OnePlus launched its latest flagship OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro smartphones a little while ago. The OnePlus 8 series of smartphones was supposed to go on its first sale in India on May 29, 2020. That, however, did not turn out to be the case and the company made an official announcement a little while ago, which stated that the company was forced to reschedule the open sales date for the OnePlus 8 series owing to some ‘unforeseen circumstances.’ This, however, won’t stop the interested buyers of the OnePlus 8 smartphone from getting their hands on the device, as the OnePlus 8 5G smartphone will go on sale today at 12 noon. The device will be sold in the country via Amazon India. Take a look at the sale offers, price, specifications and features of the OnePlus 8 smartphone and find out what it has in store for us.
OnePlus 8: Price and discount offers
The OnePlus 8 will be available in three memory variants – one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, priced at INR 41,999, one with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, priced at INR 44,999, and one with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, priced at INR 49,999. The following are the discount offers that interested buyers can avail of:
- Flat INR 2,000 off if one purchases the device using an SBI Card
- Additional INR 1,000 Amazon Pay cashback for pre-booking customers
- Up to 12 months of no cost EMI
- Jio Digital Life benefits worth INR 6,000
- 6 free bound audiobooks with Audible membership worth INR 1,200
OnePlus 8: Specifications and features
The OnePlus 8 sports a 6.55-inch Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED display with a 1,080 x 2,400 pixel resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate, and HDR10+ certification. The display of the device sports a single punch-hole cutout mounted at the top left corner, which makes room for a 16MP selfie shooter. At the back, the OnePlus 8 sports a triple rear camera setup, which includes a 48MP primary camera with f/1.75 aperture, a 16MP 116-degree ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP macro lens.
Powering the OnePlus 8 is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, which is clubbed with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. As far as the OS is concerned, the OnePlus 8 runs on the latest Android 10 OS out of the box with the company’s in-house OxygenOS 10.0 skin baked atop it.
Coming to the battery life, the OnePlus 8 features a 4,300mAh battery, which can be charged with up to 30T fast charging speeds over a USB Type-C charging port. Connectivity features of the OnePlus 8 include 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band) + GLONASS. The OnePlus 8 measures 160.2×72.9×8.0 mm and weighs in at 180 grams.
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