OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 are receiving their OxygenOS 220.127.116.11 update in India, according to user reports. The flagship smartphones will also receive the Android security patch for May 2021 with the update as well as camera, network and some system improvements. There is no information on when the other regions will receive the update. OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 were launched in March of this year. OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11 is immediately ready for use on both smartphones. OnePlus’ flagship smartphones have rear cameras from the Swedish brand Hasselblad.
OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro changelog
The update for OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 has been reported by users on OnePlus forums. According to the changelog screenshot of the OnePlus 9 Pro update released by a user, the update for OnePlus’ flagship smartphones will come with the Android security patch dated May 2021. In addition, the update brings camera improvements in the form of an improved HDR effect and improved white balance performance of the rear cameras. In addition, OnePlus has improved the charging performance of the smartphones, the stability of network communication and Wi-Fi performance, and the likely lag of the keyboard. OnePlus has also fixed some known issues and improved system stability.
There is no official confirmation from OnePlus regarding the update, and we have been looking into more details regarding the rollout and other regions. However, users report that the update is 130MB in size. The full build number (OxygenOS 18.104.22.168.LE15DA) of the update shows that it is the Indian model of smartphones. Regardless, it is advisable that the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones are updated and charged while there is a strong Wi-Fi connection. To manually check for updates for your OnePlus smartphones, go to Settings> System> System Updates> Download and Install. The user report was first discovered by GSMArena.
OnePlus 9 specifications
OnePlus 9 was launched in March 2021 and, as already mentioned, runs OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11. It has a 6.55-inch full HD + fluid display with AMOLED display and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The flagship smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 888 SoC with up to 12 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB Onboard storage powered. On the back is a triple camera setup with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX689 primary sensor, a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 ultra-wide angle sensor, and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor. For selfies, it has a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor. The smartphone has a 4,500 mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 65T fast charging.
OnePlus 9 Pro specifications
The OnePlus 9 Pro was introduced alongside the OnePlus 9 and also runs with OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11. It has a 6.7-inch QHD + Fluid Display 2.0 AMOLED display with a 120 Hz display. Under the hood, it’s exactly the same as the OnePlus 9. For optics, it has a quad rear camera with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX789 primary sensor, a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 ultra-wide-angle sensor, and an 8-megapixel sensor Megapixel telephoto shooter and a 2 megapixel monochrome sensor. It also has a 16-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calls. The smartphone has a 4,500 mAh battery that supports 65T Warp Charge fast charging and 50W wireless charging.
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