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Informr score
The OnePlus 8 Pro currently has an Informr score of 8.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 64 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What's good

  • Large 1440p 120Hz display
  • Impressive performance
  • Good camera results
  • Flexible camera lens options
  • Wireless charging

What's bad

  • Not for small hands
  • Higher Price

Released alongside the OnePlus 8, the OnePlus 8 Pro is the more powerful version of their latest phone lineup. Most of the specs for these phones are identical except for some parts which reviewers considered game changing for better or worse.

OnePlus 8 Pro is larger and doesn’t fit snug in your hand like the OnePlus 8. But in exchange, you get a larger display, more capable cameras, and a few extra features. 

OnePlus 8 Pro differences include:

  • Larger 6.78-inch, 120Hz screen
  • Higher 1440p resolution
  • 48MP quad-camera with improved ultrawide lens and added telephoto lens
  • Larger 4,510mAh battery
  • Wireless charging support
  • Ultramarine color option
  • Documented waterproof rating

It’s hard to deny that the OnePlus 8 Pro has plenty of perks, but they come with a higher price. It’s all about what you want most from your phone experience. For additional specs and more info on the OnePlus 8 Pro check our summary for the smaller OnePlus 8.

Operating system
2.84 GHz
Screen Size
48+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...

Expert Reviews

I’m a bit of a fan of the OnePlus 8 Pro. Not only does it address one of the main concerns we’ve had with previous OnePlus handsets, namely that there was previously no officially rated water resistance, but it also adds a load of extra features, including that intriguing colour filter camera. Combi...

- Nathan Spendelow, Jonathan Bray, Expert Reviews

The OnePlus 8 Pro front camera delivers solid performance for both stills and video, with quality that should be perfectly satisfying for the majority of users. However, if selfies or vlogging are central to your mobile photography, then there are a few other options up the ladder you should conside...

- Peter Ferenczi, DxOMark

The OnePlus 8 Pro put in a strong performance for display. In many regards, it really stood out against its competitors, especially in reproducing accurate colors. It also made a strong impression for its readability in direct sunlight, a rarity among all devices. For users, smooth swiping and accur...

- Chris Welsch, DxOMark

The OnePlus 8 Pro is a proper flagship phone. No more cutting corners. No more 'flagship killer' underdog mantra. OnePlus is now officially mixing it with the biggest names in mobile. It means the 8 Pro is also its most expensive handset to date, but there's plenty of bang for your buck to justify t...

- John McCann, TechRadar
Photography Blog

Overall, if you’re in the market for a top-line Android phone, and your main consideration is the quality of the onboard camera, the OnePlus 8 Pro should be high up on your list of phones to consider. If you don’t have the budget for a top-range Samsung or iPhone, yet still want something stylish an...

- Amy Davies, Photography Blog

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

OnePlus released the 8 Pro on April 21, 2020.

The 8 Pro price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare OnePlus 8 Pro prices from around the web here on The Informr.

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the OnePlus 8 Pro user manual here.

OnePlus backs up the 8 Pro with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your 8 Pro has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact OnePlus support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find OnePlus's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The OnePlus 8 Pro's screen size is 6.78 inches with 1440 x 3168 pixels resolution.

2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4510 mAh battery. OnePlus's performance ratings are 1715 minutes, 603 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

8 Pro Specs

Release date April 21, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
700/800/850/900 /1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600/3600 MHz
800/850/1900 MHz
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
2500 MHz
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
RAM 8/12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.95 W/kg
Body: 1.26 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4510 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 889 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 603 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1715 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Glass
Colors Glacial Green, Ultramarine Blue, Onyx Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.53 x 7.43 x 0.85 cm (6.5 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 199 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1440 x 3168 pixels
Pixel density 513 pixels
Size 6.78 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 3D Corning Gorilla Glass, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, In-display Fingerprint Sensor
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Main Camera
ƒ/ 1.78
48+ megapixels
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.44, Telephoto), 3rd camera feature (48 MP, F2.2, Ultrawide), 4th camera feature (5 MP, F2.4, Depth), Slow motion recording, HDR,
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
16+ megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.45
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, OGG, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Unknown
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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