The OnePlus 8 series has readily garnered a lot of hype. And now, a YouTube content creator by the name of MKBHD (AKA Marques Brownlee) brings us the first hands on video of the OnePlus 8 Pro. This arrives just before the official launch event, while a leak reveals promotional poster images for the base and Pro variants.
In a tweet by the tech channel, Marques shared a short video where he showcased the OnePlus 8 Pro. Unfortunately, while the company gave MKBHD the exclusive right to reveal the hands on video before its launch, they had him cover every part of the phone except its display. For those unaware, the OnePlus 8 Pro features a QHD+ (1440p) display with a high refresh rate of 120Hz and a 240Hz touch sampling rate.
OnePlus apparently wanted the focus of the video to be the display and it clearly is, with its curved AMOLED screen that also supports HDR 10+. The in-display fingerprint scanner also made a return and according to MKBHD, the display is “noticeably brighter than last year’s phone.” Interestingly, the cutouts for the ports of the device, however, revealed a bright blue color underneath. Furthermore, even the camera bump is in line with previous leaks that we have reported on. So, it is highly likely to be the same designs that have been covered.
Another set of leaked promotional poster images (via stufflistings) has also surfaced online recently as well. The images reveal the OnePlus 8 Pro with the same curved edge display. Notably, unlike the MKBHD video which had the top portion of the display being covered, the poster images clearly depict a punch hole camera on the front. The images showcase both the base version and the high-end Pro version as well, with the difference being the additional sensor on the premium variant.