The Black Friday sales season is here! The best deals are not always on Amazon. The prices shown below are the best available now, though you may need to buy quickly as some deals will sell out.
Now that it's Black Friday week, you can be sure that prices on the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will only continue to drop – in fact, we're seeing discounts up to £270 off SIM-free prices.
The OnePlus 8 range launched 14 April 2020 and went on sale in the UK on 21 April, and in the US on 29 April. Of course, now that the OnePlus 8T has arrived, OnePlus 8 prices have dropped significantly. (We're separately looking at the best OnePlus 8T deals here).
If you're looking to bag an excellent deal on the OnePlus 8 range phones, whether on contract o SIM-free, you've come to the right place.
We're also rounding up the best Black Friday deals of 2020 – check it out for the best tech offers all across the internet.
OnePlus 8 & 8 Pro SIM-free price
With the arrival of the OnePlus 8T, OnePlus has dropped up to £100/$100 on the 8 range, with the new prices as follows:
- OnePlus 8 8GB/128GB (Onyx Black UK; Glacial Green US): £599/$699 - now £549/$599 (out of stock at OnePlus)
- OnePlus 8 12GB/256GB (Glacial Green UK; Interstellar Glow US): £699/$799 - now £599/$699 (out of stock at OnePlus)
- OnePlus 8 Pro 8GB/128GB (Onyx Black UK; Onyx Black/Glacial Green US): £799/$899 - now $799 in the US - (ships in 2 days)
- OnePlus 8 Pro 12GB/256GB (Glacial Green UK; Onyx Black/Glacial Green/Ultramarine Blue US): £899/$999 - now $899 in the US
Keep in mind, the new prices are an indication of how much the OnePlus 8 range phones are now worth, now that the 8T is available. Don't pay full price for the older model.
The phones are available in Onyx Black and Glacial Green only in the UK, while the US gets the additional colours Interstellar Glow and Ultramarine Blue.
OnePlus 8 & 8 Pro: Best SIM-free Black Friday deals
Black Friday arrives 27 November, but the deals are already here. If you don't mind shipping the phones from China, you can get even better discounts even including shipping costs. There will just be a slightly longer wait, however.
John Lewis Black Friday sale:
- £150 off OnePlus 8 Pro (8GB RAM/128GB storage) - now £649
- £150 off OnePlus 8 Pro (12GB RAM/256GB storage) - now £749
Amazon's Black Friday sale:
- £150 off OnePlus 8 Pro (8GB RAM/128GB storage - now £649
- £150 off OnePlus 8 Pro (12GB RAM/256GB storage - now £749
- £122 off the OnePlus 8 (12GB RAM/256GB storage) - now £577
Banggood (ships from China)
- £177 off OnePlus 8 (8GB RAM/128GB storage) - now £421 + £2.88 shipping, arrives from China within 3-5 business days
- £216.08 off OnePlus 8 (12GB RAM/256GB storage) - now £482.92 + £1.52 shipping, arrives from China within 3-5 business days
- £270 off OnePlus 8 Pro (12GB RAM/256GB storage) - now £628.79 + £3.26 shipping, arrives from China within 15-20 business days
Geekbuying (ships from China)
- £146.61 off OnePlus 8 (8GB RAM/12GB storage) - now £452 + £9.67 shipping, arrives from China within 10-15 business days
- £169 off OnePlus 8 (12GB RAM/256GB storage) - now £530.39 + £9.91 shipping, arrives from China within 10-15 business days
- £175 off OnePlus 8 Pro (8GB RAM/ 128GB storage) - now £623.99 + £9.91 shipping, arrives from China within 10-15 business days
- £220 off OnePlus 8 Pro (12GB RAM/256GB storage) - now £678.59 + £9.91 shipping, arrives from China within 10-15 days
We're tracking all the best Black Friday offers right here.
OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus 8 & 8 Pro: Best contract deals for Black Friday
Three is the only network provider offering the OnePlus 8 phones. Its best of its OnePlus 8 deals includes 30GB of data for £29 upfront and £39 per month. You can also opt for unlimited data for £29 upfront and £49 per month on a 24-month plan
As for its OnePlus 8 Pro deals, the best offer includes 30GB of data for £29 upfront and £42 per month. There's also unlimited data for £29 upfront and £59 per month.
There are other plans available though. Our interactive tool below automatically highlights the best deals in the country as they become available.
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OnePlus student discount
Students and staff can also get a discount from OnePlus as a part of its Education Program, which grants up to 10% off any order. You will need a .edu email address to register, or you can register via Student Beans.
You can get up to 5% off one device and 10% off accessories. Learn more over at OnePlus.
OnePlus 8 & 8 Pro trade-in deals
Don't forget you can save on a new OnePlus phone if you trade in your old phone. You can trade in phones from different makes, but if you're trading in an old OnePlus you can get up to £330/US$230 towards a OnePlus 8 with a 7 Pro 5G. See all OnePlus trade-in values.
About the OnePlus 8 phones
The OnePlus 8 phones beef up on 7T specs. Aside from better cameras with a dedicated colour filter (and a fourth camera on the Pro model), both phones feature faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 octa-core processors and 5G connectivity.
The 8 Pro gains IP68 waterproofing, wireless charging and a 120Hz refresh rate. We'll spare you the tech spec geekery in this article, as we're focusing on deals, but you can see our coverage here for everything there is to know about the new OnePlus 8 phones.
When is Black Friday 2020 - should you wait for a better deal?
Black Friday will take place on Friday 27 November, immediately followed by Cyber Monday on 30 November. Traditionally the biggest sales event of the year, it may yet throw up some even greater tech deals - but with so much uncertainty around finance and retail, and no guarantees regarding what discounts we will see, we advise you not to wait: if you see a deal you like, on a product you need, and you can afford the outlay, buy it today.