OnePlus RT, Buds Z2 tipped to launch in India in December


  • OnePlus RT and Buds Z2 TWS earbuds are tipped to launch in December
  • OnePlus RT is said to be rebranded version of the OnePlus 9RT
  • The Buds Z2 is the successor for the Buds Z earbuds from last year

OnePlus RT and Buds Z2 India launch have been tipped. According to 91mobiles, the two devices will be made official in December in the country. The publication has also revealed the colour variants of these devices.

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OnePlus announced the OnePlus 9RT as an updated version of the OnePlus 9R, which was announced in the first half of this year. The Indian variant of the 9RT was spotted with the OnePlus RT moniker in the database of Google Play Console and Google Supported Devices List. The smartphone is expected to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition), which is set to launch in early January 2022.

OnePlus RT, Buds Z2 launch timeline for India

OnePlus 9RT Nano Silver and Hacker Black

OnePlus 9RT in Nano Silver and Hacker Black colours

Citing reliable tipster Ishan Agarwal as the source, the publication claimed that the OnePlus RT and Buds Z2 TWS earbuds will debut next month in India. The OnePlus RT will come in two colours such as Nano Silver and Hacker Black., whereas the Buds Z2 will come in hues like Obsidian Black and Pearl White. With the December launch expected, the company is expected to roll out the teasers of the OnePlus RT and Buds Z2 in India.

The OnePlus 9RT and Bud Z2 were made official in China back in October this year. Considering that the OnePlus RT will be a rebranded version of the 9RT, it is expected to arrive with the same specs.

OnePlus RT specifications (expected)

The OnePlus RT will feature a 6.62-inch AMOLED FHD+ screen that offers a 120Hz refresh rate, a 600Hz touch sampling rate, and 1,300nits of brightness. The device is likely to be powered with Snapdragon 888 mobile platform, up to 12GB of RAM, and a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging.

For selfies, it will feature a 16-megapixel front camera. Its rear shell will be flanked with a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 primary camera, a 16-megapixel ultrawide shooter, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. It will offer other features such as up to 256GB of native storage, Android 11 or 12, and an in-display fingerprint scanner.

OnePlus Buds Z2 specifications

The Buds Z2 sports a new in-ear design with silicon tips. It comes with 11mm audio drivers and carries support for Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), which was unavailable on the predecessor model. The Buds Z2 can deliver 38-hour battery life with the charging case. It offers other features such as Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity, IPS5 splash-proof rating, and Warp Charge support.

OnePlus RT, Buds Z2 price in India

Unfortunately, the leak has no information on the pricing of the OnePlus RT and Buds Z2 for India. In China, the OnePlus 9RT starts at RMB 3,299 (~Rs 38,450) and the Buds Z2 is priced at RMB 499 (~Rs 5,800). To recollect, the OnePlus 9R and Buds Z (review) were priced at Rs 39,999 and Rs 2,999 at launch, respectively.


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