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OnePlus 8 Pro (2020)

Android OS v10.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Adreno 650
8 GB / 128 GB
6.65 inch (1440 x 3120 px)
64 + 20 + 12 + 0.3 MP, 9260 x 6920 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 6.65 inch AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, and 8 GB of RAM.

Navigate through its features, both the gems and quirks!

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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OnePlus 8 Pro specifications

BrandOnePlus
Name8 Pro
Model8PRO
Release date2020

Weight, dimensions, colors

Dimensions6.51 x 2.93 x 0.35 inch
Colorsblue, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v10.0
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 865
CPUOcta-core, Single-core 2.84 GHz Kryo, Triple-core 2.42 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 650

The OnePlus 8 Pro comes with Android OS v10.0 out of the box. Google has integrated many services with Android. These include Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive. It's a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 octa-core processor. It can handle complex tasks and run many applications. Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors work with Adreno GPUs. The processors are designed for the GPUs.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size6.65 inch
Resolution1440 x 3120 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 6.65 inch phone comes with AMOLED display. Smartphones use the AMOLED, which is a type of OLED display. The 6.65 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM8 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

The 8 GB of RAM on the OnePlus 8 Pro should be more than enough to handle their daily needs without any major issues. Having more RAM alone does not guarantee better performance. The 8 Pro has 128 GB of internal storage, which is more than enough for their needs. The internal storage of the OnePlus 8 Pro (8 GB) cannot be expanded.

Cameras, flash

Main camera64 + 20 + 12 + 0.3 MP, 9260 x 6920 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera32 MP

Multiple cameras or depth sensors can help the smartphone. They can make its portrait mode effects more appealing. The main camera of 8 Pro has optical image stabilization (OIS). It counters camera shake.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

The designers of the 5G network aim to increase speed. They also want to reduce delay and improve flexibility of wireless services. This phone like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The 8 Pro smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS. This phone is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. The 8 Pro smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The battery of 8 Pro isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, laser sensor, light, proximity, step counter, step detector
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 6, Dual SIM, Fast charging, OxygenOS

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes. These are X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The 8 Pro phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

The fast charging technology comes in handy when we need quick juice on our device. Gorilla Glass is very scratch resistant. It reduces the likelihood of everyday scratches and abrasions.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this OnePlus phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • AMOLED display
  • appropriate screen size
  • generous memory
  • generous internal storage
  • multicamera setup
  • optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • 5G support
  • Dual SIM support
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • non-expandable storage
  • no headphone jack
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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