- OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro have been launched in India and several other countries
- OnePlus also introduced its newest Bullets Wireless earphones
- OnePlus has launched its first-ever 30W fast wireless charger for the OnePlus 8 Pro
In its first major event of the year, OnePlus launched the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro flagship smartphones. The handsets comes with some noteworthy upgrades over the OnePlus 7T series. They are powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC, offer up to 120Hz refresh rate and feature punch-hole displays. The Pro model also highlights quad camera, fast wireless charging support and IP rating for water resistance. In addition to the OnePlus 8 phones, the company also launched the OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z earphones and OnePlus Warp Charge 30 wireless charger.
OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro specifications, price
OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro come with a punch-hole display design, Snapdragon 865 SoC, and 5G connectivity. Both the phones run Android 10-based Oxygen OS out of the box and offer up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage onboard. The regular OnePlus 8 is basically an iterative upgrade to last year’s OnePlus 7T. It sports a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED Full-HD+ punch-hole display with 90Hz refresh rate and in-display fingerprint scanner. The handset rocks triple rear cameras with 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor, a 2MP macro sensor with f/2.4 lens, and a 16MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 lens and 116-degree field-of-view. The front camera is a 16MP selfie shooter.
The OnePlus 8 houses a 4,300mAh battery and supports Warp Charge 30T wired charging. The OnePlus 8 Pro, on the other hand, houses a beefier 4,510mAh battery and is the first OnePlus phone to support wireless charging. The OnePlus 8 Pro is also a bigger phone with a 6.78-inch QHD+ Fluid AMOLED display compared to the vanilla OnePlus 8.
For photography, the OnePlus 8 Pro comes with quad camera setup at the back, which comprises of 48MP Sony IMX689 primary sensor, an 8MP telephoto lens with 3X hybrid zoom, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with 119.7-degree field-of-view, and a 5MP f/2.4 colour filter sensor. The front camera of the phone is the same as the OnePlus 8.
The OnePlus 8 comes with a starting price of $699 (~Rs 53,000), whereas the OnePlus 8 Pro starts at $899 (~Rs 68,900) for the base 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.
OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z specifications, price
The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z is the successor to last year’s Bullets Wireless 2 earphones. OnePlus has improved the battery life, from 14 hours to 20 hours, introduced low latency, quick switch, new colour options, and more with the new wireless earphones. The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z come with Warp Charge support that can deliver 10 hours playback on just 10 minutes charge. The earphones have been priced in the US at $49.95 (approx Rs 3,800).
OnePlus 30W Warp wireless charger specifications, price
The last item from OnePlus’ stable was its new Warp Charge 30 Wireless charger. The charger delivers 30W fast charging output, but this is only compatible with the OnePlus 8 Pro. It is capable of charging the phone 50 percent in just 30 minutes. While the charger is Qi compatible, it will only charge other devices at 5W output. The OnePlus Warp Charge 30 Wireless features a fan system to keep things cool while the phone is charging. The charger also comes with ‘Sleep Mode’ to quite things down at night when you’re asleep. The accessory has been priced starting at $69.95 (~5,300).