OnePlus started every bit a scrappy upstart making cheap merely powerful phones. Over the years, information technology has moved upmarket and started to take on the major smartphone players. The new OnePlus 8 Pro finally addresses the last few missing features in OnePlus phones, only information technology’s pretty spendy. At that place’s also a slightly cheaper OnePlus 8 that’southward lacking some of those fancy new features.
The ii phones await nigh identical with curved glass on the dorsum, and a big curved screen on the forepart. OnePlus always uses the fastest flagship ARM processors available, so these phones both have the Snapdragon 865, and that ways they’ve got 5G. There’south but back up for sub-vi 5G on the unlocked phones, but that’s more useful than millimeter wave anyway. The phones also sport 8-12GB of RAM and 128-256GB of storage, depending on the version you lot choose.
Both phones also run the latest Oxygen OS, which is based on Android x. Unlike Samsung or LG, OnePlus doesn’t make arbitrary changes to Android. Oxygen OS is sleek and fast without all those redundant apps you’d see on other phones.
OnePlus is clearly pushing the 8 Pro as its new flagship phone. This device has a 6.78-inch 1440p OLED with a 120Hz refresh rate, just like the Samsung Milky way S20 family. Around back, there’southward a quad-camera array with standard, ultra-wide, telephoto, and colour filter sensors. With the OnePlus8 pro, the company is finally putting that glass back to good use — at that place’s wireless charging inside, and information technology’s
. You become standard 10W Qi wireless charging, but OnePlus’ custom Warp Charge wireless dock charges the phone at 30W, the same speed as its wired charging. The chassis is also IP68 rated for the first time.
The OnePlus 8 is a little smaller with a six.55-inches display. Information technology’s limited to 1080p and 90Hz like the last-gen OnePlus 7T. It also takes a footstep back in camera performance. There are 3 photographic camera sensors on the dorsum: standard, ultra-wide, and macro. The macro camera replaces the telephoto camera from the 7T, which was probably a toll-cutting measure. There’s no wireless charging or IP rating hither, either.
While the smaller OnePlus 8 is the less impressive device, it’due south also the one carriers will be pushing. Both T-Mobile and Verizon will sell the OnePlus 8, and Verizon’s version will add millimeter wave 5G. The OnePlus viii and OnePlus 8 Pro will be available unlocked from OnePlus and Amazon starting on Apr 29th. The OnePlus eight will beginning at $699 for 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and the OnePlus eight Pro volition be $899 for the aforementioned configuration. The versions with 12GB of RAM and double the storage will cost $100 more.
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