The Reno 9 Pro is said to have an outdated chip, although the tipper claims that this is a "improvement." At this time, the two smartphones running on the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 mobile platform are the Reno 8 Pro and the Xiaomi CIVI 2, both of which are only obtainable in China. Unknown reasons may have led OPPO to choose the SD778G.
The tipster earlier disclosed that the Reno 9 series would include a 4,500mAh battery. The lineup will support the UFSC charging protocol developed by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (Universal Fast Charging Specification).
Additionally, DCS said that the Reno 9 range would have the Dimensity 8-series SoC in addition to the Snapdragon 7-series processor. He also mentioned that the Reno 9 series will be offered in the "Everything Red" shade of red. It looks that the Reno 9 series will make its Chinese debut by Q4 of this year.