OnePlus 8 series of smartphones including the base and the Pro edition are set for launch in China on April 16th. The manufacturer has decided to make the announcement after delays and availability will be limited until things settle down around the globe. However, you will be able to anticipate its pricing and get ready to purchase the phone as soon as it is available in your country.
The OnePlus 8 will be the base model which is expected to launch on April 16th in China while its launch in India is imminent on the 14th of April. Another smartphone named the OnePlus 8 Lite is also set for launch at a later date and it will be much more affordable in terms of pricing.
The company is expected to bring in the OnePlus TV 55 Q1 Pro to the international market. Throughout their tenure, they have focused largely in the Asian market. Besides, majority of the products found their way to China, India but often doesn’t make its way to the USA or UK.
In terms of hardware specifications, the OnePlus 8 Pro will sport Snapdragon 865 chipset combinied with UFS 3.0 storage and LPDDR5 RAM. The base model will have a 6.55-inch display with 90Hz refresh rate and the AMOLED display will also have a cutout for the front camera, if rumors are to be believed.
The Pro edition will sport a 120Hz refresh rate display with Sony IMX689 48MP primary camera combined with another 48MP ultrawide f/2.2 camera and an 8MP telephoto camera. The phones are expected to sport 5G connectivity, safeguarding them for the near future. They will support 30W OnePlus warp charging with 4,510mAh battery in the Pro edition while 4,300mAh battery will be used in the base OnePlus 8 model.