Should you have been planning to purchase the OnePlus 8T Pro you’re out of luck, as the corporate has confirmed that no such cellphone exists.
In a put up on Weibo (a Chinese language social community), Pete Lau, the OnePlus CEO, broke the information, saying “there isn’t any 8T Professional this yr”.
It’s a revelation that’s not vastly stunning, as there haven’t been many OnePlus 8T Professional leaks, and at least one source had beforehand prompt the cellphone wasn’t coming. Having mentioned that, point out of a OnePlus 8T Professional had been spotted on the OnePlus website, which appears fairly odd if the cellphone doesn’t exist.
Apparently, Lau added that “customers who like Professional-level merchandise can proceed to decide on OnePlus 8 Pro”. This implies that, not less than in some respects, the OnePlus 8T shall be a lower-end machine than the OnePlus eight Professional, which may show complicated for purchasers.
And with rumors of the OnePlus 8T having a higher-end Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset and the affirmation of faster 65W charging, it’s additionally a suggestion that may not maintain up.
Certainly, if OnePlus actually isn’t releasing an 8T Professional it will absolutely make extra sense to place the OnePlus 8T as a Professional mannequin in all however identify. This might assist keep away from confusion round which cellphone is the top-of-the-line mannequin is, and nonetheless depart prospects with the lesser-specced OnePlus Nord as a less expensive various.
So Lau’s remark is curious, and raises as many questions because it offers solutions, however we must always know precisely what the OnePlus 8T will provide, and the place the corporate will place it, quickly, as the corporate is about to unveil the cellphone on October 14.
TechRadar shall be overlaying the announcement in full, and forward of that we’ll preserve you updated on all of the OnePlus 8T leaks, information and rumors.
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