UPDATE: OnePlus has very recently revealed the price of Oneplus 8 and Oneplus 8 Pro mobile phones along with FAQ’s of OnePlus about upcoming features. The two variants of OnePlus 8 Pro phone has been priced in India as:
• 8GB RAM/ 128GB ROM : Rs 54,999 (Onyx Black/ Glacial Green)
• 12GB RAM/ 256GB ROM : Rs 59,999 (Onyx Black/ Glacial Green/ Ultramarine Blue)
OnePlus 8 phone prices in India:
• 6GB RAM/ 128GB ROM : Rs 41,999 (Glacial Green)
• 8GB RAM/ 128GB ROM : Rs 44,999 (Onyx Black/ Glacial Green)
• 12GB RAM/ 256GB ROM : Rs 49,999 (Onyx Black/ Glacial Green/ Interstellar Glow)
Here are excerpts from FAQ’s posted on OnePlus forum recently:
- Dark Mode toggle to be included under “Quick Settings” for immediate access.
- Nine new clock styles for Always On Display are available in the latest OBT version of OnePlus 7 and 7T.
- Game statistics are also now available in the latest version of Game Space.
- The full-screen gestures in OnePlus 5T would be available by July this year. Also, the latest launcher is available via Google Play Store for download and installation.
- To receive message prompts long press Messages icon > App info > Notifications > Show notifications as Default > Important.
The Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has recently launched the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones for its users in an event via online streaming due to Covid-19 outbreak. From the features and looks of the OnePlus smartphones, the impressive OnePlus 8 Series look a well deserved upgrade from 7/7T series. The sale of OnePlus 8 series mobile phones is expected to start in the United States on April 29 this year, and there is still no word as to when it will commence in India.
Along with that, company has also launched Bullets Wireless Z earbuds. As per OnePlus company “The Bullets Wireless Z bring three unique features – Quick Pair, for a convenient and easy pairing experience, Quick Switch, to seamlessly switch between two paired devices, and our signature Magnetic Control, that lets you start your music by simply separating the two earbuds. The Bullets Wireless Z were designed so you can focus on your workout routine without any distractions, with reinforced sweat and water-resistant design gives you the freedom to take your training sessions to the next level.”
Key Specifications of One Plus 8: Everything you need to know
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor with 5G support.
- Also, as claimed by the company, it gives upto 25% better performance over its predecessors.
- 8GB and12GB LPDDR4X for OnePlus 8.
- 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 for OnePlus 8 Pro.
- 128 GB and 256 GB UFS 3.0 storage.
- Means upto 125% faster write speeds with the new and improved file management system.
Weight & Display:
- 180 gm for OnePlus 8 / 199 gm for OnePlus 8 Pro.
- Slim and curved design (with 6.55 inches for OnePlus 8/ 6.78 inches for OnePlus 8 Pro) display with In-Display fingerprint sensor.
- Aspect Ratio: 20:9
- Type: Fluid AMOLED
- IP68 rating i.e water and dust resistant
- 1100 nits/ 1300 nits max brightness for OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones respectively.
- Supports 90 Hz/ 120 Hz Fluid display for OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones respectively.
- Vivid and vibrant colours, bright display and support for HDR10+ support.
- More than 4096 levels of brightness now supported
- Auto Brightness feature to adjust the brightness levels with pinpoint precision.
- The Reading Mode to adjusts the phone for a more soothing reading experience and improved colour features.
- 1080*2400 Pixels 402PPI for OnePlus 8
- 3168*1440 pixels 513ppi for OnePlus 8 Pro.
- Available in Onyx Black, Glacial Green and Interstellar Glow (OnePlus 8).
- Onyx Black, Glacial Green Ultramarine Blue colour (for 8 Pro phone).
- Rear camera is of 48 MP triple ( for OnePlus 8)/ quad camera(for 8Pro phone) with Sony IMX586 sensor for OnePlus 8/ Sony IMX 689 sensor (for 8Pro), OIS and EIS included in the Rear camera.
- The Nightscape feature will automatically add more clarity, brightness and details as required to the low brightness shots.
- OIS stands for Optical Image Stabilization.EIS stands for Electronic Image Stabilization.
- Macro lens is of 2MP in OnePlus 8 whereas Telephoto Lens of 8MP is present in OnePlus 8 Pro.
- Ultra Wide Angle Lens is of 16 MP and 116 degree for OnePlus 8/ is of 48 MP and 120 degrees field of view for OnePlus 8 Pro.
- Color Filter Lens of 5 MP and f/2.4 Aperture is present in OnePlus 8 Pro.
- 16 MP Front camera with Sony IMX471 sensor and EIS with portrait mode.
- Dual LED Flash and face unlock feature
Connectivity & Ports:
- Bluetooth 5.1 and NFC enabled.
- USB 3.1 and Type-C earphones supported.
- Dual nano-SIM slot.
- WiFi 6 supported in OnePlus 8 Pro, meaning upto 270% better performance than previous versions.
- 4300 mAh non- removable battery for OnePlus 8.4510 mAh non- removable battery for OnePlus 8 Pro.
- Warp Charge 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A) for OnePlus 8.
- Warp Charge 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A) and 30W Wireless Charging for OnePlus 8 Pro.
- As claimed by the company “Warp Charge 30T takes you from 1% to 50% in just 22 minutes.”
Dual Stereo Speakers
- Dolby Atmos, means a cinematic, immersive and 3D listening experience.
- Haptic Vibration 2.0
- Oxygen OS based on Android 10 out of the box.
- No 3.5 mm headphone jack.
- No support for external SD card as usual.
- USB 3.1 GEN1Type-CSupport standard Type-C earphoneDual nano-SIM slot
One Plus 8 – What’s included in the box
- OnePlus 8
- Warp Charge 30 Power Adapter
- Warp Type-C Cable (Support USB 2.0)
- Quick Start Guide
- Welcome Letter
- Safety Information and Warranty Card
- LOGO Sticker
- Screen Protector
- SIM Tray Ejector
Extra Features in OnePlus 8 Phones announced for OnePlus users:
Expanded storage across Google Drive, Gmail, Google Photos, and feature of optional automatic backup of the phone on the cloud. Good news is that every OnePlus 8 user can now enjoy 100 GB of cloud storage for 3 months. They can click the Google One app and will see a gift box screen allowing them to redeem the 3-month trial. For OnePlus One to the OnePlus 7T Pro user’s, they can get 100 GB of cloud storage for 1 month.
The revolutionary new cloud gaming service from Google. Stadia gameplay is now available on OnePlus 8 Series, so users can enjoy a selection of blockbuster video games like Doom Eternal on their phone. Some older OnePlus devices will also get this feature.
As per OnePlus community announcements, “a useful accessibility feature developed by Google. It detects speech in media (audio or video) in your smartphone and automatically generates real-time captions. Live Caption subtitles are created through on-device machine learning, so they work offline and don’t require sending any data about your activity to the cloud. Now experience Live Caption directly on the OnePlus 8 Series and the OnePlus 7/7T Series Open Beta. A selection of other OnePlus devices will be supported soon.”
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