It’s time to discover what OnePlus has for its users.
To unveil OnePlus 8 series, the company is coming up with a digital event on Tuesday, April 14th 2020. Depending on when you are reading it will be today or tomorrow.
— OnePlus UK (@OnePlus_UK) April 4, 2020
For OnePlus, 2019 has been a fascinating year. The company divided its lineup between mid-range and high-end flagship phone examples of which was the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. Keeping up the trend the company is coming up with its 8 series. Along with it you might also see a lite version named OnePlus 8 Lite.
So, what is the event about and what to expect from the new phones?
How to Watch the Event?
OnePlus plans to disclose its 8 series on Tuesday 14th April. The event begins at:
- 11 a.m. EDT
- 8 a.m. PDT that’s 4 p.m.
- If you are tuning in from Europe its GMT
What to Expect?
It’s certain that we will see two phones – OnePlus 8 and OnePlus Pro.
Where the OnePlus 8 will be the standard model with a screen of around 6.5 inches and One Plus 8 Pro will feature a 6.7-inch display.
Since top Android 2020 phones are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset, we expect the same form OnePlus 8 series.
In addition to this, there are other rumoured features worth mentioning.
- Punch hole design
- 5G connectivity
- A refresh rate of 120Hz (in one of the models)
- Wireless charging
- Always-on screen
- QHD+ Super AMOLED display
- IP53 rating (OnePlus 8)
- IP68 rating (OnePlus 8 Pro)
- Camera 48MP, 16Mp and 2MP sensors at the back (OnePlus 8)
- Camera 48MP, 8MP and 5MP (OnePlus 8 Pro)
Ultra wide that can get ultra close.
One side here was taken with a OnePlus 8 Pro, the other with another flagship phone (I think you can probably tell which is which). pic.twitter.com/qOR1OiNod0
— Pete Lau (@PeteLau) April 8, 2020
- Both phones will have 16MP front camera
- 4300mAh battery with 30 W charging OnePlus 8
- 4510mAh battery with 3W reverse wireless charging and 30Wwired and wireless charging (OnePlus 8 Pro)
- Storage 8/12GB (OnePlus 8), 128/256GB (OnePlus 8 Pro)
In a tweet posted by Ishan Agarwal we can see actual picture of OnePlus 8
— Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) April 11, 2020
Further, rumours suggest OnePlus 8 Lite will have less powerful processor, camera but will have 5G connectivity.
This phone is said to target those markets where people are not willing to pay a huge amount for a phone.
What will cost?
OnePlus 8 is expected to cost more than $599.
All this makes one thing clear OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will bring new sets of features – improved camera, wireless charging, Face unlock,5G, and 3.5mm jack that users will love. It’s just a matter of time when you will have an OnePlus 8 and an OnePlus 8 Pro in your hands. If you find something else in either of the OnePlus phones do share with us.