OnePlus 8 Pro review: Impressive 120-Hz display, and 48MP camera – CNET

OnePlus 8 Pro review: Impressive 120-Hz display, and 48MP camera – CNET

the two new flagship phones from the Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus, the OnePlus 8 Pro is the High-end. In addition to 5G, which have both phones, it has the IP certification for water-resistance, a total of four cameras-one at the 48-Megapixel and a larger, 120Hz display. Available from: April 22, it is also more expensive at $899 (£799) for 128 GB of storage and US $ 999 (£899) for 256 GB. (Australian prices are not available yet, but £799 converts to about AU$Serbia 1570.) The OnePlus 8 starts at $699 (£599). 

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  • Repent, and wireless charging
  • Water-resistant
  • 120Hz display

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  • Expensive
  • Color filter camera not helpful

When the phone starts, the price is about $100 cheaper than the Galaxy S20  – and probably cheaper than the upcoming Pixel 5 in Google is the equivalent of the Pixel 4‘s first price-it is still expensive due to OnePlus’ standards. If the company is for the first time in 2014, it priced its premium phones aggressive.

Still, the OnePlus 8 Pro is an excellent phone. Your camera works great, it has a fast and powerful processor, and I welcome the charge of its newer features, the wireless charging and reverse-wireless. But if you are a bit more cost conscious, and you want a premium Android experience, I have the OnePlus 8 would choose. It has a silky 90Hz display, similar specs and a solid camera. Both phones are available through OnePlus and Amazon, but you can also use the OnePlus 8 by the U.S. Carrier T-Mobile and Verizon.

OnePlus 8 Pro buttery-smooth 120Hz Monitor 

As the High-end mobile phone, the OnePlus 8 Pro packs a 120Hz display refreshes at twice the rate of most mobile phones. The refresh rate makes scrolling through web pages and the app drawer feel as if I display my cell phone in 4K. Everything is so bouncy and liquidy, a phone feels like, we say, the LG V60 (this is a 60Hz display), like it’s dragging its feet by comparison. Note that there are times, for example, if the screen is static, to preserve that of the Plus 8 Pro switches to 60Hz to the battery.

But if I see it compared side-by-side with the OnePlus 8 90Hz-screen, it was hard to a big difference. There were a few times when I thought, maybe the 8 Per felt a hair more fluid, but it was much less than I had expected. If you are not a huge mobile gamer and you are worried that you are missing that, by the Plus 8, you don’t need to worry to.

Both the OnePlus 8 Pro and 8 have an elegant, sleek design, feels trendy, though it is reminiscent of 2019 Galaxy S10-line (especially with the hole-punch camera in the corner). I dig the thin bezels and the vertically arranged cameras. And even if the 8 Per camera bump protrudes more than the OnePlus 8, it is not so monstrous as the absolute unity of the Galaxy S20 Ultra

I received an ultramarine-blue review model with a smooth, soft texture that keeps the phone from attracting fingerprints. In the light, my phone looked almost velvety to the touch, although the cobalt’s hue as striking as the OnePlus 8 in the interstellar glow.

the production of their mobile phones is evaluated According to years water-resistant to a certain degree, but a waiver of a full IP-rating certification, the OnePlus 8 Pro IP68 means that it can be submerged in about three feet (one meter) of water, at least 30 minutes.

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The OnePlus 8 Pro to a 120Hz display.


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Minimalist OS with the customization goodies

OnePlus’ OxygenOS always been a minimalist take on Android 10. But there are a few welcome tweaks. One is that OnePlus now have more options to customize the phone’s interface, without getting bogged down in it. As well as different color themes and icon packs, for example, you can change the shape of the icons in the pull-down menu of the notification.

OnePlus also expands on the Dark theme, so that certain apps with the dark background. When I changed the OnePlus 8 Pro Dark Theme and opened YouTube, the switched to the color black, as well as. This type of automation is convenient and the user experience makes the feel more consistent. 

Both phones have night mode and reading mode, which allegedly reduce the burden on the eyes, but the OnePlus 8 Pro has an extra feature called “comfort tone”, which automatically changes the color of the screen depending on the ambient light environment. It works very subtly when the light turned on in my room is dark, the screen on the 8 Pro and more sepia colored -. Instead of it dynamically changing during the day, though, I’d rather schedule the effect is in the night mode to certain hours. 

The devices also have an option to enable the “vivid color” punch up video colors and contrast and the OnePlus 8 Pro is smooth “motion graphics,” to sharpen supposedly motion blur in videos. When I click on these options, and saw a couple of YouTube clips, but it was difficult to see the impact on both phones (ditto with the OnePlus 8 Pro graphics-smooth function).

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The OxygenOS contains a few icon packs to choose from.


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A few other software features

    are you free for both phones with either Face Unlock (which is super fast) or the in-screen fingerprint reader may turn./li>

  • Both phones have a physical toggle button, you can slide up and down to silence or vibrate the phone.
  • As in the past, OnePlus phones, Zen mode is built-in. It is the most 8 Pro limits features to a offensive to curb cell phone use. If it is enabled, you can make calls and use the camera.

OnePlus 8 Pro, 4 rear cameras

The OnePlus 8 Per main-48-megapixel camera and a wide angle shooter, you can take crisp and vibrant shots, especially in outdoor lighting. At times, the contrast and the colors, like the green in some of those outdoor photos, punched a bit too much. But in General, the camera took excellent pictures.

I like this photo overall, but the green grass is perforated a little to much for me.


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The 48-megapixel-wide-angle-camera is by default/on 12 megapixel as well.


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Nightscape, OnePlus’ low-light camera mode, also did well to brighten up dark environments. But compared to a recording in the normal camera mode which takes decent low light shots, night scenes, the images just a bit brighter saw. In addition to the camera’s 3x lossless zoom to lose closed objects beautiful without detail. It can digital zoom up to 30, but the photo quality is really affected on this level. I found that 10x was the last stage of the zoom, I could go to a decent photo.

I took this picture in a very dimly-lit walkway with a Night-screen mode.


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This picture was taken across the street from the building without zoom.


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zoom in 3-fold.


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zoom 30x.


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In this portrait shot of a plant, the camera did a good job dealing with the consequences between the foreground and background.


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The phone also has a color-filter-camera is located on the side of the main camera module. To not optimize as an extra tool, with exposure and lighting, I have a lot of use for it. A filter is overexposed, just the light and everything is sepia-toned. I couldn’t think to look at any situation where you want your photo, such as this, and I would prefer to filter with a software.

I took this photo with the default camera.


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This is the same building, taken with a filter options for the color-filter-camera.


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Bokeh-photos with the front-facing camera kept many of the Details.


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If I took a selfie on the front-facing camera, I was horrified impressed (if not slightly) with the amount of fine details that you captured in my skin and the face. The camera can also be 4K video shooting, and features optical image stabilization. If I have a video of me walking shot down the road, was the Material steadily and clear. There is an additional “super-stabilization” mode, shake to smooth out the motion blur of the hand, but when I looked at the two videos side by side, the effect or improvements of the rails to a minimum.

OnePlus 8 Pro power and battery

has, like many high-end phones of the year, the OnePlus 8 Pro than a Snapdragon-865-chipset. As I mentioned before, the phone is zippy is started: It and switch between the apps, fired up the camera and made the games super fast. Its benchmark results were also comparable with other competing phones such as the Galaxy S20 and LG V60.

3DMark Slingshot Unlimited

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Longer bars mean better performance

Geekbench V 5.0 single core

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Longer bars mean better performance

Geekbench v. 5.0 multicore

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Longer bars mean better performance

We, in our battery Test method are in the middle of the change, but I ran battery tests for continuous video playback in airplane mode. The 8 Per 4,510 mAh battery clocked in 18 hours, 46 minutes, with the 120Hz activated what an excellent run. A study with 60 Hz also selected a similar time revealed, and because the video that I played, was shot in 30 fps, it makes sense that the times were in the vicinity.

Anecdotally, the phone lasted the whole day and night without a charge if I put it mildly. For comparison, the Galaxy S20 Ultra, which has a 5,000 mAh battery, lasted 16 hours, on the 120Hz setting. If we do I’ll update the behavior of streaming video tests for the OnePlus 8 Pro, this review, with the final results and ratings.

With the OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus has seen two necessary updates to the battery: wireless charging and reverse charging (as we, the on the most recent Galaxy phones). The former was a desired function using OnePlus mobile phones for some time now, and it is more convenient to finally have the phone charging without having to plug in the cables. I also like to&charge my other phones and accessories (including a pair of AirPods Per) on the back of the OnePlus 8 Pro.nbsp;

As with previous generations of OnePlus devices, the OnePlus 8 Pro, and 8 super-fast-charge Charging, branded as Warp. From a completely drained battery, 15 minutes of charging time, juiced the phone up to 32%, which is impressive. Half an hour resulted in 62% and after an hour the phone was at 95% power. If I the phone is charging, the OnePlus’ new wireless charger, at about the same rate.

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OnePlus 8 Pro 5G OnePlus 8 5G Samsung Galaxy S20 5G LG V60 ThinQ 5G
Display Size, Resolution 6.78-inch AMOLED; 1,440×3,168 Pixel 6.55-inch AMOLED; 1,080×2,400 pixels 6.2-inch AMOLED 6.8-inch OLED; 2,460×1,080 pixels
The Pixel Density 513ppi 402ppi 563ppi 395ppi
Dimensions (Inches) 6.51×2.93×0.35 in 6.3×2.8×0.31 in 2.72×5.97×0.311 in 6.67×3.06×0.35 in
Dimensions (Mm) 165×74.4×8.5 mm 160×72.9×8.0 mm 69.1×151.7×7.9 mm 169.3×77.6×8.79 mm
Weight (In Ounces, Grams) 7.02 oz; 199 G 6.35 oz. / 180g 5.75 oz 163g 7.72 oz. / 218g
Mobile software Android 10 Android 10 Android 10 Android 10
Camera 48 megapixel (standard), 48-megapixel (uw), 8 megapixels (Tele), 5-megapixel (“color filter”) 48 megapixel (standard), 16-megapixel (uw), 2 megapixel (macro) 12 megapixels (wide-angle), 64-megapixels (Tele), 12 megapixel (ultrawide) 64 megapixel (standard), 13 megapixel (wide-angle), time-of-flight camera
Front-facing camera 16-megapixel 16-megapixel 10-megapixel 10-megapixel
Video capture 4K 4K 8K 8K
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 64-bit-octa-core-CPU (max 2.7 GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2 GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Storage 128 GB, 256 GB 128 GB, 256 GB 128GB 128GB
RAM 8 GB, 12 GB 8 GB, 12 GB 12 GB 8GB
Expandable Memory No No Up to 1 TB Up to 2 TB
Battery 4,510 mAh With 4,300 mAh 4,000 mAh 5,000 mAh
Fingerprint sensor In-screen In-screen In-screen In-screen
Connection USB-C USB-C USB-C USB-C
Headphone Jack No No No Yes
Features 5G enabled; Warp Charge reverse wireless charging; waterproof (IP68); 120Hz refresh rate 5G enabled; Warp Charge; 90Hz refresh rate 5G enabled; 120-Hz refresh frequency; waterproof (IP68) 5G enabled; waterproof (IP68); Dual-Screen accessories
Price off-contract (USD) $899 (8GB RAM/128GB), $999 (12 GB RAM/256 GB) US $ 699 (8 GB RAM/128 GB), $799 (12 GB RAM/256 GB) $999 (5G) $800 (without a Dual-Screen case); $900-$950 (with)
Price (GBP) £799 (8GB RAM/128GB), £899 (12 GB RAM/256 GB) £599 (8GB RAM/128GB), £699 (12 GB RAM/256 GB) £799 (4G), £899 (5G) To convert …: £642 (without Dual-Screen-case); £722-$762 (with)
Price (AUD) UK convert: AU$Serbia 1570 (8GB RAM/128GB) AU$1,770 (12 GB RAM/256 GB) UK convert: AU$1,180 (8GB RAM/128GB) AU$1,370 (12 GB RAM/256 GB) AU$1,349 (4G), AU$1,499 (5G) To convert … AU$1,261 (without Dual-Screen-case); AU$1,419-$1,498 (with)

Released on Thu, 15 Apr 2020 11:39:00 +0000

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