Gossipy tidbits about an partnership between OnePlus and Hasselblad have been whirling for quite a long time, yet now the two organizations are making it official at the OnePlus 9 launch on March 23.
While OnePlus didn’t go into points of interest about its forthcoming products, in an official statement gave today, the organization over and over utilized the phrase “OnePlus 9 series,” inferring that we’re most likely going to get a base model and fancier “Pro” model, like a very long time past.
Be that as it may, the greater advancement is the new collaboration between OnePlus and Hasselblad, which OnePlus says will see the organization contribute $150 million throughout the following three years to improve its camera experience.
This is something OnePlus co-founder Pete Lau has alluded to before as a significant objective for 2021, and it bodes well. Image quality has been one of the greatest inadequacy of OnePlus phones contrasted with handsets from Apple, Google, Samsung, and others.
Beginning with the OnePlus 9 series, OnePlus will feature a new color calibration process called Natural Color Calibration created with Hasselblad that OnePlus says will serve as its color accuracy and calibration standard going ahead.
What’s more, OnePlus is additionally adding another Hasselblad Pro mode that should make it simpler to edit and calibrate photographs, giving clients more granular control over settings like ISO, focus, white balance, and more.
OnePlus will even help 12-bit RAW photos that ought to deliver more extravagant colors and better dynamic range.
Concerning hardware, OnePlus says it worked with Hasselblad to make another free-form lens for the OnePlus 9 series that the organization guarantees totally takes out the commonplace bending you get from super wide camera lenses. OnePlus says that main sensor utilized in the OnePlus will be Sony’s IMX789, which can likewise capture 4K video at 120 fps, or 8K video at 30 fps.
Also, looking forward considerably further, OnePlus says it’s operating on new tech for future phones, incorporating an all panoramic camera with a 140-degree field of view and T-lens technology, which supposed to deliver faster focusing times for front-facing cameras.
Other expected features incorporate support for 5G and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip, however for additional in-depth insights regarding the different models and pricing, we’re going to need to stand by until the official event, which commences at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT on March 23.