OnePlus 8 Series - All information, price and availability

by Timo14. April 2020
OnePlus has launched the new OnePlus 8 Series. These include the new 5G flagship smartphone OnePlus 8 Pro and the compact flagship OnePlus 8. OnePlus sets new standards with a 120 Hz AMOLED display, a 48 MP main camera with a specially manufactured Sony sensor and the wireless Warp Charge 30 wireless fast charging technology .

OnePlus 8 Series

The new OnePlus 8 Series is here! As the numerous leaks of the past few weeks have already indicated, OnePlus has one OnePlus 8 Pro and a stripped down OnePlus 8 presented. Both smartphones are now in the OnePlus online pop-up and can be pre-ordered on the Deutsche Telekom website. The OnePlus 8 Interstellar Glow will be available in stores from May 4th, all other colors of the OnePlus 8 series are from April 21th The following prices are due depending on the storage equipment.

  • OnePlus 8 Pro (12/256 GB) from 999 Euros
  • OnePlus 8 Pro (8/128 GB) from 899 Euros
  • OnePlus 8 (12/256 GB) from 799 Euros
  • OnePlus 8 (8/128 GB) from 699 Euros

OnePlus 8 Pro

Buy OnePlus 8 Pro.

The OnePlus 8 Pro is available in three colors: Onyx Black, Ultramarine Blue and Glacial Green. The Ultramarine Blue and Glacial Green options use a frosted glass with a higher degree of haze. This ensures a pleasantly smooth and fine texture. According to the degree of protection IP68 the smartphone is waterproof.

120 Hz AMOLED display

High-resolution 120Hz AMOLED display

OnePlus already had the new one in January 120 Hz display teasered. High display repetition rates are very trendy and do not guarantee pure marketing blah. The difference between a 60 Hz display and a> 90 Hz display is clearly visible. The high refresh rate is not only interesting for gamers. The smooth presentation of all content, whether scrolling, swiping or streaming (MEMC) vastly improves the visual experience. Speaking of scrolling and swiping. Inputs are extremely high Sampling rate of 240 Hz detected.

OnePlus 8 Pro Display Specifications

The OnePlus 8 Pro uses high-resolution to ensure that the content is not only smooth, but also razor-sharp 6.78 inch AMOLED panel (Samsung) with a 3168 1440 x pixels Resolution. One can be prepared for particularly strong colors and an outstanding black level. The OnePlus 8 Pro display is factory calibrated to the DCI-P3 color space. The support of HDR and 10-bit color depth makes it possible to display 1.07 billion colors. With a Maximum brightness from above 1.300 cd / m² the display remains legible even in strong sunshine.

Fast Snapdragon 865

As befits a current flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 8 Pro is one Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 System-on-chip (SoC) equipped. The currently most powerful Qualcomm mobile processor combines a fast one “Prime Core” (2.84 GHz) and three more Cortex-A77 cores (2.42 GHz) to a performance cluster. Four more Cortex-A55 cores (1.8 GHz) form the energy-saving cluster.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

The Snapdragon 865 is considered future-proof and will continue to provide enough power in the coming months. The Adreno GPU 660 of the SoC is up to all current mobile games. These are other components of the system-on-chip 6 WiFi compatible WLAN FastConnect 6800 module and that X55 5G modem, with which the smartphone can also find its way in the 5G network. Bluetooth is available in version 5.1. NFC for contactless payment is of course also available.

OnePlus 8 Pro OxygenOS Android 10

The rest of the hardware data is also impressive. OnePlus focuses on fast LPDDR5 memory and UFS3.0 data storage. Depending on the memory configuration, 8GB or 12GB RAM and 128GB or 256GB data storage are available. The data memory cannot be expanded using a microSD memory card. The operating system is OXYGEN based on Android 10

Quadruple camera with 30x zoom

OnePlus 8 Pro 48MP quad camera

On the back is the vertically arranged one Quadruple camera. The following sensors are installed:

  • 48MP Sony IMX689 main sensor with f / 1.7 aperture
  • 48MP Sony IMX586 ultra wide angle camera with a field of view of 120 degrees and f / 2.2 aperture
  • 8MP telephoto zoom camera with f / 2.4 aperture
  • 5MP ColorFilter camera

A peculiarity of main camera is the size of the Sony IMX689 sensor. The 1 / 1.4 inch sensor is able to capture more light, which in turn reduces image noise and extends the dynamic range. At the same time the sensor supports Dual native ISO, which significantly increases the low-light performance.

The Telephoto zoom camera supports you 3-fold hybrid zoom and one 30x digital zoom. So that the enlargement does not end in blurred shots, the telephoto zoom camera is also equipped with optical image stabilization. If you like to play with color effects and filters, you will surely like the ColorFilter camera Find pleasure. Recordings can thus be staged particularly artistically.

Stereo sound

Of course, the OnePlus 8 Pro also has numerous AI functions on board. One is 3-HDR mode. Not only images from a bracketing series, but also videos are put together to form one shot. The main camera records videos in 4K maximum. Stabilization takes place optically and electronically (OIS + EIS), which ensures smooth videos with a cinematic touch. Take the clay 3 microphones in the best stereo quality. The 16 MP front camera is in the best punch-hole manner, located on the top left of the display.

30 watt wireless warp charge

OnePlus 8 Pro Warp Charge 30 Wireless

Finally! The OnePlus 8 Pro can be charged wirelessly! The wireless charging solution Warp Charge 30 Wireless charges the 4510 mAh battery 30 minutes to 50 percent. This makes Warp Charge 30 Wireless one of the fastest wireless charging solutions in the industry. The smartphone can be charged a little faster using a cable. Warp Charge 30T brings the battery to 23 percent in just 50 minutes.

OnePlus 8

The OnePlus 8 is the cheaper model in the range. The differences between the Pro and the standard model are slightly clearer in the OnePlus 8 Series than is the case with other manufacturers. The OnePlus 8 starts with the display 6.55 inch AMOLED panel with only" 90 Hz refresh rate. Instead of fast LPDDR5 memory comes the slower one LPDDR4X memory for use.

OnePlus 8 colors

Both smartphones also differ in terms of camera equipment. On the back of the OnePlus 8 there is a triple camera with a 48MP Sony IMX586 main sensor (f / 1.75, OIS + EIS), One 16MP ultra wide angle camera (f / 2.2 aperture, 116 degree FOV) and 2MP macro camera (f / 2.4 aperture). The capacity of the battery is 4300 mAh. OnePlus 8 does not support wireless charging. However, a wired 30 watt Warp Charge 30T is available.

What is your impression of the OnePlus 8 Series? Are you going to buy the OnePlus 8 Pro? From there in the comments!

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Good smartphone but with all the high end models that have been coming out recently, I couldn't say which one I should choose.