OnePlus 9RT and OnePlus Buds Z2 India launch set for January 14

Update: OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 9RT and OnePlus Buds Z2 will launch in India on January 14th at 5PM. As usual, it will offer live stream on OnePlus India’s YouTube channel. You can also register to get notified and receive real-time updates via the ‘Notify Me’ page on and

Earlier: OnePlus launched the OnePlus 9RT, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the OnePlus 9 series, in China in October last year. Now the company has started teasing the launch of the smartphone in India finally, after a rumour that said that it will launch in December. Now it looks like the phone will launch later this January.

OnePlus 9RT specifications

  • 6.62-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 397 ppi 20:9 Fluid AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, HDR 10+, sRGB, Display P3 color gamut, up to 1300 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • Android 12 with OxygenOS 12
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 50MP rear camera with Sony IMX766 sensor, 1μm pixel size, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, dual LED flash, 16MP 123° ultra-wide camera with f/2.25 aperture, EIS, 2MP 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, 4K video at 60fps, 1080p slow motion at 240fps, 720p at 480fps
  • 16MP front-facing camera with 1/1.43″ Sony IMX471 sensor, f/2.4 aperture, EIS
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 162.2×74.6×8.29mm; Weight: 198.5g
  • USB Type-C audio, Dual Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band) + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 4500mAh battery with Warp Charge 65 Fast Charging (10V/6.5A)

Another teaser confirms the launch of OnePlus Buds Z2 alongside the 9RT, as rumoured earlier. It was introduced in China along with the 9RT. It has noise cancellation up to 40db, three microphones for call noise cancellation, Bluetooth 5.2, 94ms ultra low latency and 11mm bass-tuned Dynamic drivers tuned for rich bass, but this only has AAC codec.

We should know the exact launch date soon.

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