OnePlus 8 is the expected name for OnePlus' next flagship smartphone line. As with the OnePlus 7T, the OnePlus 8 is also expected to feature a variety of models that differ in design and features. It is expected that the Chinese company will release OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, but it would not be completely unfamiliar to surprise fans with a souped-up McLaren edition.
It seems that the 8 Pro could have a big advantage over his supposedly cheaper brother. The famous Leaker Max J. recently posted a picture on Twitter showing "120Hz" in bold. He accompanied the tweet with a headline saying "be a" pro ".
The tipster later clarified that it was a OnePlus device and suggested that the company's next "pro" phone would have a 120Hz screen.
As a reminder, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro are all equipped with 90 Hz screens. The panels in question provide a much smoother appearance than the 60 Hz displays of most modern smartphones like the iPhone 11, Galaxy S10 and Huawei P30 Pro.
If the OnePlus 8 Pro actually has a 120 Hz screen, it would connect to a very exclusive club of smartphones that have such a panel.
Currently, only very few handsets such as the Razer Phone 2 and the Asus ROG Phone 2 are equipped with a 120 Hz display.
At least one entry in Apple's newest iPhone range comes with a 120Hz screen, but with a release expected in September, the OnePlus 8 Pro would certainly surpass the smoother experience.
Apple is certainly no stranger to high refresh rate screens. Already in 2017, the company introduced a new iPad Pro with ProMotion technology that allowed the display to dynamically adjust the refresh rate up to 120 Hz.
If OnePlus keeps its typical release schedule, its next smartphones will be introduced in the first half of next year.
Apart from the refresh rate, we've already gotten a detailed look at the supposed design of OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, thanks to the acclaimed OnLeaks, which works with CashKaro and 91Mobiles respectively.
If the rendering intentions for each image are correct, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro appear to be delivered with an all-screen design and a hole cutout for a single front-facing camera on the display.
OnePlus has made a big song and dance about its pop-up selfie camera with the introduction of OnePlus 7 Pro. This was developed as a way to deliver an all-screen phone without compromise. It is currently unclear why the Chinese company would cut this time.
The biggest difference between the 8 and the 8 Pro was for every rearview camera system. The standard OnePlus 8 was shown with a triple camera system, while the 8 Pro on the back had an additional ToF sensor (time-of-flight).
Of course, Express.co.uk will keep you updated with more OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro leaks.