OnePlus’ T-series, which didn’t launch the OnePlus 9T last year, is making its way back in 2022 with the OnePlus 10T seeing its official launch today. Most of the device’s details have already been made public, so today’s news is about pricing and availability. ponder over it Allison Johnson’s full review for a summary of how the phone is used in practice.
In the US, the phone will be available for pre-order directly from Amazon, Best Buy, and OnePlus from September 1, and will go on sale September 29. Prices for the OnePlus 10T will start at $649 for the model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and rise to $749 for the model with 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Europe, meanwhile, is getting the phone a little earlier, with pre-orders opening today and the phone going on sale on August 25. UK and European prices start at £629 (€699) and rise to £729 (€799) for the upgrade model.
The OnePlus 10T ticks most of the typical mid-year phone release boxes. While it has a similar overall design to the previous OnePlus 10 Pro with a large square camera bump on the back, it has had a number of internal upgrades. The most interesting is the charging technology. The OnePlus 10 Pro is limited to a maximum of 80W fast charging (or 65W for North Americans), while the OnePlus 10T inherits the 150W fast charging seen for the first time. 10R and GT Neo 3 The BBK Electronics brand is from Realme.
Unfortunately, the US won’t see full 150W charging speeds (blame your low-voltage 110 and 120V power outlets). Instead, charging speeds will be limited to 125W. However, this still has the ability to charge really quickly, as Allison discovered when she did it. Used the GT Neo 3 (for context, it can charge up to 46 percent in just five minutes). For the OnePlus 10T, the company promises a full charge from 100 percent to 100 percent in 20 minutes with 125W fast charging or 19 minutes with the 150W version. Take that America.
Internally, the OnePlus 10T is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, which is a slight upgrade over the 8th Gen 1 seen on the 10 Pro. The maximum amount of RAM has also been increased and now goes up to 16GB on the top model. According to OnePlus, it is enough to be able to suspend 35 apps at the same time in the background. The company also says that the phone uses its “biggest and most advanced” cooling system to keep everything running smoothly.
On the front of the phone, it has a 6.7-inch 1080p OLED display with a dynamically adjustable refresh rate between 90 and 120 Hz. However, I’m personally most concerned with the fact that the phone has a flat screen around the edges that doesn’t curve around like what’s usually seen on OnePlus phones. It’s probably a less premium look, but I think it could make larger phones easier to use in the hand.
There are no Hasselblad-branded cameras this time around, but the 10T still comes with a triple rear sensor: 50-megapixel main; 8 megapixel ultra wide; and 2 megapixel macro. On the front, there’s a 16-megapixel selfie camera inside a punch-hole cutout at the top center of the screen.
Another omission? Lack of company-owned OnePlus’ trademark alert slider previously announced The 10T had to be removed to make room for its high-voltage charging components, large battery, and a total of 15 antennas (which apparently means better signal when gaming in the landscape).
The OnePlus 10T will come with OxygenOS 12.1 based on last year’s Android 12. It should get three major Android updates and four years of security updates. Naturally, OxygenOS 13 will arrive this year (based on Android 13) and will be available on flagship OnePlus devices returning to OnePlus 8 and Nord devices returning to Nord CE.
Finally, OnePlus is also announcing today a new 80W car charger that can charge a OnePlus 10T from 100 percent to 100 percent in 29 minutes. It will be available in the US for $39 on September 1 and in the UK for £59.99 on August 25.