OnePlus 8 Series launched in India; specs, pricing, and availability

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OnePlus has today announced its latest flagship series in India and globally. The online-exclusive event was kicked off at 8:30 PM and was the first of its kind event. Held during the times when most of the countries are lockdown and many are practising social distancing. The brand new flagship from OnePlus is here, rejoice all the fanboys and girls. Let’s talk about the OnePlus 8 series specs, pricing, and availability in India below.

OnePlus 8 Pro – Specs, pricing, and availability

The heavyweight champion will be weighing at 199 grams, while its thickness will be 8.5mm. It will be powered by Qualcomm’s most powerful and the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC. With the support of X55 5G chipset integrated into it. The phone will come in couple of variants, starting with 8GB + 128GB, and 12GB + 256GB. The pricing is as follows, $899 (Rs 68,000 approx.) and $999 (Rs 75,000 approx.). 

It has an in-display fingerprint sensor, and it will be made available in three colours including Onyx Black, Glacial Green, and Ultramarine Blue. The back material is a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass. Note that it will be housing LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage.

The phone will be powered by a 4510mAh capacity battery with 30W fast wireless charging support on both, wired and wireless. It will be packing dual stereo speakers, noise cancellation support, and Dolby Atmos. With Bluetooth 5.1 support it has aptX, apt-X HD, and LDAC and AAC.

Speaking about the display, it has a 6.78-inch QHD+ display with 19.8:9 aspect ratio offering 513 PPI pixel density. It has a 120Hz refresh rate. This Fluid AMOLED display comes with sRBG and P3 support. The highlight of the display features including adaptive display, motion graphics smoothing, and a couple of modes. You can learn about the display tech in this article. 

Talking about the camera, it has a quadruple rear cameras setup. The primary lens is of 48MP, it’s a Sony IMX689 sensor with 7P lens, OIS, EIS, and f/1.78 aperture. The telephoto lens is of 8MP with OIS, f/2.44 aperture, and 1.0-micron pixel size sensor. The ultra-wide lens is of 48MP resolution with FOV of 119.7 degrees and f/2.2 aperture. There is a colour filter camera with 5MP resolution and f/2.4 aperture.

This setup offers 3X hybrid zoom, 4K video at 60fps, 1080p slo-mo at 240fps, and 4K time-lapse at 30fps. On the front, the module packs a 16MP selfie camera.

OnePlus 8 – Specs, pricing, and availability

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Sporting a 6.55-inch 90Hz Fluid AMOLED display with 20:9 aspect ratio. This Full-HD+ resolution display comes with an sRGB and P3 support. It weighs 180 grams and has a thickness of 8.0mm. It will be made available in three colours including Onyx Black, Glacial Green, and Interstellar Glow.

Powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 processor, which is accompanied by X5 5G chip, and Adreno 650 GPU for high-end gaming performance. The phone will be made available in three configurations. Starting with 8GB + 128GB, and 12GB + 256GB. The pricing as follows – $699 (Rs 53,000 approx.) and $799 (Rs 60,000 approx.). 

Running on the OxygenOS based Android 10 it offers various improved features like Dark Theme 2.0 and more. Offering the same audio, and connectivity features as seen on the OnePlus 8 Pro. The same gestures and vibration features as well.

Speaking about the triple rear cameras setup, it has a primary lens of 48MP (IMX586), which offers OIS, EIS, and f/1.75 aperture. It is accompanied by a 16MP ultra-wide angle and 2MP macro lens. On the front, you see a 16MP lens with EIS support.

It will be sporting a 4300mAh capacity battery with 30W fast charging technology. There won’t be support of wireless charging on this phone.   

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