The OnePlus 9 series will launch in Malaysia on 17 May 2021
Editor's note - This news previously was about OnePlus Malaysia teasing the arrival of the OnePlus 9 series. It has been updated
To refresh your memory, the OnePlus 9 series was revealed back in late March this year. There was no word on when it would arrive in Malaysia but looks like we got our first clue. OnePlus Malaysia just posted a teaser hinting that the OnePlus 9 series would be announced on 11 May 2021. an official date for the launch - 17 May 2021 in Malaysia.
We have no doubt that both the OnePlus 9 5G and OnePlus 9 Pro 5G would come together. It's also important to note that the 11 May date is just going to be an announcement and not a launching date, so until then, do stay tuned for that. Knowing OnePlus Malaysia, they would likely announce the pre-order bundles and date for the Malaysian market. The live stream Facebook page is already live so you can head over here to book your date. The time scheduled is 12 PM and you can also watch it live on YouTube (link below).
The #OnePlus9Series is on the horizon. We would like to invite you to witness the greatest live launch together. See...Posted by OnePlus on Monday, 10 May 2021
To recap the tech specs and features, both flagships have similar specs such as the Snapdragon 888 chipset, 8GB RAM + 128GB UFS 3.1 and 12GB RAM + 256 UFS 3.1 memory capacity, as well as a 16MP front camera, in-display fingerprint sensor on a 6.55-inch and 6.7-inch AMOLED display respectively. Both are running on OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11.
Both are also packing a 4500mAh battery with 65W fast charging but with different wireless charging speeds at 50W and 15W respectively. The vanilla OnePlus 9 features a 48MP (main) + 50MP (ultrawide) + 2MP (monochrome) triple rear camera, whereas the 9 Pro sports the same but with an extra 8MP telephoto lens. Hasselblad camera software technology is on board too.
In terms of price, there's a good chance that the OnePlus 9 series will start from RM2899 since the predecessor also started from that price range. Until then, stay tuned for more local trending tech news at TechNave.com.