The Black Friday sales season is here! The best deals are often not on Amazon. The prices shown below are the best available now, though you may need to buy quickly as some deals will sell out.
The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are now on sale in the UK and US, along with the OnePlus 8T, which launched launch 14 October. That means the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro are slowly being phased out of the market.
While the 7T range is still available from certain retailers and from the network Three, you're better off buying the OnePlus 8 – or the OnePlus Nord if you're on a tighter budget. In fact, right now is the best time to do so.
Why you should buy the OnePlus 8 or Nord instead
First off, the OnePlus 8 is now cheaper following the 8T launch. The 8 range starts at £599 but is priced £50 lower directly from OnePlus (though stock is currently unavailable). This places the OnePlus 8 at the launch price of the 7T but with a more powerful Snapdragon 865 processor instead of the 7T's 855+.
Second, now that it's Black Friday season, with the event landing on 27 November, retailers like Amazon have already started end-of-year sales with £150 off the 8 Pro on both 128GB and 256GB storage models, dropping the price to £649 and £749, respectively.
As more Black Friday sales kick off, we'd advise bagging a discount on a newer model instead of spending more than you should for the older 7T.
Of course, you don't have to stay within the OnePlus family, check out the best mid-range smartphones on the market.
How much is the OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro worth?
With the launch of the OnePlus 8, the 7T's price has dropped by £80/US$150 directly from OnePlus though you can't actually buy the device in the UK. OnePlus is no longer listing the OnePlus 7T Pro on its site either.
In the US, standard 7T availability is restricted to the T-Mobile version. While the 7T Pro isn't available in the US, you can get the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren model with $200 off, but also restricted to T-Mobile.
While we recommend you opt for the OnePlus 8 or Nord, if you're absolutely convinced you want to stick to the 7T, ensure you're not paying more than OnePlus's current list prices:
- OnePlus 7T (8GB RAM, 128GB storage) - now £469/US$499, down from £549/US$599.
- OnePlus 7T Pro (12GB RAM, 256GB storage) - last listed for £569, down from £699, though unavailable from OnePlus UK and US
- 7T Pro McLaren Edition (12GB RAM, 256GB storage) - last listed for £799 in the UK, reduced to $699 in the US from $899
Where can I buy the OnePlus 7T?
You can also pick up the 7T & 7T Pro from the following retailers:
- Amazon: 7T option for £424.99 / 7T Pro option (now unavailable)
- Gearbest: 7T option (currently £785.93) / 7T Pro option (£726.77)
OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro SIM-free availability
Use our tool below to see prices and availability across retailers:
OnePlus 7T SIM-free deals
OnePlus 7T Pro SIM-free deals
OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro on contract
Three is the only networking carrying the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro. It's best value plan on the 7T includes unlimited data for £35 per month, though reduced to £17.50 for the first 6 months, and £29 upfront.
The 7T Pro is no longer available from Three.
OnePlus education discount
If you're a student or faculty member shopping for back to school season, don't forget that OnePlus has an Education Program that offers up to 10% off devices and accessories.
The brand has also student bundles on OnePlus 8 and Nord phones.
You can sign up with your .edu email address or verify your student status via StudentBeans to get the student discount.
Head on over to OnePlus's student pricing page for more information.
About the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro
The 7T phones feature impressive high-end specs at a mid-range price point. The 7T and 7T Pro both feature 90Hz display for seamless on-screen motion and triple-lens camera. The 7T offers a 6.55in HDR10+ AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, and a 3,800mAh battery – while the larger 7T Pro comes with a 6.67in screen and Quad-HD+ resolution and a higher capacity 4,085mAh battery.
If you want to know what the phones are like in day-to-day life, see our OnePlus 7T review and OnePlus 7T Pro review. Don't forget to pick up a case for the 7T Series – we've gathered the best cases for the 7T phones here for your perusal.
When is Black Friday 2020 - should you wait for a better deal?
Black Friday will take place on Friday 27 November, immediately followed by Cyber Monday on 30 November. Traditionally the biggest sales event of the year, it may yet throw up some even greater tech deals - but with so much uncertainty around finance and retail, and no guarantees regarding what discounts we will see, we advise you not to wait: if you see a deal you like, on a product you need, and you can afford the outlay, buy it today.