OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro with SD865, 5G, Wi-Fi 6 Smartphone: All details

New OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are affordable and proper flagship smartphones, but pricier than ever.

The OnePlus smartphones are very famous for high specs low price combinations. OnePlus even offering some great things from their competitor’s design, to give you the flagship-grade smartphone feel in your hand. Launch of OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro will do the same, maybe, but users have to pay more for this new one plus smartphones. OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro smartphone was launched on 14th April 2020. New 5G connectivity with Snapdragon 865 makes it more appealing in the race of affordable flagships smartphone although no 5G network is working in India and most part of countries as of now. Apart from chipset, there are more things which you may like, that we have discussed below.

OnePlus 8

The OnePlus 8 design is more like their predecessor with few improvements. The smartphone is slim and sleek curved design. Dimensions are Height: 165.3mm Width: 74.3mm Thickness: 8.5mm and Weight: 199g. The touchscreen includes the waterfall-style curved display edges and a front camera punch hole in the top left corner of the phone. For some reason Oneplus skipped the pop-up selfie camera mechanism, used in previous-gen Oneplus 7T Pro although I am not a big fan of the pop-up mechanism, because of lots of moving parts that make it much more delicate and need care. The OnePlus 8 sports 6.55-inch fluid AMOLED 90 Hz refresh rate display with an FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution and a 20:9 ratio. There are features like reading mode, night mode, and vibrant color effect which you can use on different occasions. The OnePlus 8 has the in-screen fingerprint sensor, which is fast and accurate just like their older models. Covered glass is protected by 3D corning gorilla glass.

The Oneplus 8 is powered by snapdragon 865, X55 5G chipset, GPU is Adreno 650, and comes in different ram and storage options like 6+128 GB, 8+128 GB, and 12+256 GB respectively, storage is UFS 3.0. The operating system is OxygenOS based on Android 10. The Battery capacity is 4300 mAh supports 30W warp fast charging. Warp charge 30T takes 22 minutes to charge from 1% to 50% of the battery. OnePlus 8 has a triple camera setup, the rear main camera is 48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor, OIS, EIS, and f/1.75 aperture. Ultra-Wide lens is 16 MP, f/2.2, and Macro lens is 2 MP, f/2.4. supports dual led flash. Video recording: 4K video at 30/60 fps, 1080P video at 30/60 fps, Super Slow Motion: 1080p video at 240 fps, 720p video at 480 fps, Time-Lapse 1080P 30fps, 4k 30fps Video Editor. The front camera is 16 MP Sony IMX471 sensor, EIS, f/2.45 aperture, video recording at 1080p at 30 FPS, timelapse, Face Unlock, HDR, Screen Flash, Face Retouching.

For Connectivity, the OnePlus 8 has Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi 6, 2.4G+5G, 2×2 MIMO, GPS, Bluetooth v5.1, support aptX & aptX HD & LDAC & AAC & SBC, NFC, Dual nano-Sim slot 5G, 4G, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor. The OnePlus 8 supports face unlock. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C Ports. Dual Stereo Speakers, Noise cancellation, support Dolby Atmos.

OnePlus 8 Pro

There are many significant differences between OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 pro in terms of screen size, resolution, camera, and many more. OnePlus 8 Pro can give true competition to the other flagship devices in the market but it’s not affordable at all like it used to be before, although its cheaper than most of the flagships from Samsung and Apple. The OnePlus 8 Pro looks premium and in-hand feel is great like most other high-end smartphones. Dimensions- Height: 165.3 mm Width: 74.3 mm thickness: 8.5 mm and Weight is 199 gram. No pop-up camera is been used like OnePlus 8. The OnePlus 8 pro sports 6.78-inch fluid AMOLED 120 Hz refresh rate display, QHD+ (3168 x 1440 pixels) resolution, and 19.8:9 screen ratio. There are features like reading mode, night mode, and vibrant color effect pro, Adaptive Display, and Motion Graphics Smoothing, which you can use on different occasions. The OnePlus 8 Pro has the in-screen fingerprint sensor, which is fast and accurate just like their older models. Covered glass is protected by 3D corning gorilla glass and OnePlus 8 Pro is IP68 certified for water and dust protection.

The Oneplus 8 Pro is powered by snapdragon 865, X55 5G chipset, GPU is Adreno 650, and comes in different ram and storage options like 8+128 GB, and 12+256 GB respectively, storage is UFS 3.0. The operating system is OxygenOS based on Android 10. The Battery capacity is 4510 mAh supports 30W warp fast charging. Warp charge 30T takes 22 minutes to charge from 1% to 50% of the battery and it also supports Warp 30W fast wireless charging (Charge up from 1% to 50% in just half an hour with new Warp Charge 30 Wireless). You can also share your charge with reverse wireless charging to the wireless EarPods, etc.

OnePlus 8 Pro has a four-camera setup, the rear main camera is 48 MP Sony IMX689 sensor, OIS, EIS, and f/1.75 aperture. Ultra-Wide lens is also a 48 MP 120-degree field of view, f/2.2. The telephoto lens is 8 MP, OIS, f/2.44 and Color filter lens is 5 MP, f/2.4. Supports Dual LED flash and Multi Autofocus ( All pixel Omni-directional PDAF+LAF+CAF). Video recording: 4K video at 30/60 fps, 1080p video at 30/60 fps, Super Slow Motion: 1080p video at 240 fps, 720p video at 480 fps, Time-Lapse 1080P 30fps, 4k 30fps, Video Editor. Some extra features are CINE aspect ratio video recording, Video HDR, Cat&Dog face detects & focus, UltraShot HDR, Nightscape, Super Micro, Portrait, Pro Mode, Panorama, AI Scene Detection, RAW Image, Audio Zoom, Audio 3D. The front camera is 16 MP Sony IMX471 sensor, EIS, f/2.45 aperture, video recording at 1080p at 30 FPS, timelapse, Face Unlock, HDR, Screen Flash, Face Retouching.

For Connectivity, the OnePlus 8 has Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi 6, 2.4G+5G, 2×2 MIMO, GPS, Bluetooth v5.1, support aptX & aptX HD & LDAC & AAC & SBC, NFC, Dual nano-Sim slot 5G, 4G, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor, Laser sensor, Flicker-detect sensor, Front RGB sensor. The OnePlus 8 supports face unlock. USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C Ports. Dual Stereo Speakers, Noise cancellation, support Dolby Atmos, Audio3Dand Audi Zoom.

Price

Oneplus 8 and 8 Pro comes in three color options Glacial Green, Onyx Black, Ultramarine Blue. OnePlus 8 starting price is ₹41,999 for Glacial Green color available in 6+128 GB ram and storage option, again little skeptical about this variant how long it will be available to users. other variants are 8+128 GB for ₹44,999(Glacial Green, Onyx Black) and 12+256 GB for ₹49,999 (Glacial Green, Onyx Black, Ultramarine Blue). Whereas the OnePlus 8 Pro starting price is ₹54,999 for 8+128 GB(Glacial Green, Onyx Black) and ₹59,999 for 12+256 GB (Glacial Green, Onyx Black, Ultramarine Blue). Both the smartphones will be available from Amazon and oneplus.in but the sale is delayed due to COVID 19 pandemic (Coronavirus).

OnePlus 8 offers 90 Hz Display and OnePlus 8 Pro offers 120 Hz display. These displays are best in the segment, no doubt and due to the high refresh rate display you can take more advantage of things like gaming, and overall operating of the phone will be super smooth. One thing you have to keep in mind, that a high refresh rate display gives many advantages but you will barely notice in normal daily usage. If you don’t want a high refresh rate, so there is an option to downgrade to normal 60 Hz.

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