The collaboration between OnePlus and Hasselblad, one of the most important brands in the photographic field, is the basis of one of the most important features of the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones. Today, this collaboration, with the arrival of the OxygenOS 188.8.131.52 update, is being pushed to new heights with the introduction of the Hasselblad XPan mode. Developed jointly with the Hasselblad team, XPan mode was created to faithfully recreate shots in 65:24 format.
All the images taken in 65:24 format are characterized by a unique, singular, highly recognizable style, easily activated directly from the Camera application. The photographs have a resolution of 20 MP and users have the opportunity to choose between two different focal lengths of 30 mm and 45 mm: those with a focal length of 30 mm using the ultra-angular sensor, while those with a focal length of 45 mm take advantage of the main sensor.
Working with Hasselblad in XPan mode helped us recreate their legendary experience of viewing photographs in a 65:24 format before shooting a wide and panoramic image in 30mm and 45mm – said Hsiaohua Cheng, Head of Imaging by OnePlus. Using XPan mode on the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro will allow our users to see the world around them through a single lens.
In addition to the presence of filters to take photos in black and white and in color, the OnePlus team has also added a nice animation that reproduces the negative of a film when immortalizing a photo. The new OxygenOS update is in the rollout for the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, but it could take a few days before it also arrives in our country.
The new Hasselblad XPan Mode offers the following features:
- The aspect ratio of 65:21 – offering the same cinematic look as the actual Hasselblad XPan camera
- Very wide mode – 2 focal lengths
- Two of the classic focal lengths seen on the XPan, 30mm (cropped by UW) and 45 MM (main camera)
- With over 20 megapixels, the camera is able to maintain a high-resolution photo, even after cropping in their images
- Preview Box – In phone preview, users will see the same frame lines seen through the lens of an actual XPan camera
- Animation of developing the negative film after taking a shot
- Two film simulation effects
- Color and black & white – co-worked with Hasselblad to bring a unique B&W film
- Optimized HDR frame retrieving algorithms and reduced noise in multiple scenes
- Fix the over-sharpening issues in auto mode scenarios
- Improved stability of auto white balance in auto mode
- Optimized auto white balance when shifting between the main and ultra-wide camera
- Reduced over-brightening of images on Nightscape Mode
- Improved the dynamic range in low-light conditions
- Improved success rate when shooting moving objects
- Updated the memory optimization solution and reduced the launch time of the native camera app by up to 50%
- Reduced lag in camera preview and optimized the shutter lag in some scenarios
- Updated Android security patch to September 2021
- Optimized the wireless charing experience
- Fixed known issues and improved stability