OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8 Pro?Which is best?

OnePlus has launched its latest Smartphone’s OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro which are giving a remarkable notice as a tough competitor to the giant smart phones like iPhone 11 and Samsung  S20.Over the years OnePlus gave gained popularity by it’s unique models  offering good hardware and specifications.

Amid, this Covid-19 smartphones sale has come down and there is a massive loss for the smart phone market as well as the e-commerce companies. Now, the government is giving relaxation to e-commerce companies to sale the essential items, soon they may give complete relaxation from lockdown after May 3rd. Amazon has started to take pre-bookings for both OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. One has to visit the OnePlus 8 series email gift card page on Amazon India and purchase the OnePlus gift card between April 29th-10th May and after while placing the order between May 11th-June 30th they can get Rs 1000/- cash back as Amazon Pay Balance within 30 days of purchase. The gift card will be delivered through an email.

In India, the OnePlus 8 has been priced as INR 41,999/- for its base variant 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage and another variant at INR 44,999/- of 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage followed by its another variant priced at INR 49,999/- for 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage.

Contrast to that OnePlus 8 Pro has been priced at INR 54,999/- of 8GB RAM and 128 storage and 59,999/- priced for 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant.

Extraordinary features to look for in OnePlus 8 Pro Model:

  1. 5G connectivity
  2. Bigger Display
  3. Wireless Charging
  4. IP68 water and dust resistant
  5. Lightweight with fluid software

Key Specifications:

 OnePlus 8 ProOnePlus 8
CamerasRear:
48MP, f/1.78, 1.12µm, OIS, EIS
8MP 3x telephoto, f/2.44, 1.0µm, OIS
48MP ultrawide, f/2.2, 119.7°
5MP color filter, f/2.4

Front:
16MP, f/2.45, 1.0µm, EIS, fixed focus
Rear:
48MP, f/1.78, 0.8µm, OIS, EIS
2MP macro, f/2.4, 1.75µm
16MP ultrawide, f/2.2, 116°

Front:
16MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm, EIS, fixed focus
Dimensions and weight165.3 x 74.35 x 8.5mm
199g
160.2 x 72.9 x 8.0mm
180g
IP RatingIP68None
Display6.78-inch AMOLED
3,168 x 1,440 (19.8:9)
120Hz refresh rate
In-display fingerprint sensor
3D Corning Gorilla Glass
6.55-inch AMOLED
2,400 x 1,080 (20:9)
90Hz refresh rate
In-display fingerprint sensor
3D Corning Gorilla Glass
Battery4,510mAh
Warp Charge 30T (5V/6A)
Warp Charge 30 Wireless
4,300mAh
Warp Charge 30T (5V/6A)
Storage128GB / 256GB UFS 3.0128GB / 256GB UFS 3.0 2-LANE
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 865Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
SoftwareOxygen OS
Android 10
Oxygen OS
Android 10
RAM8GB / 12GB LPDDR58GB / 12GB LPDDR4X

The majordifferences to look between the OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8:

Image source: Android Central

Hardware:

While most of the features are same in both phones, there are some differences in hardware.Both the smartphones are powered by the chipset 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon with 5G connectivity. The OnePlus 8 Pro has an additional of IP68 dust and water resistant feature along with wireless charging. Both run on Oxygen OS of Android 10 version with face unlock and in-display fingerprint sensors. Battery is bigger size for the former with 4510(mAh) and later at 4300(mAh).

 Display:

The OnePlus 8 Pro comes with a bigger display of 6.78 inch than 6.55 inch of OnePlus 8. The former offers resolution of 1440×3168 pixels and later offers 1080×2400 pixels display. Both have hole punch display with AMOLED panel.

Camera:

The Pro version has quad-camera setup and later has the triple camera. Both offer 48MP main camera, on front the Pro has 48MP ultra wide sensor with 3x hybrid zoom and a new color filter camera feature. While the OnePlus 8 offers 16MP wide angle camera with a macro camera of 2MP. 8 Pro also uses Sony IMX689 shoots effective in dark mode which is slightly advanced than 8 which uses IMX586.

Final Verdict:

Though almost both the models are offering similar features, the one’s that make them apart are the IP68, wireless charging, macro and wide angle lens in 8 Pro and I would choose the OnePlus 8 rather than 8 Pro to save the money, but if you are looking for more premium features and are ready to afford the extra amount then you can go for the One Plus 8 Pro.

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