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OnePlus 8T display specs confirmed: 120Hz refresh rate, full HD+ resolution and more

On: September 22, 2020

OnePlus has officially announced most display specifications of the upcoming OnePlus 8T 5G flagship. In a press release, the brand confirmed that the OnePlus 8T’s display will feature a 120Hz refresh rate, which the brand introduced on the OnePlus 8 Pro (review) earlier this year. The OnePlus 8 featured a 90Hz screen, so we can assume that all flagship phones from the brand will adopt the higher refresh rate going forward.

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In addition, the display will feature a 240Hz touch sampling rate and reduced latency. OnePlus says it has used up to 142 software optimisations to provide a smoother experience on the phone. The display will be a flat panel with 2.5D glass, and feature full HD_ resolution. OnePlus also confirms that the 8T 5G has earned an A+ display rating from DisplayMate.

The OnePlus 8T is launching in India on October 14th

Additonally, the screen features a 100 percent DCI-P3 colour space and HDR10+ support. The flicker-detect sensor from the OnePlus 8 Pro has also made its way to the OnePlus 8T 5G.

Pete Lau, Founder and CEO of OnePlus said, “We’ve pushed the refresh rate to 120Hz for an even smoother display experience for our ultra premium flagship OnePlus 8 Pro earlier this year. We were happy to see that it was widely received by our users. With technology evolving and manufacturing technology improving, we are able to bring 120Hz to a wider range of our products, providing the best-in-class display technology and experience to even more people.” 

OnePlus 8T 5G specifications and launch date

The OnePlus 8T is set to launch in India on October 14th at 7.30pm. As per the leaked specs so far, the phone will feature a 6.5-inch display with a punch-hole cutout. The back panel will house a new rectangular camera module housing a 48MP primary camera, 16MP ultra-wide lens, 5MP macro and 2MP portrait sensors. The front camera is expected to be a 32MP unit.

The phone will be powered by a Snapdragon 865+ processor and be available in 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB variants. The battery will be a 4,500mAh unit with support for 65W fast charging. The phone is expected to run OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11.

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Ketaki Bhojnagarwala

Ketaki has over 10 years experience writing on tech, having worked at the Hindu Business Line and 91mobiles earlier. When she's not editing copies or reviewing the latest gadgets, she spends her time binge-watching Netflix and reading fantasy fiction.