OnePlus 8 with 6.55-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED 90Hz display, Snapdragon 865, up to 12GB RAM announced

OnePlus just announced the OnePlus 8, the company’s latest flagship smartphone and the successor of last year’s OnePlus 7T in an online launch event, as it had promised. It has a 6.55-inch FHD+  Fluid AMOLED display, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, and a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 16-megapixel in-screen camera with Sony IMX471 sensor. It has HDR 10+ support, tuned color accuracy rating of JNCD around 0.4 for life-like quality. OnePlus says that it has 4096 levels of auto brightness control and has A+ Display rating from DisplayMate. The OnePlus 8 has 3D Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 SoC with X55 5G modem that supports both NSA and SA 5G, up to 12GB of RAM, and runs Android 10.0 with OxygenOS 10.

OnePlus 8 specifications

  • 6.55-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 402 ppi 20:9 Fluid AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, HDR 10+, 3D Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 2.84GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.0) storage / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.0) storage
  • Android 10 with OxygenOS 10.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 48MP rear camera with Sony IMX586 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.75 aperture, OIS + EIS Hybrid stabilization, 16MP 116° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, 4K video at 60 fps, 720p slow motion at 480fps, 1080p slow motion at 240fps
  • 16MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX471 sensor, f/2.45 aperture, EIS
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 160.2×72.9×8.0 mm; Weight: 180g
  • USB Type-C audio, Dual Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band) + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 4300mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A)

The OnePlus 8 comes in Onyx Black (gloss-finish glass), Glacial Green (matte glass) and lnterstellar Glow (gloss-finish glass) colors, is priced at $699 (Rs. 53,100 approx.) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs $799 (Rs. 60,700 approx.). It will be available in the US and North America from April 29th. It will be available in Europe and UK from April 21st starting at £599 (Rs. 57,405 approx.) / €699 (Rs. 58,345 approx.)  with pre-orders starting today. OnePlus just said it will be available in India this summer on but did not reveal pricing.

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