OnePlus 8 launch event live: when and how to watch


The OnePlus 8 phone line is expected to be announced on April 14. These are the successors of the OnePlus 7 line (photo above) announced in 2019.

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Chinese phone maker OnePlus is set to announce its flagship phones for 2020, called OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, at an online event on Tuesday. The devices would be the suites of last year One Plus 7 Phone (s. It comes after other Chinese phone manufacturers such as Huawei and Xiaomi continued recent launches despite supply chain disruptions in consumer electronics coronavirus.

When and where is the OnePlus launch event taking place?

Dated: Tuesday April 14, 2020


  • 8 a.m. Pacific time
  • 11 a.m.ET
  • 4:00 p.m. UK

How can I watch the event live?

OnePlus will host a live broadcast of the event on its YouTube channel. But you can also watch the event on CNET in the integrated video player below. Watch for in-depth reviews of the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro coming soon.

What do we know about the OnePlus 8 series so far?

The rumor mill is teeming with speculation, leaks and teasers from the company itself about what we can expect from the next flagships of OnePlus. The most notable new features expected are 5G, faster refresh rates of up to 120 Hz, and support for 30 watt wireless charging. Other rumors include a perforated screen for the front camera, a Snapdragon 865 processor and a new turquoise color. There was also talk of a third, more economical variant, called OnePlus 8 Lite.

In general, however, we expect the OnePlus 8 family phones to be more expensive than phones from previous years. While OnePlus has earned a reputation for selling high-end Android phones for hundreds of dollars less than its more established competitors like Google and Samsung, it has been difficult for OnePlus to keep prices low.

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