OnePlus 8 Pro is now official, after several weeks of leaks and rumors, OnePlus finally unveiled the OnePlus 8 Series smartphones via an online event today. OnePlus 8 Pro will be the successor to the OnePlus 7T Pro, which was launched in October 2019. Along with the announcement of OnePlus 8 Pro, the company also unveiled OnePlus 8, Bullet Wireless Z earphones. Now, let’s take a deep dive into what OnePlus 8 Pro has to offer:
OnePlus 8 Pro: Design and Display
OnePlus 8 Pro comes with a hole-pinch design with a tiny cut-out to fit in the front camera. The device is made up of premium brushed aluminum and features a tall 20:9 aspect ration with little to no bezel.
OnePlus 8 Pro: Display
The 8 Pro features a massive 6.78-inch Quad HD+(2k) Fluid AMOLED display with 3168 x 1440p resolution. The USP of the display here is the 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, a first in OnePlus device. Also, over at the front, the device is covered by Gorilla Glass 6 for better protection. Other display features include – MEMC Fluid motion, HDR10/10+ support, 10-bit color depth, 40% less E3 material, and 1300 Nits peak brightness.
OnePlus 8 Pro: Performance
Under the hood, OnePlus 8 Pro is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Octa-core chipset which is clocked at 2.8Ghz along with Adreno 650 GPU graphics and X55 Modem for 5G connectivity. And, when the 5G network will be made available in India, the device will be able to support all the bands. The 8 Pro comes in two variants with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage with no microSD card slot.
OnePlus 8 Pro: Cameras
OnePlus’s first smartphone to feature a quad rear camera set-up, the OnePlus 8 Pro features a 48MP Sony IMX689 primary lens with f/1.78, OIS, and EIS along with another 48MP Sony IMX 586 120-degree ultra-wide lens with f/2.2, followed by an 8MP telephoto lens with f/2.44, 3x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom, and a color filter sensor. Camera features include PDAF, Laser AF, NightScape 3.0, 4K recording, slow-mo, Ultra-wide Nightshot and Dynamic video with 3-HDR technology
The punch-hole selfie shooter packs in a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture.
OnePlus 8 Pro: Battery
To power all the internals, the OnePlus 8 Pro comes with a big 4510mAH battery that supports 30W Warp charge 30T wired fast charging via Type-C port and also now the 8 Pro supports 30W wireless fast charging along with 3W wireless reverse charging. The 30W Wireless charger will be sold separated for INR 5,999.
OnePlus 8 Pro: Software
It runs on OxygenOS 10.5 based on Android 10 and will get Android 11 as soon as Google releases the stable version of the Android 11.
OnePlus 8 Pro: Others
OnePlus 8 Pro comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and also face unlock for security. There is no 3.5mm headphone jack but, it comes with stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos sound and finally, the device now comes with IP68 rating for protection against dust and water.
OnePlus 8 Pro users will also get 3 months of 100GB Google One storage for free(trail) and also soon it will also get Google Stadia support.
OnePlus 8 Pro Specifications
- 6.78-inch Quad-HD+(3168 x 1440p) Fluid AMOLED 19.8:9 display, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, MEMC
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, X55 Modem, Adreno 650 GPU
- 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM
- 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage
- 48MP (Sony IMX689, f/1.78, OIS) + 48MP (Sony IMX 586, 120-degree ultra-wide, f/2.2) + 8MP (telephoto, f/2.2, 3x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom) + color filter cameras – dual-LED flash, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS+EIS, 3 mics
- 16MP front camera
- 4510mAH battery – 30W Warp charge 30T wired fast charging, 30W wireless fast charging, 3W wireless reverse charging, Type-C
- Android 10, Oxygen OS 10
- IP68 dust and water-resistant
- Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
- Dual nano-SIM, 5G, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, Wi-Fi 6(2.4G+5G), GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo/ NavIC
- In-display fingerprint scanner
- Dimensions: 165.3 x 74.4 x 8.5mm
- Weight: 199g
- Colors: Onyx Black, Glacial Green, and Ultramarine Blue
OnePlus 8 Pro Pricing and Availability
- 8+128GB – $899(INR 68,286approx.)
- 12+256GB – $999(INR 75,882 approx.)
There is no word on pricing and availability for the indian market yet.
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