OnePlus 8 has simply damaged cowl and was unveiled globally alongside the OnePlus 8 Pro. The successor to the favored OnePlus 7, this telephone builds upon the flagship roots with the newest processor, an upgraded show and cameras which can be aimed on the plenty. It goes up towards the likes of Realme X50 Pro and the iQOO 3 that debuted earlier this 12 months. All of them, flagships in their very own rights, are amongst a rising listing of telephones that herald 5G help, even when most markets aren’t 5G enabled but.

However, for those who’re in search of a robust flagship telephone that doesn’t pinch your pockets a bit an excessive amount of, here’s a comparability between three newest flagship phones– OnePlus 8 vs Realme X50 Pro vs iQOO 3.


Realme X50 Pro retails beginning at Rs 39,999 in India for the bottom variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. iQOO 3, alternatively, begins at Rs 38,990 for the bottom variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. 

OnePlus is but to disclose its costs in India, nevertheless, the telephone begins at $699 globally which interprets to Rs 53,000 approx. instantly transformed.

Design and Show

OnePlus 8, Realme X50 Pro and iQOO 3 function a glass-metal sandwich design topped by Gorilla Glass however whereas the OnePlus 8 and iQOO 3 have the newest era Gorilla Glass 6, the X50 Pro comes with a layer of Gorilla Glass 5.

The profile of the OnePlus 8 is far thinner than the opposite two telephones measuring 8.0mm at its thickest level. Compared, the Realme X50 Pro is 8.9mm thick and the iQOO 3 is 9.2mm thick. As for the burden, the OnePlus 8 can also be the lightest telephone out of this roster weighing 180 grams. The X50 Pro weighs 205 grams whereas the iQOO 3 has a little bit of extra heft at 214 grams.

Out of the three telephones, the OnePlus 8 options the most important show measuring 6.55-inches whereas the opposite two telephones make do with a barely smaller 6.44-inch display screen. All three use AMOLED panels with a Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) decision however solely the OnePlus 8 and X50 Pro help 90Hz excessive refresh charge.

The OnePlus 8 and iQOO 3, each have a single punch-hole cutout on the entrance to deal with the selfie digital camera whereas the X50 Pro has twin punch-hole cutouts because it has two front-facing cameras.

All three screens have a 20:9 facet ratio, are licensed for HDR10+ playback and have an in-display fingerprint reader. 

Beneath the hood

OnePlus 8, Realme X50 Pro and iQOO 3 are all powered by Qualcomm’s newest and biggest Snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa-core processor, Adreno 650 GPU and built-in 5G help. The brand new processor presents a 25% bump in efficiency over the earlier era with a fifth-generation AI Engine and extra.

The bottom variant of OnePlus 8 has 8GB RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage whereas the maxed-out model has 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. Likewise, the X50 Pro is obtainable in a number of choices to decide on from– 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB.

Then again, iQOO has a separate 4G and a 5G variant of its telephone. The bottom variant has 8GB RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage adopted by a 256GB storage possibility. The 5G maxed-out model of iQOO 3 has 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.

That mentioned, the every day utilization expertise supplied by all of the three telephones are totally different by leaps and bounds. Whereas all three run on forked variations of Android 10, it’s the base-level optimizations that matter in the long term and that’s one thing that OnePlus is thought for. The OxygenOS on OnePlus’ telephones feels clean basically use, one thing that’s missing on a majority of flagship telephones today. With the newest SD865 chip and OnePlus’ optimizations in place, the efficiency on OnePlus 8 is barely anticipated to be superior.

On the digital camera entrance, OnePlus 8 encompasses a triple digital camera setup with a 48MP major digital camera that makes use of Sony IMX586 sensor with an f/1.75 aperture and help for EIS and OIS. The second snapper is a 16MP ultra-wide-angle-lens with a 116-degree field-of-view adopted by a 2MP macro digital camera. On the entrance, there’s a 16MP selfie digital camera housed inside the notch. The rear cameras can do 4K UHD movies at as much as 60fps and slow-motion movies at 960fps with help from EIS.

The Realme X50 Pro has a quad-camera setup on the again that consists of a major 64MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a secondary 12MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP monochrome sensor. There’s a major 32MP selfie digital camera on the entrance supported by an 8MP ultrawide lens. The cameras can file 4K UHD at 30fps with help from EIS.

Equally, the iQOO 3 additionally has a quad-camera setup with a 48MP major digital camera, a secondary 13MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom, a 13MP ultrawide digital camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. There’s a 16MP selfie digital camera on the entrance and the cameras can do 4K UHD movies at as much as 60fps.

All three telephones have built-in stereo audio system and have the fundamental set of connectivity choices corresponding to WiFi, Bluetooth, however the iQOO 3 additionally makes area for a 3.5mm headphone jack.


The OnePlus 8 is fitted with a 4,300mAh battery pack that helps 30W quick charging whereas the X50 Pro has 4,200mAh battery with help for 65W quick charging and Energy supply. iQOO 3’s battery is rated at 4,400mAh and helps 55W quick charging out-of-the-box.