OnePlus 8 series price and specs via Revu Philippines

OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro launched. Prices, specs here

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The launch of OnePlus‘ new flagship smartphones usher in a time that the company is pushing itself to be an average premium brand. Not average quality-wise, as OnePlus devices are generally solid, but average in terms of price.

(Update, April 20: We have the local pricing! Read Philippine prices of OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro revealed.)

Take a look at how much each OnePlus 8 series model costs:

  • OnePlus 8
    • 8GB RAM (LPDDR4X)/128GB storage, Glacial Green color: $699 (around P35,467 in Philippine pesos)
    • 12GB RAM (LPDDR4X)/256GB storage, Interstellar Glow color: $799 (P40,541)
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
    • 8GB RAM (LPDDR5)/128GB storage, Glacial Green color: $899 (P45,615)
    • 12GB RAM (LPDDR5)/256GB storage, Onyx Black and Ultramarine Blue colors: $999 (P50,689)

The new OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro? You now have to put them in the same category as flagships from the likes of Huawei, Samsung, and Apple.

OnePlus 8 series official product video

Are they worth the money, though? Looks like it, at least on paper. The phones are powerful as high-end handsets come. Think 5G support and Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. Think punch-hole displays with high refresh rates — 90Hz for the regular unit and 120Hz for the bigger, more-beefed-up Pro. We’re not surprised that the screens got an A+ rating from DisplayMate. just like the OnePlus 7 Pro‘s panel.

Wireless charging and water resistance are finally offered on a OnePlus smartphone. The OnePlus 8 Pro supports 30-watt wireless charging, the same speed as its wired-charging capability — though you have to buy the official Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger for $69.95 (P3,549) to maximize that feature. It also gets an IP68 rating.

Wireless-charging speed comparison: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs OnePlus 8 Pro vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

Both are equipped with the new 48-megapixel Sony IMX689 sensor used by the OPPO Find X2 Pro. But the Pro variant comes with three other sensors, one of them is another 48-megapixel one, but a Sony IMX586 this time. The OnePlus 8, on the other hand, has three cameras on the back.

For a detailed specs comparison between the OnePlus and OnePlus 8 Pro, refer to the chart below.

OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8 Pro specs comparison by Revu Philippines

OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8 Pro: Specs compared

The OnePlus 8 series is already up for preorder abroad, but how about its availability in the Philippines?

Digital Walker, the exclusive distributor of the brand in the country, has not announced anything just yet. However, we’re pretty sure the newly launched smartphones will be released here, considering that it’s been actively promoting the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro online.

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.