Is it Worth Buying OnePlus 9R?


You may have heard of “Gangadhar hi Shaktimaan hai”, this is the same case with the OnePlus 9R because it’s the same as the OnePlus 8T. The OnePlus 9R is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm) processor and it’s running on Oxygen OS 11-based on Android 11.

So let’s take close look at the OnePlus 9R and see whether it’s worth buying or not but before that let me tell you the India price of the OnePlus 9R.

OnePlus 9R (8GB + 128GB)Rs 39,999
OnePlus 9R (12GB + 256GB)Rs 43,999

The phone will be available from 15th April 2021 at noon and for Amazon Prime member 14th April 2021 at noon.

Is it Worth Buying OnePlus 9R?

Yes, the OnePlus 9R is worth buying because the phone has powerful Snapdragon 870, 5G support, massive 65W fast charging support, solid build quality, clean user experience, and it’s priced at Rs 39,999. In short, the OnePlus 9R is value for money device and it’s better to buy this rather than the OnePlus 9 or Pro.

For those who don’t know, Vivo X60 (review) also has the same specifications as the OnePlus 9R. Here, you have to decide whether you want Funtouch OS or Oxygen OS.

Specs Vivo X60OnePlus 9R
Display6.56 inches 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED 6.56 inches 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED
Cameras (rear)48 MP Primary Sensor
13 MP Ultra-Wide
13 MP Telephoto
48 MP Primary Sensor
16 MP Ultra-Wide
5 MP Macro
2 MP Depth
Cameras(front)32MP Selfie Shooter16MP Selfie Shooter
Processor Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
Battery4,300 mAh (non-removable)4,500 mAh (non-removable)
Charging Speed33W Fast Charging 65W Fast Charging
Stereo speakersNoYes
5G Bandsn77/n78N41, 78
Price 8GB Ram + 128GB storage: Rs 33,990
12GB Ram + 256GB storage: Rs 41,990
8GB Ram + 128GB storage: Rs 39,999
12GB Ram + 256GB storage: Rs 43,999

Coming back to the OnePlus 9R, if you’re using the OnePlus 8T then you don’t have to buy the OnePlus 9R because both phones have the same specifications. The only thing OnePlus changed is the processor but it’s not worth of upgrade.

Also, the camera quality is also same on the both the phones.

Who Should buy OnePlus 9R?

If you want to buy a new smartphone under 40k in India then OnePlus 9R is the best option but if you’re using an OnePlus 8 Series smartphone then it’s worth it.

By the way, I’m working on OnePlus 9R review and it should be out by tomorrow and once it’s out, I will link here.

Conclusion: Buy or not?

OnePlus 9R Review

As I said, the OnePlus 9R is value for money device, it has almost everything that users are looking for. Overall, don’t buy the OnePlus 9, instant of that save Rs 10,000 and go with the OnePlus 9R.

For those who don’t know, the OnePlus 9 first sale is on 14th April 2021 at noon for Amazon prime members but if you don’t have a Prime account then don’t worry, you can buy the OnePlus 9R on 15th April 2021 at noon from Amazon.

OnePlus 9R Full Specifications

SpecificationOnePlus 9R
Launch Date March 23, 2020
Available From April 12, 2020 at noon via Amazon
Display6.55 inches FHD+ AMOLED
Display Brightness 1100 Nits
Screen Refresh Rate120Hz
Resolutions1080 x 2400 pixels resolution
Dimensions161 x 74.1 x 8.4 mm
Build Quality Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Ram8GB + 12GB
Storage128GB + 256GB
Camera (Rear)48 MP Primary Sensor
16 MP Ultra-Wide
5 MP Macro
2 MP Depth
Video Recording (Rear)4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps
Camera (Front)16MP Selfie Shooter
Video Recording (Front)1080p@30fps
ChipsetQualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
OSOxygen OS 11-based on Android 11
GPUAdreno 650
CPUOcta-core (1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
5G BandsN41, 78
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery4,500 mAh (non-removable)
Charging Speed65W Wired fast Charging support (65W charger included in the box)
Charging PortUSB Type C 3.1
Charging Time 0% to 100% in 39 Minutes (with wired charging)
3.5mm JackNo
SD Card No
Stereo speakersYes
SIM sloteTwo SIM Card Slot (No SD card Slot)
Fingerprint In-display fingerprint sensor
Weight 189 Grams
Colors Carbon Black, Lake Blue
Price8GB Ram + 128GB storage: Rs 39,999
12GB Ram + 256GB storage: Rs 43,999
Modal Number-
Available AtBuy@Amazon

images: Amazon India


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