OnePlus 9 Pro vs OnePlus 8T – Review, specifications and prices

The new OnePlus 9 Pro device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the OnePlus 8T also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature OnePlus 9 Pro OnePlus 8T
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.77 in (inches) 6.55 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) OxygenOS 11 (Android 11)
Resolution 1440 x 3216 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/50/8/2 MP 48/16/5/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 32 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The OnePlus 9 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and OnePlus Cool Play. Running on OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 8T has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The OnePlus 9 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 8T has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The OnePlus 9 Pro battery capacity is 4500 mAh, which is the same as OnePlus 8T. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, Warp Charge 65T and Warp Charge Wireless 50.
The OnePlus 8T battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The smartphone is using a E4 AMOLED display with 1440 x 3216 pixels and a screen size of 6.77 in (inches).

Meanwhile the OnePlus 8T is featuring a Fluid AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

As we can see here, the OnePlus 9 Pro is a 3.3% bigger than OnePlus 8T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

OnePlus 9 Pro OnePlus 8T
10-bit color 120 Hz refresh rate
120Hz adaptive refresh rate 3D curved glass screen
1300 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
3D curved glass screen Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Capacitive Display manufacturer – Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass HDR10+
Display manufacturer – Samsung Multi-touch
Fluid Display 2.0 Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m²
HDR10+ Scratch resistant
Hyper Touch
JNCD ≈0.30
LTPO technology
Motion Graphics Smoothing
Multi-touch
Night Mode
Reading Mode
Scratch resistant
Ultra-high Video Resolution
Vibrant Color Effect Pro

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the OnePlus 9 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 5550 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Quad channel.

The OnePlus 8T is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both phone present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The OnePlus 9 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

OnePlus 8T gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The OnePlus 9 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/50/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length:23 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX789 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the OnePlus 8T rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/16/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 25 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX689 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

OnePlus 9 Pro OnePlus 8T
12-bit RAW Angle of view – 123° (#2)
2×2 OCL Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
2×2 OCL (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
3.3x optical zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
3-element lens (#4) Autofocus
7-element lens (#2) Continuous shooting
Angle of view – 110.3° (#2) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Exposure compensation
Autofocus Face detection
Continuous shooting Geotagging
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) HDR
Digital image stabilization ISO settings
Digital Overlap HDR Laser autofocus (LAF)
Digital zoom Macro mode
Exposure compensation Optical image stabilization
Face detection Panorama
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14 mm (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 77 mm (#3) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (mono) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Freeform lens (#2) RAW
Geotagging Scene mode
Hasselblad Pro mode Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Hasselblad technology Self-timer
HDR Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
ISO settings Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Laser autofocus (LAF) Touch focus
Macro mode White balance settings
OIS (#3)
Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 50 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – Sony IMX766 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/1.56″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The OnePlus 9 Pro comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The OnePlus 8T has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

OnePlus 9 Pro OnePlus 8T
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.4 Aperture:f/2.0
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Sensor model:Sony IMX471 Exmor RS
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

OnePlus 9 Pro OnePlus 8T
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
TD- TD-
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The OnePlus 9 Pro price is $970 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $1070 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the OnePlus 8T price tag is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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