This story was initially printed 2020/10/14
12:15pm PDTon Oct 14, 2020 and final up to date 2020/10/17
2:35pm PDTon Oct 17, 2020.
A brand new telephone debut sometimes means one other new JerryRigEverything torture check, and that is certainly the case with the OnePlus 8T. Zack from JerryRigEverything has already taken some picks and blades to OnePlus’s newest flagship, and it fares about in addition to one would anticipate.
So far as JerryRigEverything sturdiness exams go, this OP8T check went about as often as they arrive. As traditional, the display screen scratches at a Mohs stage 6, “with deeper grooves at a stage 7.” The chassis and buttons are all metallic, although the identical cannot be mentioned for the speaker grille up high (it is plastic). The SIM tray is revealed to be sealed towards water, which makes sense. Zack does word that the fingerprint sensor typically did not need to acknowledge his fingerprints, despite the fact that the portion of display screen that the sensor is underneath wasn’t scratched.
The video ends with comparatively profitable burn check and bend exams; the chassis has some flex, however nothing cracks or kinks. It is famous a number of instances that the 8T is a high quality telephone, however nothing price upgrading from if you have already got the 8; this appears to be the case with most OnePlus -T telephones. You’ll be able to view the video in full through the embed above or the hyperlink under.
Zack has now printed a teardown video for the OnePlus 8T, giving us a superb have a look at what’s beneath the skin casing. The brand new video exhibits off the 2 mixed battery cells, every with a capability of two,200m-2,250mAh, which permits the telephone’s 60W wired charging to work. This wasn’t a secret, but it surely’s nonetheless fascinating to see in particular person.
The remainder of the teardown is not too eventful, besides that the OnePlus 8T makes use of a copious quantity of thermal paste across the motherboard, battery, and digicam modules. The paste, alongside the vapor chamber cooling system, ought to assist hold the telephone at safer temperatures for longer intervals.