- OnePlus 9 series is scheduled to debut on March 23rd
- The upcoming flagships will come with Hasselblad branded cameras
- The smartphones are confirmed to feature a 50MP ultra-wide sensor
OnePlus 9 series camera details have been officially confirmed. CEO Pete Lau has revealed details about the ultra-wide angle lens along with a few image samples shot from the OnePlus 9 series. The OnePlus 9 series phone will feature a 50mm Sony ultra-wide camera that will minimise fish-eye distortion around the edges.
Recently OnePlus announced that it will launch the OnePlus 9 series in India on March 23rd at 7.30pm. The brand has signed a three-year partnership with iconic camera manufacturer Hasselblad to co-develop the next generation of camera systems for future OnePlus flagship devices.
Here is part of the secret behind our stunning ultra-wide camera. You’ll find out a lot more on March 23, but if you’re eager to see more before then, I might have a surprise for you later this week… pic.twitter.com/s1GFO1bn8s
— Pete Lau (@PeteLau) March 9, 2021
OnePlus 9 series camera details revealed
Lau reveals that the upcoming OnePlus 9 series will come with a 50MP ultra-wide-angle camera featuring a Sony IMX766 sensor. Lau also shared a comparison post of a picture taken with a conventional ultra-wide and another taken with the OnePlus 9 series. Notably, the later didn’t have any distortion hinting at some kind of hardware correction. Apart from this Lau doesn’t reveal anything more about the OnePlus 9 series. However, he hinted at the possibilities of more surprises later this week.
Ultra-wide photography literally broadens your horizons. Shouldn’t it also keep them true? On the left, a shot taken with a conventional ultra-wide. On the right, the same (and yet totally different) photo taken with the #OnePlus9Series, free of distortion. pic.twitter.com/jbtWae2faP
— Pete Lau (@PeteLau) March 10, 2021
The OnePlus 9 series has already been confirmed to come with a Sony IMX789 sensor, which could be utilised for the 48MP main camera. It will offer a 140-degree field of view, free form lens, 12-bit RAW images and more photography-related features.
The upcoming flagship offerings will come with ‘Natural Colour Calibration with Hassleblad’ that is said to bring natural-looking colour to photos. The Hasselblad Pro mode on the OnePlus 9 series will offer advanced adjustments like ISO, focus, exposure times, white balance to fine-tune the photography experience.
Apart from the camera details, the OnePlus 9 series will sport a rectangular camera module with a Silver colour back panel. It houses two big vertical sensors and below it, there are two smaller horizontal sensors. A Hasselblad logo is located between the vertical and horizontal sensors. The smartphone with quad-cameras is expected to be the Pro variant since the vanilla version is tipped to feature a triple camera setup.