- OnePlus 8T price in India starts at Rs 42,999
- Specifications of the smartphone include punch-hole design, 120Hz display, 48MP quad-camera setup, and more
- The OnePlus 8T first sale has been scheduled for October 16th
OnePlus 8T has been officially launched in India. The handset is the follow-up to the OnePlus 8, with which it shares a lot of the hardware. These common specifications include the Snapdragon 865 SoC, punch-hole design, 16MP selfie camera, 5G connectivity, in-display fingerprint scanner, and more. However, the OnePlus 8T gets a 120Hz refresh rate screen – much like the one seen on OnePlus 8 Pro – along with a 48MP quad-camera setup in a squarish module at the back, 4,500mAh battery, and faster 65W Warp Charge fast-charging solution. The tech can juice up the device from zero to 100 percent in just 39 minutes. Additionally, the OnePlus 8T runs the latest Android 11 software with OxygenOS 11 that gives you extra bells and whistles such as always-on screen, improved dark mode, and new interface. The company also announced a new limited edition version of OnePlus Nord.
OnePlus 8T price in India and sale date
OnePlus 8T price in India is set at Rs 42,999 for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage option costs Rs 45,999. The handset comes in Aquamarine Green and Luner Silver colour options. The OnePlus 8T goes on sale in the country from October 16th onwards for Amazon Prime and OnePlus Red Cable Club members. Open sale of the smartphone begins on October 17th via OnePlus.in, Amazon.in, and partner retail stores.
Buyers who purchase the smartphone via HDFC Bank debit and credit card will get a 10 percent instant discount on Amazon.in, along with no-cost EMIs for up to 6 months. Starting October 24th, HDFC Bank debit card holders who get the OnePlus 8T from OnePlus.in or OnePlus offline stores will get Rs 1,000 instant discount. On the other hand, HDFC Bank credit card users will get Rs 2,000 instant cashback in offline stores starting October 16th and from October 24th via OnePlus.in. The smartphone will come with benefits worth Rs 6,000 for Jio users.
As for the new OnePlus Nord Limited Edition model, it will come in a new Grey Ash colour and will be priced at Rs 29,999. It will be available via Amazon.in and OnePlus.in and will come in 12GB + 256GB configuration.
OnePlus 8T specifications
As for OnePlus 8T specifications, it packs a 6.55-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED display that bears FHD+ (1,080 x 2,400p) resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass, and impressive 120Hz refresh rate. The display also has a punch-hole at the top left corner to accommodate the selfie camera. The front camera gets a Sony IMX471 sensor with 16MP resolution for selfies and video calling.
Around the back, the OnePlus 8T packs a quad-camera setup headlined by a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor with OIS, EIS, and f/1.7 aperture. This is paired with a 16MP (123-degree) ultra-wide sensor, a 5MP macro lens with 3cm focal length, and a 2MP monochrome lens. The cameras are backed by dual-LED flash, 4K video at 30fps, Nightscape, AI scene detection, and CINE Aspect Ratio video recording.
Under the hood, the OnePlus 8T rocks Snapdragon 865 SoC coupled with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage option. The handset runs Android 11-based OxygenOS out of the box. The phone is driven by a 4,500mAh battery and supports 65W Warp fast charging solution. There is an in-display fingerprint scanner for security, dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos, and Face unlock. Connectivity options include 5G/ 4G LTE, Dual SIMs, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, USB gen-3.1 Type-C port, and GPS/ GLONASS. The OnePlus 8T measures 160.7mm x 74.1mm x 8.4mm and weighs 188 grams.