If you're a OnePlus 8T owner, you're no doubt familiar with the dumpster fire that was the OxygenOS 126.96.36.199 update released last week. Today's update, which carries version number 188.8.131.52 for India and North American markets and 184.108.40.206 for European markets aims to fix the bugs introduced by that update.
2020 has been a very, very good year for smartphones. We've seen some wild and crazy stuff land, from folding to flipping devices, and the average phone is better than it's ever been. That puts the OnePlus 8T in a tough spot: It's a good phone that adheres to OnePlus' usual formula, but the competition is better than it's ever been, and "good" isn't enough to beat them.
A new phone debut typically means another new JerryRigEverything torture test, and that's indeed the case with the OnePlus 8T. Zack from JerryRigEverything has already taken some picks and blades to OnePlus's latest flagship, and it fares about as well as one would expect.
The OnePlus 8T was announced today, and T-Mobile is the only carrier that will sell it in the US. This time around, T-Mobile's model gets a "+" stuck to the end of the name. It turns out that the T-Mobile model will come with IP68 certification, something that the unlocked model does not boast.
We've already seen quite a bit about the upcoming OnePlus 8T leaked, and now OnePlus has gone ahead and released an official teaser for the phone. Here, it's showing off how the 8T's Aquamarine Green color (which we've seen in renders) came to be.