Launched! OnePlus 8 | Everything you need to know

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Finally, OnePlus cleared all the rumors and launched the OnePlus 8 Series.

The OnePlus has officially revealed the prices for its brand new OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro, just after a few days of its official release.

The OnePlus 8 has been launched at a starting price of $699/€599/Rs 44,999. Click here to get information on OnePlus 8 Pro.

Sale on these smartphones is going to start in the month of May, probably after the lockdown.

What’s new?

The OnePlus 8 has some new features as compared to its previous versions. For OnePlus 8 Pro, click here.

Below listed are the new features that have been included with this update.

  • 90 Hz Refresh Rate: The new OnePlus 8 comes with a 90 Hz refresh rate.
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 and 5G: The smartphone has been upgraded to Snapdragon 865 5G as compared to the Snapdragon 855 in the previous versions.
  • Warp Charge 30:  The Warp Charging promises to charge 50% of the battery in just 22 minutes! Whoah!!
  • 48 MP Triple Camera Setup:  The company has also included 48 MP Triple Camera Setup in the smartphone.

Key Features:

Camera and Video

oneplus 8 camera

Rear Camera – Main (Properties)

  1. MegaPixels (MP) : 48 MP Triple Cameras
  2. Aperture: f/1.75
  3. Sensor : Sony IMX586
  4. Macro Lens: 2 MP
  5. Ultra Wide Angle Lens: 16 MP, 116°

Rear Camera Video Properties

  1. 4K video at 30/60 fps
  2. 1080P video at 30/60 fps
  3. Super Slow Motion : 1080p video at 240 fps, 720p video at 480 fps
  4. Time-Lapse : 1080P 30fps, 4k 30fps
  5. Video Editor

Rear Camera Features

  1. UltraShot HDR
  2. AI Scene Detection
  3. Nightscape
  4. Portrait
  5. Micro
  6. Pro Mode
  7. Panorama
  8. RAW Image
  9. Cat & dog face detection & focus

Front Camera Properties

  1. MegaPixels (MP) : 16
  2. Sensor : Sony IMX471
  3. Aperture : f/2.45

Front Camera Video

  1. 1080p video at 30fps
  2. Time-Lapse

Front Camera Features

  1. HDR
  2. Face Unlock
  3. Face Retouching
  4. Screen Flash

Performance

  1. Processor (CPU) : Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 5G
  2. 5G Chipset
  3. RAM : 8 GB/12 GB
  4. GPU : Adreno 650
  5. Operating System : Oxygen OS (Android 10)

Display

The OnePlus 8 has arrived with the 90 Hz Refresh Rate which is the same as its previous model OnePlus 7T Pro.

oneplus 8 display
  1. Screen Size: 6.55 inches
  2. Refresh Rate: 90 Hz
  3. Resolution: 2400 x 1080 pixels 402 PPI
  4. Aspect Ratio: 20:9
  5. Glass Type: 3D Corning Gorilla Glass
  6. Adaptive display, reading mode and night mode.

Battery and Charging

The smartphone packs a 4300 mAh battery and comes with the OnePlus 30 Watt Warp Charger which promised ultra-fast charging speed as compared to any other smartphone. The Warp Charger can charge 50% battery in just 22 minutes!!

Design and Colors

oneplus 8 colors
Onyx Black | Glacial Green | Interstellar Glow.

The new OnePlus 8 is available in 3 colors which are
Onyx Black, Glacial Green and Interstellar Glow.

*There is no official news from OnePlus about the IP68 rating of this device as of now.

Pricing

The OnePlus 8 starts at $699/€599/Rs. 44999.

The product has been launched in two variants, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB Storage and 12 GB RAM + 256 GB Storage.

The Onyx Black and Glacial Green available in both the storage capacities, while the Intersteller Glow is only available in 12 GB RAM + 256 GB Storage as of now.

Reviews

The OnePlus has always been known for providing more features with low prices. It’s the new affordable flagship and costs quite less than the OnePlus 8 Pro.

Top-notch performance with less price. Could be your go-to option.

Within this range, this is one of the best smartphones within this range and so would suggest you to go for it.

The 90 Hz refresh rate and the Snapdragon 865 5G make this smartphone stand apart from the other flagships within this price range.

It’s our recommended choice with in this price range.

Interested in buying?

Are you interested in buying the latest OnePlus 8 Pro? 

Click here to buy OnePlus 8 or Click here to buy OnePlus 8 Pro.


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