OnePlus 8 to be Launched in the Second Week of April : Report

  • The smartphones might also come with the introduction of a ‘Lite’ model
  • The phone might be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 chipset 

According to a latest report, it has been revealed that OnePlus will be launched in the second week of April. The report also expects this to be a global announcement. This is most probably likely to be the same date the phone is unveiled all over the world. However, the speculations for the upcoming phone hasn’t been revealed yet.

Numerous other leaks suggest that OnePlus will be moving to three product lines in 2020. This would also come with the introduction of a “Lite” model as part of the OnePlus 8 family. The smartphone might be a premium mid-ranger and is unlikely to be a budget smartphone.

The new OnePlus 8 Lite most likely reveals to move to a new angular design. This is being said according to the early renders from a report. The smartphone might have a 16.25 cm (6.4-inch) display with a punch-hole for the selfie camera. The renders have also revealed that a triple camera setup along with a high resolution primary camera, an ultrawide lens and a ToF depth sensor.

What the new smartphone might bring

On the inside, the phone might be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 chipset. It is also being expected that a bigger 6.6-inch curved display with a punch-hole selfie camera to be designed on the left corner. While the resolution might still be Full HD+, it is likely to make the move to a 120Hz refresh rate. Other sources reveal that OnePlus 8 Pro might sport an even bigger QHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate with a punch-hole camera. Like the other smartphones it might be powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset, with 5G presumably included too.

It might have a quad-camera setup, adding a ToF sensor to the primary, ultrawide and telephoto combo. Bigger batteries and faster Warp charging standards could also debut on the OnePlus 8 series.

There are also rumours of wireless charging and IP certification to finally make it to OnePlus devices, which could imply an increase in the final selling prices. On the other hand, the company is likely to be working on a pair of true wireless earbuds, which should also share the stage.