OnePlus 7T series successor has been officially launched via OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Both are the latest Smartphone of the company, which by it specifications are good competitor with galaxy S20 series. It comes equipped with the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC processor, features a hole-punch display design, with upto 12GB RAM.
The OnePlus 8 series are one of 2020 flagship Smartphone of the company, it feature the trending 5G support. However, there are few differences between the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 pro. One major differences is that OnePlus 8 Pro features a quad rear camera setup, while the OnePlus 8 has triple rear cameras.
High-end OnePlus 8 Pro comes with an Alert Slider to let you easily turn off ringtone alerts. Both phones also includes dual stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos technology and offers Audio 3D and Audio Zoom features.
There is an upgraded Haptic Vibration engine on the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro that is claimed to deliver 11 percent more powerful vibrating effects. The phone breaks another record during the launch event as it was awarded an A+ rating by DisplayMate, making it a total of 13 records breaking.
Design & Display
OnePlus 8 comes equipped with dual-SIM (Nano), and features a 6.55-inch full-HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Fluid AMOLED display that has up to 90Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The phone measures 160.2×72.9×8.0mm and weighs 180 grams.
Software & Hardware
The Smartphone runs Android 10 with OxygenOS which includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, paired with 8GB and 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM. OnePlus 8 comes in 128GB and 256GB of UFS 3.0 two-lane storage options that is not expandable via a microSD card. It is equipped with 4,300mAh battery which supports Warp Charge 30T (5V/ 6A).
It comes with triple rear camera setup that comprises a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor with an f/1.75 lens, 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens, and a 16-megapixel tertiary sensor with an f/2.2 lens. The phone supports 4K video recording at 30/ 60fps.
For selfies and video calls, the OnePlus 8 featured a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor at the front along with an f/2.45 lens.
Sensor & Connectivity
Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. The phone also has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
OnePlus 8 Pro
Design & Display
Dual-SIM (Nano) OnePlus 8 Pro features a 6.78-inch QHD+ (1440×3168 pixels) Fluid AMOLED display along with up to 120Hz refresh rate, 19.8:9 aspect ratio, and a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
Also, the mobile features a 240Hz touch sampling rate, and a peak brightness of 1300 nits. There is 10-bit colour panel and an HDR10+ rating. The phone measures 165.3×74.35×8.5mm and weighs 199 grams.
Software & Hardware
It runs Android 10 with OxygenOS, and is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, coupled with 8GB and 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. OnePlus 8 Pro has 128GB and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage options which aren’t expandeable. The phone is coupled with a 4,510mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 30T (5V/ 6A) and Warp Charge 30 Wireless, apart from reverse wireless charging.
OnePlus 8 Pro has the quad rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX689 sensor — along with an f/1.78 lens that has optical image stabilisation (OIS) and electronic image stabilisation (EIS) support. The main camera sensor is assisted by an 8-megapixel secondary sensor that has an f/2.44 telephoto lens and OIS support, paired with a 48-megapixel tertiary sensor that includes an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens.
The camera setup also includes a 5-megapixel “Color Filter” camera sensor that will bring artistic lighting effects and filters, along with an f/2.4 lens. Moreover, the smartphone offers 3x hybrid support and 4K video recording at 30/ 60fps.
Up front is a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor at the front along with an f/2.45 lens and 1.0-micron pixel size.
Sensor & Connectivity
Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, flicker detect sensor, front RGB sensor, laser sensor, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor.
OnePlus 8 Pro Specifications
Model: 8 Pro
Release date: 14th April 2020
Form factor: Touchscreen
Body type: Glass
Dimensions (mm): 165.30 x 74.35 x 8.50
Weight (g): 199.00
IP rating: IP68
Battery capacity (mAh): 4510
Removable battery: No
Fast charging: Proprietary
Wireless charging: Yes
Colours: Glacial Green, Onyx Black, Ultramarine Blue
Screen size (inches): 6.78
Resolution: 1440×3168 pixels
Protection type: Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio: 19.8:9
Pixels per inch (PPI): 513
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
RAM: 8/ 12GB
Internal storage: 128/ 256GB
Expandable storage: No
Main camera: 48-megapixel (f/1.78, 1.12-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.44, 1.0-micron) + 48-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Dual LED
Front camera: 16-megapixel (f/2.45, 1.0-micron)
Front autofocus: No
Operating system: Android 10
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.10
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
OnePlus 8 series Price, Availability
OnePlus 8 Pro prices are;
8GB + 128GB — $899 (roughly N348,000)
12GB + 256GB — $999 (roughly N386,000)
It will be available for purchase starting April 21 in the UK (and other European regions) and April 29 in the US. Pre-orders start from today.
OnePlus 8 prices are;
8GB + 128GB — $699 (roughly N270,000)
12GB + 256GB — $799 (roughly N309,000)
It will go on sale starting April 21 in the UK (and other European regions) and April 29 in the US. Once again, pre-orders start from today.