OnePlus 8 Officially Launched In Nepal | Mi 10 Competitor is Here

Susan Jyakhwo 1 Sep, 2020

After months of leaks and renders, OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are finally released on 14 April 2020. OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro is now finally official making them one of the most competitive flagship phones of 2020 rather than the flagship killer smartphone. The similarly cheaper variant of OnePlus 8 Series, OnePlus 8 lite, will also release but the OnePlus 8 Lite release has not confirmed yet. OnePlus 8 is a powerful device that gets great hardware but does not have all the features of OnePlus 8 Pro. So let's check out the features and specs One Plus 8 incorporates. OnePlus 8 is officially launched in Nepal at the price Rs. 93,000 for 12/25GB.

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Overview of OnePlus 8

OnePlus 8 is a successor of the OnePlus 7 series. Just a couple of months ago, OnePlus 7T  and 7T Pro have released in Nepal which is the successor of OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. OnePlus phones are popular in Nepal due to their reasonable pricing of better hardware and software. And without a doubt, OnePlus 8 will also be famous in Nepal as it is featuring Snapdragon 865 Chipset, 90Hz AMOLED panel, and Triple rear camera setup. 

Display and Design

The OnePlus 8 comes with a slightly different form factor than its previous generation. At the front, we can see a curve AMOLED panel with a punch hole for a front-facing camera. While at back, the identical design is followed, similar to OnePlus 7T Pro. The  OnePlus 8 packs a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED panel at front with an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The new display also supports a 90Hz refresh rate along with HDR10+ capability. To save the battery, users will have the option to reduce the refresh rate to 60 Hz. 

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Chipset and Performance

According to the available information, OnePlus 8 is powered by Snapdragon 865 Chipset coupled with Adreno 650 GPU. This chipset is 25% faster than the previous generation SD855 chipset and 20% power efficient. It also supports 5G connectivity, but sadly we will not be able to take benefits of 5G connectivity as there is no infrastructure build to provide the 5G connectivity. There is 8/128GB and 12/256GB variant of OnePlus 8 which uses faster RAM management and Storage technology for better and smooth performance. 

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Camera

There is a triple rear camera setup in OnePlus 8, similar to what we have seen in the OnePlus 7 series. Similarly, there is a 16 MP front-facing camera embedded in the top left corner of the display. The rear camera has a 48MP main sensor with a 16MP ultrawide angle lens with an aperture of f/2.2. Additionally, a 2MP macro sensor is also present in OnePlus 8. With this camera hardware, Laser Autofocus and software improvement, users will be able to capture 4K (2160p @30/60fps), FHD (1080p up to 240fps) and HD slow-motion video. The image and video quality will also be increased. 

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Battery and Other Features

OnePlus 8 Pro comes with a 4510 mAh battery that supports 30W fast wired and wireless charging technology. But sadly OnePlus 8 comes with 4300 mAh battery that only supports 30W warp charging technology. OnePlus claims to charge the phone up to 50% in 22 minutes and this is pretty impressive. 

Additionally, there's still a traditional optic under-display fingerprint sensor. Similarly, about the connectivity, OnePllus 8 have Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax), Bluetooth V5.0, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, etc. This time OnePlus has provided wireless charging features and IP certification for water and dust resistant for its OnePlus 8 series. 

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OnePlus 8 Specifications

  • Display: 6.55″ Fluid AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels), 90Hz refresh rate and 3D Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Rear Camera: Triple, 48 MP Sony IMX586 primary lens with f/1.78 aperture, OIS & EIS + 16 MP Ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture + 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16MP Sony IMX471 with f/2.0 aperture, EIS & fixed focus
  • Processor: Octa-core 7 nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • RAM: 12GB LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 256GB UFS 3.0 with Turbo Write and HPB
  • Battery: 4300 mAh, supports Wrap Charge 30W
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • ColorsOnyx Black, Polar Silver, Interstellar Glow
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. Rs. 93,000.00 [12/256GB]

Price of OnePlus 8 in Nepal and Availability

OnePlus has officially unveiled the device on 14 April. And they set the launch date of OnePlus 8 in the European and American markets. The phone is set to be available on April 21 in Europe and 29th in the US. The price of OnePlus 8 is $699 for the base variant whereas the 12/256GB variant costs $799. The  price of OnePlus 8 in Nepal is Rs. 93,000 for the base variant 12/256GB. With this pricing it will compete for market share with Sony Xperia 5 PlusXiaomi Mi 9 Pro  LG G9, Huawei P40Black Shark 3, Galaxy S20 Plus, Realme X50 Pro 5G, etc. 

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