The much-awaited OnePlus 9 RT is tipped to launch on October 15, 2021, expectedly. However, there is no official confirmation available on it. So, we can’t really believe it right now because it’s still unofficial. One of the well-known leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer (@OnLeaks) has tweeted recently about the launch of the OnePlus 9 RT model. Previously, a report by Android Central in last month also claimed that the handset will launch in October this year.
So, we’ll have to wait for a couple of weeks more to know the actual release date. It’s expected that the OP 9 RT will be a successor to the OnePlus 9R most probably. While some of the previous reports also suggested that OnePlus might not release the ‘T’ variant of the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro in 2021. Now, if the 9 RT will launch that means there will no more flagship model available this year by OnePlus.
OnePlus 9 RT Expected Specs
The OnePlus 9 RT has received a lot of leaks and rumors in a couple of months and we’ve some info on the key specifications that may come with it officially. We should mention that all the provided specs may not gonna be true from the actual device but you can at least take some assumptions.
The handset could come with a 6.55-inches Samsung E3 S-AMOLED display that also includes a 120Hz refresh rate. It’ll have the overclocked version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, paired with 8GB/12GB of RAM (LPDDR4X), and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 onboard storage. In the camera department, the OnePlus 9 RT should be packed with a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary rear camera setup with OIS, a 16MP ultrawide lens, and a 2MP B&W lens.
While the front camera should come up with a 16MP selfie camera. It may come with a 4,500mAh battery that should have the ‘Warp’ charge technology of 65W. No information is available for wireless fast charging yet. Additionally, the device might have the previous generation Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both sides, an aluminum frame, an in-display fingerprint sensor, dual stereo speakers, an X-axis linear motor, etc. The 9 RT will have OxygenOS 12 based on Android 12 out-of-the-box.
The OnePlus 9 RT price is expected to start at CNY 2,999 (approx. INR 34,000) for the 8GB+128GB variant. Initially, the device may get launched in China and then India most probably. If you’re taking interest in this model then you’ll have to wait further to know the exact release date, actual specifications, and pricing too.