OnePlus 8T 5G with 65W Warp Charge, Snapdragon 865 launched in India: price, specifications

On: October 14, 2020

Continuing its tradition of launching its ‘T’ series smartphones, OnePlus today announced the OnePlus 8T 5G. The latest offering arrives as the successor to last year’s OnePlus 7T (review). Notably, this year, there is no Pro variant of the OnePlus 8T 5G. 

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Compared to the OnePlus 8 series, the OnePlus 8T 5G comes with a few upgrades and a redesigned camera module. The smartphone also packs a higher refresh rate and battery charging speed. Let’s delve in to the technical specifications of the OnePlus 8T 5G. 

OnePlus 8T 5G specifications and features

The OnePlus 8T 5G features a 120Hz display and 48MP quad cameras

Beginning with the display, the OnePlus 8T 5G offers a 6.5-inch flat AMOLED screen bearing FHD+ resolution. It features a 120Hz refresh rate with 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut and HDR10+ support. The smartphone is equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner. On the audio front, the OnePlus 8T 5G comes with dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos and noise cancellation support. 

Design-wise, the OnePlus 8T 5G sports a rectangular camera setup on the back with an L-shaped sensor alignment. The volume rocker buttons are on the left while the right side is home to the alert slider and power button. 

In the photography department, the OnePlus 8T 5G’s quad-camera setup comprises a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary shooter, 16MP Sony IMX481 ultra-wide lens, 5MP macro and 2MP monochrome sensor. The punch-hole cutout on the front accommodates a 16MP Sony IMX471 selfie camera. The smartphone comes with OIS as well as EIS support and offers various camera-related features. 

Under the hood, the OnePlus 8T 5G houses a Snapdragon 865 processor with an integrated X55 5G modem. It is offered in two RAM and storage configurations of 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB. The device is equipped with a vapour chamber cooling system for heat dissipation. The OnePlus 8T 5G draws its power from a 4,500mAh battery unit. It is the brand’s first device to support 65W Warp Charge compared to 30W on previous models. The brand says that the charging tech can top up the battery fully in 39 minutes. 

Software-wise, the smartphone runs on the latest Android 11 based on OxygenOS 11 out of the box. OnePlus has introduced Always-On display, one-hand operation, Zen Mode 2.0 and other features on the device. Connectivity options on the OnePlus 8T 5G include dual nano-SIM slot, USB-C port, WiFi-6, 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, dual-band GPS and NFC. 

OnePlus 8T 5G price in India

The OnePlus 8T 5G 8GB + 128GB variant carries a price tag of Rs 42,999 for the base variant, which will be available in Aquamarine Green and Lunar Silver. The higher 12GB + 256GB configuration will retail at Rs 45,999 and will be available only in Aquamarine Green. The OnePlus 8T 5G will go on open sale on Amazon and from October 17th. Interested buyers can access the sale early on October 16th. 

Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.