It’s official: the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are coming in April. As confirmed by the company behind the hugely popular smartphone series, the OnePlus 8 range is set to be revealed at a virtual event available to watch from the comfort of your own home. Sounds great, right?

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the OnePlus 8 launch, including timing details, how to tune in and the key features (rumoured and confirmed) of the upcoming range. 

When is the OnePlus 8 launch?

As confirmed by the company just days ago, the OnePlus 8 reveal event is due to take place on Monday 14 April 2020 at 3pm GMT, or 11am EST for those in the States. 

How can I watch the OnePlus 8 launch?

The OnePlus 8 launch, like most other major launches during the COVID-19 outbreak, is a virtual event, allowing fans and press from around the world to join in on the OnePlus 8 launch fun. 

As confirmed by OnePlus, the OnePlus 8 launch is set to be streamed directly on the OnePlus website, along with the OnePlus YouTube channel. We’ll also embed the video on this page as soon as it’s available, so set a reminder and head back here on 14 April to watch the OnePlus 8 reveal in all its glory. 

What should I expect from the OnePlus 8 launch?

It’s no secret that OnePlus will be unveiling both the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro at its April event - it even says so on the event page on the OnePlus website. In fact, it goes further than confirming the branding; the site also details the 120Hz Fluid Display tech that’ll be used in the upcoming smartphone range, and the fact that both models will offer 5G connectivity too. 

Unofficially, we know way more about the OnePlus 8 range. Through leaks and rumours of various shapes and sizes, we know that the Pro variant will offer 50W fast charging, feature four lenses on the rear - with two 48Mp sensors - and boast IP68 water resistance while the standard variant is said to offer a smaller 6.5in display capped at 90Hz and a triple-lens rear camera setup. It’s also rumoured that wireless charging could be present on the OnePlus 8 series, but it could be limited to the Pro variant.

For more on what to expect from the upcoming smartphone range, take a look at the latest OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro news.