We’ve seen several leaks from the OnePlus 8 series in the past few months, with a possible launch window this week. Now, it looks like there will be some more important details.
Teenager Ishan Agarwal reported that the OnePlus 8 Pro will receive 30W wireless charging and 30W reverse wireless charging. The first solution means it will be paired with the Xiaomi Mi 10 series for the fastest wireless charging solution. It must also be connected to the current OnePlus wired charging solution.
Reaching the highest OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, well, you already know that they will be receiving 120hz Punch Hole Display. The 8 Pro will feature Dual 5G support for sure and will also support 30W wireless reverse charging. Yes, both normal and reverse. Http://t.co/Kv7jtVuYO7
– Ishan Agarwal (@ ishanagarwal24) March 4, 2020
But it’s the apparent addition of the 30 W reverse wireless charging that caught our eye. We are very skeptical about this feature reaching the OnePlus 8 Pro, as the fastest reverse wireless charging speed on the market today is the 10W solution of the Mi 10. So the OnePlus would make a big jump in charging speed in comparison with the next fastest solution – a little unusual if they hadn’t offered this feature before.
The addition of the 30 W reverse wireless charging also affects the strength of the OnePlus 8 Pro, as it means that your phone can be emptied in just a few minutes by charging a friend’s device. Still, Agarwal has a good history of leaks, most of the time, so we expect the new phone to have a large battery to keep up with the faster reverse charging speed.
Agarwal and 91Mobiles also say that the phones receive a 120Hz screen. This is not surprising, as OnePlus has already confirmed that the series will come with a 120Hz refresh rate in 2020. But, hopefully, the standard model will also have a higher refresh rate. The sources also indicate that the OnePlus 8 series will support 5G dual mode (SA / NSA).