OnePlus 8 Pro vs OnePlus 8: Price, Specifications Compared

The OnePlus 8 Pro is the better and more expensive device than OnePlus 8.

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OnePlus 8 Pro vs OnePlus 8: Price, Specifications Compared

OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8, both phones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC

Highlights
  • Both OnePlus 8 series phones are 5G capable
  • The OnePlus 8 Pro comes with a quad-camera setup
  • The OnePlus 8 has a smaller, full-HD+ screen

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has launched its latest smartphones globally, the OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8. The company has followed a system of launching two models every launch cycle since last year, with the launch of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. As before, the two smartphones have significant differences, with the OnePlus 8 Pro offering better hardware and features. Read on to find out how the OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 compare with each other, when it comes to pricing and specifications.

OnePlus 8 Pro vs OnePlus 8: Price

Both OnePlus 8 series models and all variants will be available to purchase across all global markets where OnePlus is available, including North America, Asia, and Europe. In India, the OnePlus 8 is priced at $699 (roughly Rs. 53,200) for the variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, going up to $799 (roughly Rs. 60,800) for the variant with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

The OnePlus 8 Pro will be priced higher, starting at $899 (roughly Rs. 68,400) for the variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, going up to $999 (roughly Rs. 76,000) for the higher variant that comes with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.

 

OnePlus 8 Pro vs OnePlus 8: Specifications

While some of the core specifications are similar on the two phones, the OnePlus 8 Pro offers better hardware in some departments. Both phones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, with either 8GB or 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and 128GB or 256GB of UFS 3.0 internal (non-expandable) storage. The OnePlus 8 Pro also features an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.

Both smartphones are 5G capable, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor that has an integrated X55 5G chipset. Wi-Fi 6 is also supported on both devices. The smartphones both run on OxygenOS, based on Android 10, and have in-display fingerprint sensors and face unlock. Additionally, both smartphone support the Warp Charge 30T standard for fast charging.

The OnePlus 8 Pro has a slightly larger 4,510mAh battery, compared to the 4,300mAh battery on the OnePlus 8. Furthermore, the OnePlus 8 Pro supports Warp Charge 30 Wireless, a new wireless fast charging standard developed by OnePlus for the OnePlus 8 Pro and upcoming smartphones. This is the first smartphone from OnePlus to support wireless charging.

The OnePlus 8 Pro has a 6.78-inch QHD+ resolution (1,440x3,168 pixels) AMOLED screen, with an aspect ratio of 19.8:9 and 3D Corning Gorilla Glass on top. The OnePlus 8 has a full-HD+ resolution (1,080x2,400 pixels) AMOLED screen, with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a similar 3D Corning Gorilla Glass layer on top. Both smartphones have a punch-hole for the front camera near the top-left corner of the screen.

OnePlus 8 Pro vs OnePlus 8: Cameras

While the previous generation of OnePlus devices had triple-camera setups, the OnePlus 8 Pro goes a step higher with a quad-camera setup. The primary rear camera includes a 48-megapixel Sony IMX689 sensor with a pixel size of 1.12 microns. There is also an 8-megapixel telephoto camera, 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and 5-megapixel colour filter camera. The front camera packs a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor.

The OnePlus 8 Pro has a triple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary rear camera sensor, with a pixel size of 0.8 microns. There is also a 2-megapixel macro camera and 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. The front camera is the same as that of the OnePlus 8 Pro, with a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor.


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OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8 Pro comparison
  OnePlus 8 OnePlus 8 Pro
Ratings
Overall NDTV Rating
Design Rating
Display Rating
Software Rating
Performance Rating
Battery Life Rating
Camera Rating
Value for Money Rating
GENERAL
BrandOnePlusOnePlus
Model88 Pro
Release date14th April 202014th April 2020
Launched in IndiaYesNo
Body typeGlassGlass
Dimensions (mm)160.20 x 72.90 x 8.00165.30 x 74.35 x 8.50
Weight (g)180.00199.00
Battery capacity (mAh)43004510
Removable batteryNoNo
Fast chargingProprietaryProprietary
Wireless chargingNoYes
ColoursGlacial Green, lnterstellar Glow, Onyx BlackGlacial Green, Onyx Black, Ultramarine Blue
IP rating-IP68
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)6.556.78
Resolution1080x2400 pixels1440x3168 pixels
Protection typeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Aspect ratio20:919.8:9
Pixels per inch (PPI)402513
HARDWARE
Processorocta-coreocta-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 865Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
RAM12GB8GB
Internal storage256GB128GB
Expandable storageNoNo
CAMERA
Rear camera48-megapixel (f/1.75, 0.8-micron) + 16-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.75-micron)48-megapixel (f/1.78, 1.12-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.44, 1.0-micron) + 48-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocusYesYes
Rear flashDual LEDDual LED
Front camera16-megapixel (f/2.45, 1.0-micron)16-megapixel (f/2.45, 1.0-micron)
Front autofocusNoNo
SOFTWARE
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
SkinOxygenOSOxygenOS
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes
BluetoothYes, v 5.10Yes, v 5.10
NFCYesYes
USB Type-CYesYes
LightningNo-
Number of SIMs22
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
SENSORS
Face unlockYesYes
In-Display Fingerprint SensorYesYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYes
AccelerometerYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYes
GyroscopeYesYes
Fingerprint sensor-Yes
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Excellent build quality, IP68 rating
  • Bright, fluid display
  • Very good rear cameras
  • Solid overall performance
  • Great battery life
  • Fast wireless charging
  • Bad
  • Selfie camera could be better
  • Excessive rear camera bulge
Display 6.78-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 8GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 4510mAh
OS Android 10
Resolution 1440x3168 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Very good build quality
  • Vivid display
  • Excellent performance and software
  • Solid battery life
  • Decent camera performance
  • Bad
  • No IP rating or wireless charging
  • Low-light video could be better
  • 12GB variant isn’t great value
Display 6.55-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 12GB
Storage 256GB
Battery Capacity 4300mAh
OS Android 10
Resolution 1080x2400 pixels
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Ali Pardiwala Ali Pardiwala writes about audio and video devices for Gadgets 360 out of Mumbai, and has covered the industry for a decade now. Ali is a Senior Reviewer for Gadgets 360, where he has regularly&nbspwritten about televisions, home entertainment, and mobile gaming as well. He is a firm believer in 4K and HDR on televisions, and believes that true wireless earphones are the future of the personal audio industry. Ali is available on Twitter as @AliusPardius and on email at alip@ndtv.com, so do ...More
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