OnePlus 9RT launched in India: 5 things you should know

OnePlus 9RT has been launched in India, and here's what you need to know about its price, sale date, upgrades over the OnePlus 9R, and more.

  • OnePlus 9RT has been launched in India at Rs 42,999.
  • OnePlus 9RT comes with upgraded specifics over the OnePlus 9R.
  • Key specs include 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888 SoC, 50MP triple cameras, and 4,600mAh battery.

OnePlus launched its OnePlus 9RT in India on Friday. The OnePlus 9RT is launched as an advanced version of the OnePlus 9R that launched alongside the OnePlus 9 series last year. The device offers some upgrades in hardware over the OnePlus 9R. The OnePlus phone debuted in China last year and will soon go on sale in India. Here are five things you should know about the OnePlus 9RT before you buy the device.

OnePlus 9RT price in India

OnePlus 9RT is available in two storage options 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB. The device is available in two colour options: Nano Silver and Hacker Black. The price of the OnePlus 9RT with storage options are as follows:

OnePlus 9RT 8GB+128GBRs 42,999
OnePlus 9RT 12GB+256GBRs 46,999

OnePlus 9RT sale date in India

OnePlus 9RT will be available to purchase on Sunday, January 16th via the company’s official website at 12 PM under the Red Cable First sale. Additionally, users will get six months of Spotify premium for free and discounts on OnePlus Band and OnePlus Bullet Wireless Z earbuds. The device goes on sale via Amazon on January 17th with additional banks discount of Rs 4,000 alongside Jio benefits worth Rs 7,200. 

OnePlus 9RT

OnePlus 9RT runs on Android 11

OnePlus 9RT was the first OnePlus device to run on Android 12-based ColorOS 12 out of the box in China. In India, however, the phone has been launched with Android 11, which comes as a disappointment for fans expecting the newer Android 12 out of the box.

Upgrades over OnePlus 9R

OnePlus 9RT is a successor to the OnePlus 9R. It comes with upgraded hardware and a slightly different design. OnePlus 9RT is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G SoC, which is more powerful than Snapdragon 870 SoC found on the OnePlus 9R. The latest OnePlus 9RT flaunts a slightly larger 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED display compared to a 6.55-inch display of the OnePlus 9R. 

The OnePlus 9RT comes with a triple camera setup, including a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary camera with OIS and EIS support, 16MP wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 16MP selfie camera. The OnePlus 9R comes with a 48MP Quad-camera setup, including a 2MP monochrome camera that we don’t get with the OnePlus 9RT. Check out our complete in-depth comparison of the OnePlus 9RT vs OnePlus 9R

OnePlus 9RT full specifications

OnePlus 9RT flaunts a 6.62-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. Under the hood, the device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with Adreno 660 GPU. The device ships with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage option. It packs a 4,600mAh battery with Warp Charge 65T 65W fast charging support.

As for the cameras, the OnePlus 9RT houses a triple camera setup, including a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary camera with OIS and EIS support, 16MP wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. It has a 16MP camera for selfies and video calls on the front. The 9RT runs Android 11 based Oxygen 12OS out of the box. 

Additionally, the device comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, 4D intelligent Haptic motor, VC cooling system, alert slider, and Tri-eSport Wi-Fi Antennas with Adaptive Switch. Connectivity options include 5G support, Bluetooth 5.2 with aptX HD & LDAC and AAC, Wi-Fi 6, USB Type-C port, NFC, and GPS.