OnePlus has finally launched two new flagship smartphones with up to 12GB RAM and 5G support. Let us help you decide which model a better deal. Read more to find OnePlus 8 Vs OnePlus 8 Pro Comparison
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has launched the successor of its OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro models.
Both new handsets come with features like Snapdragon 865 SoC, up to 12GB RAM, up to 256GB internal storage, 16MP selfie camera, and 5G support.
However, while the OnePlus 8 sports a triple camera setup on the back, the OnePlus 8 Pro comes with quad rear cameras. Let’s take a closer look at both devices and see how they compare:
|OnePlus 8||OnePlus 8 Pro|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865|
|RAM||8GB/ 12GB LPDDR4X||8GB/ 12GB LPDDR5|
|Internal Storage||128GB/ 256GB UFS 3.0||128GB/ 256GB UFS 3.0|
|Display||6.55-inch, Fluid AMOLED, Full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels), up to 90Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio||6.78-inch, Fluid AMOLED, QHD+ (1440 x 3168 pixels), up to 120Hz refresh rate, 19.8:9 aspect ratio|
|OS||Android 10||Android 10|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Triple (48MP + 2MP + 16MP) with flash||Quad (48MP + 8MP + 48MP + 5MP) with flash|
Both the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor along with 8GB/ 12GB RAM and 128GB/ 256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage.
Both smartphones run the Android 10 operating system with OxygenOS on top. Both support Warp Charge 30T (5V/ 6A) for fast charging.
However, while the OnePlus 8 is backed by a 4,300mAh battery, the Pro model sports a slightly larger 4,510mAh battery.
Additionally, the OnePlus 8 Pro supports Warp Charge 30 Wireless and reverse wireless charging. It is the first OnePlus smartphone to support wireless charging.
The OnePlus 8 sports a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor (f/1.75 aperture), 2MP macro lens (f/2.4), and a 16MP tertiary sensor (f/2.2).
On the other hand, the Pro model features a quad-camera setup with a 48MP Sony IMX689 sensor (f/1.78 aperture, OIS, EIS), an 8MP telephoto lens (f/2.44, OIS), a 48MP ultra-wide-angle lens (f/2.2).
Additionally, it features a 5MP ‘Color Filter’ camera sensor (f/2.4) that adds artistic lighting effects and filters).
Both handset support 4K video recording at 30/ 60fps. For selfies and video calling, the new models sport a 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor with f/2.45 aperture.
Design and Display
Both new handsets feature an IP68 rating (dust and water resistance). While the display is protected by a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass layer, a punch-hole for the front is placed near the top-left corner.
While the OnePlus 8 measures 160.2 x 72.9 x 8.0mm and weighs 180 grams, the Pro model measures 165.3 x 74.35 x 8.5mm and weighs 199 grams.
The OnePlus 8 sports a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED display with Full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) resolution, up to 90Hz refresh rate, and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
On the other hand, the OnePlus 8 Pro features a 6.78-inch Fluid AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution, up to 120Hz refresh rate, 19.8:9 aspect ratio, a 240Hz touch sampling rate and a peak brightness of 1300 nits. it comes with a 10-bit color panel and HDR10+ rating.
- 4K video recording
- Dual stereo speakers
- Dolby Atmos tech
- New Haptic Vibration engine
- Alert Slider
- 5G support
- 4G LTE
- Wi-Fi 6
- Bluetooth v5.1
- GPS/ A-GPS
- USB Type-C port
- Warp Charge 30T
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- Hole-punch design
- Multiple color options
Both smartphones include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port as connectivity options.
The dual-SIM smartphones also sport dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos tech and a new Haptic Vibration engine. An Alert Slider to let you easily turn off ringtone alerts.
Sensors on the devices include an in-display fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor.
Price and Availability
|OnePlus 8 (starting)||RS 41,999|
|OnePlus 8 Pro (starting)||Rs 54,999|
The OnePlus 8 comes with a starting price of Rs 41,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant.
The 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant and 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage model costs Rs 44,999 and Rs 49,999, respectively.
Whereas the OnePlus 8 Pro costs Rs 54,999 for the base model (8GB RAM/ 128GB storage). The 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage model costs Rs 59,999.
The new smartphone will be available in May 2020. You can click on Notify Me on Amazon.in for real-time updates on sale and availability.
In the US, the OnePlus 8 is priced at $699 (approx Rs 53,200) for the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage model costs $799 (approx Rs 60,800).
On the other hand, the OnePlus 8 Pro is priced at $899 (approx Rs 68,400) for the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage model costs $999 (approx Rs 76,000).
The new smartphones come with several upgrades over the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro models.
The Chinese smartphone maker is continuing its tradition of offering ‘flagship killer’ devices. Both new handsets offer flagship-level features.
While the OnePlus 8 Pro offers better hardware and specifications, it comes with a significant price bump. For those on a budget, the OnePlus 8 is a great option as well.
What do you think of the price and specs of the new smartphones? Which model will you go for? Share your views with us in the comments section below.