What you need to know
- Alleged images of a OnePlus 9 Pro prototype have leaked.
- The images reveal a quad-camera array with Hasselblad branding.
- The setup will include an ultra-wide lens and a telephoto lens with 3x zoom.
Last month, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau revealed that the company would invest "huge resources" on providing a much-improved camera experience to users this year. Photos showing an alleged OnePlus 9 Pro prototype have now leaked courtesy of YouTuber Dave2D, showing a quad-camera setup with Hasselblad branding.
In case you aren't aware, Hasselblad is a Swedish brand known for its medium format cameras and lenses. It partnered with Vertu for the $11,000 Signature Touch in 2014 and worked with Motorola on the $250 True Zoom Moto Z mod two years later.
As per Dave2D, the OnePlus 9 Pro's quad-camera array will include a regular lens, a wide-angle lens, an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a telephoto lens with at least 3x zoom. While the latest leak doesn't reveal the megapixel count of the phone's main sensor, previous leaks have claimed the phone will feature a 48MP main sensor.
Since there is very little that we know about the camera system on the OnePlus 9 Pro currently, it remains to be seen if OnePlus' partnership with Hasselblad will translate to a massive improvement in camera performance. However, it now looks fairly certain that the OnePlus 9 series will miss out on a superzoom camera.
OnePlus is expected to unveil its next-gen flagship phones sometime next month. Along with the vanilla OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, it will also announce a more affordable model called the OnePlus 9 Lite to challenge some of best Android phones in the value flagship segment.
Hope this year Oneplue will bring some good camera phone.
The main reason I've never bothered about OnePlus phones up til now. This could be the clincher for me to part cash on one 🤞🏻
I'm not sure what people are talking about about OnePlus not having good cameras I have the OnePlus 17 pro 5G McLaren and it has excellent cameras beats out some s10s
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