oneplus 8 and 8 pro random thoughts

OnePlus introduced the new 8 and 8 Pro this week and now that the dust has settled here are a few thoughts on the new additions. These are mostly about where they fit in the global scheme of things and what they represent for their maker – if you want to learn more about the phones themselves we have hands-on articles for both OnePlus 8 and the 8 Pro.

The flagship killer is no more

Let’s kick-off with the elephant in the room and the thing that definitely has the greatest number of fans riled-up. Starting at USD 699/EUR 699 and USD 899/EUR 899, respectively the vanilla OnePlus 8 and the…