OnePlus 9 Series Is Set To Launch In March 2021 According To Reports

Usually, the OnePlus flagship being released in annual around May. But if OnePlus 9 launch in Mar 2021, which is 2 months ahead of normal.

OnePlus has been famous since they announced the OnePlus 8T. As per reports, they recorded sales of close to $30 million in China in under 10 minutes. Additionally, it is said that their Nord lineup will be launching soon in North America. In the US, OnePlus will position their Nord series as the N10 series with their first few phones launching next month. Apart from that, we know that a Watch from OnePlus is also pending which might be announced at the same time. However, we have something new to report regarding OnePlus and their plans for the coming year.

OnePlus 9 could be announced in March 2021

OnePlus 9 could be announced in March 2021

It seems OnePlus has changed their launch strategy and is continuing to launch more new phones. Because Android Central’s sources have told them that OnePlus 9 will launch way ahead of its regular timeline. Usually, we see the flagship series from OnePlus being released in the first half of every year. And it usually annual happening around May. But if  the OnePlus 9 will launch in March 2021, it is two months ahead of normal.

It’s also worth noting that the OnePlus 8T Pro wasn’t launched with the OnePlus 8T. And, the OnePlus 8 Pro will be nearly a year old by the time the OnePlus 9 launches so it does make sense. However, it also raises the question of whether OnePlus will launch their “Pro” phone during the upcoming 6-month refresh cycle. If not, we could see OnePlus launch a Pro phone every year and two non-Pro phones as we saw with OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T.

While that makes sense for the OnePlus 8 Pro, it doesn’t suit the OnePlus 8T as the OnePlus 9 will also have 65W fast charging. The big upgrade we will see next year will be with the 5nm-based Snapdragon 875 5G chip. Which could be better than the Snapdragon 865 of the OnePlus 8T. We also feel that OnePlus will target OnePlus 8 users with OnePlus 9 rather than OnePlus 8T users. Even for the OnePlus 9 Pro, we felt that the upgrades would be insignificant beyond the camera.

Because they already have wireless charging, fast charging will be upgraded to 65W. And there will certainly be Snapdragon 875. But whether it justifies the price increase, and whether it forces OnePlus 8 Pro or OnePlus 7 series users to upgrade is a question for another day.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Is Something Really Quite Special

The price that users have to pay for novel devices like Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 – foldable phones goes beyond the literal price tag.

Everything about the Z Fold 2 is better made than the original. It is still bleeding-edge technology. The new device costs £1,799, which makes it a super luxury purchase. Make no mistake, this is absolutely not a smartphone for the masses. But it is a very important device.

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The Z Fold 2 runs Samsung’s latest One UI 2.5, which is based on last year’s Android 10, not the recently released Android 11. An update to One UI 3 and Android 11 is expected in the next six months. In addition, battery life is surprisingly good considering the number and size of the screens. The Z Fold 2 lasts about 32 hours between charges with the screens on for a total of five hours. It lasts long enough to get you through even the hardest of use days or about two days if used a bit lighter.

Above all, the Z Fold 2 is a two-in-one device unlike anything else on the market. When folded, it is a pretty thin smartphone. When open, it up like a book and you’ve got a tablet that’s about the same size as Apple’s popular iPad Mini. Therefore, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is an absolute triumph for Samsung, cementing foldable screen devices as not only a possible novelty but as an actually good, useful device worth buying right now.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Is Something Really Quite Special

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 costs £1,799 and ships on 2 October. For comparison, the original Galaxy Fold cost £1,900. The Galaxy Z Flip costs from £1,300, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra costs £1,179. And the OnePlus 8 Pro costs £799 and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max costs £1,149.


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