09 October 2020
UPDATE (September 21st, 2020):
OnePlus has confirmed that OnePlus 8T 5G will indeed be launched on October 14th. It will be an online-only event with the keynote scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM IST. The event will be streamed live on the official OnePlus website. It has not revealed any other details or features of the phone but with one month to go, we can expect the team to start releasing more teasers.
Original (September 20th, 2020)
OnePlus India has officially started teasing its next flagship OnePlus 8T 5G. This new smartphone will be part of the annual "T" lineup that is essentially an improved version of the standard series. The official teasers are available on the OnePlus India Twitter account, official website, and its exclusive online sales partner Amazon India.
The teaser tweet reads, "We're just getting started | OnePlus 8T | Coming Soon". Other teasers mention the same information with no details about the exact launch date or what to expect from the flagship.
There is even a teaser YouTube video starring OnePlus' brand ambassador Robert Downey Jr. aka Iron Man:
As we wait for the brand to release more details, well-known tipster Ishan Agarwal has claimed that OnePlus 8T will go official on October 14th. He further clarified that even though it is likely to be the launch date, there could be some changes due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The current-gen OnePlus 7T was launched in September 2019 which is another reason to believe that we are very close to the official announcement of the successor.
OnePlus 8T 5G Rumored Specifications:
- 6.55-inch Full HD+ AMOLED punch-hole display with 120Hz refresh rate
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor
- Up to 12GB of RAM
- Up to 256GB of onboard storage
- Quad rear cameras: 48-megapixel, 16-megapixel, 5-megapixel, and 2-megapixel
- 32-megapixel single front camera
- 4,500mAh battery
- 65W fast charging