he had to Knowing that you cannot buy a previous generation OnePlus phone. The company produced a new Android phone (or two) a year and quickly discontinued the old model. But a few years ago, this practice was discontinued. Instead, we saw great discounts on the predecessor with the arrival of the caliphs. This enabled killer price cuts like this Amazon Prime Day Deal: A little over a year after its launch, the OnePlus 8 is Just $349.
OnePlus 8 (8/10, WIRED RECOMMENDIt launched at $699, but the company has been selling it from $449 to $599 for some time now. Getting an extra $100 to $150 off discount makes it one of the cheapest Powerful Android phones Around. Seriously, it’s powered by Qualcomm’s flagship processor from 2020 – the Snapdragon 865 – found in phones like Samsung Galaxy S20 and the Sony Xperia 1 II.
It’s the same price as our current Favorite Android phone, The Google Pixel 4A, but you get much faster performance, a 90Hz screen refresh rate, multiple rear cameras, and fast charging. can not match with OnePlus 9 or OnePlus 9 Pro, but it’s still a great value.
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Is OnePlus 8 Right for You?
wired: The 6.6-inch AMOLED screen with a screen refresh rate of 90Hz delivers a smooth and vibrant viewing experience, whether you’re browsing Twitter or following what you’re looking for. loki. You’ll never be dissatisfied with the performance of this phone, and it can recharge (with the included cable and adapter) from zero to 100 percent in just under an hour. There is also 5G connectivity.
fatigued: The camera system includes a 48MP main sensor, a 16MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP macro, and they won’t shock your socks. (You can probably take slightly nicer photos with a file Google Pixel 4A $350.) Battery life is good too. most probably Just You get one day. There is no headphone jack, no wireless charging, and no MicroSD card slot. It will only get another Android upgrade (Android 12) and just under two years of security updates.
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