After globally debuting the OnePlus 8 & OnePlus 8 Pro smartphones, the Chinese company released both the devices in the home market on 16th April. The devices were as well made available for purchase last week, managing to sell units worth of 100 million yuan in just one minute.
Currently, all the models of the OnePlus 8 series went out of stock in China and Pete Lau, CEO of the company said that they did not expect such popularity for the phones and are really working hard to bring back the devices to the market-.
Well, now it seems if the company is on track with the production. Today, the company started the sells of the Ultramarine Blue variant of the OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone for the first time in China at exact 10:00 AM local time. However, it seem to have been sold out now-.
The smartphone arrives in two variants based on memory configuration 8GB RAM + 128GB storage memory costing 5,399 yuan (~$763) and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage memory model which is priced at 5,999 yuan that roughly converts to $848-.
The OnePlus 8 Pro features a 6.78 inch Fluid AMOLED display from Samsung, offering 3168 x 1440 megapixels screen resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate & HDR10+ support. Under the hood, however, the device is being powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor along with the X55 model for the new age 5G connectivity support. The device comes with up to the 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage.
As for the camera -department, the company has introduced two high resolution cameras on the Pro variant, one of which is the new IMX689 48MP Sony sensor whereas the second 48MP lens is the IMX586 for ultra wide-angle shots. It also comes with an 8MP telephoto-sensor and a 5MP special colour filter sensor-.
On the front side, the device also features a 16MP selfie punch hole shooter with f/2.4 apertures respectively. The smartphone operates the latest Android 10 operating system out of-the-box with the OxygenOS on top. The device is powered by 4,510mAh battery with 30W fast charging & 30W Warp Charge 30 Wireless. also The company says that it can go from 3 per cent to 55 percent in just 30 minutes of wireless charging.
While the company is now making the flagship smartphone available for purchase, some of the users who have already got their hands on the OnePlus 8 Pro are reporting issues regarding the device’s display, with problems ranging from crushed/clipped blacks to a green-coloured tint on the screen.
The list of issues also includes low brightness irregularities, clipped blacks, image retention on the screen, and even lines appearing around the punch hole selfie camera cutout. OnePlus has officially acknowledged the problems and has confirmed that the company is already working on a fix that is expected to be released soon.