The large image: The OnePlus 10T 5G comes with a lower-resolution show and a worse digital camera system than the corporate’s flagship 10 Professional handset however makes up for it with an upgraded SoC, sooner charging, and a lower cost level. Some may additionally favor the 10T’s flat display over the Professional’s curved one.
About half a yr after revealing its flagship smartphone, OnePlus is lastly introducing a extra inexpensive non-Professional model, the 10T 5G. Whereas nonetheless a premium handset, it cuts $250 off the launch worth of its Professional sibling whereas enhancing some specs (and downgrading many others).
The handset contains a 6.7-inch, 1,080 x 2,412 AMOLED show with a dynamic refresh charge that switches between 60Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz primarily based on content material. The display additionally has a 360Hz contact response charge, 10-bit shade depth, and HDR10+ assist.
Powering the OnePlus 10T is Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (the ten Professional makes use of the non-plus model) paired with as much as 16 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The corporate developed a brand new cooling resolution for the 10T with the most important vapor chamber in any of its telephones.
The digital camera division has seen probably the most cost-cutting measures, with OnePlus even dropping the Hasselblad branding and software program options. The handset comes with a 50-megapixel IMX766 foremost digital camera with OIS, an 8-megapixel ultrawide, and a 2-megapixel macro. On the entrance, there is a 16-megapixel fixed-focus digital camera positioned in a hole-punch cutout.
Different noteworthy downgrades in comparison with the Professional model are the dearth of an alert slider, lacking Wi-Fi 6E assist, and a relatively-paltry IP54 ranking.
The OnePlus 10T has a decently-sized 4,800 mAh battery with 150W fast-charging assist, with a full cost allegedly taking solely 19 minutes. Nevertheless, in international locations with 100-127V energy retailers, the charging velocity is restricted to 125W, making the cellphone cost from one to 100% a complete minute slower. The corporate claims the battery will retain about 80 p.c of its capability after 1,600 charging cycles.
The cellphone will ship with the corporate’s Android 12-based OxygenOS 12.1 preinstalled, and claims it would obtain three main Android updates and 4 years of safety updates.
The OnePlus 10T 5G will likely be accessible in Moonstone Black and Jade Inexperienced, with pre-orders within the US beginning September 1 and shipments starting on September 29. Pricing begins at $649 for the 8GB / 128GB variant, whereas the 12GB / 256GB mannequin will price $749.