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Through a Livestream event, OnePlus launched its early 2020 flagship smartphones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro.
Glacian Green OnePlus 8 Pro

OnePlus 8 series now official!

As expected, both phones come with improved designs, top-of-the-line specifications, next-generation 5G connectivity, and improved cameras.

The more powerful phone between the two is the OnePlus 8 Pro. It comes with a nice 3D curved design with the fifth generation of matte-frosted glass created using a newly crafted process (CMF process) in Onyx Black, Glacian Green, Ultramarine Blue colorways. OnePlus did this to impress anyone who looks at it and touches it.

Also, the OnePlus 8 Pro is the very first OnePlus handset equipped with an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. To recall, IP68 guarantees protection in freshwater up to 1.5 meters deep.
Punch-hole design
Punch-hole design

In front, it goes with a punch-hole 19:8:9 6.78-inch 3D curved Gorilla Glass protected Fluid AMOLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, Adaptive Display, MEMC, and QHD+ 3168 x 1440 resolution at 513 ppi. It's a very impressive display and even DisplayMate hailed it as the best screen on a smartphone yet.
Highest-rated screen yet
Highest-rated screen yet

Under the hood, it is powered by the 2.84GHz 7nm Snapdragon 865 octa-core processor, Adreno 650G GPU, improved haptic motor for better gaming, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, up to 256GB UFS 3.0 storage, and a large 4,510mAh battery with 30W Warp Charge 30, 30W Wireless Charging, and 3W Reverse Wireless Charging.
First quad-cam on a OnePlus device
First quad-cam on a OnePlus device

OnePlus didn't forget about cameras. The device comes with the 48MP f/1.78 Sony IMX689 w/ OIS, EIS + 48MP f/2.2 w/ 120-degree ultra-wide-angle, Super Macro + 8MP f/2.4 w/ 3x optical zoom (30x digital zoom) + 5MP f/2.4 color filter with PDAF, Laser AF + dual-tone LED flash at the back.
Biggest sensor on a OnePlus smartphone yet
Biggest sensor on a OnePlus smartphone yet

For selfies, it has the 16MP f/2.4 Sony IMX471 with EIS found in its tiny punch-hole.

For videos, it uses 3D HDR and 
Hybrid Image Stabilization using OIS and EIS. It also comes with a 3x microphone to capture clear stereo audio. This device has up to 4K 60fps video support, 720p 480fps Slow-Mo, 3D Audio Zoom, and flicker sensor.

OnePlus 8 Pro Specs

Display: 6.78-inch 3D curved Gorilla Glass protected Fluid AMOLED screen w/ 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, Adaptive Display, MEMC, QHD+ 3168 x 1440 resolution at 513 ppi
CPU: 2.84GHz 7nm Snapdragon 865 octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 650
RAM: 8GB/12GB LPDDR5
ROM: 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0
Back Camera: 48MP f/1.78 Sony IMX689 w/ OIS, EIS + 48MP f/2.2 w/ 120-degree ultra-wide-angle, Super Macro + 8MP f/2.4 w/ 3x optical zoom + 5MP f/2.4 color filter with PDAF, Laser AF + dual-tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 16MP f/2.4 Sony IMX471 w/ EIS
Battery: 4,510mAh w/ 30W Warp Charge 30, 30W Wireless Charging, and 3W Reverse Wireless Charging
OS: Android 10 w/ OxygenOS 10
Connectivity: WiFi 6, 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.1 (aptX, aptX HD, LDAC, AAC support), OTG, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Others: In-Display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, IP68 water and dust resistance, stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, USB-C, Colors: Onyx Black, Glacian Green, Ultra Marine Blue
Dimensions: 165.3 x 74.4 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 199 g
Price: PHP 45,990 (8GB/128GB), PHP 48,990 (12GB/256GB)
Interstellar Glow gradient
Interstellar Glow gradient

For those on a tighter budget, OnePlus also launched the vanilla OnePlus 8. It goes with a more compact 6.55-inch FHD+ 90Hz Fluid AMOLED screen and the same 7nm SD865 SoC.
It also has a capable display
It also has a capable display

It also has up to 12GB RAM, but it is down to LPDDR4X RAM instead of LPDDR5. The battery is down to 4,300mAh. It'll also go with a lower-end 48MP IMX586 primary camera and two more cameras. But, OnePlus argued that since it is using the new Snapdragon 865 with higher-end ISP, expect its cameras to perform better than its older phones with the same image sensor.
IMX586 for OnePlus 8
IMX586 for OnePlus 8

The rest are similar. Both devices have stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos, 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.1, and dual-band GPS.

See also: 5 killer features of the new OnePlus 8

It runs with Android 10 OS with an improved Oxygen OS and Dynamic Wallpaper with Dark Mode.

OnePlus 8 Specs

Display: 6.55-inch 3D curved Gorilla Glass protected Fluid AMOLED screen w/ 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, FHD+ 2400 x 1080 resolution at 402 ppi
CPU: 2.84GHz 7nm Snapdragon 865 octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 650
RAM: 8GB LPDDR4X
ROM: 128GB UFS 3.0
Back Camera: 48MP f/1.75 Sony IMX586 w/ OIS, EIS + 16MP f/2.2 w/ 116-degree ultra-wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 macro + dual-tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 16MP f/2.0 Sony IMX471 w/ EIS
Battery: 4,300mAh w/ 30W Warp Charge 30
OS: Android 10 w/ OxygenOS 10
Connectivity: WiFi 6, 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.1 (aptX, aptX HD, LDAC, AAC support), OTG, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Others: In-Display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, USB-C, Colors: Onyx Black, Glacial Green, Interstellar Glow
Dimensions: 160.2 x 72.9 x 8.0 mm
Weight: 180 g
Price: PHP 35,990
Sandstone Bumper cases
Sandstone Bumper cases

OnePlus also announced several new cases for the OnePlus devices. There are 3 new Sandstone Bumper cases in Sandstone Black, Cyan, and Smoky Purple.
OnePlus x Andre
OnePlus x Andre

OnePlus also collaborated with designer Andre for a limited edition case with NFC. OnePlus will only produce 10,000 units of this case globally.

US price with direct to PHP conversion (no taxes and duties yet):

OnePlus 8 prices
OnePlus 8 prices

OnePlus 8 8GB/128GB - USD 699 (around PHP 35.3K)
OnePlus 8 12GB/256GB - USD 799 (around PHP 40K)
OnePlus 8 Pro prices
OnePlus 8 Pro prices

OnePlus 8 Pro 8GB/128GB - USD 899 (around PHP 45.5K)
OnePlus 8 Pro 12GB/256GB - USD 999 (around PHP 50.5K)

Digital Walker, the official distributor of OnePlus in the Philippines revealed that the devices will be available in the country soon.

Breaking: OnePlus 8 Series priced in the Philippines, starts at PHP 35,990!
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