Unafraid to punch above its weight, OnePlus launched the new OnePlus 8T phone a day after Apple unveiled the iPhone 12, announcing its latest flagship during an online event on 14 October.
While the 8T doesn't have a larger 8T Pro sibling, it does boast a flat 6.55in, 120Hz display, and ditches the curved glass of the standard 8. There's also a sizeable 4,500mAh battery and 65W Warp Charge, up from the OnePlus 8's 30W.
You can expect Oxygen OS 11 on Android 11, all powered by a top-tier Snapdragon 865 chip. As for cameras, the 8T returns with the familiar 48Mp main camera on the back, along with a 16Mp ultra-wide, 5Mp macro and 2Mp mono. See our full review of the OnePlus 8T
If you're looking to find a top deal on the OnePlus 8T this Christmas, look no further. We're covering the best Christmas and holiday offers on the OnePlus 8T right here.
How much does the OnePlus 8T cost?
While there isn't a Pro model of the 8T, the phone is available from OnePlus itself in two configurations and price-points:
- OnePlus 8T 8GB/128GB - £549 - unavailable in the US
- OnePlus 8T 12GB/256GB - £649/US$749
Best OnePlus 8T SIM-free Christmas deals
Right now, the best deal on the OnePlus 8T comes directly from OnePlus, where there's up to £45 off as a part of OnePlus's 7th-anniversary sale. See our full coverage of this deal. The new 8T prices are as follows:
- £45.43 off OnePlus 8T (12GB/256GB) - was £649, now £603.57 (cheapest at OnePlus)
- £38.43 off OnePlus 8T (8GB/128GB) - was £549, now 510.57 (cheapest at OnePlus)
Four-day shipping means that the handsets will arrive before Christmas.
Best OnePlus 8T Christmas deals on contract
In the UK, OnePlus phones are usually stocked exclusively by Three, but it doesn't look like it's decided to pick up the 8T.
We would recommend picking up an excellent SIM-only deal, like 100GB of 5G data from Vodafone for £11.50 per month (with £54 cashback). See how you can save with a cashback mobile phone deal.
In the US, you can buy the OnePlus 8T+ 5G from T-Mobile. You can mostly ignore the '+' in the name, as this is still the standard 8T, but with full support for T-Mobile's 5G network and the addition of an official IP68 rating.
To see how the OnePlus 8T compares to other leading phones in the market, see our shortlist of the best smartphones of the year.
Best OnePlus 8T trade-in deals
OnePlus's own trade-in scheme offers up to £340/US$410 towards the 8T. In the UK, Apple phones can claim up to £580 while Samsung phones can claim up to £340. See how much your device is worth here
Amazon has up to £400 off when you trade-in. See how much your old device is worth with Amazon.
OnePlus student discount
You can get up to 5% off one device and 10% off accessories. Learn more over at OnePlus.