OnePlus has already confirmed that the flagship OnePlus 9 series and the OnePlus Watch arrive on March 23. It has shown off the two upcoming phones, the standard OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. However, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has today confirmed that a third OnePlus 9 variant also launches next week.
As per recent reports, the OnePlus 9R will include Snapdragon 865/870 SoC instead of the flagship Snapdragon 888 chipset. Moreover, the report stated that the device will feature a 90Hz or a 120Hz screen refresh rate for a smoother UI experience.
Lau, in the interview, has confirmed that the OnePlus 9R will be a “premium-tier device at a more affordable price point in India.” It will be equipped with the “latest technologies” that are there in modern smartphones. Moreover, it will be a gaming-centric device that will offer “smooth scrolling, immersive gaming controls, and a superior viewing experience.” The device will also feature 5G connectivity, citing the potential rise of 5G networks in India in the coming months.