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All About The OnePlus 9

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The 9





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 31% above the average (3394 vs. 2584).

- 96% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 57% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 91% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 87% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 43% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 12% below) than the average (404 DPI vs. 460 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 75% above the average (136 vs. 77.50).

- 52% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 108% faster than the average (65w vs. 31w).

- 70% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- 57% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- 83% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 65% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (128GB. vs. 156GB.).

- 57% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 57% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 30% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging




  • Cons 
    MicroSD Slot
    Weight
    3.5mm Jack
    Price






  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $1070

    BestBuy: $969

    Walmart: $1199

  • Performance 
    Year: 2021
    Updates: 3 years
    Snapdragon 888
    Adreno 660
    Android 11
    Geekbench 5: 3394




  • Display 
    6.5" 1080x2400
    404 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 5
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    120 hz
    Notch: Hole
    821 Nits




  • Cameras 
    3 Cameras

    Without OIS
    With HDR
    2 LED Flashes
    4320p (8k)


    Dxo/Tek Score: 136

  • Main Camera 
    48 MP
    12 MP (2x zoom)
    f/1.8
    23mm
    Sensor size: 1/1.43
    Pixel size: 1.12

     
    Selfie 
    16 MP f/2.4
  • Other Cameras 
    50 MP f/2.2 14mm
    Wide-Angle

    2 MP f/2.4
    2 MP





  • Body 
    160x74x8 mm
    6.30x2.92x0.32 in
    192g. / 6.77oz.
    Full Glass
    86% STBR
    Looks: 8.9/10
    Fingerp.: Display
    IP68 (T-Mobile variant only)

  • Colors 
    Winter Mist
    Arctic Sky
    Astral Black







  • Battery 
    4500mAh
    Charging: 65w
    Wireless: 15w

    1T+1W+1V*: 82%
    1T+3W+1V*: 67%
    1T+1W+3V*: 69%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 8GB
    Storage: 128GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.2
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy M51
    #1$458
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #2$463
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    #3$474
    8
    #4$480
    9
    #15$551
  • Global Score 
    Xperia 1 II
    #17.76
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #27.65
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #37.51
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #47.47
    9
    #127.06
  • Performance 
    9
    #17.7
    Mi 10 Pro
    #27.6
    iPhone 11
    #37.5
    Mi 10T Pro
    #47.4
    8
    #57.3
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #39.8
    Galaxy S10
    #49.2
    9
    #89.1
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #16.8
    Galaxy M51
    #26.7
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    #36.7
    Galaxy A72
    #46.7
    9
    #146.5
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1 II
    #1642
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #2565
    Galaxy S10
    #3551
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #4523
    9
    #20404
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18.6
    iPhone 11
    #28.1
    Pixel 5
    #38.1
    P30 Pro
    #48.1
    9
    #78
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #1108
    Mi 10 Pro
    #2108
    Galaxy M51
    #364
    Galaxy A72
    #464
    9
    #1148
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30 Pro
    #1125
    Mi 10 Pro
    #294
    P30
    #380
    Galaxy A72
    #478


  • Body 
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #19.2
    Pixel 5
    #29.1
    Galaxy S10
    #38.9
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #48.6
    9
    #127.3
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #192
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #292
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #392
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #489
    9
    #1986
  • Looks 
    8
    #110
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #210
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #310
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #410
    9
    #188.9
  • Weight (g) 
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #1150
    Pixel 5
    #2151
    Galaxy S10
    #3157
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #4163
    9
    #19192
  • Size (mm) 
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #1142
    iPhone XS
    #2143
    Pixel 5
    #3144
    P30
    #4149
    9
    #18160
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #27.6
    P30 Pro
    #37.6
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #47.3
    9
    #87.1
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy M51
    #188
    Mi 10T Pro
    #286
    8
    #385
    Galaxy A72
    #485
    9
    #1982
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy M51
    #176
    Mi 10T Pro
    #275
    Galaxy A72
    #373
    8
    #471
    9
    #1867
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy M51
    #180
    8
    #274
    Mi 10T Pro
    #374
    7
    #474
    9
    #2269
  • Fast Charging. 
    8T
    #165
    9
    #265
    Find X3 Lite
    #365
    Reno4 Pro
    #465
    Mi 10 Pro
    #550
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #130
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #215
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #315
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #415
    9
    #615
  • Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #210
    Xperia 1 II
    #310
    7T Pro
    #48.5
    9
    #236
  • Int. Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #1256
    7T Pro
    #2256
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #3256
    Mi 10 Pro
    #4256
    9
    #18128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #112
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #212
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #312
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #412
    9
    #118
  • Connectivity 
    Find X3 Lite
    #110
    Xperia 1 II
    #210
    Galaxy M51
    #38.5
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    #48.5
    9
    #145.1


 Rivals 
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1 II
    Xperia 1 II
    $650   7.76

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $565   7.65

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $600   7.47

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21
    Galaxy S21
    $649   7.42

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
    Mi 10 Pro
    $600   7.37

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $600   7.32

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10
    Galaxy S10
    $599   7.27

    Compare


  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 5
    Xperia 5
    $649   6.79

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $580   6.78

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Galaxy Note 9
    $659   6.62

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8
    8
    $480   6.48

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $499   6.48

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T Pro
    7T Pro
    $503   6.45

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $599   6.42

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
    Mi 10T Pro
    $480   6.14

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Reno4 Pro
    Reno4 Pro
    $594   6.08

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7
    7
    $494   6.06

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A72
    Galaxy A72
    $534   6.06

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord
    Nord
    $534   6.06

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Lite
    Find X3 Lite
    $554   6.05

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11
    iPhone 11
    $575   6

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30
    P30
    $492   5.93

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    $474   5.82

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M51
    Galaxy M51
    $458   5.8

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS
    iPhone XS
    $649   5.64

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

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*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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