Source: Andrew Martonik / Android Central
OnePlus had a rather confusing 2019, launching five different phones in various pairings around the world, in a staggered release that was tough to keep up with. The first half of 2020 smooths things out considerably, with the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro launching simultaneously.
But the new phones do introduce a new confusion: are the latest OnePlus phones still worth the money, as prices have continued to rise? Now the OnePlus 8, the entry level phone, is $70 more than the highest-spec model of the OnePlus 6T from 18 months ago. And the top-spec OnePlus 8 Pro has reached the $1000 mark.
The whole smartphone industry is moving toward higher prices, and OnePlus isn’t staying put — its boat is rising with the tide. Just 6 months removed from the OnePlus 7T, the OnePlus 8 is here as the affordable mainstream option…