Not long after OnePlus launched the OnePlus 8 series comprising a vanilla 8 and an advanced 8 Pro, the brand has already sold a lot of phones. Despite the series featuring the highest ever prices that the brand has ever put on a phone, the entire ‘limited release’ stock of the series sold out in mere minutes. Also Read - OnePlus 8 Series: Company launches Instagram filters to provide a virtual unboxing experience
In the US, all models of the OnePlus 8 series were sold out within 10 minutes of the brand opening the sale of the phone. This also includes all variants of the phones based on color or storage capacity. The sale almost felt like one of the Xiaomi phones going out on a flash sale in India. Also Read - OnePlus 8 Pro holds strong against scratch and bend test: Watch the video
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OnePlus was selling the new phones as part of a limited release. The wider sales of the latest series will take place later this month on April 29. It was not revealed how many units were sold in the limited release. However, it was likely a small number considering the phones were simply gone in minutes. Also Read - OnePlus 8 series will offer 100GB Google One promo and Google Stadia support
OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro specifications, features
The OnePlus 8 comes with a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR 10+ support, and 3D corning gorilla glass. It offers support for sRGB, and Display P3 color profiles and a 90Hz refresh rate display. The panel operates at FHD+ resolution. The Pro version, on the other hand, features a 6.78-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 19.8:9 aspect ratio, HDR 10+ and QHD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate.
Both the latest OnePlus phones draw power from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, paired with Adreno 650 GPU. The standard one packs a 4,300mAh battery, whereas the Pro version packs a 4,510mAh battery. Both the phones come with support for Warp charge 30T (30W fast charging). The Pro variant also has 30W wireless charging and Haptic Vibration 2.0 support. The OnePlus 8 series will ship with Android 10 with OxygenOS on top. They pack dual stereo speakers and support noise cancellation as well as Dolby Atmos. Both the units have an in-display fingerprint sensor.
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