29 Nov 2020: OnePlus 8 series receives OxygenOS 22.214.171.124 update in India
As per the changelog, the new firmware optimizes system power consumption, the split-screen app experience, and increases battery life. It also fixes the problem with expanded screenshots, horizon light not activating normally, and an issue with Google Play not installing apps.
Fact: Details about the update
The update carries build number 126.96.36.199.IN21DA for the OnePlus 8 and version number 188.8.131.52.IN11DA for the OnePlus 8 Pro. It is being rolled out in a phased manner via over-the-air method. To manually check for the update, you can go to Settings >System Updates.
Design and display: OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro: At a glance
As far as their specifications are concerned, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro feature a metal-glass body with a punch-hole design and slim bezels.
The standard model sports a 6.55-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, while the Pro version has a 120Hz 6.78-inch QHD+ (1440x3120 pixels) AMOLED screen.
Both the handsets come with an integrated fingerprint reader.
Cameras: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The OnePlus 8 bears a triple rear camera unit that comprises a 48MP main sensor, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro camera.
Meanwhile, the 8 Pro offers a quad rear camera system including a 48MP main sensor, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle lens, an 8MP telephoto camera, and another 5MP color filter sensor.
On the front, both the handsets house a 16MP selfie snapper.
Internals: Under the hood
The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 865 chipset, combined with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
The vanilla variant houses a 4,300mAh battery with 30W wired fast-charging while the Pro model packs a 4,510mAh battery with 30W wired as well as 30W wireless charging support.