Finally, the wait is over. OnePlus 8T is revealed at an unexpected price in India. A few years back, OnePlus was known to launch some expensive Android smartphones. However, with the changing times, the company has made several changes.
With increased competition, OnePlus is progressively moving towards premium flagship phones and top-notch features. To create a strong impression in the market, the company is keeping its prices low as compared to Apple and Samsung.
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At the launch time of OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, it was very difficult to digest that the handset was priced at Rs. 52,000. However, the company decided to release it at a price of only Rs 41,999 in India. This move was of OnePlus was quite unpredictable.
Since India is one of the key business sectors for OnePlus, the company plans to aggressively sell its smartphones at an affordable price. This not only grabs peoples attention but also make the company’s position strong in the competitive market.
Is the newly launched OnePlus 8T a powerful performer with an impressive camera and huge battery as its predecessor? Is it worth its price? Let’s find out in this article. Here, we’ll discuss a detailed review, price, and specifications of the OnePlus 8T.
OnePlus 8T Price and Launch Date
The OnePlus 8T is released on 14 October 2020 in an online event. Moreover, it comes in two variants viz. 8GB RAM, 128GB and 12GB RAM, 256GB storage. Out of these, the 8GB variant is available at the price of ₹42,999 ($585/€500). Whereas, the 12GB variant comes at ₹45,999 ($625/€535). You can buy this OnePlus device from Amazon, Flipkart, JD Central, and Shopee.
Design and Display
Looking at the display, the OnePlus 8T features a 6.55-inch of Fluid AMOLED with a 2.5D flexible panel. Additionally, it offers a 120Hz refresh rate, a max brightness of 1,100 nits, and 100% DCI-P3 color space.
On the other hand, it sports a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels with 188 grams of weight and 162.8 x 75.5 x 8.4 mm dimensions. Most importantly, the notch-less display gives an uninterrupted viewing experience.
It offers a quad-camera setup of a 48-megapixel primary wide lens, a 16-megapixel secondary ultrawide lens, a 5-megapixel telephoto macro lens, and a 2-megapixel of the depth sensor. Whereas, it sports an impressive 32-megapixel selfie camera with slow motion.
As far as the processor is concerned, it supports the Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ chipset. Moreover, this chip accompanies UFS 3.1 storage and LPDDR5 RAM. It is available in two variants: OnePlus 8T 128GB 8GB RAM & 256GB 12GB RAM.
Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Super Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, Multi-function NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. In addition, it also supports 5G capability that makes it future proof against network enhancements.
Software and Performance
The OnePlus 8T runs the OxygenOS 11 based on the Android 11 OS. This makes it the first non-Google smartphone to receive the latest Android update before Google Pixel.
This handset offers a non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery with a 65W of fast charging support. It can easily last for 24 hours of continuous use.
OnePlus 8T Specifications
|Launch Date||14 October 2020|
|Display Type||Fluid AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels|
|Body Weight||188 grams|
|Dimensions||162.8 x 75.5 x 8.4 mm|
|Operating System||Android 11|
|Custom UI||OxygenOS 11|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865|
|Processor||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)|
|Waterproof/Dustproof||IP53 Water and Dust Resistance|
|Colors||Onyx Black, Polar Silver, Interstellar Glow, Glacial Green|
|Rear Camera||48 MP + 16 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP|
|Camera features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, Panorama|
|Video||4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, Auto HDR, gyro-EIS|
|Front Camera||32 MP|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery|
|Quick Charging||Yes, 65W|
|Price (8GB + 128GB)||Rs 42,999/€500/$585|
|Price (12GB + 256GB)||Rs 45,999/€535/$625|
At last, we can conclude that the OnePlus 8T is undoubtedly a major upgrade over the OnePlus 7T. However, in terms of price, the company is gradually moving towards the premium Apple phones. We would prefer to see OnePlus dispatch an Android device that costs significantly not as much as its present phone, but without sacrificing too much when it comes to specifications.