In October, OnePlus announced the OnePlus 8T as an upgraded version to the OnePlus 8 that went official earlier this year. It also held a dedicated event for the OnePlus 8T launch in China last month. At the event, the brand confirmed that it would soon be launching the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition smartphone in the country. The company has now officially unveiled the special edition device in China.
As the name suggests, the design of the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition smartphone is based on the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 RPG game that is set to debut on December 10th. The OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition sports a unique design as compared to the regular OnePlus 8T. The device runs a custom UI based on the game.
OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition features and specifications
OnePlus has adopted a three-stage design for the rear panel of the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition. The upper portion is a panoramic window that houses the quad cameras and 2077 branding. The middle portion makes use of special snow AG glass and the bottom sports a forged carbon texture, which is also etched with the Cyberpunk brand name.
The OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition runs the most customised OS seen on a OnePlus phone. When unlocked, the phone shows the live wallpaper that features a logo of Samurai, a legendary chrome rock band featured throughout the Cyberpunk Series. The fingerprint unlocking animation corresponds to the artificial eye scanning in the game. The process of hacking is represented while charging the device.
When the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition is turned on, users can see the flickering of neon light effects on the sides of the screen. The neon colored app icons are inspired by the Cyberpunk theme. OnePlus has enhanced the photography experience on the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition by providing users with two custom filters – Night City and Northern California – bringing day and night city effects while capturing photos. These two filters can also be used while recording videos.
When it comes to accessories, the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition’s retail package for China includes items like customised luminous smartphone cases, a game-themed instructions manual, and a badge.
The OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition has the same specs as its regular version. It has 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Its other specs include a 6.5-inch FHD+ 120Hz display with punch-hole design, Snapdragon 865 SoC, a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging support, a 16-megapixel selfie camera, and a quad-camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel main camera, a 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel B&W lens.
OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition pricing and availability
The OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at RMB 3,999 (~Rs 44,500). The pre-orders of the device have started in China and its shipments will begin on November 11th. It’s unlikely that this special edition OnePlus 8T will make it to India.