Oneplus 8 Pro: All You Need to Know
While OnePlus smartphones have always been flagship killers, none have looked more equipped than OnePlus 8 Pro. Whether it’s the much-improved camera or the elegant design or the turbocharging, this smartphone has got the specs to kickstart any conversation. If you are planning to buy this premium Android smartphone or willing to figure out whether it deserves your bucks, you’ve arrived at the right place. Here is everything you need to know about OnePlus 8 Pro!
Top-notch design and display
Though there is nothing so striking about OnePlus 8 Pro design, the smartphone does have a modern-looking profile. The massive 6.78-inch display has been beautifully sandwiched between glass. With a frosted glass back, the smartphone fits comfortably in the palm despite having a huge form-factor. OnePlus 8 Pro measures 165.3×74.35×8.5mm and weighs 199 grams.
The introduction of a hole-punch selfie camera means you won’t get an uninterrupted screen. Its implementation is much better than the motorized selfie camera from a durability perspective. It features a 6.78-inch QHD+ (1440×3168 pixels) fluid AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate.
The dual-SIM (nano) smartphone runs android 10 with OxygenOS out-of-the-box. Regarding connectivity options, it comes with 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Vastly improved cameras
OnePlus 8 Pro sports a trendy quad-rear camera setup comprising 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX689 sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a telephoto lens. The rear camera setup also includes a 48-megapixel tertiary sensor with a wide-angle lens as well as 5-megapixel “colour filter” camera sensor.
The smartphone features a pretty good 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 selfie camera sensor in tow. Though OnePlus smartphones never had an excellent camera, 8 Pro promises to break that jinx or at least, show vast improvement in this regard.
As is usually the case with any new OnePlus smartphone, the OnePlus 8 Pro is powered by the high-end SoC from Qualcomm. With the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, the smartphone is designed to deliver peak performance in terms of speed and efficiency.
OnePlus 8 Pro comes with a massive 4,510mAh battery that can comfortably last the whole day on normal usage. Even if you are a power user, the battery can live up to the billing. The inclusion of turbocharging (supports warp charge 30T (5V/ 6A) means you won’t have to leave your smartphone for far too long.
Rapid wireless charging
The long-awaited wireless charging has finally arrived on OnePlus. And it’s the 8 Pro that has got lucky in this department.
The smartphone supports warp charge 30 wireless technologies that can let you juice-up your device at a rapid speed. The device has also got the support for reverse wireless charging so that you can use your device to power up other devices.
Notably, OnePlus 8 Pro is the first smartphone to have got an official IP rating. The device is rated IP68, which means it can resist water up to 1.5 metres for 30 minutes.
OnePlus 8 Pro price in India
OnePlus has decided to take on the likes of Apple and Samsung head-on. And that reflects in the aggressive pricing as well. The OnePlus 8 Pro price India stands at Rs. 54, 999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. As for the price of the 12GB RAM and 256GB variant device, it’s set at Rs. 59, 999. The flagship smartphone comes in Glacial Green, Ultramarine Blue, and Onyx Black colour variants.
OnePlus 8 Pro has already gone on sale via Amazon and the OnePlus India website. The Chinese smartphone maker hasn’t yet confirmed the offline store availability of the OnePlus 8 Pro.
Is OnePlus 8 Pro worth giving a shot?
Well, the straightforward answer to this question is: Yes! The smartphone has checked off all the boxes including camera, display, and design.
As for the software, it has always been top-notch – probably the best on any android smartphone. Not for nothing, OnePlus smartphones are called the iPhones of android due largely to the seamless performance.
As for the price, it’s reasonable especially when compared to the rivals like iPhone 11 (Rs. 64, 900) iPhone SE 2 (Rs. 42, 500), OPPo Find X2 Pro (Rs. 74, 890), and Motorola Edge Plus (Rs. 74, 999).
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