Ever in a stunning design, the oneplus 8 pro seems pricey for a oneplus phone, but it’s actually a better value than comparable flagships from Samsung and Apple starting at 899. You get premium craftsmanship and eye popping six point: seven eight inch display with 120 Hertz, refresh rate quad cameras and 5g capability. The oneplus 8 pro also offers wireless charging. Finally and it’s the fastest wireless charging we’ve ever tested is the oneplus 8 pro flawless nope, the otherwise stunning curved display led to several accidental taps during my 1 plus 8 Pro review, and while the 1 plus 8 pros cameras are certainly capable, they’re, not best in Class some may prefer the cheaper one Plus 8, which costs six hundred ninety nine dollars and is sold through t mobile and Verizon. The one plus eight pro is only sold unlocked, but the one plus eight pro is a better phone all around with a smoother display. Wireless charging and better cameras overall, the oneplus 8 pro is a great value, it’s, so good that we’ve added this handset to our best phone’s list. This flagship even beats Samsung’s closest competitor in our head to head one plus 8, Pro vs. galaxy s, 20, plus faceoff, costing three hundred dollars less. You are getting a lot of phone for your money here, one plus eight pro price and release date. The oneplus 8. Pro has a release date of April 29th, starting at eight hundred ninety nine dollars for seven hundred ninety nine pounds.

That model includes eight gigabytes of RAM and 128 gigabytes of storage. If you want twelve gigabytes of RAM and 256 gigabytes of storage, you’ll pay. Nine hundred. Ninety nine dollars for eight hundred ninety nine pounds, the Glacial green and unexplained plus eight pro – are available in eight gigabytes, 128 gigabytes and twelve gigabytes 256 gigabytes configurations. But the ultramarine blue model only comes in 12 gigabytes, 256 gigabytes, so you’ll have to pay 999 dollars. 899 pounds to get that color, the 1 8 pro won’t be sold through US carriers, but you will be able to buy this phone unlocked through Amazon as well as through one plus itself. Amazon will sell three versions of the one plus eight Pro glacial green. For eight hundred ninety nine dollars with eight gigabytes, 128 gigabytes and ultramarine blue and unexpected twelve gigabytes, 256 gigabytes, one plus eight Pro review design and colors Samsung could learn something from the one plus eight pros design, it’s gorgeous without being a fingerprint magnet. The one plus eight Pro uses matte frosted glass, using a new crafting process. The finish is smooth to the touch, but not slippery and there’s a visible sheen to the back of the phone that changes shades depending on how ambient light hits it. The oneplus 8. Pro comes in three colors onyx, black, glacial green and ultramarine blue. I tested the ultramarine blue model, which really pops but might be a bit loud for some. The Glacial green color is more subtle, but more vibrant than the midnight green hue on the iPhone 11 Pro there’s, more good news.

The oneplus 8 pro is ip68 rated, which makes this the first one plus phone to have that level of water resistance. That means the phone can survive being submerged in 1.5 meters: five feet of water for thirty minutes, thus earning it a spot on our list of the best waterproof phones. I do have some complaints about the 1 8 pro’s design. The first is that the curved screen is too curved for me on multiple occasions. I pressed something I didn’t intend to. For example, I would be in the Google Play Store and my left pinkie wrapped around the phone would open an app. I didn’t mean to select, and on other occasions I thought that the oneplus 8 pro wasn’t registering my taps, but it turned out that my other hand was touching the screen. My other issue is that the rear vertical camera bump protrudes more from the back of the oneplus 8 Pro than the camera patches do on the samsung galaxy s 20, plus an iPhone 11pro max. The good news is that the 1 8 pro is fairly sleek, given its large six point. Seven eight inch display it measures; six point: five by two point: nine by 0.33 inches and weighs seven ounces compared to six point three: seven by two point: nine by zero point: three inches and six point: five: six ounces for the galaxy s 20 plus. So the one plus eight pro is bigger and taller than the s twenty plus but that’s understandable, given that the Samsung has a smaller six point, seven inch screen the oneplus 8 pro is also lighter than the seven point two six ounce, one plus seven pro, mostly Because oneplus stitched the pop up selfie camera, one plus eight pro review, display the one plus eight pro possesses one of the best displays I’ve ever tested on a phone which is saying something given that the iPhone 11 pro max costs 200 more and the Galaxy S 20, plus is 400 more.

Not only do you get a super smooth 120 Hertz refresh rate like Samsung’s flagship, but the oneplus 8 pro gives you that rate, even at its max 2k resolution, with the S 20 line, you have to drop down to 1080p resolution. If you want the higher 120 Hertz rate, so how does the oneplus 8 pro screen look dazzling when I fired up the Furious 9 trailer, the deep red Pontiac Fiero, with a rocket strapped to its roof, had plenty of punch, and I could make out fine details In its fortified nose, I watched another scene with the Galaxy S 20 side by side with 120 Hertz mode on and the 1 8 pro’s panel looked a little smoother during the most frenetic action. Sequences such as when ladies michelle rodriguez motorcycle collides with another car in midair, the 1 8 pros picture, looks so smooth thanks to what’s called M EMC a dedicated chip upsales videos on Netflix in YouTube from 24 FPS up to 120 fps Amazon videos go up to 60Fps another plus, as an HDR, boosting feature that optimizes every frame which results in deeper blacks and whiter whites. I did notice that faces were brighter even in dark areas when watching the James Bond no time to die trailer on the 1 8 Pro compared to the galaxy s 20. The 1 8 Pro is rated for 1300 nits of brightness, and it was just as bright outdoors as the iPhone 11 Pro and galaxy s 20 when viewing the Tom’s guide website.

The 1 8 pros display also fared very well in our lab tests. The panel registered 165 percent of the srgb color gamut and 116 point nine percent in the more demanding DCI, p3 gamut. By comparison, the galaxy s 20 plus hit a higher 224 percent on srgb and 163 point 4. On DCI p3. I did notice more saturated hues on the s20 when watching the same scene on Tiger King on both phones, even with both displays set to vivid mode, the oneplus 8 pro to show more accurate colors than the galaxy s 20, plus on the Delta II test, which Measures color accuracy, the oneplus 8 Pro scored 0.26 compared to 0.36 for the galaxy s 20 plus a score of zero is perfect, so lower scores are better. The oneplus 8 Pro even edged out the iPhone 11 Pro maxes score of 0.28. 1. 8. Pro review cameras. The oneplus 8 pro is a remarkably capable camera phone and holds its own with the best camera phones. In some scenarios, however, while the low light results were particularly impressive, the oneplus 8 pro struggled a bit versus the competition with portraits and close ups. The oneplus 8 pro packs four rear cameras, including a 48 megapixel main camera, with an F 1.78 aperture. That will let you shoot at 4, 8mp or 12 MP. The 4 8mp mode is best for when you have a lot of ambient light. There’S. Also, a 8 MP telephoto camera with a 3x optical zoom, an ultra wide 4 8mp camera with a 119 degree field of view and a dedicated 5 MP color filter camera that lets.

You apply artistic filters as your shooting, as you can see in this photo of a nearly empty time square. The 1 plus 8 Pro does a fine job capturing the surrounding billboards. Without blowing out the sunny sky, you can make out details in the clouds, as well as in the surrounding signs to test out the 4 8mp camera mode. I captured a photo of some Easter decorations and spring flowers at the twin pond farms Country Market in howell. Nj, the for 8 MP photo delivered crisper details across the board, including in the bunnies faces and their straw, arms. Plus you have a lot more freedom with this amount of detail to crop in verses, 1 to MP mode 1. 8. Pro review performance, as you would expect the 1 8 Pro packs, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 65 chip to deliver blazing performance and it’s paired with lpddr4 AM which is designed to boost memory speeds by 30, while lowering power consumption by 20. In addition, oneplus includes a ram booster for accelerating gaming and speeding up daily performance by learning your usage of the device. Overall, I was impressed with the oneplus 8 pro speed. I enjoyed silky smooth performance when playing call of duty, even with multiple enemies. On screen. I didn’t experience lag and the asphalt 9 racing game felt almost too fast, as I flipped in the air off some ramps on Geekbench 5, which measures overall performance, the oneplus 8 pro scored three thousand three hundred.

Seventy nine on the multi core portion of the test and 906 on single core. Both of those numbers beat the samsung galaxy s 20 plus 3076. 818. The iPhone 11 pro max trumped, both phones with multi and single core results of 3517 and 1334. The oneplus 8 pro was only slightly behind the galaxy s 20 on the GFX bench, graphics, benchmark. When we ran the 1440p exits, ruins OpenGL high tear off screen test, the oneplus 8 pro delivered 20 FPS compared to 21 FPS for the Samsung. However, the oneplus 8 pro fell behind the galaxy s 20, plus on our real world video editing test using Adobe rush to transcode a 4k video to 1080p. It took the 1 8 pro one minute and 43 seconds compared to 114 for the s 20, plus the iPhone 11 pro max speed them all with 45 seconds, one plus eight Pro review 5g. The good news is that the one plus eight Pro supports 5g networks. The bad news is that this phone doesn’t support mm wave networks, which means you won’t, get the fastest 5g speeds. The phone’s x, 55 5g modem supports sub 6 gigahertz 5g low and mid band. Only the regular one, 8 sold through Verizon supports mm wave using t mobile’s 5g network. I ran several tests using the speed test. App and downloads from the oneplus 8 pro ranged from 85 megabits per second down to 105 megabits per second, which is not blazing but better than my iPhone 11 pro max over Verizon 4G LTE 65 megabits per second down the oneplus 8 pros.

Upload speeds did not impress averaging 11 megabits per second 1 8 Pro review battery life. The oneplus 8 pro packs a 4510 milliamp hours battery, which is slightly bigger than the 4500 milliamp hours battery in the samsung galaxy s 20 plus, and this phone delivered impressive endurance in our battery test, which involved continuous web surfing over 5g on 115, its of screen Brightness, the oneplus 8 pro lasted an excellent 11 hours and five minutes with the display set to 60 Hertz that runtime bests the galaxy s 20, plus by about a half hour as Samsung’s phone lasted 1031. Putting the phone into 120 Hertz mode did take a toll on battery life as the oneplus 8 pro lasted only nine hours in two minutes. Still, this result also bests the galaxy s 20 plus 855. Note that we ran our battery test on full HD resolution and not quad HD, but we will update this review once we’ve run. Another series of tests, 1 8 pro fast charging and wireless charging. The 1 8 pro isn’t just the first one plus phone to offer wireless charging and reverse wireless charging it’s officially the fastest wireless charging phone in the world. Thanks to a special warp charge, 30 wireless charger available for 65. You can juice the oneplus 8 pro faster than any standard qi, wireless charger for iPhones or Android phones, for example, Samsung’s fast wireless charger for the Galaxy S, 20 charges at 15 watts the warp charge.

30 Wireless doubles that power in our testing the oneplus 8 Pro charged to 55 percent in just 30 minutes, which is how long the iPhone 11 pro takes to fast charge with its fast wired charger. In order to prevent overheating the warp charge. 30 Wireless has its own built in fan. You can hear it, but it’s not distractingly loud. The only bummer is that the wireless charger doesn’t work with the phone in landscape mode. Unlike several third party chargers, 1 8 pro review oxygen, OS 1 oxygen. Os does not have a lot of new features to speak of, but it adds some welcome goodies on top of Android 10. This includes an improved Universal dark mode, that’s now compatible with more apps and fun dynamic wallpapers that subtly shift color tones based on the outdoor temperature oneplus gives you two ways to unlock the oneplus 8 pro and in screen fingerprint scanner and face unlock. I found the fingerprint scanner to be pretty quick, so long as you’re deliberate with the press, but face unlock is even quicker on this phone and I can see most people opting for that. First.