Tipster Max J on Twitter has claimed that both the phones will launch in the second quarter of next year. This coincides with the company’s usual announcement timeline as the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro were announced in May this year. Apart from the time frame, the tipster has not revealed any hardware details about the upcoming OnePlus flagship smartphones.
8 and 8 Pro scheduled for Q2 2020
— Max J. (@Samsung_News_) October 29, 2019
OnePlus 8 Pro will have similar design profile as the OnePlus 7 Pro but with one major difference. The OnePlus 8 Pro will have a hole-punch display on the front, thus letting go of the pop-up selfie camera which was on the OnePlus 7 Pro. The phone will measure 165.3 x 74.4 x 8.8mm.
The OnePlus 8 Pro is expected to feature a 6.65-inch display and a 90Hz refresh rate. OnePlus 8 Pro has four cameras at the back. The main camera module is positioned vertically like on the OnePlus 8. This is accompanied by an additional 3D Time-of-Flight sensor which will help improve depth sensing for portrait shots and bokeh.
OnePlus 8 will feature punch-hole in the upper-left corner of the display.OnePlus 8 would be the first smartphone by the Chinese manufacturer to come with a punch-hole screen. The phone will feature an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The phone will measure about 160.2 x 72.9 x 8.1mm (9.3mm including rear camera bump) in dimension and will feature a curved screen display that will be approximately 6.5-inch large. The screen will likely be AMOLED with a 90Hz refresh rate.
OnePlus 8 will have Warp Charge 30T fast charging support. The smartphone will be OnePlus first to support wireless charging. It will have a triple camera setup aligned vertically with LED flash.