OnePlus 8T to be unveiled today: What to expect from the online event, how to watch the livestream

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has been grabbing a lot of eyeballs ever since it launched OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro at an event in April. Powered by the Snapdragon 865 processor and 4,300 mAh battery, both OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro became favourites of tech aficionados.

A day after Cupertino-based tech giant Apple unveiled its latest line-up of smartphones, OnePlus, is all set to launch OnePlus 8T, today. Last month, the company CEO Pete Lau had confirmed that thesmartphone will not come with a ‘Pro’ variant.

While OnePlus has unveiled some specifications of the upcoming smartphone already like 4,500 mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging and 5G connectivity, a lot still remains under the wraps.

Here’s a complete round-up of what to expect from tonight’s OnePlus 8T launch.

OnePlus 8T Specifications
The OnePlus 8T will reportedly feature a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 91.1 percent screen-to-body ratio. The latest OnePlus smartphone is likely to run Android 11 based11 out-of-the-box and is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC.

The design of the OnePlus 8T has also gone through a few changes. From the videos posted by OnePlus, it is visible that it will not essentially be a curved display that will help prevent unwanted touch and commands. The main changes are on the back as the camera module will not be placed in the middle of the upper part of the phone like OnePlus 8. Instead, it will be placed on the top left corner on the back.

According to the leaks, it has a 48MP primary camera,16MP ultrawide lens, 5MP macro lens and a 2MP monochrome camera. There are no confirmations about whether there is a new technology used to stabilise the image/video or it will be done through software.

As mentioned, OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 8T will pack a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging.

and Availability
The OnePlus 8T will reportedly come in 8GB + 128GB storage option for approx. Rs. 51,700 and 12GB + 256GB storage variant with a price tag of approx. Rs. 60,000. The smartphone will have an Aquamarine Green colour option along with an expected Lunar Silver variant. The phone will go on sale via Amazon and OnePlus India website.

How to watch the livestream?
Like every other product launch this year, OnePlus is hosting its event virtually owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The launch event will be streamed live on OnePlus World andchannel at 7:30PM IST. Further, the live event can also be viewed in the video below.

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Tech In Times Of Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world as we knew it. With almost the entire world in lockdown and a large number of people in self-quarantine, the struggle to get basic necessities is taking a toll on the health of the global citizen.

However, the ongoing crisis didn’t stop some of the best smartphone makers in the world from launching their flagship phones. Several smartphone makers, like Oppo, OnePlus, Xiaomi and Huawei held ‘online-only’ launch events and announced the release of their upcoming phones.

In a bid to live up to the expectations of the tech enthusiasts amid the global pandemic, the smartphone makers brought their A-game and released nifty pieces of gadgets which were running high on tech. Here’s a look at all the smartphones that were launched in the pandemic.