-inch AMOLED panel with a definition of 1080 x 2400 pixels for a resolution of 402 pixels per inch. OnePlus has taken advantage of the specificities of the SoC and the panel to allow a 120 Hz refresh rate.
In use, a smartphone such as this one is very pleasant, in particular thanks to its components and its 6.55-inch screen. You can easily browse social networks, make quality video calls thanks to its 16 megapixel sensor and take beautiful photos thanks to its various photo sensors.
As for OxygenOS, you will have in your hands one of the best Android OS on the market with hand-sewn update tracking. In short, the smartphone that we would all like to have, especially since it is on sale on Rakuten au prix de 514,99 € instead of 719 € using code RAKUTEN20 (- 204,01 €).