After the successor of recently launched OnePlus Smartphones, with the same expectations, OnePlus launched 8T. The highlight of the OnePlus 8T is the 120Hz display. OnePlus 8T is the first mobile which is launched with the latest version of Android 11 in Oxygen OS.
This comes with a snapdragon 865 processor as same as the most recently launched OnePlus Nord smartphone. With this price range, there are no competitors having specifications like OnePlus 8T. Still, now there is no official announcement for the release of Oneplus 8T Pro. Let us see the detailed review of the OnePlus 8T.
|Display||6.55″ | FHD+ AMOLED display | 120Hz refresh rate|
|OS||Android 11 | OxygenOS 11.0.4|
|Processor||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 | Octa-core processor|
|RAM and Storage||8GB/12GB | 128GB/256GB|
|Selfie Camera||16MP selfie camera|
|Rear Camera||(48MP wide + 16MP ultra-wide + 5MP macro + 2MP depth)|
|Battery||4500mAh | 65W fast charge|
|Color||Aquamarine Green | Lunar Silver|
The power button and an alert slider were placed on the right side and the volume keys are on the left side of the OnePlus 8T. The secondary noise cancellation microphone is placed at the top of the smartphone.
At the bottom, sim slots, primary microphone, type-c charging port, and stereo speakers are well placed. The Quad rear camera setup is on the backside and a single punch hole 16MP selfie camera is placed on the top left of the display of the OnePlus 8T.
Design and Display
The first thing to express about the OnePlus 8T is the design. OnePlus doesn’t compromise in design, which looks more attractive and premium. The front and back of the OnePlus 8T are protected by the Gorilla Glass 5. The aluminum frame sides make the 8T into a premium look.
The build quality of the OnePlus 8T is the same as the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus Nord smartphones. The thickness of the 8T is 8.4mm, which feels sleeker on hands, and the weight is about 188g. OnePlus 8T comes with two color variants, Aquamarine Green and Lunar Silver.
OnePlus 8T with a 120Hz refresh rate makes the display smoother while scrolling. The 6.55inch bigger FHD+ AMOLED display experienced bright colors, even outdoor usage. The most interesting one is the heating issues in OnePlus 8T, which will be automatically resolved by adjusting the brightness and refresh rates when on heavy usage such as gaming. Overall the display looks great at this price range.
Software and Performance
OxygenOS is one of the best software with good performance in the present technology. OnePlus 8T comes with OxygenOS 11 based on the new version of Android 11. There are no words to say about the excellent performance of OxygenOS, which we noted in recent smartphones.
OnePlus introduces new themes, zen mode, and digital wellbeing in OnePlus 8T. The In-display fingerprint sensor is faster for unlocking the OnePlus 8T. OnePlus 8T is built with an octa-core, Snapdragon 865 processor, and the performance is smoother than expected.
Snapdragon 865 combined with Adreno 650 GPU in 8T makes the gamers enjoyable without lagging. Gamers need a high refresh rate display, the latest processor, and the latest GPU.
At this point, the OnePlus 8T becomes the winner, having all the qualifications that the gamers need. When compared with the smartphones at this price range, because of the lesser weight, the OnePlus 8T is the best option for gamers and heavy users.
The rear camera arrangement looks fresh, and we don’t see this type of array in any other OnePlus device. The main camera comes with a 48MP f/1.7 wide lens, a 16MP f/2.2 ultrawide lens, a 5MP f/2.4 macro lens, and a 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor.
The camera performance in OnePlus 8T is better and improved than the previous OnePlus smartphones. When moving to the video recording, it records up to 4k at 30/60fps. We can take portrait videos by using this camera, and stabilization is also good.The front selfie camera comes with a 16MP f/2.4 auto HDR wide lens, and this is good in portraits.
Battery and Sound I/O
OnePlus 8T with 4500mAh battery lasts up to 2 days for standard users. It supports 65W fast charging, and we can charge the mobile from 0 to 100% within 40 minutes. The sound quality is clean and clear when audio recording as well as video recording.
The secondary noise cancellation microphone performs well. OnePlus 8T has dual stereo speakers, with Dolby Atmos support results, good sound quality. The earpiece acted as a secondary speaker. There is no audio output port in OnePlus 8T for connecting wired headphones and third party sound systems.
Pros and Cons
| Build quality and design
120Hz Smoother display
Fast charging and good battery backup
| No wireless charging
Audio output port