OnePlus 9RT 5G with Snapdragon 888 launched in India: first sale date on Amazon, price, specifications


  • OnePlus 9RT 5G has debuted in India
  • It’s an affordable flagship powered by the Snapdragon 888
  • It carries a starting price tag of Rs 42,999

OnePlus 9RT 5G has been launched in India. The company has also unveiled the OnePlus Buds Z2 TWS earbuds. The 9RT is an updated version of the Snapdragon 870 powered OnePlus 9R, which debuted last year. It has arrived as a major rival for the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G, which was announced with a starting price of Rs 54,999 earlier this week in the country.

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The 9RT is equipped with the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform, which powered the OnePlus 9 (review) and 9 Pro (review) flagships in 2021. The other key features of the smartphone include a 120Hz AMOLED screen, 50-megapixel triple cameras, and a big battery with fast charging support.

OnePlus 9RT 5G price in India

The OnePlus 9RT has arrived in India in two configurations – 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. The device comes in two colours – Nano Silver and Hacker Black.

OnePlus 9RT


OnePlus 9RT 8GB + 128GB

Rs 42,999

OnePlus 9RT 12GB + 256GB

Rs 46,999

OnePlus 9RT 5G sale date and where to buy

The OnePlus 9RT is scheduled to go on sale through Amazon India’s Great Republic Day sale on January 17th, 2021. Amazon Prime members will have early access to the sale starting at 12 AM on January 16th, 2022. The device will be also available through OnePlus India’s website, the OnePlus Store app, the OnePlus Experience Stores, Reliance Digital, MyJio, Croma, and other retail outlets.

OnePlus 9RT 5G launch offers

OnePlus fans who purchase the OnePlus 9RT 5G through the OnePlus Store app within 24 hours of availability will get a chance to win one more 9RT. This offer is valid for only 24 hours starting at 12 AM on January 16th, 2022.

The OnePlus 9RT buyers can get up to Rs 4,000 instant discount through Axis Bank and Kotak Bank credit/debit card, and credit card EMI transactions. Buyers can avail an exchange bonus of Rs 4,000 on legacy OnePlus devices through and the OnePlus Store app. This offer is valid till January 22nd, 2022. The 9RT purchasers can get the OnePlus Band for Rs 999 and the Bullets Wireless Z Bass Edition for Rs 1,499 through and the OnePlus Store app until January 26th, 2022.

Reliance Jio users who buy the 9RT will be eligible for rechange and cash benefits of Rs 1,999 and Rs 150, respectively. Customers can get 50 percent discount on Sandstone Bumper Cases for the 9RT until January 22nd, 2022. Eligible RCC (Red Cable Club) members can get up to Rs 1,000 off using Red Coins on purchase of the 9RT on the OnePlus Store app and OnePlus India website. This offer will be available until January 31st, 2022.

OnePlus 9RT 5G specifications and features

OnePlus 9RT Nano Silver and Hacker Black

OnePlus 9RT in Nano Silver and Hacker Black colours

The OnePlus 9RT features a 6.62-inch Fluid AMOLED panel with a punch-hole design. The screen offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels, a 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, 397ppi pixel density, sRGB and DCI-P3 colour gamut, and Gorilla Glass protection. The 9RT has an in-display fingerprint scanner for security. It comes pre-installed with Android 12, which is overlaid with OxygenOS 12.

The 9RT has a selfie camera of 16-megapixel, and thw rear panel has an OIS-assisted 50-megapixel (Sony IMX766) primary camera. The latter is accompanied by a 16-megapixel ultrawide lens with a 123-degree FOV and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The 9RT supports up to 60fps 4K video shooting,1080p slow-motion video recording, super night scene mode, professional mode, timelapse photography, and more.

Under the hood of the OnePlus 9RT 5G is the Snapdragon 888 chipset along with 8GB / 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The smartphone comes with 128GB / 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The device is powered by a 4,500mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 65T. It offers other features such as dual SIM support, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, dual-frequency GPS, NFC, a haptic vibration motor, USB Type-C port, an alert slider, and dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support.

OnePlus 9RT full specs

  • 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 120Hz refresh rate
  • 50MP + 16MP + 2MP triple rear cameras
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor
  • 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 256GB
  • 4,500mAh battery, 65W charging
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Dual nano-SIM slots
  • OxygenOS 12 based on Android 12
Anvinraj Valiyathara

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