Yesterday, OnePlus confirmed that it will be holding an international unveil event on April 14 to announce the OnePlus 8 series. Today, the company took to Weibo to confirm that there will be a dedicated launch event on April 16 in China. The event will be held a day after Honor unveils the Honor 30 series in the country.
The launch poster reveals that the OnePlus 8 launch event in China will be held at 7PM (local time) on April 16. The company will be announcing the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro smartphones. It remains to be seen whether the company unveils new accessories or some other products at the home event.
OnePlus is yet to tease on the features of the OnePlus 8 series. However, the rumor mill has already plenty of vital information on its specs and design. The OnePlus 8 Pro will be the company’s first phone to arrive with support wireless charging. Also, it will be the first OnePlus phone to sport an IP68 rated dustproof and waterproof body.
OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro specifications
The OnePlus 8 Pro will come with a 6.78-inch S-AMOLED display that support 120Hz refresh rate. OnePlus 8 will have a 6.55-inch full HD+ S-AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. Both phones have singe punch-hole 16-megapixel camera and in-display fingerprint scanners. The Snapdragon 865 and LPDDR5 RAM will power both phones.
The OnePlus 8 has 48-megapixel + 16-megpaixel + 2-megapixel triple camera system while the Pro model has 48-megpaixel + 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel quad camera setup. The vanilla model will house a 4,300mAh battery with 30W charging and Pro handset will have a 4,510mAh battery with same wired charging and 30W wireless charging.