OnePlus’ latest smartphone, the OnePlus 8 is all set to go on a flash sale in India later today. The phone has been announced to be made available starting 12pm via Amazon and OnePlus’s website. To remind our readers, this is the third time the OnePlus is going on sale, as the device had previously gone up on a limited special sale on May 29 — the day when the phone was initially announced to go on open sale in India.
The company now appears to be over its production woes, with the OnePlus 8 now all set to be made available through a flash sale on Amazon and the company’s own portal. The phone is expected to be made available in two RAM and storage configurations, available in all the colour options previously announced by the company.
OnePlus 8 will also see a number of attractive offers being announced, with Amazon offering a coupon of Rs 1,000 in the form of Amazon Pay balance while buying the phone. There are also easy EMI and bank offers being extended to make any OnePlus 8 purchasing decision an even easier one.
As for the price of the phone, the OnePlus 8’s 6+128 RAM and storage variant will only be available in the Glacial Green variant exclusively through Amazon. The price of the variant has been set at Rs 41,999. The 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of the phone will be available in Onyx Black and Glacial Green colours. The variant has been priced at Rs 44,999.
OnePlus 8: Specifications
On the outside, the OnePlus 8 comes with a 6.55-inch FullHD+ Fluid AMOLED display, with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a pixel density of 402ppi. Rated at 90Hz, the panel is also slower at refreshing than the one on the OnePlus 8 Pro.
Under the hood, we have the same flagship-level performance as the OnePlus 8 Pro as this phone gets a 5G enabled Snapdragon 865 chipset ticking at its core. There are key differences in camera set-ups, with the OnePlus 8 only getting a triple camera module. Of the three cameras, the primary is a 48-megapixel lens that’s a Sony IMX586 sensor. The secondary is an ultra-wide 16-megapixel lens, while the third sensor completing the module is a 2-megapixel macro lens.