OnePlus 9 Pro

OnePlus 9 Pro

OnePlus 9 Pro

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BEST RATING
Performance:
4.2
CAMERA: Good7.2/10
SIZE: Large Android
BATTERY: Fair6.7/10

The OnePlus 9 Pro offers a well-rounded experience at a budget price, with a premium glass build and a large, curved 6.7-inch OLED display that's bright with high resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate for smooth visuals. The cameras are versatile and produce good quality photos and videos, with features like HDR video and RAW output, and the main camera boasts 48 megapixels. Performance is robust with a Snapdragon 888 processor and ample 12GB of RAM, ensuring smooth operation. For durability, you get IP rated dust and water resistance. However, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack or SD card slot, and while it supports fast wireless charging, the charger for this is sold separately. The OnePlus 9 Pro runs Android and offers some unique features like an alert slider for easy notification control. Battery life is decent, but not exceptional. Overall, the phone is a good value for those prioritizing display quality and camera performance on a budget. Give Feedback

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Evaluation

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Pros
  • High-resolution OLED display
  • Fast 120Hz refresh rate
  • Powerful Snapdragon 888 processor
  • Good camera performance
  • Supports fast wireless charging
Cons
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack
  • No SD card slot
  • Average battery life
  • Requires proprietary accessory for optimal wireless charging

Ratings by Category

Performance:
4.2
The Performance rating is based on GeekBench performance benchmark scores, combined with PerfectRec’s assessment of real-life typical use cases.
Overall Camera:
4.1
The OnePlus 9 Pro boasts a good camera system with a high-quality selfie camera, complemented by a robust software experience that elevates photo quality. It also delivers well in terms of dynamic range, low light performance, and camera versatility, ensuring that you can capture great shots in various conditions and with different perspectives.
Photos:
4.0
The OnePlus 9 Pro captures good photos due to its capable camera software that enhances the shooting experience and its versatility in handling different photographic scenarios. Additionally, it delivers good selfie photo quality which is important for capturing clear shots of yourself.
Battery Life:
3.8
The Battery Life rating is based on overall actual measured battery life during typical usage.
Videos:
3.1
The OnePlus 9 Pro takes good videos primarily because it offers high video resolution and frame rate capabilities and has software that enhances the overall video-taking experience. Additionally, it provides robust video stabilization, competent handling of various lighting conditions with an ample dynamic range, and good low light performance, ensuring quality video capture in diverse situations.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$350
Brand
OnePlus
Operating System
Android
Release Date
March 30, 2021

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.7"
Resolution
3216 x 1440
Variable refresh rate
Yes
Pixels Per Inch
525
Display Type
OLED

INTERNAL

Processor
SD888
Internal Storage
128 GB
RAM
12 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
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7.2/10
Photos Score
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7.1/10
Videos Score
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6.1/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
48 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
6.9 Hours
Battery Capacity
4500 mAh
Wireless Charging
Yes
Wireless charging Speed
50 W
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (4.5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
6.43" x 2.9"
Weight
6.95 oz
Back Material
Glass
Stereo Speakers
No

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
No
Bluetooth Version
5.2
A2DP
Yes
WiFi Version
6
NFC
Yes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 7, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6)41, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
Yes
Color
Stellar Black, Forest Green, Morning Mist
Stock Android
No
SD Card
No

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James Peckham | April 2021
"The OnePlus 9 Pro offers phenomenal performance, a vastly superior camera to the brand’s previous smartphones, and a variety of top-end features that make this a serious contender for anyone who’s in the market for a premium Android handset.The 6.7-inch 120Hz QHD display is among the best we’ve seen on a smartphone, with plenty of detail, strong brightness, and a variety of other tweaks. If you like to watch a lot of video on your phone in particular, this is a great option."

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