OnePlus 8 5G Review: Price in India, Specifications & Other Details

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Back in 2012, when 4G was launched in India, people were very excited because of its data rate, bandwidth, speed, etc. Though many network providers have not introduced the 5G network yet, Oneplus has come up with the first 5G support phone in its 8th version.

Newly arrived OnePlus 8 leads with speed & is one of the easiest handsets to recommend. It has been holding a real value since 2014 when OnePlus One is launched & OnePlus 8 in 2020. OnePlus 8 is the first release of the year 2020, which is nothing but a successor of the 2019’s OnePlus 7PRO and OnePlus 7T.

With a combination of ultimate features, this android phone delivers a high-quality user experience, and even though this phone is expensive, people still like it, buying it, which gives the company an extra advantage and courage to introduce such a phone. If you want to catch up about OnePlus 8 then this article for you, read to find out everything.

Launch Date

OnePlus 8 was launched in India on April 24, 2020 – According to the source. Yes, it was the launch date, but they cannot deliver the phone because of the pandemic circumstances that occurred in the world. But now OnePlus 8 5G is all set to go.

Finally, the sale of this phone starts on June 15, 2020, in India & will be available only on OnePlus official website, along with the official E-commerce partner’s website amazon.in the company revealed this through a tweet. And the Coupon codes for it will be available on voucherarena.in

oneplus 8 twiiter announcement

June 15, 2020, will be the first sale of OnePlus as the company conducted some sales after the launch of the phone way back in April. Company officials said sales of the OnePlus 8 will go on twice in a week on following days Monday & Thursday.

Price in India

The OnePlus 8 5G price in India starts from Rs.41,999, and there are 2 variants of this smartphone. Note that the base model 6GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant will cost Rs. 41,999, respectively & are only available through Amazon.in and other modifications will be found on the official OnePlus website.

This Smartphone comes in 2 other storage, and RAM variants are 8GB RAM + 128 GB storage will cost Rs. 44,999 and the top of the line model with 12GB RAM + 256 GB storage will cost you at Rs. 49,999 along with all below-mentioned colour options.

Specifications 

Configuration 

  • Operating System – Android v10, OxygenOS 10.0
  • Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 processor
  • Octa-core CPU (2.84 GHz Single-core + 2.42 GHz Tri-core + 1.8 GHz Quad-core Kryo 585)
  • Graphics – Adreno 650
  • 64-bit Architecture
  • Custom UI – OxygenOS
  • USB OTG Support – Yes

Body Dynamics

  • Body dimensions 160.0 x 72.9 x 8 mm(Height x width x thickness)
  • Weight – 180 grams
  • Glass front, glass back – Gorilla Glass 5 build material, Aluminium frame
  • IP68 dust/water resistant over 30 minutes

Display 

  • Fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors
  • 6.55” inches (16.64 cm) Display size
  • 1080×2400 Display resolution with 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Bezel-less display with punch-hole
  • Screen protection- Corning gorilla glass 5, HDR10+
  • Screen to body ratio calculated – 88.69%
  • Capacitive touch screen with multi-touch

Memory Storage 

  • RAM 8/12 GB
  • Storage 128/256 GB UFS 3.0, 2-LANE
  • No expandable memory

Camera

  • Triple lenses main camera 48MP + 16MP + 2MP dual cameras
  • Single-lens selfie camera 16 MP
  • Dual-LED Flash
  • Camera features – Autofocus, touch focus, image stabilization, face/smile detection, auto HDR
  • 4K UHD video recording
  • Shooting modes – Continuous shooting, high dynamic range mode (HDR)

Network

  • Technology – GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
  • Network supported – 2G / 3G / 4G / 5G

Dual-SIM standby –

  • dedicated slot
  • Two slots Dual-SIM, nano-SIM

Battery

  • Li-Ion polymer non-removable Battery
  • capacity 4300 mAh
  • Fast battery charging 30W warp charge

Audio 

  • Dolby Atmos Sound
  • Dual Stereo Speakers
  • No Audio Jack
  • No FM Radio
  • Speaker location below the screen

Connectivity

  • 3.1 TYPE-C 1.0 reversible USB connector
  • Bluetooth 5.1 version A2DP/LE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
  • NFC supported
  • Dual-Band GPS, Geo Tagging, GLONASS, SBAS

Sensors

  • On-screen fingerprint optical sensor under the display
  • Face unlock

Other sensors

  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient Light sensor
  • Proximity sensor

Colors available

  • Glacial Green
  • Interstellar Glow
  • Polar Silver
  • Onyx Black

FAQ’s about OnePlus 8 5G

How is the build quality of OnePlus 8?

The OnePlus 8 comes with a front & back glass sandwich body with an aluminium frame. Also, at the rear side gradient glass pattern along with gorilla five glass at the front. The phone has a small punch-hole on display on the left side, which looks attractive. And has an in-display fingerprint sensor.

How is the in-hand feel?

The phone is light in weight, just 180g and 8mm thin thickness, which makes it to use by one hand easily.

What about display quality?

The quality and brightness of the display are good, and the colours are sharp because of the 6.55 inch Fluid AMOLED display and 2400×1080 screen resolution. Its aspect ratio is 19.5.9, and 90% screen to body ratio is there. The daylight visibility is comparatively excellent. There are bezels on each side and a punch-hole on the top left, which looks attractive.

How is the camera quality?

Triple-layer dedicated camera performs well and clicks impressive shots in the well-fit environment, as well as low light as it has dedicated mode.

What is the quality of the videos for recording?

OnePlus 8 supports 4K resolution video recording with slow-motion mode. Also, it supports Super Slow Motion; 1080p video at 240 fps, and 720p video at 480 fps.

How much difference is there in the battery life between the OP8 & others?

The OnePlus 8 has a huge 4,300mAh battery life, as the normal use phone can last about a day and a half and consistently pushing towards one day and three-quarters of the use. Having a 30W fast charger makes OnePlus 8 best model ever when it comes to battery comparison. No doubt it has a much better battery life than others.

Does OnePlus 8 come with dual SIM 5G supports?

No, it supports the 5G network only in the primary SIM card slot.

Does OnePlus 8 support dual SIM cards & Dual VoLTE networks?

There are dedicated SIM card slots which support two Nano-SIM cards. The phone supports both LTE and VoLTE networks and supports Dual SIM Dual VoLTE feature as well.

What about audio and speakers of the OnePlus 8?

Maybe it’s the most important feature that everyone is searching in the Smartphone. In OnePlus 8 there are dual stereo speakers with ultimate sound quality placed at the bottom of the phone. Also, it supports Dolby Atmos Sound support which gives loud and clear sound.

Whether it will survive in water?

Only the US carrier versions are rated IP68 for water-resistance. OnePlus 8 can survive in less water contact, but maybe all variants are not water-resistant. For the safety of the smartphone please read terms & conditions, so that there will be no doubt in your mind about this.

Other Details 

Buy for,

  • Oxygen OS
  • Class-leading vivid Punch-hole display
  • Wireless charging support
  • Steady, consistent performance & Software
  • Solid battery life

Beware of,

  • Some specifications are not competitive
  • Non-expandable storage
  • 12GB variant is high priced & performance is below the par.

The Last Words

A young start-up founded 7 years back and now it has created such a different huge empire. While its opponents like OPPO, Vivo and MI are creating, maintaining them hardcore offline Smartphone brands vice versa OnePlus started to deliver its Smartphone’s only via online. Over the past couple of years of its operations, the company has tied up with several online retailers in different countries to manage the business of outside China.

OnePlus 8 is a handset that manufactured with well built-in features that anyone wants to own. OnePlus is making the best device for all-purpose like High performance, Gaming, Camera, Build Quality, Hardware, and software Performance. What a concert the phone gives in around 40k to 45k price segment, so before buying, you can check which one is better suited for you.