Let's know what, where, when, and how is OnePlus going for the new launch. Now, let's get started.
The new launch from OnePlus flagship nowadays is OnePlus 8T. And, according to our analysis somewhere matches itself from the company's theme 'Never Settle.' Announced October 14, 2020, the expected release date is estimated on the 16th of October the same year. While announcement dates can vary everywhere due to lack of sources.
Can be easily purchased online through amazon.com as well as OnePlus India's official website OnePlus.com. As it's better to purchase it online with offers and discounts due to pandemic situations prevalent nowadays.
On October 14, 7:30 pm IST according to some sources. Whereas this timing is hereby not confirmed.
It was an event with direct broadcast on the OnePlus website as well as many other tech news sources were trying to cover so.
After knowing about the launch, let's get to the next topic listed below.
HOW GOOD IS ONEPLUS 8T IN TODAY'S MARKET?
So, here we're moving on to the features offered in the phone and analyzing if the flagship could offer anything better.
1. Price Point
As OnePlus is considered one of the expensive brands to be chosen, 8T is one of their affordable range smartphones. It's estimated price in India is 43K for the 8+128 GB variant and 46K for the 12+256 GB variant.
2. Battery Life
Along with a 4500 mAh battery, this phone comes with Warp charge fast charging features which includes a 65W type-c charger, and as claimed it will get fully charged in the meantime of 39 minutes approximately.
3. Network Connectivity
So, when it comes to connectivity this device supports GSM, CDMA, HSPA, LTE, and 5G connectivity. This device supports NFC to transfer data. WiFi, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS, GSM, Bluetooth as well as type-c USB can get connected easily.
4. Display Features
Elaborating aluminum frame, OnePlus offers Fluid AMOLED, 120 Hz, HDR10+ type of display in this model. The size is 6.55 inches. Consisting of 1080×2400 pixels and 20:9 resolution. Adding up, Corning Gorilla glass. While last but not least always-on display makes it unique and desired.
Presenting Android 11, the processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 soC. Further, Oxygen OS is the operating system. GPU is Andreno 650. CPU here Octa Core. The chipset in the platform has Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+).
Two variants are available in which storage options are decent at this price point. And here, it somewhere leads from the opponents. RAM includes the options between 8 GB/ 12 GB. Storage options available are 128/256 GB. Meanwhile, no micro SD slot is present in this device.
The main camera features 48 megapixels with dual LED flash, HDR, and panorama mode. Video features showcase auto HDR and gyro EIS. Moving on to the front camera has 16 megapixels with auto HDR availability, electronic image stabilization, fixed focus, and gyro EIS with the video quality of 1080p/30 fps. Reviewing honestly, the camera here doesn't meet the expectations from the flagship during the present market.
8. Sensors and extra features
This device comes with face unlock, compass or magnetometer, Proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and last but not the least, an in-display fingerprint sensor. Proceeding to extra features, a loudspeaker is also available in the phone with a stereo speaker.
9. Looks, design, and weight
This mobile phone is available in two enthusiastic colors which look classy, Aquamarine green and Lunar silver somewhere meet the expectations from the brand here. The weight is 188 grams or we say 6.63 oz.
EVALUATING FROM THE PRESENT MARKET: Comparison
Here we go, towards evaluating competition for other phones launched in the meantime.
1. iPhone 12
Comparing to this phone, connectivity services are common. Whereas, the iPhone supports a single sim. Certified by IP68, iPhone is dust and water-resistant up to 6m for 30 minutes. While, 8T leads somewhere in-camera qualities, battery power as well as comparatively economical in price, as iPhone is just double the price of OnePlus 8T. Also, the storage provided by OnePlus is quite better than Apple. Whereas, the iPhone comes with a good range of color options.
2. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
Both phones share common facilities in design as AMOLED, as similar display resolution as well as refresh rate and 5G connectivity. Samsung offers color variety and 8T somewhere lacks there. As iPhone, S20 also has an IP68 rating. While lacking in storage, Samsung smartly plays well by micro SD slot expandable up to 1TB. While Samsung lacks battery power, stands straight by reverse charging feature. Despite better megapixels, Samsung somewhere leads in-camera by edged out pictures. Likewise, OnePlus looks better or sleek than the solid matter of Samsung FE. While Price of S20 is moreover economical than 8T.
3. Euphone U2 Pro
Storage and RAM are better offered in 8T rather than Euphonia. Whereas, both the phones have a number of similar features as NFC connectivity, GPS, voltage, sensor, and fast charging. In regards to 5G connectivity, Euphone somewhere lacks. The camera quality of the 8T device is also a way better than Euphonia. While both S20 and 8T lack in services like FM Radio, while Euphone seems productive there.
Accusations and review:
So, reviewing this phone most of the people criticized it due to no 3.5 mm jack included in the phone. As we're here to present to you not only the flaunts but also flaws, this device is considered better than OnePlus 8 and not better than OnePlus 8 pro. Below given are it's drawbacks:-
~Camera zoom is also one not so good features turned out to be bad for the company.
~As regarded earlier, a universal audio jack absence is what makes people feel annoying.
~ Although released as an affordable one, it is actually behind the reach of the common person's affordability when it comes to good storage.
~ Absence of IP Certification, which can turn out to con due to competitors like Samsung.
~ Downgrade camera setup as compared to previous models, resulting in no fulfillment of expectations from users.
~ Video quality is not as guaranteed and promised by the brand.
~ No exclusive features like reverse or wireless charging and hence lagged behind by the competitors.
So, somewhere we will go for a phone which will set best according to our needs and priority services. And in that manner, every device is best on its own. Here, we wrap back our today's blog. Thanks to you for reading it whole. Hope you found it useful. Sharing us caring, so kindly spread it on your social media. We'll see you then in the next blog, till then stay tuned to Techycircle.