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OnePlus 8T Announces New Update To Its 2020 Series

OnePlus 8T 5G Review

Published on May 28th, 2021

The OnePlus 8T has a 6.55″ Fluid AMOLED Display, with an amazing 120 Hz refresh rate. Witness a smooth and immersive experience on your device, with stunning color accuracy. Don’t just take our word for it. OnePlus 8T has an A+ rating from DisplayMate, SGS certification, and HDR 10+.

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OnePlus 8T Announces Minor Updates

In order to improve the overall performance, OnePlus has announced new updates to its 2020 series. The latest minor update is expected to fix many bugs including wireless charging stability. Many customers had complained that wireless charging stability prevented them from saving newly taken photos. The update is also expected to provide better network performance.

System

  • Better wireless charging stability
  • Smoothness while sliding on the home screen
  • Screenshot capturing failure from the accessibility menu fixed
  • Fixed the low probability issue
  • Updated Android security patch to 2021.05

Gallery

  • Fixed the issue that newly captured photos were not saved
  • Abnormal UI display in Guest Mode Fixed

Phone

  • Fixed the occasional issue of opening up the contact card failure
  • Fixed the issue that the calling page is not displayed during a call

Messages

  • Fixed the occasional failure to edit a message

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Features

15 Minutes for a Full Day’s Power – Eliminate charging anxiety with Warp Charge 65. All it takes is a short charge to get you ready for your day.

120Hz Fluid Display – Experience a 6.55” ultra-smooth display, with stunning color accuracy. The OnePlus 8T display refreshes twice as fast as standard displays, making everyday use on the smartphone feel much smoother.

48 MP Quad Camera – Shoot brilliant photos and videos with the 48 MP main camera, a sweeping 16 MP Ultra-Wide-Angle Camera, a 5 MP Macro Lens for portrait mode, and an all-new Monochrome Lens.

5G Powerhouse Performance – Play the most graphically intensive games and use demanding productivity apps with ease, thanks to the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor.

256GB Storage + 12GB RAM – Store more of your favorite apps, games, and media with an expansive 256GB storage. Open apps quickly and smoothly with 12GB of RAM.

User Review

Jeremy

This phone is snappy and responsive. For it’s price range it feels like a flagship 1000 plus phone. Very light phone too. This phone is perfect for people on the go. This phone does not have wireless charging but man does it have something better. Warp charging charges this phone in 30 plus minutes making wireless charging useless. I hope to keep this phone as long as I can.

David W.

This phone is a beast. The specs are comparable to alot of flagships that cost quite a bit more. I don’t know of another phone with 12 GB ram and 256 GB storage for $600. It runs the SD 865 chipset which is last year’s chip but it is blazing fast. The 120hz refresh rate makes scrolling buttery smooth. The in screen fingerprint sensor is very responsive. I got the aqua green color and it’s a very attractive phone. It feels premium in the hand. I got this phone as an early bday gift for myself. I’m extremely pleased with this phone and do recommend it.

Review: Android Authority

The OnePlus 8T is a slight bump from its predecessor with a design that’s more in line with the firm’s mid-range OnePlus Nord. It’s a great smartphone with a lot to give, but lacks a flagship-level camera and doesn’t do much to stand out. Read More

Review: Android Police

The phone is hefty in a way that feels premium. It’s technically slightly thicker than the prior OnePlus 8, but you’d never notice it in hand — especially once you’ve got a case on it — and that extra space comes with a larger 4,500mAh battery. Sadly, the unlocked version of the phone is not IP rated.  Read More

Review: Wired

The 8T supports “sub-6,” the type of 5G that offers marginally faster speeds than 4G LTE with decent range and coverage, but it doesn’t have “millimeter wave.”

OnePlus’ software update schedule feels like a step behind. You get two years of Android version upgrades and three years of bi-monthly security updates, Pixels and Samsungs get three years of version upgrades and monthly security updates. Read More