Yesterday OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 8 Pro and the OnePlus 8 and it grew to become clear that the Pro is the maker’s first officially-certified IP68 water resistant cellphone. This was introduced on stage, however it seems that there’s extra to the story.
It seems that some OnePlus 8 are additionally IP68 rated – these headed to US carriers. The information was first delivered by Michael Fisher (@theMrMobile) and later confirmed by Verizon’s personal web site.
Verizon sells the OnePlus 8 5G UW with a $100 premium, however it does include mmWave 5G assist, which definitely concerned a serious redesign. The necessity for that may additionally clarify why OnePlus determined to make that one IP-compliant.
T-Cell is but to add the detailed specs of its OnePlus 8 model to its web site so at this level the truth that its models are additionally IP-rated is unconfirmed.
After all, a part of the reason may be that getting the IP ranking certification prices cash and OnePlus could have left it to carriers to foot the invoice they usually solely lined their very own variations. We’ll be hoping to get extra information on the matter within the following days.