[Exclusive] OnePlus 8T Set to Launch on October 14

OnePlus is gearing up to launch its latest OnePlus 8T smartphone on October 14.

OnePlus 8T Launch Details

OnePlus 8T has been leaked on numerous occasions giving us some insight into the upcoming smartphone. We have received information about the launch date of the upcoming OnePlus 8T from well-known tipster Ishan Agarwal. According to Agarwal, the OnePlus 8T launch is being planned for October 14. He adds that there might be slight changes in the launch timeline due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

OnePlus generally launches its ‘T’ series in the month of September. The OnePlus 7T was introduced in September last year along with OnePlus TV Q1 series of Android TVs. The T-series brings some improvements over its flagship number series and this also one could expect the same. As per various leaks in the past, the OnePlus 8T could be the second smartphone from the brand to feature a 120Hz refresh rate after OnePlus 8 Pro. Currently, only a limited number of handsets like Samsung Galaxy S20 series, POCO X2, and more support 120Hz refresh rate.

OnePlus 8T specifications and design (expected)

Recently, some renders and specs were leaked online. The renders showed that the phone will come with L-shaped quad-camera setup at the back panel. The panel is curved and LED flash is located within the module. The front panel comes with a punch-hole design at the top-left corner of the screen.

Recollecting some rumoured specifications, the OnePlus 8T might be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. The phone might be available in two options including 8GB RAM + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB.

In terms of optics, the handset may feature quad-camera setup with 48MP primary lens, 16MP wide-angle lens, 5MP macro shooter and 2MP portrait lens. On the front, it might come with a 32MP selfie shooter. The OnePlus 8T may house a 4,500mAh battery and feature a 65W Warp Charge fast charging solution. Lastly, the phone may flaunt a 6.55-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate.

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Rohan Pal
Rohan has more 9 years of experience in journalism, of which he's sent 5 years covering technology. He holds a degree in journalism and is obsessed about smartphones. In his free time, you will find him playing games, clicking photos or trying out new street food.