After a lots of constant leaks and renders OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro was finally official back in April. Both the smartphone packs the powerful hardware components making it one of the fastest android smartphones out in the market. Unlike its predecessor OnePlus 8 Pro consists of all the features, you’d expect from the flagship device (improved camera, wireless charging and IP rating) making it competitive with other flagship devices. The handset should have been launched bit earlier but due to lock down it got delayed. However, the device is about to launch in Nepal now.  Go  through the article to find out specs, price and availability in Nepal.  

OnePlus 8 Pro Overview

Display and Design

The OnePlus 8 Pro comes with all new glamorous 6.78” Fluid AMOLED display with tiny bezels.The panel has a QHD+ resolution with 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate to minimize input lags, smother animations and general animations. The display has an optical fingerprint senor underneath and supports HDR10+. OnePlus has also included a custom MEMC (Motion Estimate Motion Compensation) which interpolate 24ps video to 120fps.    

The back panel has a curved glass design with a matte finish to give a premium look and feel whereas the rear cameras are arranged differently. As the device packs the quad camera setup, three camera module are placed in the bumpy rectangular camera housing at the top center of the back and the remaining one is placed outside of it. The motorized popup camera of previous model has been replaced by a punch-hole camera. The device is IP68 rated along gorilla glass protection. Thus, it is dust resistant and can survive 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 mins.    

Performance

OnePlus has always been about speed and never failed to provide faster performance. On the hood it packs a top tier Snapdragon 865 SoC with native 5G support. You can choose between 8GB or 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM complemented with 128GB and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storagerespectively. For gamer the device features haptic vibration 2.0 for feedbacks.    

On the software front the device runs on Android 10.0 and OxygenOS 10.0. OnePlus claims there are 280 new optimization that are designed to make Android experience smoother.

Camera

OnePlus 8 Pro has improved its camera section with quad camera system. The phone has two 48 MP cameras, telephoto sensor and a color filter camera. The main 48 MP IMX689 sensor from Sony features a omni-directional autofocus on all pixels and dual native ISO for better noise reduction in low light. The other 48 MP sensor is ultra-wide lens which is also form Sony (IMX586) and has 120-degree field of view. It also behaves as a macro shooter taking photos at 3 cm distance. The third camera module in the setup is 8 MP telephoto module with an aperture of f/2.4. The lens is capable of 3x hybrid optical zoom and 30x digital zoom. Another plus point is it features OIS. The color filter camera is the fourth module which completes the setup. Basically what ii does is supports lightning effects and filters for photography.

On the front the device packs a 16 MP f/2.5 aperture wide lens to capture good looking selfies.

In the video department, it records 4K video at 60fps using the Single Shot 3-HDR feature, greatly enhancing the dynamic range. There’s hybrid OIS and EIS for stabilizing the video.

Source: Android Authority

Battery and Miscellaneous

Finally, OnePlus has adopted the wireless charging. OnePlus has introduced 30W Wrap Charge which tends to charge 50% battery in just 30mins. The handset also comes with 3W reverse wireless charging. 8 Pro packs 4,510 mAh battery which can be charged up to 50% in just 23mins through its 30W Wrap Charge 30T. It also supports wireless charging of 3W.

OnePlus 8 Pro Price and Availability in Nepal

As promised by OnePlus the phone is available under $1,000 in international market. OnePlus 8 Pro is now available in Nepal. The base 8/128GB variant will costs you Rs. 1,10,000 while the 12/256GB variant set your back for Rs. 1,25,999.  

OnePlus 8 ProPrice in Nepal (Official)
8/128GBNPR 1,10,000
12/256GBNPR 1,25,999

OnePlus 8 Pro Key Specs

Key Specs
Display 6.78 inches
Front Camera 16 MP
Back Camera 48+8+48+5 MP
Chipset Snapdragon 865
RAM 8/12GB
Internal Storage 128/256GB
Battery 4,510 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs. 1,10,000 (8/128 GB) Rs. 1,25,000 (12/256 GB)
Price in India INR 54,999 (8/128 GB) INR 59,999 (12/256 GB)
Other Markets $ 788.16 | € 895.00 | £ 799.00
General
Dimension 165.3 x 74.4 x 8.5 mm
Weight 199 g
Build Material Glass Front, Glass Back, Aluminum Frame
Sim Slot Dual SIM (dual stand by)
Sim Size Nano-SIM
IP Rating & Resistance Ip68, Dust and Water Resistant
Operating System Android 10, OxygenOS 10.0
Colors Onyx Black, Ultramarine Blue,  Glacial Green
Display
Size 6.78 inches
Type Fluid AMOLED
Resolution 1440 x 3168 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Pixel Density ~513 ppi
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Refresh Rate 120Hz
HDR10+ Yes
Camera
 
Front Camera
Setup Single, Punch-hole
Lens 16 MP, f/2.5, Wide lens
Flash N0
Optical Image Stabilization N0
Autofocus Yes, PDAF
Features Auto-HDR
Video [email protected], gyro-EIS
Back Camera
Setup Quad
Lens 48 MP, f/1.8, Wide lens (25 mm) 48 MP, f/2.2, 14 mm, Ultra-wide lens (116˚) 8 MP, f/2.4, Telephoto lens, 3x Optical Zoom 5 MP, f/2.4, Color Filter Lens
Flash Yes, Dual-LED Flash
Optical Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes, PDAF, Laser AF, omnidirectional PDAF
Features HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, Auto HDR, gyro-EIS
Performance
Chipset Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
Processor Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
Graphics Adreno 650
RAM 8/12GB
Storage
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
Expandable Storage No
Type UFS 3.0
Multimedia
Audio Jack No
Loudspeaker Yes, with Stereo Speakers
FM Radio No
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Dual-band, Hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS, SBAS
NFC Yes
USB Type Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
USB version 3.1
Technology GSM/CDMA/HSPA/LTE/LTE
Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Optical
Placement In-Display
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Battery
Capacity 4,510 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Po
Fast Charging 30W Fast charging
Wireless Charging 30W Fast Wireless Charging
Reverse Charging Yes, 3W Reverse Wireless
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