In just couple of hours Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus is expected to launch its latest flagship smartphone series, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro which will be the update for last years OnePlus 7 series. As we all know that there is no physical launch event as whole world is suffering form COVID19 pandemic and most of the countries has implemented lockdown for the safety of their citizens. This online launch event will start in just an hour but before OnePlus could make anything official another leak has surfaced internet and it reveals almost everything about these upcoming smartphone.
The base model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro is listed for GBP 599 (around Rs. 56,500), and GBP 799 (around Rs. 75,000) respectively, while the 12GB of RAM and 256GB storage variant is listed for at GBP 699 (around Rs. 65,500) and GBP 899 (around Rs. 84,500) respectively.
These smartphones will be available in Glacial Green and Onyx Black color variants.
As you can see if these are the final pricing then they are way much expensive if compared with its predecessors. As we can see from pricing, OnePlus is going after Apple and Samsung with premium price and now its no longer ‘Flagship Killer’.
It need to be noted that OnePlus 7T was launched with a price tag of Rs. 38,000, and if these will be the final pricing structure then its a big jump for company.
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Specs Of OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro –
Both smartphones will be powered by top of the line specs like Snapdragon 865, which is an octa core processor, both smartphones will be available in two variants of 128GB storage with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant with 12GB RAM.
OnePlus 8 will flaunt a 6.55 inches FHD+ display screen with 90Hz refresh rate, where as OnePlus 8 Pro will have 6.78 inches QHD+ display screen with 120Hz refresh rate, both smartphones will have Gorilla Glass 6 at front, Gorilla Glass 5 at the back and aluminum frame running across the device.
When it comes to the camera front, OnePlus 8 will have a triple camera setup at the back, 48 MP (wide), 8 MP (ultrawide) and 2 MP, (macro), whereas OnePlus 8 Pro has quad camera at the rear 48 MP (wide), 8 MP (telephoto), 48 MP(ultrawide) and a 5 MP (depth).
Both devices will have a 16MP front facing hole punch camera for video calling and selfies.
We will see under the display finger print sensor, and one of the most notable feature will be inclusion of 5G and 30-watt wireless charging.