OnePlus 8 series with ‘truly burdenless experience’ to launch on April 14

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  • OnePlus is focusing on beefing up the camera experience while retaining the same speed.
  • Its main highlights so far include the 120Hz display and 5G support.
  • OnePlus claims that its upcoming smartphones will offer a ‘truly burdenless’ experience.
The OnePlus 8 Pro is gearing up to launch its next high-end flagship smartphone. After confirming the launch of the OnePlus 8 series on April 14, the company has now teased some of the core features of the OnePlus 8 Pro.

OnePlus’s high-end hardware and bloat-free software will be a part of OnePlus 8 series.

OnePlus 8 series launch date

The OnePlus 8 series is all set to launch in an online event on April 14. There won’t be any local events in India or anywhere else due to the Coronavirus crisis.
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OnePlus has started teasing some of the features of its upcoming smartphones. In a post on the official OnePlus forum, CEO Pete Lau confirmed that the OnePlus 8 series will be powered by the latest high-end chipset from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 865, which offers a 25% increase in performance and power efficiency.

The OnePlus 8 smartphones will also support 5G out of the box, but it remains to be seen if OnePlus enables in India as 5G does not exist here yet.

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Lau also posted a video that demonstrates a blur-free video playback experience on a 120Hz display. He says that a dedicated chip (MEMC) allows OnePlus to offer this smooth experience. In other words, the OnePlus 8 Pro likely comes with a top of the line display that competes with premium flagships like the Galaxy S20 Plus.

The OnePlus 8 smartphones will also feature fast memory and storage – coupled with the flagship chipset, this should keep the performance smooth.

Some reports also suggest that the OnePlus 8 Pro could come with two 48MP cameras on the back apart from the two secondary cameras. The Pro sibling will lose the pop-up selfie camera though – OnePlus is instead opting for a punch hole notch that will house the 16MP selfie camera.

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