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OnePlus 8 Pro vs. OnePlus 7 Pro: Should you upgrade?

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Best answer: Even as the OnePlus 7 Pro is over a year old, it's tough to recommend everyone upgrade to the OnePlus 8 Pro. The 8 Pro does have better cameras, a better display, wireless charging, and 5G, but those are all marginal upgrades over what's still an excellent phone in 2020. And you'd be facing hundreds of dollars to upgrade, which just won't be worth it for many people.Mild upgrade: OnePlus 8 Pro ($900 at Amazon US)Mild upgrade: OnePlus 8 Pro (£549 at Amazon UK)What's the difference between the OnePlus 8 Pro and 7 Pro?The OnePlus 8 Pro follows a very similar mold to the 7 Pro, and upgrades in a handful of crucial areas. The first immediately noticeable change is the display, which is slightly larger but notably better in colors and brightness. It's also 120Hz, over the 7 Pro's 90Hz, for even smoother motion in everything you do on the phone. Yes, it's now marred by a small hole punch camera cutout, but chances are you could get over that.You g…

You can now unbox the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro using Instagram's AR filters

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OnePlus is rolling out two AR filters on Instagram that let you unbox its latest devices on the platform.What you need to knowOnePlus has introduced two AR filters on Instagram that let you unbox the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro virtually.The filters let you see all the components bundled in the box.OnePlus is also rolling out a contest to fans in India, with the most creative unboxing eligible to win the OnePlus 8.The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are now official, and as the company isn't able to do its usual pop-up events around the world, it is taking things online. OnePlus is rolling out two AR filters on Instagram that let you unbox the latest devices virtually. From OnePlus:We're using simple AR tech to bring a virtual experience of our new products to the community. We're launching two AR filters on our Instagram channels. One for the OnePlus 8 and the other for the 8 Pro. These filters are a sweet setup to help you virtually unbox the OnePlus 8 Series at any place and at any time.Yo…

OnePlus is hosting a robot snowball fight to showcase 5G's 'true potential'

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All you need to play the game is a good Wi-Fi connection or 5G on your phone.

What you need to knowOnePlus will be hosting the first-ever global robot snowball fight next week.The company has built snowball-firing robots called "Snowbots" for the game, powered by OnePlus 5G smartphones.OnePlus says the games will begin on March 9 and run 24 hours a day until March 12. OnePlus has announced that it will be holding the first-ever interactive snowball fight in Finland from March 9. According to OnePlus, the event will allow users from across the globe to "experience the speed of 5G."


The company has created custom snowball-firing robots for the upcoming games, called "Snowbots." These Snowbots are powered by OnePlus 5G phones and can fire snowballs at 120 miles per hour. To play the game, you will need to visit the dedicated OnePlus Snowbots website on a mobile device and then sign in using a OnePlus account. There will be a queue system in place, so you wi…

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