On 14th of April, the OnePlus officially launched the new OnePlus 8 series globally. The OnePlus launch through online mode as the world is suffering from the great threat COVID-19. The 8 Series has two smartphones till now which are, OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Both of the smartphones are 5G supported. The Smartphone will be available in three color variants – Onyx Black, Glacial Green, and Ultramarine Blue.
The OnePlus 8 series phones are the most expensive from the company to date. To begin with, the OnePlus 8 has been announced to start at a price of $699 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, with the higher end 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant priced at $799.
The OnePlus 8 Pro is also coming with a more expensive price tag than the OnePlus 7T Pro, with the entry 8GB RAM+128GB storage starts retail at $899. The premium variant of the device with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage will retail for $999.
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OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone runs on the Android Version 10 based Color OS and has dark theme 2.0. The Smartphone is powered by an Octa-Cor processor (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 585) processor. It has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Chipset which is 5G supported. It has 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. OnePlus 8 Pro has a 6.78 inches Fluid AMOLED display with a resolution 1440×3168 pixels and HDR10+. It has a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz and protection of Corning Gorilla Glass. Also, it does not have IP68 certification.
It measures 165.3 mm x 74.3 mm x 8.5 mm and weighs around 199 grams. It has a rear quad-camera setup and a punch-hole front camera. The selfie shooter has a 16 MP f/2.45 Primary Camera(3″ sensor size, 1µm pixel size), and on the rear, there’s a (48+48+8+5) MP camera. The primary camera is of 48 MP and another 48 MP camera is for the wide-angle photos. The other 8 + 2 MP camera is for telephone and micro photos. Four cameras. Equipped with the most advanced camera system to date, the OnePlus 8 Pro captures remarkably clear photos and videos for stunning results, every time. Four independent cameras provide endless versatility, so the only limit is your imagination. .It is powered by a 4510 mAh battery and also supports 30-watt fast wireless charging. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, NFC, UFS 3.0 storage, and more.
Fluid Display –
Elevate your viewing experience with a cinematic 6.78” QHD+ Fluid Display with the highest-ever color accuracy on a OnePlus phone. Each display is professionally calibrated for brilliant, true-to-life colors, and with HDR10+ support, you can see more details in every frame. Experience seamless motion with a high-performance 120 Hz refresh rate display that’s more responsive from frame to frame.
MEMC Technology –
Videos are more seamless than ever thanks to advanced MEMC algorithms that transform standard videos at 24fps into a breathtakingly fluid experience up to 120 fps. Ideal for watching sports and action-packed content, MEMC reduces motion blur, stuttering, and ghosting for unmatched clarity.
Choose how you charge. Go wireless and charge from 1% to 50%in just half an hour with the new Warp Charge 30 Wireless*. It’s simple, intuitive, and compatible with a wide range of devices. You can also share your charge with Reverse Wireless Charging. Or enjoy Warp Charge 30T with even faster charging. A quick 23-minute charge gives you up to 50% power, while the massive 4510 mAh battery lets you power through your day.
For the first time ever, our industry-leading Warp Charge technology comes to wireless charging. Quickly charge the OnePlus 8 Pro to 50% in just 30 minutes without any cables. Or take advantage of Reverse Wireless Charging to juice up other wireless devices like headphones or other smartphones, using the OnePlus 8 Pro’s all-day 4510 mAh battery.
OnePlus 8 also runs on the Android Version 10 based Color OS which has the dark theme 2.0. The device is powered by an Octa-Cor processor (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 585) processor. It has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Chipset which is 5G supported. It has 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. OnePlus 8 Pro has a 6.55 inches Fluid AMOLED display with a resolution 1080×2400 pixels and HDR10+. It has a refresh rate of up to 90 Hz and protection of Corning Gorilla Glass.
OnePlus 8 measures 160.2 mm x 72.9 mm x 8.0 mm and weighs around 180 grams. It has a rear quad-camera setup and a punch-hole front camera. The selfie shooter has a 16 MP f/2.45 Primary Camera(3″ sensor size, 1µm pixel size), and on the rear, there’s a (48+16+2) MP camera. The primary camera is of 48 MP and another 16 MP camera is for the wide-angle photos. The 2 MP camera is for micro photos, there is no dedicated camera for telephoto. It is powered by a 4300 mAh battery with support of 30T Warp Charge. But doesn’t wireless charging and also, it does not have IP68 certification. However, OnePlus claims that they have used some piece to make it waterproof. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, NFC, UFS 3.0 storage, and more.
Elevate your viewing experience with a cinematic 6.55” Fluid Display that delivers sensational color accuracy and HDR10+ support. Experience seamless motion with a 90 Hz refresh rate display that’s more responsive from frame to frame. Once you try it, you’ll never want anything less.
Go longer between charges with an upgraded 4300 mAh battery, providing 13% more battery capacity* to get you through the day (and beyond). When it’s time to power-up, Warp Charge 30T takes your OnePlus 8 from 1% to 50% in just 22 minutes. Smart Charging optimization extends the lifespan of your battery by learning your daily routine, completing charging just moments before you wake up in the morning.
Exclusive Offers for OnePlus Red Cable Club users
OnePlus Red Cable Club, an exclusive membership program for OnePlus community, offers exciting benefits on purchase of the OnePlus 8 Series including extended warranty and assured buyback rates, 50 GB worth of free OnePlus Cloud storage and other third party benefits. For additional details, click here.
First Impression of Fans on SALE
As per a report published by 9to5Google, it is confirmed that all the smartphones one OnePlus 8 Series were sold out within 10 minutes when OnePlus started taking orders for the smartphone. Although the new lineup is at a higher price than before still it shows that it doesn’t have affected the OnePlus fans much. However, it is to be noted that this was a limited stock sale, with the devices going on a wider sale later this month on April 29 in the US.
But even so, the fact that the phones sold out so soon is quite interesting and shows there remains a lot of demand for the new OnePlus phones in the market. It can be concluded that OnePlus has made it live up to its fans without disappointing them.