OnePlus 8T is the latest never settle entrant in the company’s smartphone portfolio, following the OnePlus 8 series. With the latest launch, OnePlus continues its tradition of releasing a ‘T’ series model of a flagship that it introduced earlier in the same year. OnePlus 8T comes with some changes and improvements over the regular OnePlus 8, just like other ‘T’ models. It features a 120Hz refresh rate display, up from the original’s 90Hz. It also supports 65W fast charging, up from the OnePlus 8’s 30W charging. There is also a larger battery compared to the OnePlus 8, and a quad rear camera setup instead of triple.
OnePlus 8T price, availability
OnePlus 8T price has been set at $749 on the Bhphotovideo.com website for the Unlocked 8GB + 128GB storage 5G model. The device comes in two color options – Aquamarine Green and Lunar Silver.
OnePlus 8T specs
The unlocked 5G dual-SIM OnePlus 8T runs OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11. It features a 6.55-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Fluid AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 402ppi pixel density. Under the hood, the OnePlus 8T is powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC and the Adreno 650 GPU, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
Speaking of cameras, the OnePlus 8T features a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens, a 16MP Sony IMX481 sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens, a 5MP macro sensor, and a 2MP monochrome sensor. For selfies, you get a single 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor with an f/2.4 lens, housed in the hole-punch cutout at the top left corner of the screen.
OnePlus 8T comes with up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 onboard storage that is not expandable. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, Glonass, and a USB Type-C port for charging. OnePlus 8T is backed by a 4,500mAh battery – up from 4,300mAh on the OnePlus 8 – that supports 65W fast charging – what it calls Warp Charge 65. The company claims that the battery can be charged up to 100 percent in just 39 minutes and up to 58 percent in just 15 minutes.
The device measures 160.7×74.1×8.4mm and weigh 188 grams. The company is touting improved heat dissipation in the new phone and says it has the best thermal performance of any OnePlus phone.