OnePlus 9 Series, launched on 23rd March, consists of two premium devices: The onePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro. OnePlus has now officially launched the OnePlus 9 in Nepal. The price of the OnePlus 9 in Nepal is NPR 104,999 for 12/256 GB model. The smartphone lies in between the OnePlus 9 Pro and the OnePlus 9R.
OnePlus 9 Overview
OnePlus 9 is the successor to the OnePlus 8. It has a good display, clean software, and a great UI. The cameras are also good, although the telephoto camera is absent. And fast charging technology is also one of the pros of the smartphone.
Design and Build Quality
The front of the OnePlus 9 is similar to the OnePlus 8T; it has flat glass on the front. The punch hole front camera lies on the top-left corner of the display. The frame on the OnePlus 9 is fiber-reinforced plastic.
OnePlus 9 flaunts a 6.55 inches FHD+ display with a resolution of 2400 x 1800 pixels. The refresh rate of the display is 120 Hz. Similar to the OnePlus 9 Pro, it can also go down to save power; however, it cannot go up 1Hz.
The volume button on the left of the phone has shifted down on the left, making it comfortable to access. Alert slider and the power buttons lie on the right side.
The camera setup on the back is on a rectangular module, shifted to the top-left corner. It has a triple camera array with Hasselblad branding. Also, it is glass on the back.
The display has an optical fingerprint sensor located at the bottom; many find the position to be unusually low.
The smartphone’s processing power comes from the latest chipset of Qualcomm – Snapdragon 888 built on 5nm fabrication process. It is an octa-core processor, clocking up to 2.84 GHz. Similarly, Adreno 660 GPU powers the graphics.
OnePlus 9 has LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. The RAM and storage options on the smartphone are 8 GB RAM combined with 128 GB storage and 12 GB RAM combined with 256 GB storage. The internal memory is non-expandable.
Similar to the OnePlus 9 Pro, the OnePlus 9 also has the “Cool Play” feature. A large vapor chamber on this technology helps to divert the heat during the gameplay.
OnePlus 9 boots Android 11 based on OxygenOS 11.
A triple-camera setup on the back consists of a primary camera, ultra-wide camera, and a monochrome lens. The primary camera has a 48 MP Sony IMX689 lens, while the ultra-wide camera has a 50 MP Sony IMX766 lens. The monochrome lens is a 2MP camera.
Hasselblad manufactures the camera, as we all may know by now.OnePlus 9 has a Natural Color Calibration method developed by Hasselblad. The camera lacks a dedicated telephoto lens and instead performs a digital zoom on the main camera.
Its main camera can record videos up to 8K resolution at 30fps. The 30 and 60 fps have EIS available, but the 120fps mode lacks the EIS.
The camera on the front is a 16 MP Sony IMX471 lens with an f/2.4 aperture. The video from the front camera is recordable in 1080p at 30fps.
OnePlus 9 has the same dual-cell battery as OnePlus 8T; it has dual 2,250 mAh cells equalling to the battery capacity of 4,500 mAh.
It supports Warp Charge 65T, filling the full battery in just 29 minutes. It further supports 15W fast wireless charging and 5W reverse wireless charging but only in Europe and North America.
OnePlus 9 Specifications
|Dimensions||160 x 74.2 x 8.7 mm (Europe/North America)
160 x 73.9 x 8.1 mm (India/China)
120Hz Fluid AMOLED
HDR10+, 1100 nits
2400 x 1080 pixels (~402 ppi density), 20:9 aspect ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass
|Weight||192 grams (EU/NA)
183 grams (IN/CN)
|OS||OxygenOS 11 on Android 11|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888(5 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)|
|RAM & Storage||8 GB RAM with 128 GB storage
12 GB RAM with 256 GB storage
8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps
|Front Camera||16 MP Sony IMX471 (f/2.4), wide
Warp Charge 65T
65W charger in the box
15W Wireless Warp Charge (EU/NA)
USB Power Delivery
|Audio||Dual Stereo Speakers
Noise cancellation support
|Sensors||In-display fingerprint (optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum, barometer|
|Color options||Winter Mist, Arctic Sky, Astral Black|
OnePlus 9 Price in Nepal and Availability
OnePlus launched OnePlus 9 in Nepal on 11th May 2021. The official price of the OnePlus 9 in Nepal is NPR 104,999 for the 12/256 GB variant.
The authorized distributor of OnePlus in Nepal is Kratos Technologies Pvt Ltd. You can purchase the smartphone from any online or offline store. The authorized re-seller of the OnePlus smartphone is Sherisha Mobile Hub.
|OnePlus 9 Variants||Price in Nepal|
|OnePlus 9 (12/256 GB)||NPR 104,999|