OnePlus 8T

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You can get the latest hardware from the OnePlus 8T. The phone has a flat AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 12GB of RAM, and a whopping 64W fast charging. You get a great overall package with the fact that the phone runs a newer version of the operating system.

OnePlus 8 Pro

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The OnePlus 8 Pro takes things to the next level with a curved QHD+ AMOLED 120Hz refresh rate screen, cameras that take great photos in any lighting, and a 30W wired and wireless charging option. The phone has received the stable update and there is nothing missing.

You should take a look at the series.

OnePlus 9 vs. OnePlus 9 Pro

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If you're looking to upgrade to a new phone, you may want to check out the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro. Both phones have an exciting new design along with faster wireless charging and beefier internal hardware.


There's always a better device on the way with the release of a new phone from the company. The partnership with Hasselblad has resulted in better cameras over previous generations, and that makes the 2021 flagships more attractive.

There are subtle changes to the design of the 8T and the 8 Pro and 65W fast charging, both of which are available on the 8 Pro. Should you pick up the 8 pro or the 8t? Let's figure it out.

OnePlus 8T vs. OnePlus 8 Pro: Same hardware with a few key differences

The same design and hardware can be found in the OnePlus 8T, but there are a few differences. The flat display on the 8T makes it easier to hold and use.

Even though both phones have the same batteries, the 8T is 11g lighter. It's easier to use in everyday use because of this. The fact that the 8T is marginally shorter and lighter gives it an edge over the other device.

With IP68 rating and 30W wireless charging, the OnePlus 8 Pro gives you a lot more in terms of extras.

The oblong rear camera housing on the 8 Pro is not as elegant as the new design of the rear camera housing on the 8T. The 8T looks just that little bit more premium because of the subtle changes made to the design.

The 8T has a 6.55-inch display and the 8 Pro has a 6.7-inch display. The quality of the panels on both devices is up there with the best in the business. The 8 Pro has a QHD+ resolution while the 8T only has FHD+.

The FHD+ panel on the 8T is very good, and you're not missing out on anything. Even with the resolution set to QHD+, you can still use the 120Hz refresh rate on the 8 Pro.

The extras win out when we're talking about the pro. The phone is dust and water resistant. Both features were missed by the 8t.

OnePlus 8 Pro

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In day-to-day use, both the 8T and 8 Pro are exactly the same device. Both phones run through any scenario with ease. The 120Hz panels combined with the stereo speakers on both phones make them a delight to use.

Both phones share robust hardware, with the 8T offering 65W fast charging.

Availability for both phones is limited by region. In the U.S., the 8 Pro is only available in the 8GB/128 option, and the 8T is only available in the 12GB/128 option.

In India, the 8T starts at 42,999 and the 8 pro starts at 54,999. The internal hardware of the OnePlus 8 Pro and the OnePlus 8T are different. The 65W fast charging is the main feature here.

39 minutes is the time it takes for the Warp Charge 65 tech to fully charge the battery. Even though the phone doesn't have wireless charging, the 65W fast charging standard gives the 8T an advantage. The phone takes just over an hour to fully charge the 4,510mAh battery with 30W wired and wireless charging included.

The cameras have been there for a long time. The newer Sony IMX689 sensor on the OnePlus 8 Pro takes better photos than the older 48MP camera on the other device. The 8 Pro has a bigger wide-angle lens than the 8T. The 8 Pro is not as good as the likes of the Note 20 or the Pixel 5, but it has an advantage over the 8T.

OnePlus 8T vs. OnePlus 8 Pro: Specs

OnePlus 8TOnePlus 8 Pro
Operating systemAndroid 11

OxygenOS 11 is the 11th edition.

Android 11

OxygenOS 11 is the 11th edition.

Display6.55-inch 120Hz Fluid AMOLED2400x1080 (20:9)HDR10+

The glass is called gorilla glass.

6.7-inch Fluid AMOLED3168x1440 (19.8:9)HDR10+

The glass is called gorilla glass.

ChipsetSnapdragon 8651 x 2.84GHz A773 x 2.42GHz A774 x 1.80GHz A55


Snapdragon 8651 x 2.84GHz A773 x 2.42GHz A774 x 1.80GHz A55


GPUAdreno 650Adreno 650
Storage128GB/256GB UFS 3.1128GB/256GB UFS3.0
MicroSD slot
Rear camera 148MP (IMX586), 0.8umf/1.75, OIS

At 30 frames per second.

48MP (IMX689), f/1.781.12um, OIS

At 60 frames per second.

Rear camera 216MP wide-angle, f/2.25

A field of view at 120 degrees.

48MP wide-angle, f/2.2

There is a field of view.

Rear camera 35MP macro, f/2.48MP, f/2.41.0um, OIS, telephoto

3x zooms.

Rear camera 42MP monochrome, f/2.45MP Color Filter
Front camera16MP, f/2.4

Fixed focus on a high definition video.

16MP, f/2.4

Fixed focus on a high definition video.

Connectivity5G Sub-6, SA and NSAWi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1

A-GPS, aptX HD.

5G NSA, Sub-6Wi-Fi 6 2x2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1



It is non-removable.


It is non-removable.

ChargingUSB-C 3.1

The warp charge 65 is 10V/6A.

USB-C 3.1Warp Charge 30T (5V/6A)

The Warp Charge 30 wireless is 20V/ 1.5A.


The stereo speakers are loud.


The stereo speakers are loud.

Water resistance

Only on T- Mobile.

SecurityIn-display fingerprint (optical)In-display fingerprint (optical)
Dimensions160.7 x 74.1 x 8.4mm


165.3 x 74.3 x 8.5mm

199g is about as much as you can get.

ColorsUltramarine Green, Lunar SilverOnyx Black, Glacial Green, Ultramarine Blue

OnePlus 8T vs. OnePlus 8 Pro: Software

OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11

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OxygenOS 11 is the software that the OnePlus 8T runs, and it's based on the latest version of the operating system. It is one of the few devices that have received the stable update to Android 11.

While it's great to see both devices on the same operating system, the 8T has a slight edge as it comes with the latest version of the OS out of the box. It's likely that the 8 Pro will make the switch, but it isn't certain at this point.

It comes down to how much you value the extras in the 8T and 8 Pro. The OnePlus 8 Pro is the obvious choice if you need wireless charging. The curved design of the phone is the best that the company has to offer.

You can't go wrong with either option, but for my money I'd buy the OnePlus 8 Pro in 2021.

The flat AMOLED display of the 8T makes it much more comfortable to use. It feels good to go back to a flat display after using curved screens for most of the year, and that's the main reason I'm still using the phone.

You don't have to leave the phone plugged in overnight if you use the 65W wired charging. It takes 39 minutes to fully charge the battery on the device.

The OnePlus 8 Pro has a better camera thanks to the IMX689 sensor, but you get more in the way of extras, like 30W wireless charging, and a QHD+ panel. You aren't paying a lot more than the 8T if you choose to buy the 12th edition. If you're looking for a flagship with all the extras, the OnePlus 8 Pro may be the one for you.