A drastically redesigned camera module and an extra sensor
Corroborating recent design rumors, today’s renders of the OnePlus 7T showcase the presence of a huge circular camera module on the rear which houses an updated setup that’ll undoubtedly help maintain a competitive edge over rival devices.
The rear panel, as expected, is carved out of a single slab of glass and is also home to the OnePlus logo. However, today’s renders suggest the ‘OnePlus’ branding along the bottom could be removed on the OnePlus 7T.
One important change has been made to the display
From the front, the OnePlus 7T is almost indistinguishable at first glance from the OnePlus 7, which itself bears a very close resemblance to last year’s OnePlus 6T. This similarity can be attributed to the presence of a notched display up front paired with equally thin bezels and a large speaker grill above. However, one important change has been made.
According to the information provided by Hemmerstoffer, the OnePlus 7T will feature a 6.5-inch display that’ll likely be an Optic AMOLED panel. This is slightly larger than the 6.4-inch display found on the OnePlus 7 and naturally means that the upcoming flagship will be a little larger. For reference, the OnePlus 7 measures in 157.7 x 74.8 x 8.2mm whereas the upcoming OnePlus 7T’s dimensions sit at 161.2 x 74.5 x 8.3mm.
The aluminum frame of the OnePlus 7T looks no different to the one found on the OnePlus 7. Along the right side sits the power key and the company’s trademark Alert Slider while the left is home to a volume rocker. The top of the phone, on the other hand, seems to house a microphone and the bottom features a USB-C port, the SIM card tray, and a second microphone.
A OnePlus 7T McLaren Edition might be on the way
The OnePlus 7T McLaren Edition will be compatible with 4G LTE networks but OnePlus may also choose to include 5G connectivity in the hope of better differentiating the model from the regular device. In regards to battery capacity, the exact number is yet to be revealed. Nevertheless, it should be slightly higher than the 3,700mAh battery found inside last year’s McLaren model because this year’s phone will be a little larger. Support for the OnePlus 30W Warp Charge technology is to be expected too.