The OnePlus 8T Plus is the advanced version of the OnePlus 8T. Both android phones were announced at an event held on the 14 of this month. The new phone packs an IP68 rating but has the same specifications as the original. Without further adore, lets us see what the OnePlus 8T Plus is bringing to the table.
OnePlus 8T Plus Key Specs & Features
- 6.55 inches Fluid AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 PPI)
- Always-on Display
- Android 11, OxygenOS 11
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
- 12GB RAM
- 256GB Built-in Storage
- 48 MP + 16 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Cameras
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- IP68 Dust/Water-Resistant
- Fast Charging 65W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4500 mAh Battery
Design and Display
Just as you can see from the image above, there is no difference between this 8T Plus and the standard model, Well, they are both built with glass and an aluminum frame.
However, there is a major difference here. The OnePlus 8T Plus has an IP68 rating. Normally this is an indication that the OnePlus 8T is a dust and water-resistant phone. However, the company made it clear that liquid damage is not covered under warranty so you should not make use of it underwater.
That been said, moving to the display side, we got the same large 6.55-inch with a 120 Hz AMOLED display that refreshes 2 times faster than standard displays every second making your phone feel much smoother.
Noticeable is the Color Difference (JNCD), a peak brightness of up to 1,100 nits, and also a fingerprint scanner buried on the screen.
There is the same quad cameras setup capable of shooting 4K videos and the cameras are paired with Dual-LED flash. We have a primary sensor of 48 MP with optical image stabilization, another shooter of 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and dedicated macro and monochrome lenses.
The cameras have a 123-degree ultra-wide lens for framing shots so that users can capture vast landscapes, expansive architecture, and also well detailed full subjects.
More to the camera is an improved Nightscape mode and a new Video Portrait mode that produces vivid clips with a natural bokeh effect based on improved AI. The selfies camera is still 16 MP coupled with Auto-HDR.
Hardware and Software
Ensuring fast and reliable performance is a powerful Snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa-core processor running at a maximum speed of 2.84 GHz. It has Adreno 650 graphics card and is powered by the latest Android 11 operating system.
The OS has OxygenOS 11 slapped on top which delivers an improved layout, bold design, and useful features that will improve the overall user experience.
OnePlus 8T Plus also features Always On Display (AOD), improved one-handed gesture controls, Zen Mode 2.0, and several others on the software. The internal storage is available in 12GB RAM and 256GB memory.
Battery and Network
Fueling the handset is a 4500 mAh battery and it comes with the company’s proprietary Warp Charge 65 which is OnePlus’ most advanced charging solution ever.
The charger can refill the phone juicer to a 60% charge in just 15 minutes. It can power it to full from zero in just 39 minutes. There are 12 temperature sensors as well as an extra encryption chip in the adapter and cable which helps to keep the charging temperature low even while using the phone.
On the network, the processor is equipped with a Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System that triggers the multi-gigabit 5G connectivity for fast browsing speed, professional-quality photography, and desktop-level gaming with ultra-realistic graphics.
There is also support for dual-mode NSA + SA 5G and Wi-Fi 6 for more reliable data speed.
OnePlus 8T Plus Price and Availability
The OnePlus 8T Plus is now available for $750 and will ships in the same Aquamarine Green, and Lunar Silver colors.
In Nigeria, it will sell for 350,000 Naira, about 98,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 5,500 Ghs in Ghana.
OnePlus 8T Plus Specs
Here are a few specs of the OnePlus 8T Plus:
- Platform: Android 11, OxygenOS 11
- Processor: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+), Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
- GPU: Adreno 650
- Memory: 8GB, 12GB RAM
- Colours: Aquamarine Green, Lunar Silver
- Dimension: 160.7 x 74.1 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.55 inches Fluid AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 16 MP (ultrawide) + 5 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, Auto HDR, gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, Auto-HDR, [email protected], gyro-EIS
- Built-in Storage: 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes, CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 – NA
- 5G: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71 SA/NSA – NA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: Yes
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 4500 mAh, Non-Removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 65W, 100% in 39 min (advertised)