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    OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8T vs OnePlus 8 Pro: Full Specs, Differences, and Our Pick

    OnePlus 8T is OnePlus’ newest offering in the market that comes with some crazy specifications on paper. Well, even though it is their newest flagship phone, it isn’t its most expensive device. With the OnePlus 8T, OnePlus has filled the gap between the previously launched OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The vanilla 8 has a few things missing which are there in the new 8T, the 8T has a small set of features missed out which are in the 8 Pro. With three powerful smartphones in the market, it’s daunting to choose one. In this piece, we will list down the major differences between the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 8 Pro and conclude on which one is the best value.

    While we take a look at the differences, let’s get a detailed understanding of the specs each one offers. As said earlier, the new 8T stands right in between the vanilla 8 and 8 Pro, therefore, we’ll go according to the aforementioned order.

    OnePlus 8 Full Specifications

    Launched in April 2020, the OnePlus 8 comes in a taller form factor(20:9 aspect ratio). The smartphone is made out of Glass(Gorilla Glass 5) and Aluminum with Glass on the front and rear and an Aluminum side frame. It features a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED Curved display(402ppi) with a Full-HD+(1080×2400) resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The 8-bit display has support for HDR 10+ content and has an 88.7% screen-to-body ratio.

    It is a punch-hole panel holding a 16-megapixel(aperture f/2.4) single selfie camera. Moving to the rear, there is a vertical triple rear camera array with a 48-megapixel primary lens(aperture f/1.8), a 16-megapixel(aperture f/2.2) ultrawide unit, and a 2-megapixel(aperture f/2.4) macro lens. The phone can shoot HDR images from both front and rear cameras and record up to 4k videos at 60fps from the rear lens. At the front, it can record up to 1080p videos at 30fps. Both the front and rear cameras support Electronic Image Stabilization(EIS).

    OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8T vs OnePlus 8 Pro: Full Specs, Differences, and Our Pick

    Under the hood, the OnePlus 8 powers the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC which is based on the 7nm process and has 8 cores with Adreno 650 GPU. It is paired with 6GB, 8GB, 12GB of RAM and 128GB, 256GB of UFS 3.0 non-expandable storage. The phone packs a 4,300mAh battery with support for Warp Charge 30T that can juice up the device up to 50% in just 22 minutes.

    It has an in-display fingerprint scanner with and support for Face unlock. The device has a stereo speaker setup but missed out on a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a USB Type-C port at the bottom for charging and data transfer which also supports USB OTG. It boots on Android 10 out of the box with OxygenOS 11 on top of it.

    OnePlus 8T Full Specifications

    Launched in October 2020, the OnePlus 8T is the company’s latest flagship smartphone with again a taller body coming at a 20:9 aspect ratio. It is made with a mix of Glass and Aluminum with front and rear Glass(Gorilla Glass 5) built and the side frame is made out of Aluminum. It sports a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED Flat display(402ppi) with a Full-HD+(1080×2400) resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The 8-bit display has support for HDR 10+ content and the bezels are narrow. OnePlus claims that it has a screen-to-body ratio of 87%.

    It is a punch-hole panel holding a 16-megapixel(aperture f/2.4) single selfie camera. Moving to the rear, there is a vertical Quad-rear camera array with a 48-megapixel primary lens(aperture f/1.7), a 16-megapixel(aperture f/2.2) ultrawide unit, a 5-megapixel(aperture f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2-megapixel(aperture f/2.4) depth sensor. The phone can shoot HDR images from both front and rear cameras and record up to 4k videos at 60fps from the rear lens. At the front, it can record up to 1080p videos at 30fps. Both the front and rear cameras support Electronic Image Stabilization(EIS).

    OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8T vs OnePlus 8 Pro: Full Specs, Differences, and Our Pick

    Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC which is an octa-core chipset based on 7nm process and pairs the Adreno 650 GPU. It comes in 8GB, 12GB of RAM and 128GB, 256GB of UFS 3.1 non-expandable storage. It is backed up by a 4,500mAh battery that supports whopping 65W fast charging with the Warp Charge 65T adapter. It is claimed to charge the phone to a full 100% in just 39 minutes.

    It has an in-display fingerprint scanner with and support for Face unlock. The device has a stereo speaker setup but missed out on a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a USB Type-C port at the bottom for charging and data transfer which also supports USB OTG. It boots on Android 11 out of the box with OxygenOS 11 on top of it.

    OnePlus 8 Pro Full Specifications

    Launched in April 2020, the OnePlus 8 Pro comes with a taller body having an aspect ratio of 19.8:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is made out of Glass(Gorilla Glass 5) and Aluminum with Glass on the front and rear and an Aluminum side frame. It features a larger 6.78-inch Fluid AMOLED Curved display(513ppi) with a Quad-HD+(1440×3168) resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The 10-bit display has support for HDR 10+ content and has an impressive 90.8% screen-to-body ratio.

    It has a single 16-megapixel(aperture f/2.5) front-facing camera placed in the front notch. At the rear, it has a vertical Quad-rear camera array with a 48-megapixel primary lens(aperture f/1.8), an 8-megapixel(aperture f/2.4) ultrawide unit, a 48-megapixel(aperture f/2.2) macro lens, and a 5-megapixel(aperture f/2.4) color filter lens. It can take HDR images from both front and rear cameras and record up to 4k videos at 60fps from the rear lens. At the front, it can record up to 1080p videos at 30fps. Both the front and rear cameras support Electronic Image Stabilization(EIS).

    OnePlus 8 vs OnePlus 8T vs OnePlus 8 Pro: Full Specs, Differences, and Our Pick

    At the helm, it fuels the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 octa-core SoC which is based on a 7nm process and has Adreno 650 GPU. It is paired with 8GB, 12GB of RAM, and 128GB, 256GB of UFS 3.0 non-expandable storage. The phone packs a 4,510mAh battery with support for Warp Charge 30T that can juice up the device up to 50% in just 22 minutes with wired cable and in 30 minutes wirelessly. It has an IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.

    It has an in-display fingerprint scanner with and support for Face unlock. The device has a stereo speaker setup but missed out on a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a USB Type-C port at the bottom for charging and data transfer which also supports USB OTG. It boots on Android 10 out of the box with OxygenOS 11 on top of it.

    Major Differences Between OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 8 Pro

    OnePlus 8OnePlus 8TOnePlus 8 Pro
    Glossy Finish Rough Glossy Finish Matte Finish
    FHD+ Display 90Hz FHD+ Display 120HzQHD+ Display 120Hz
    Curved Screen Flat ScreenCurved Screen
    8-bit panel 8-bit panel 10-bit panel
    48MP IMX586+16MP Wide48MP IMX586+16MP Wide48MP IMX689+48MP Wide
    No Telephoto LensNo Telephoto Lens8MP Telephoto Lens
    2MP Macro5MP Macro No Macro
    No ColorFilter lensNo ColorFilter lens ColorFilter Lens
    LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAMLPDDR5 RAM
    UFS 3.0 Storage UFS 3.1 StorageUFS 3.0 Storage
    Android 10(Upgradable)Android 11(Upgradable)Android 10(Upgradable)
    Wired 30W Fast Charging Wired 65W Fast ChargingWired + Wireless 30W Fast Charging
    No IP RatingNo IP Rating IP68 Water & Dust Resistant Rating

    OnePlus 8 is currently the cheapest flagship handset that offers most of the essentials right While the OnePlus 8T offers everything extra right from its fast charging support and faster storage to the latest Android OS. On the other hand, the OnePlus 8 Pro proves to be a complete flagship offering with its high-resolution display, better cameras, faster RAM, Wired & Wireless Charging, and the certified IP rating.

    Moving to price, the OnePlus 8 on the Giztop Shop is currently retailing for $549, the OnePlus 8T is priced at $599 but with the special ‘OP8T‘ discount coupon you can grab it for $549. Lastly, the OnePlus 8 Pro which was selling for $899 has just received a price cut and can now be purchased for $749.

    What’s The Best Value?

    If we take a glance, the OnePlus 8 for $549 offers nothing extra other than the curved screen, whereas, the OnePlus 8T offers way more betterments for the same $549 price tag. If you shell out an extra $200 you can grab a complete flagship excluding only two features – the 65W fast charging and faster storage.

    If you are someone who wants some flashy internals with a bunch of extra features, the OnePlus 8T is currently the best value. If you want a complete flagship experience with no stones unturned, then for an extra $200 the OnePlus 8 Pro is your best bet. The OnePlus 8 is available for the same price as the 8T, therefore, it is the one to ignore(period) unless you badly want a curved screen.

    All the three smartphones are currently retailing for the best prices at the Giztop Shop.

    Buy – OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 8 Pro

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