Can OnePlus remove its curse of bad camera with OnePlus 9 Pro?

The latest OnePlus 9 series is planned to launch shortly, supposed to include the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro, along with a potential addition of the OnePlus 9E.

OnePlus will soon launch its OnePlus 9 series with improve camera quality, for which the Chinese company repeatedly makes headlines. The OnePlus 9 series will launch in the coming months. Tons of leaks and speculations suggests that the company is expect to launch three devices in the OnePlus 9 series

  • OnePlus 9
  • The 9 Pro
  • The 9 Lite

The latest leak gives us a hint of what we should expect from OnePlus 9 Pro. The leaks also shed some light on the partnership with the legendary camera manufacturer HasselbladAlso Read: Motorola’s Budget 5G smartphone set to arrive in India

OnePlus 9 Pro: Expected Camera Design

The OnePlus 9 Pro smartphone is the upcoming flagship device from OnePlus, a Chinese smartphone brand. The OnePlus 9 Pro will have a new and different design from the previous OnePlus 8 series. This information is based on a YouTube video from Dave2D, a popular tech reviewer.




The OnePlus 9 Pro will have a vertical camera module with a rectangular shape at the back. This is not a surprise, as we have seen this design in some earlier leaks. However, the recent leak reveals a major change in the camera positioning of the OnePlus 9 Pro. The camera module is now shifted to the top-left corner of the back, instead of the center as seen in the previous leaks.

OnePlus 9 Pro Camera Leaked Video

The video shows two huge, vertically arranged camera sensors, and then two smaller sensors underneath the other two lenses. A LED flash and potential laser autofocus are both evident in the camera installation.

OnePlus 9 Pro has a new and different design from the previous OnePlus 8 series. The OnePlus 9 Pro features a quad camera system on the back. This camera setup is made up of two large camera sensors and two small camera sensors. The camera sensors are arranged vertically in a rectangular camera module. The camera module also includes a LED flash and a laser autofocus system . The OnePlus 9 Pro has partnered with Hasselblad, a legendary photography company, to improve the camera quality and color accuracy .

OnePlus Hasselblad Partnership

The OnePlus 9 Pro will features a quad camera system on the back. It is likely to be made up of a 48 MP main camera, a 50 MP ultra-wide camera, an 8 MP telephoto camera with 3.3x optical zoom, and a 2 MP monochrome camera. Furthermore, the camera module will also feature a Hasselblad logo on it, which indicates that OnePlus has partnered with Hasselblad, a legendary photography company.




This partnership aims to improve the camera quality and color accuracy of the OnePlus 9 Pro. Some reliable tipsters, such as Max Jambor and Max Weinbach, have also confirmed that the OnePlus 9 Pro will have a Hasselblad camera. Previously, there were rumors that OnePlus would collaborate with another iconic camera brand, Leica, but they turned out to be false.

  • Hasselblad and its History

Hasselblad is a Swedish manufacturer of digital medium format cameras and lenses. Hasselblad cameras always comes with iconic design, uncompromising image quality, and high performance. In the past, OnePlus flagships were good smartphones in general, but they lagged behind the competition’s cameras. OnePlus will improve its camera performance by partnering with Hasselblad for its OnePlus 9 Pro smartphone.

The OnePlus 9 Pro also has a new and sleek design, with a glass, glossy back and a curved metal frame. The front screen remains unchanged, with a punch-hole display that features a QHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The OnePlus 9 Pro offers a premium and smooth user experience with its stunning display and design.

OnePlus 9 Series: New Camera Design
OnePlus 9 Series: New Camera Design

One leak has also indicates that OnePlus will experiment with a new voice assistant on its smartphones. A trademark for a software called Speak Now from the company may come with the latest OnePlus 9 Series. Also Read: OnePlus Nord N1 – The Successor of Nord N10

OnePlus 9 Pro: Expected Specs

The OnePlus 9 Pro will have up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The OnePlus 9 Pro will also be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G chipset. This chipset is the latest and most powerful processor from the US chipmaker. Snapdragon 888 5G offers boosted performance, unrivaled speed, and premium connectivity.

OnePlus 9 Pro will also have a 65W wired fast charging and a 45W wireless fast charging. These features will allow the OnePlus 9 Pro to charge its 4500mAh battery from 0% to 100% in less than an hour.




OnePlus 9 Pro will run on Android 11 with OxygenOS 11 on top. OxygenOS 11 is a custom Android skin that offers a smooth and user-friendly experience with features like Always-on Display, Dark Mode, Zen Mode, and more.

OnePlus 9 Series: New Camera Design
OnePlus 9 Series: New Camera Design

OnePlus 9 Lite: A New Member

The OnePlus 9 will have similar specifications and features as the OnePlus 9 Pro, which is the premium model in the OnePlus 9 series. However, the OnePlus 9 will have slightly lower quality cameras, display, and battery than the OnePlus 9 Pro. The OnePlus 9 Lite could be another variant in the OnePlus 9 series, which will have even more reduced features and price than the OnePlus 9.

The OnePlus 9 series launch date and price have not been confirmed by the company yet, and are based on leaks and rumors. Therefore, we advise you to take this post with a grain of salt. The OnePlus 9 series is likely to launch in March or April 2021 . The OnePlus 9 series will compete with other flagship smartphones from brands like Samsung, Apple, and Xiaomi. Also Read: OnePlus 9 Series could skip this main flagship feature

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