OnePlus 9 Series Launch Date Set for March 23, With Hasselblad camera. The new flagship smartphone series by the Chinese company is rumoured to have three models, namely the regular OnePlus 9, the top-end OnePlus 9 Pro, and the affordable OnePlus 9e, which was previously rumoured to be called the OnePlus 9R. OnePlus also announced its partnership with camera manufacturer Hasselblad to deliver an enhanced camera experience on the OnePlus 9 series. The Shenzhen-based company also promised to invest $150 million (roughly Rs. 1,094 crores) for improving cameras on its phones over the next three years.
What changes in camera for oneplus 9 series
The Hasselblad Pro Mode aims to trickle down the Swedish camera maker’s sensor calibration prowess to the smartphone world for more accurate colors and images. The Pro Mode interface will be based on Hasselblad’s image processing software for professional level controls.
Some of the mentioned tweaks include ISO adjustment, white balance, exposure and focus adjustments. The OnePlus 9 series will support 12-bit RAW format for more true to life colors and dynamic range.
OnePlus also disclosed it will fund and develop four R&D imaging labs in the US and Japan. In addition, the OnePlus 9 series will debut a custom Sony IMX 789 sensor with dual native ISO, full-pixel omnidirectional focusing, real-time HDR video shooting, and 4K@120fps video capture. The OnePlus 9 series will also bring a freeform lens, panoramic camera with 140 field of view and T-lens technology for fast focus results on the front facing camera.
OnePlus to rename ‘Fnatic Mode’ to ‘Pro Gaming Mode’ on its phones
OnePlus phones will soon no longer have a Fnatic mode for gaming. The smartphone and tech brand has reportedly come to an end of its partnership with Fnatic, the UK-based eSports team. A recent open beta build for the OnePlus 7 series has confirmed that Fnatic mode is no longer a part of the OxygenOS interface.
The end of the partnership between OnePlus and Fnatic only means that OnePlus can no longer use the Fnatic branding for its hyper-gaming mode. As seen on the latest OxygenOS open beta 3 build for the OnePlus 7 series, the feature is now called “Pro Gaming Mode” instead of Fnatic Mode.