One Plus 8 Lite Launch Confirmed | Will it Hold Flagship Killer Specs?
Leaks regarding One Plus 8 Series has been released months back. And now we have got some insight from official information that this year OnePlus is planning to release three devices compare to two flagship killer smartphones that we used to get previously. Last year, One Plus 7 series had two devices with OnePlus 7 and One Plus 7 Pro which got an upgrade and OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro had been released as the top devices.
This year, OnePlus will release OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 Lite. Among these devices, OnePlus 8 Lite will be the most affordable device. So let’s find out what OnePlus 8 Lite got?
Display and Design of OnePlus 8 Lite
OnePlus 8 Lite being at the bottom of the OnePlus 8 series will have a 6.4-inch AMOLED panel with FHD+ (1080X2400 pixels) resolution. The display will provide a better viewing angle and good color saturation and unlike One Plus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, the display will be flat rather than a curve. Additionally, the display will have a 90Hz fluid AMOLED panel that we have seen in the OnePlus 7 series.
Similarly, the display will embed a front-facing camera in a punch hole located at the top center of the phone. This means that OnePlus 8 Lite will have a similar front design to that of Galaxy S10+, S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite and compete with them for market share.
Chipset and Camera
According to the official information, OnePlus 8 Lite will be the first OnePlus device that will not have Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipset. It is highly likely that OnePlus will put MediaTek Dimensity 800 5G chipset ( might be Dimensity 1000 5G Chipset) for the first time in its device. Similarly, UFS 3.0 storage technology will make this device perform faster. Two variants 8/128GB, and 8/256GB will be available for purchasing.
Regarding Camera hardware, they will put a front-facing camera is a punch-hole display, so no notch and no pop-up camera for OnePlus 8 Lite. The camera sensor might use a 32MP selfie shooter. At the back of the device, a verticle rectangular camera housing at the top right corner can be seen to couple dual camera setup and a flashlight. The primary 48MP sensor will be assisted by 16MP ultra-wide sensor.
Battery and Other specs
The battery size in OnePlus 8 Lite will be 4000 mAh, slightly smaller than OnePlus 7T Pro but larger than OnePlus 7T. This battery will also support 30W warp charging technology that will drastically decrease the charging time. There will be under display optic fingerprint sensor beneath the 6.4-inch display that will be better than the previous generation. Additionally, about connectivity, OnePlus 8 Lite will have Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth V5.1, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, etc.
OnePlus 8 Lite Price in Nepal and Release Date
OnePlus 8 Lite will be unveiled with OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro in May 2020. To date, no specific release date has been confirmed yet. About the pricing, OnePlus 8 Lite will be expected to cost around $599. That means OnePlus 8 Lite will set its price at Rs. 64,999 in Nepal. This device will compete for market share with upcoming Black Shark 3, Oppo Find X2, Pocophone F2, Huawei P40, LG G9, Realme X50 5G, Mi 9 Pro, Reno 3 Pro, etc.