OnePlus has begun teasing the arrival of a new phone. A message shared by the company’s Twitter account confirms the OnePlus 9RT India launch plans.
The Chinese OEM is known to hype its devices ahead of the official announcement, and its social media team chose a creative way to do so. The company Tweeted a couple of messages in Morse Code, and one of those teasers has the following code.
— -. . .–. .-.. ..- … / —-. ._. –
Decrypting the dashes and dots directly gives us the name, OnePlus 9RT. The phone will be the successor to the India-exclusive OnePlus 9R.
The 9RT was recently launched in China, so here’s a recap of the phone’s hardware. The OnePlus 9RT sports a 6.62-inches Full HD+ AMOLED display, that supports 120Hz refresh rate and has a 20:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor with up to 12GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage.
In terms of optics, the 9RT flaunts a triple camera array comprising a 50 megapixels primary lens, a 16MP ultra-wide angle sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. The selfie camera on the front is a 16MP sensor.
The phone will run on OxygenOS, likely based on Android 11, and will be backed by a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging over a USB Type-C port. Like its predecessor, the upcoming device will support 5G and 4G LTE mobile networks, Wi-Fi 6, among other connectivity options.
OnePlus 9RT India launch date
The company has not revealed the OnePlus 9RT India launch date yet, but we expect it to be announced soon, since the next gen flagship series, the OnePlus 10, is set to debut in Q1, 2022.