OnePlus 8T has finally arrived, six months after the launch of the OnePlus 8. There is a lot to be excited about this device, for starters it supports the new Warp Charge 65W which takes just 39 minutes to full charge. Display, Camera and Software are other departments to feature major upgrades. There is no Pro version here as the OnePlus 8 Pro will continue to be the leader of the 8-series and the undisputed flagship of the company for the time being. Now, let’s review the OnePlus 8T full specs, features and price.
OnePlus 8T Key Specs
• 6.55″ Fluid AMOLED display
• 8/128GB, 12/256GB
• Android 11 (OxygenOS 11)
• Snapdragon 865 chipset
• Octa-core 2.84GHz processor
• 48MP Quad Camera
• 16MP Selfie Camera
• 4,500 mAh battery
• 65W Warp Charge
Design and Display
The OnePlus 8T is a meticulously crafted device. It has slim contours which create a perfect frame that is made up of aluminium. The rear and front are covered up in Corning Gorilla Glass as you would expect. With the front glass protecting the breathtaking fluid AMOLED display which creates a completely seamless landscape with edge-to-edge. The phone’s overall weight is considerably light at 188g and it measures 8.4mm in thickness. The OnePlus 8T is available in two amazing body colours – Lunar Silver and Aquamarine Green.
The OnePlus 8T sports a Fluid AMOLED display panel that measures 6.55″. It features an Always-on display which is a first for an OnePlus phone. The display comes with a 120Hz refresh rate that is stunning, sublime, seamless, and smooth. The display resolution is 1080 x 2400 pixels, other features include 20:9 aspect ratio, 402 PPI density and HDR10+. As expected, a Corning Gorilla Glass is protecting the display.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with blazing fast speed to power you through any task you’re faced with. It has been optimized for photography, gaming and overall performance. The 5G network is capable of downloading HD movies in a matter of seconds. The network is a lot faster than 4G/LTE. The chip is paired with two memory configuration options – 8/128GB and 12/256GB.
For gamers, the phone has a dedicated multi-layered gaming-grade cooling system. This keeps the phone’s internals cool when playing heavily-run games, watching 4K movies or live streaming events. The Game Mode features Fnatic mode, Floating Window for social media, Screen Recorder e.t.c. The OnePlus 8T is the first OnePlus phone to feature the company’s new OxygenOS 11 which is based on the latest Android 11 operating system.
Camera and Battery
Capture your favourite moments from places to places with the Quad rear camera of the OnePlus 8T. In this setup, we have a 48MP f/1.8 Sony IMX586 main sensor with OIS and PDAF, a 16MP f/2.2 ultrawide sensor with 123° FoV, a 5MP f/2.4 macro sensor and a 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor. The Nightscape mode gives you enhanced clarity and more accurate colour reproduction to capture dramatic shots in a low-light environment. Shoot 4K videos at 60 frames per second. Assisted by the EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) technology, the 16MP f)/2.4 front camera ensures you never miss taking the perfect selfie.
Inside the OnePlus 8T is a massive 4,500 mAh battery that can get you through the whole day. The phone unveils the company’s new 65W Warp Charge technology which is super fast. A 15 minutes charge is said to last you for the whole day. While it takes about 39 minutes to charge from 0-100%. The 65W charger can also be used to charge compatible laptops and tablets.
OnePlus 8T Complete Specs
• Announced: October 2020
• Status: October 2020
Design [ Build Factor], Display and Colour Options
• Dimension: Height- 160.7mm * Width- 74.1mm * Thickness- 8.4mm
• Weight: 188g
• Build Quality: Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminium frame
• Screen Display Type: Fluid AMOLED
• Screen Size: 6.55″
• Resolution: 1080 x 2400
• Aspect Ratio: 20:9
• Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
• Notch: No
• Multi-touch screen: Yes
• Colour Options: Lunar Silver, Aquamarine Green
Operating System and Memory
• Operating System: Android 11 (OxygenOS 11)
• Chipset: Snapdragon 865
• CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
• GPU: Adreno 650
• RAM: 8GB, 12GB
• Built-in Storage Capacity: 128GB, 256GB
• Card Slot: No
Rear and Front Camera Rating
• Rear Camera Sensor: 48MP + 16MP + 5MP + 2MP
• Selfie Camera Sensor: 16MP
• Camera Features: OIS, EIS, PDAF, panorama, HDR, auto-focus, Nightscape, dual-LED flash
• Video Recording: [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, Auto HDR, gyro-EIS
Wireless Network Bands and Connectivity Options
• Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
• 5G Network Bands: 1, 3, 78 SA/NSA
• 4G Network Bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
• 3G Network Bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
• 2G Network Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
• Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps, 5G 7.5 Gbps DL
• SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
• Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
• USB: Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
• Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
• FM Radio: No
• GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS
• NFC: Yes
Sound Quality and Multimedia Support
• Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
• Speaker Location: –
• Sound Enhancement Features: –
• Audio Jack Type: No
• Video Support Formats: H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats
• Audio Support formats: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR – NB and WB, APE, WAV
• Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4,500 mAh
• Wireless Charging: NO
• Fast Charging: 65W Warp Charge
• Fingerprint Sensor (under display), Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic Compass
Price and Availability
Internationally, the OnePlus 8T is currently available for pre-order on the OnePlus official website for $749 with a mystery gift, it is scheduled to end on October 21. While shipping is expected to begin October 23rd. The phone will be available in different markets/regions.
It will first arrive in India with an early access sales on OnePlus India and Amazon India on October 16. Open sales will then kick off the following day (Oct. 17). The price tags are INR 43,000 (8/128GB) and INR 46,000 (12/256GB).
The European market gets it on October 20 for €600/£550 (8/128 GB) and €700/£650 (12/256GB). The phone will also be available in China, the US, Canada and Hong Kong.
It will cost around N329,000 in Nigeria and will be available on Jumia Global for order.