Whenever there is news about a new smartphone being developed by a smartphone brand, the media and the trade start speculating about it. Efforts are made to source out information about the device. Mostly, the speculations are about the design, features, or specifications of the phone. If it is an upgraded version of an already existing model, people try to find out which are the ways in which it will be better than the last released or older model.
For a long time, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the upcoming flagship phone from OnePlus. Since the phone is being developed as a ‘budget-friendly device, there is a lot of interest in it among a large section of consumers. Well, the yet-to-be-launched phone is in the news but not for the features and specifications one can expect it to have. The curiosity is about the name it will be launched by.
OnePlus SE, OnePlus 9 Lite, OnePlus 9E – these were some of the names that were being thrown around. The company decided to keep the name under wraps but that did not keep people away from making speculations. Now, a particular piece of information has arrived which might offer some clarity on the name of the device. Popular tipster Evan Blass has stumbled upon a source code that refers to the name OnePlus 9R.
The briefly written post on Voice does not offer any details about the specifications or features of the OnePlus 9R but states this is the name which the brand will launch the product as. The smartphone is expected to be introduced in the market in the month of March. The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are expected to be launched around the same time.
The specifications of the OnePlus 9R got leaked a couple of days back. The phone will reportedly feature a 6.5-inch 90Hz display screen which would have an FHD+ resolution. The Snapdragon 690 chipset will be used to power the device which will feature 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The smartphone will also come armed with a primary camera offering a resolution of 64MP and an 8MP wide-angle lens. It is also rumored to feature a 5,000mAh battery. At the moment, this is all the information we have about the specifications of the phone.