OnePlus 9 series is all set to launch on March 23 in some countries including India. The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro is already confirmed and the company was expected to bring an affordable OnePlus 9R. It was earlier rumored as OnePlus 9E and OnePlus 9 Lite.
During an interview with News 18, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed that there will be OnePlus 9R 5G exclusively for the Indian market. This will be the most affordable smartphone in the series and promises a flagship experience.
Pete Lau further reveals that OnePlus 9R will mainly focus on mobile gaming with features such as smooth scrolling, immersive gaming controls, and more display tweaks. He said that the OnePlus 9R will offer fast and smooth experiences for daily usage and heavy gameplay.
Here’s everything, Pete revealed regarding the upcoming OnePlus 9R.
Along with the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro, we are excited to launch the OnePlus 9R in India. We are focused on expanding our smartphone offering to cater to different user requirements with the OnePlus 9R by providing a robust flagship experience at a more accessible price point
The OnePlus 9R also reinstates our promise to make the premium OnePlus smartphone experience accessible to more users by introducing new products at a wider range of price points, this time within the premium category.
We also understand that mobile gaming continues to be a key focus area among our OnePlus user community, which is why we are introducing the OnePlus 9R, a premium-tier device at a more affordable price point in India. Featuring the latest technologies that we see as must-have features of a flagship, the OnePlus 9R is targeted to empower users with smooth scrolling, immersive gaming controls and a superior viewing experience effectively bringing our flagship experience to more users.
With the OnePlus 9R, we are looking to go even further to bring out a balanced handset with the latest technology and class-leading industrial design that can deliver a superior user experience overall and can also offer fast and smooth experiences for daily usage and heavy gameplay.