OnePlus is expected to announce its flagship OnePlus 8 series in the first half of 2020. The company may launch the devices earlier than the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro which were announced in May last year. The OnePlus 8 lineup will consist of a standard OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 Lite. Ahead of the launch, the OnePlus 8 Pro variant has been spotted on the benchmarking website Geekbench. The device appeared on January 10 and is codenamed as ‘GALILEI IN2023’. The listing reveals some key specs of the smartphone.
The OnePlus 8 Pro will pack a whopping 12GB RAM and run on Android 10 out of the box. The device will be reportedly powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 865 chipset. The Geekbench listing shows that the OnePlus 8 Pro scored 4296 points in the single-core test and 12,531 points in the multi-core test.
As for the rest of the specifications, the OnePlus 8 Pro is rumored to arrive with a curved AMOLED display measuring 6.5-inches and offering a 120Hz refresh rate panel. The device is expected to feature a punch-hole cutout at the top left corner for the front camera. As per past reports, the smartphone is tipped to be equipped with a 64MP or 108MP primary camera. It will be accompanied by an ultra-wide-angle lens, a telephoto shooter and a third unknown sensor.
The OnePlus 8 Pro will offer up to 512GB onboard storage. It is expected to come with a 50W fast charging tech. Other rumored specs of the smartphone include a USB-C port and support for 5G networks.
In other news, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed in a Weibo post about the company’s 120Hz screen. So it’s likely that the upcoming flagship will arrive with a 120Hz refresh rate panel.