OnePlus is tipped to launch the OnePlus 9 series in March 2021. The company is expected to launch three devices, with the third one sitting below the OnePlus 9, and the 9 Pro. Rumours in the past suggested that OnePlus would launch the device as the OnePlus 9 Lite. Later, the name was changed to OnePlus 9E. The rumour mill now claims that the third OnePlus 9 smartphone will launch as OnePlus 9R. The leak comes from notable tipster Evan Blass, popularly known as EvLeaks. The tipster has shared a source code that reveals the existence of the OnePlus 9R. Let’s take a look at the OnePlus 9R/ 9E specifications, features, and other rumoured details.
OnePlus’ third OnePlus 9 smartphone could launch as OnePlus 9R instead of OnePlus 9E
OnePlus is rumoured to launch three new smartphones under the OnePlus 9 series. This third smartphone would sit below the OnePlus 9 and the 9 Pro. Rumours suggest that the third OnePlus smartphone would launch as the OnePlus 9E or the 9 Lite. A new rumour from tipster Evan Blass, popularly known as EvLeaks, reveals that this new smartphone would launch as the OnePlus 9R. The tipster made the claim by posting a screenshot of the source code that reveals the existence of the 9R.
However, tipster Max Jambor suspects Blass’ claim of the renaming of the OnePlus 9 Lite. Jambor had first revealed the name of the third OnePlus smartphone as the OnePlus 9E.
.@evleaks is a very reliable leaker but I wouldn’t put my hands in fire for the name of this smartphone
— Max Jambor (@MaxJmb) February 24, 2021
If the OnePlus 9R is indeed the OnePlus 9 Lite/ 9E that was rumoured, then we might know some of the specifications.
OnePlus 9R/ OnePlus 9 Lite/ OnePlus 9E specifications
The third OnePlus smartphone tipped to launch as OnePlus 9R, will feature a 6.5″ 1080p 90Hz refresh display, according to a recent PhoneArena report. This phone is said to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SoC. It will come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
At the back, the phone will house a 64MP primary camera sensor with an f/1.7 lens. The camera setup will also have an 8MP ultrawide lens. The report further reveals that there will be a 5,000 mAh battery in the OnePlus 9 Lite/ 9E/ 9R.
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