When OnePlus launched the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G, it teamed up with legendary name in the camera industry, Hasselblad, to present a smartphone camera that not only beats all other smartphone cameras, but is also more than capable of giving professionals a run for their money. And the association between OnePlus and award-winning director / producer Vikramaditya Motwane only confirms this.
The company has announced a collaboration with Vikramaditya Motwane’s Andolan Production as well as Big Bad Wolf Studios and Odd and Even Productions to produce a new feature film. The collaboration means that OnePlus’ flagship phone, the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G, will be used to shoot the upcoming feature film titled “2024”. This is not a regular link where a movie poster or part of the movie would be shot on the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G. “2024”, which is an hour-long action thriller, will be shot entirely on the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G. If that doesn’t tell you about the OnePlus flagship’s camera prowess, we don’t know what will.
As the name suggests, the film is set in 2024 and features the lives of four young people who grew up in an orphanage in Dharavi. It highlights the struggles of these young survivors in a dystopian environment caused by a mutating virus. In the end, this leaves viewers reflecting on the lessons the pandemic has taught them.
For a smartphone camera, taking on such a heavy task and delivering it in exceptional quality is no small feat. This is a testament to the fact that the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G smartphone not only contains powerful camera numbers and features, but also highlights how well it works.
The OnePlus 9 Pro is of course one of the best phones in the world. The phone comes with a quad camera unit on the back which is steered by a 48 megapixel Sony IMX789 main sensor with native dual ISO and omnidirectional PDAF, and delivers crisp colors and extraordinary detail. The main sensor is paired with an ultra-wide 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 sensor that allows users to capture a much wider view without compromising on detail. Then there’s an 8-megapixel telephoto sensor with 3.3x optical zoom with PDAF and OIS that lets you zoom in on your subject without cutting quality corners, and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor to deliver a black and white view. authentic and unfiltered.
In support of all these awesome numbers and features, the Hasselblad partnership that brings iconic Hasselblad level color grading to a smartphone for the first time. This means that both image and video results will come with very accurate and lifelike colors, which is an absolute need for any filmmaker. To facilitate more control over your footage and images, the phone also comes with a Hasselblad Pro mode built right into the phone’s camera app (you wouldn’t need to install or even switch to another app. ) to get DSLR-like controls on your camera phone. These controls allow you to change settings such as ISO, shutter speed, focus, white balance, among others, giving you full control over your photography sessions.
The OnePlus 9 Pro 5G is also the filmmakers’ dream smartphone. High-quality video footage that can match even the most professional cameras is just a click away on the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G. The phone offers the ability to shoot video footage in 8K at 30 fps, 4K at 30/60/120 fps and 1080 at 30/60 fps and even 4k HDR. If you want to speed things up you can capture time-lapse videos in 4K at 30 fps and 1080p at 30 fps and if you want to slow things down you can just go super slow motion on the phone and capture 1080p video at 240 fps and 720p video at 480 fps.
What also makes the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G a filmmakers’ best friend is the large and beautiful 6.7 inch smooth AMOLED display with 3216 x 1440 resolution which is great not only for viewing videos and footage, but also to edit them if necessary. This is paired with stereo speakers which give you an immersive sound experience, allowing you to view the images in all their glory. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, a flagship-level chipset that lets you go through the most intensive video editing sessions without a hitch. The OnePlus 9 Pro 5G is backed by a 4,500mAh battery that can easily go with you through a busy working day and can also be fully charged in less than an hour, both wired and wireless, thanks to the famous Warp charge from OnePlus. The phone is sleek and lightweight, but it comes with Gorilla Glass protection and dust and water resistance, making it not only easy to use for hours on end, but also extremely drop resistant. and scratches. It’s like a studio in your pocket.
Considering all of this, it’s no surprise that the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G was used to shoot an entire feature film. According to Vikramaditya Motwane, director, Andolan Films, and a filmmaker who has been associated with films like Dev D, Udaan and Lootera, choosing the OnePlus 9 Pro to shoot the film was an easy decision. “As a filmmaker, I have always been interested in using the latest technology and this film is a story where the use of the new OnePlus device fits in perfectly,” he said.
Navnit Nakra, CEO India and Head of India Region, OnePlus India, also believes that this collaboration will highlight the capability of OnePlus 9 Pro 5G cameras. “With the feature film being shot entirely on our flagship OnePlus 9 Pro 5G, we are delighted to showcase the exceptional camera quality of our flagship devices which deliver more accurate colors and superior picture quality to users,” did he declare. The film also marks a new chapter in the brand’s “Shot on OnePlus” initiative. “Shot on OnePlus” has been one of the most successful photography and videography initiatives we have undertaken. And he continues to hold a very special place in the heart of our community, ”said Nakra. “We are really delighted to partner with Vikramaditya Motwane for this unique project. Mr. Motwane’s creative vision and cinematic excellence not only garner immense recognition in the industry, but also serve as an inspiration to us at OnePlus and truly resonate with the Never Settle spirit of our brand. We hope this will also inspire our community to push their own creative limits allowed by their OnePlus devices. “
With the OnePlus 9 Pro 5G increasing not only professional photography but also video gaming on the market, it simply gives filmmakers the opportunity to never settle for routine camera equipment. The feature film ‘2024’ will be released on November 23, 2021 on Disney Hotstar Indian. His official teaser has been released and can be viewed here.