OnePlus 8 series
OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro

OnePlus officailly launched the OnePlus 8 series on Tuesday. The two smartphones are named OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro which succeed the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro respectively. Both the newly launched phones feature a punch-hole design and also offer 5G support. The OnePlus 8 series phones house the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC processor and have up to 12GB RAM. The contrast between the two phones is that the OnePlus 8 Pro features a quad rear cameras setup whereas the OnePlus 8 has a triple rear cameras setup.

OnePlus 8 Series: Specifications and Features

OnePlus 8 ProOnePlus 8
ProcessorQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865
DisplayAMOLED, 1B colours
120Hz refresh rate
AMOLED, 16M colours
90Hz refresh rate
PlatformAndroid 10.0;
OxygenOS 10.0
Android 10.0;
OxygenOS 10.0
5G SupportYesYes
RAM and Storage128GB 8GB RAM,
256GB 12GB RAM
128GB 8GB RAM,
256GB 12GB RAM
Primary Camera48MP wide,
8MP telephoto,
48MP ultrawide,
5MP depth,
Dual-LED flash
48MP wide,
16MP ultrawide,
2MP macro,
Dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera16MP wide16MP wide
Battery4510 mAh,
30W fast charging
4300 mAh,
30W fast charging
Wireless ChargingYesNo
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass,
IP68 dust/water resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass,
IP68 dust/water resistant
ColoursGlacial Green, Ultramarine Blue, Onyx BlackOnyx Black, Glacial Green, Interstellar Glow, Polar Silver

The specifications are more or less as they were expected as per what we mentioned in our previous article.

OnePlus 8 Series: Price and Availability

OnePlus has steadily been increasing the pricing of their smartphones every year. OnePlus 8 Pro starts at $899 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant whereas its 12GB RAM + 256GB storage model bears a price tag of $999. As per the UK pricing, OnePlus 8 Pro is priced at GBP 799 and GBP 899 respectively for the mentioned variants. The phone comes in Glacial Green and Onyx Black colours. The Ultramarine Blue colour comes only in the 12GB/256GB variant. OnePlus 8 Pro will be available for purchase starting April 21 in the UK and other European regions and from April 29 in the US. The pre-orders have already begun. India pricing and availability will be announced later this month. The new OnePlus Warp Charge 30 wireless charger is priced at $69.95.

On the other hand, OnePlus 8 comes with a price stag starting $699 for the 8GB + 128GB storage variant and $799 for the 12GB + 256GB storage variant. UK pricing for the same are GBP 599 and GBP 699 respectively. The phone comes in Glacial Green and Interstellar Glow colours while the later is only available for the 12GB/256GB model. A Polar Silver colour is also available only for Verizon customers. OnePlus 8 will go on sale from April 21 in UK and other European regions and from April 29 in the US. The pre-orders for this too have already started. India pricing and availability details are awaited at this point.