OnePlus is widely tipped to launch a reasonable model of its upcoming flagships this year, with the phone rumored to be called the OnePlus 9 Lite. The phone has been spotted during a number of leaks over a previous couple of days with leaks also revealing key specs of the device.
OnePlus is tipped to launch a new OnePlus 9 Lite phone
The tipster claims the OnePlus 9 Lite is going to be made available in two model numbers, namely LE2100 and LE2101. The report also adds that very similar to Samsung, OnePlus also plans to bring ahead the launch of its next flagship by a minimum of a month. As such, the phone is predicted to launch in India sometime in March 2021. The report also claims to reveal the worth of the device, with the OnePlus 9 Lite price in India tipped to be around Rs 43,800 — a touch less than the present tag of Rs 45,999.
The details about the device had also leaked before, with previous reports also claiming that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset phone being launched in India and China initially. the knowledge was shared by Android Central which also suggests that the phone will feature similar specifications to the OnePlus 8T. As such, under the hood, there’ll be Snapdragon 865 chip and out of doors a 90 or 120Hz AMOLED panel. The OnePlus 9 Lite is additionally said to support 65W fast charging.
The OnePlus 9 Lite could feature a Snapdragon 888 SoC
It will be interesting to ascertain if OnePlus actually finishes up going with this chipset because it would be the primary for OnePlus to use an old SoC on a replacement phone. While it’s true that the Snapdragon 865 remains a strong chip, it might still represent OnePlus going back on its promise of “never settle”. However, these concerns might be allayed if the OnePlus price the device right to make sure there’s enough value within the phone for buyers. But this is often again something we’d only get to understand within the coming weeks and months as there’s no information on the device’s price or availability available via leaks at the instant.
Further, the device is additionally expected to share an equivalent camera optics found within the OnePlus 8T. For the uninitiated, the OnePlus 8T brings offers a flexible usage experience while clicking photos because it comes with four cameras of which the first may be a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor. The lens has an aperture of F/1.7 and supports both OIS and EIS which works as advertised and helps the camera maintain a high level of stability while shooting images.
There’s also an ultra-wide-angle lens that features a 123-degree field of view. Additionally, the OnePlus 8T gets two more lenses. the primary of those may be an improved 5-megapixel macro lens which again is a definite upgrade on the OnePlus 8, while the opposite appears to be an equivalent 2-megapixel monochrome lens.