The OnePlus 9RT is said to offer low Wi-Fi latency; OnePlus Buds Z2 specifications detailed before launch


The OnePlus 9RT comes with a system of three Wi-Fi antennas to reduce game latency, the company has announced. The new development should offer a better mobile gaming experience. In addition to the OnePlus 9RT’s next-generation Wi-Fi antenna system, OnePlus unveiled the key specifications of the OnePlus Buds Z2 ahead of its official announcement. The truly wireless stereo earphones (TWS) come with three microphones and a latency of 94 milliseconds. Both the OnePlus 9RT and OnePlus Buds Z2 will be unveiled at an event in China later this week.

OnePlus 9RT specifications

On Tuesday, OnePlus announced on Weibo that the OnePlus 9RT will be equipped with the three WiFi antenna system with a dedicated antenna for games. The new antenna system is said to reduce the average gaming latency by up to 38 percent. This will help make gaming better on the upcoming OnePlus phone.

Earlier teasers confirmed that the OnePlus 9RT will be equipped with a touch sampling rate of 600 Hz. The phone is also supported with up to 7GB of RAM expansion for better multitasking. In addition, it is confirmed that the OnePlus 9RT is equipped with a large vapor cooling chamber (VC) and a five-dimensional heat dissipation design to maintain temperature during processing of heavy tasks and graphics-intensive games.

OnePlus 9RT comes with a five-dimensional heat dissipation design
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Other key specs of the OnePlus 9RT that have been confirmed so far include a 120 Hz Samsung E4 AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, and a triple rear camera setup with a 50 megapixel primary sensor. The smartphone should also have LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. In addition, it will contain a 4,500 mAh battery with 65T Warp Charge charging.

OnePlus Buds Z2 specifications

Regardless, OnePlus shared the OnePlus Buds Z2 specs on Weibo and compared the new earbuds to the OnePlus Buds Z. The OnePlus Buds Z2 have active noise cancellation (ANC) with noise cancellation of up to 40 dB, which comes via a three-microphone system. This is in contrast to the original OnePlus Buds Z, which did not include the ANC. The OnePlus Buds Z2 will also have a 94 millisecond latency rate – versus the 103 millisecond latency rate available on the Buds Z.

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The specifications of the OnePlus Buds Z2 were revealed ahead of the launch
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The OnePlus Buds Z2 come with 11mm moving coil drivers, which, according to the company’s teaser, are larger than the Buds Z’s 10mm driver unit. The earbuds will also have Bluetooth v5.2 connectivity – a Upgrade compared to the OnePlus Buds Z with Bluetooth v5.0.

OnePlus also claims that the Buds Z2 earbuds offer up to 38 hours of battery life. This is again an upgrade over the Buds Z, which were rated for 20 hours of playback.

The OnePlus Buds Z2 will be launched on Wednesday October 13th along with the OnePlus 9RT.


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