OnePlus 8 Lite – all the rumors till now

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Will OnePlus try venturing into the mid-range market again? We’ve not seen such a handset from OnePlus since it launched the OnePlus X back in 2015. However, with the so-called OnePlus 8 Lite we might soon see a mid-ranger from OnePlus again.

Famed for offering premium features for a relatively cheaper price, OnePlus well and truly was the real “Flagship Killer”. So, widening the range of offered products is naturally the way to move forward. But will the OnePlus 8 Lite be a success? That only time can tell. For now, we’ve gathered all the rumors concerning the phone.

According to various sources, the OnePlus 8 Lite will sport a 6.4” OLED display panel with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The screen could also have a 90Hz refresh rate. We’ve previously seen the 90Hz screen in the OnePLus 7T too. So including such a screen in a mid-range phone could well be its USP.

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OnePlus 8 Lite Cameras

Furthermore, the display will also include a punch hole to house the front camera. Now that’s also something new. Previously, OnePlus favored the notch display. However, this change in design seems like a step forward. But then again OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro too is rumored to have a punch-hole display. And apparently, the front camera will be a 32MP selfie shooter.

Regarding the rear camera, however, there are multiple conflicting leaks. A leaked image showed only a dual-camera setup on the back. However, a previously leaked specs sheet suggested that there’s a triple camera setup on the back.

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Subsequently leaked photos have however confirmed that three on the back rumor makes sense. The cameras are likely to be of 48MP (primary), 16MP (ultra-wide) and 12MP (telephoto).

OnePlus has decided to go with MediaTek this time around to make the device more affordable. They will probably go with the Dimensity 1000. It’s a 5G SoC thus the handset could be a great and affordable 5G handset. There’s probably going to be a RAM of 8Gb and 128/256GB storage.

As far as the battery is concerned, the rumor is that it is of 4000mAh. Also, other rumors suggest that it’ll support 30W fast charging.

Oneplus 8 Lite Launch Date & Price

The probable launch date of the Oneplus 8 Lite is going to be somewhere around May 2020. It is expected to cost US $399 (NRs. 45,000). Hopefully, it’ll launch alongside the relatively heavy priced OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. So, there’s still a lot of time left until the launch. However, with the CES this week, we’ll probably get to learn more about the OnePlus 8 Lite.