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 Amazon.in but did not reveal pricing.