OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 8T vs OnePlus 9

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

73.15 %
86.86 %
87.27 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 650
Adreno 660

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
256GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), OnePlus OxygenOS UI
Android (11), Oxygen OS UI
Android (11), OxygenOS UI

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh
4500 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

OnePlus Dash Charge
OnePlus Warp Charge
OnePlus Warp Charge, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 65.0W
Wired: 65.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
50 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Black and White)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Black and White)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS

Front:

16 MP
16 MP (EIS, HDR)
16 MP (EIS)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.01 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches (152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm)
6.33 x 2.92 x 0.33 inches (160.7 x 74.1 x 8.4 mm)
6.30 x 2.92 x 0.34 inches (160 x 74.2 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

5.57 oz (158.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key, Other

Colors:

Black, Gold, Gray
Aquamarine green, Lunar silver
Winter Mist, Arctic Sky, Astral Black

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n25, n41, n66, n71, SA, NSA
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700), 19(800)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.1
5.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 13, 2021
Mar 24, 2021

FCC ID value:

2ABZ2-EF009
2ABZ2-EF136

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.09 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body:

0.73 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.29 W/kg
1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 479
$ 749 / € 699
$ 729

In The Box:

Warp Charge 65 Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C to Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information, LOGO Sticker, Case (Excl. North America), Screen Protector (Pre-applied) (Excl. T-Mobile Version), SIM Tray Ejector
Warp Charge 65 Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C to Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, OnePlus Sticker, SIM Tray Ejector

Availability

Officially announced:

Nov 15, 2016
Oct 14, 2020
Mar 23, 2021
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