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OnePlus 8T (2020)

Android OS v11.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Adreno 650
8 GB / 128 GB
6.55 inch (1080 x 2400 px)
48 + 16 + 5 MP, 8000 x 6000 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

This phone boasts a 6.55 inch AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, and 8 GB of RAM.

Explore its secrets, both positive and negative!

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the OnePlus 8T smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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OnePlus 8T specifications

BrandOnePlus
Name8T
Model8T
Release date2020

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight6.63 oz
Dimensions6.41 x 2.97 x 0.33 inch
Colorsblack, glow, green, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of the OnePlus 8T is still considered to be lightweight and portable. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a subscriber identity module (SIM), which is a chip card.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 865
CPUOcta-core, Single-core 2.84 GHz Kryo, Triple-core 2.42 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 650

The OnePlus 8T comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box. Android is an open-source operating system. This means users and developers have more control over the software. This CPU makes it ideal for running resource-intensive applications. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices use Adreno GPUs.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size6.55 inch
Resolution1080 x 2400 px
Multitouch supportyes

AMOLED displays are famous for their vibrant colors. They also have high contrast and are energy efficient. The 6.55 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

Memory, storage

RAM8 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

The 8 GB of RAM on the OnePlus 8T should be more than enough to handle their daily needs without any major issues. More RAM lets us keep more apps and processes open in the background. This keeps the device from slowing down. The 8T has 128 GB of internal storage, which is more than enough for their needs. The internal storage of the OnePlus 8T (8 GB) cannot be expanded.

Cameras, flash

Main camera48 + 16 + 5 MP, 8000 x 6000 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera32 MP

Using multiple cameras has advantages. They provide more versatility and creative possibilities. They let us capture a wider range of subjects. The 8T offers optical image stabilization (OIS) for their rear camera systems.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

5G networks are more reliable and secure than older mobile networks. This OnePlus phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places. We can use Bluetooth to connect our 8T smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. The 8T comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. The 8T smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The 8T does not have a removable battery, it integrates the battery into the phone's design.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity, step counter, step detector
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 5, Dual SIM, Fast charging, OxygenOS

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer is a sensor. It measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The fingerprint reader is a biometric security feature found in 8T smartphones. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

With fast charging, we can get a significant amount of battery life in a few minutes of charging. Corning Gorilla Glass is tougher. It resists scratches, impacts, and drops.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this OnePlus phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • AMOLED display
  • appropriate screen size
  • generous memory
  • generous internal storage
  • multicamera setup
  • optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • 5G support
  • Dual SIM support
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • non-expandable storage
  • no headphone jack
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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