The best Top Ten OnePlus phones of the year 2021

Today we are going to talk about the best Top Ten OnePlus phones of the year 2021. The most recent addition to the OnePlus family is the OnePlus 8T which seems to be an upgrade version of the OnePlus 8 but doesn’t seem to be as smart as the OnePlus 8 Pro. There’s no OnePlus 8T Pro, so the 8 Pro is still the flagship. If your budget is not much don’t over-stress yourself, there are plenty of mid-rangers as well as low-budget phones to select from.

With respect to other OnePlus handsets to choose from. One can easily go for the OnePlus 8 Pro, and the older but still great OnePlus 7 Pro. Following is the list of Top Ten OnePlus phones of the year 2021:

  1. OnePlus 8 Pro
  2. OnePlus 8T
  3. OnePlus Nord
  4. OnePlus 8
  5. OnePlus 7T Pro
  6. OnePlus 7 Pro
  7. OnePlus 6T
  8. OnePlus 7T
  9. OnePlus 6
  10. OnePlus 7
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1. OnePlus 8 Pro:

It is one of the finest aswell as high-budget phone by OnePlus.

Key Specs:

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 8 Pro
AnnouncedNot announced yet
Released2021 (date to be confirmed)

Design

Dimensions165.3 x 74.4 x 8.5 mm  
Weight199g
ColorsGlacial Green, Ultramarine Blue, Onyx Black 

Display

TechnologyFluid AMOLED LCD, 120Hz
Size6.78 inches, 102.0 cm2
Resolution1440 x 3168 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~513 ppi density)
Display Colors16M
Pixel Density513ppi

Camera

Primary48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.72
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity4510 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 10 OS
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPUOcta-core (1 x 2.84 GHz Kryo 585 + 3 x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 + 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 585)  
GPUAdreno 650
Card SlotmicroSDXC

Memory

RAM (Memory)12GB 8GB
Internal Storage128/256GB Built-in, 8/12GB RAM, UFS 3.0 

Connectivity

Bluetoothv5.1 with A2DP, aptX HD, LE 
GPSYes + dual-band A-GPS with GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS 
NFCYes
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go  
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot 
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
PricePrice in Rs: 179,999     Price in USD: $1341  
onePlus 8 Pro

2.OnePlus 8T:

It is somehow similar to OnePlus 8 Pro. It doesn’t come up with telephoto camera neither have a wireless charging. Although it has bestest display along with long lasting battery capacitance.

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 8T
Announced2020, October 16
Released2020

Design

Dimensions160.7 x 74.1 x 8.4 mm (6.33 x 2.92 x 0.33 in)
Weight188 g (6.63 oz)
ColorsAquamarine Green, Lunar Silver, Cyberpunk 2077 Edition

Display

TechnologyFluid AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+
Size6.55 inches, 103.6 cm2 (~87.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Display Colors16M
Pixel Density402ppi

Camera

Primary48 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 14mm, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity4500 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 11
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPUAdreno 650
Card SlotNO

Memory

RAM (Memory)12GB 8GB
Internal Storage128GB 8GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
Best top ten oneplus phones of the year 2021

3.OnePlus Nord:

It is one of the cheapest phones by One plus. Although it has a premium design but mediocre battery range.

ONE PLUS NORD

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus Nord
Announced2020, July 21
Released2020

Design

Dimensions158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm (6.23 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight184 g (6.49 oz)
ColorsBlue Marble, Gray Onyx

Display

TechnologyFluid AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR10+
Size6.44 inches, 100.6 cm2 (~86.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~408 ppi density)
Display Colors16M
Pixel Density408ppi

Camera

Primary48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.3, 119˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity4115 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 10
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM7250 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
GPUAdreno 620
Card Slotno

Memory

RAM (Memory)12GB 8GB 6GB
Internal Storage64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS

4.Oneplus 8:

It is one of the finest phone in cheaper rates .Its best part is the availability of Snapdragon 865 in low price. It doesn’t offer telephoto neither have wireless charging but best pocket-friendly smartphone by OnePlus.

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 8
Announced14th April 2020
Released2020

Design

Dimensions160.2 x 72.9 x 8 mm (6.31 x 2.87 x 0.31 in)
Weight180 g (6.35 oz)
ColorsOnyx Black, Glacial Green, Interstellar Glow, Polar Silver

Display

TechnologyIPS LCD, 90Hz
Size6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
Display Colors90K
Pixel Density405ppi

Camera

Primary64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.72
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity5000 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 11
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM6350 Snapdragon 690 5G (8 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 560 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 560 Silver)
GPUAdreno 619L
Card SlotmicroSDXC

Memory

RAM (Memory)2GB 8GB
Internal Storage128GB 8GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
onePlus 8

5.OnePlus 7T Pro:

Its features are somehow common with OnePlus 7 Pro. Although it is a budget-friendly phones and comes with triple rear camera too. It comes up with good design as well as a good display too.

oneplus 7t pro and 7t pro mclaren edition are powered by qualcomm snapdragon 855 plus chipset

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 7T Pro
Announced2019, October 10
Released2019

Design

Dimensions162.6 x 75.9 x 8.8 mm (6.40 x 2.99 x 0.35 in)
Weight206 g (7.27 oz)
ColorsHaze Blue, McLaren Edition

Display

TechnologyFluid AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR10+
Size6.67 inches, 108.8 cm2 (~88.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density)
Display Colors16M
Pixel Density516ppi

Camera

Primary48 MP, f/1.6, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, 78mm (telephoto), 3x optical zoom, PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide), AF
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesDual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity4085 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 10
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPUAdreno 640
Card SlotNo

Memory

RAM (Memory)12GB 8GB
Internal Storage256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
 
12GB RAM – McLaren Edition only

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes

6.OnePlus 7 Pro:

It is first phone from the Pro series. It is a budget-friendly as well as offers a good camera ,battery and display so if one is looking at his pocket before buying a phone must go for it.

7 pro

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 7 Pro
Announced 2019, May 16
Released2019

Design

Dimensions162.6 x 75.9 x 8.8 mm (6.40 x 2.99 x 0.35 in)
Weight206 g (7.27 oz)
ColorsMirror Grey, Almond, Nebula Blue

Display

TechnologyFluid AMOLED LCD, 90Hz, HDR10+
Size6.67 inches, 108.8 cm2 (~88.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density)
Display Colors16M
Pixel Density516ppi

Camera

Primary48 MP, f/1.6, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, 78mm (telephoto), 3x optical zoom, PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide), AF
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesDual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
SecondaryMotorized pop-up 16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity4000 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 9.0
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPUAdreno 640L
Card Slotno

Memory

RAM (Memory)6GB 8GB 12GB
Internal Storage128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS

7.OnePlus 6T:

It is one of the top ten OnePlus phones of the year 2021.It has a top-notch design and can be used all day after charging only once. It doesn’t have QHD display and doesn’t have headphone jack.

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 6T
AnnouncedOctober 29, 2018
Released2018

Design

Dimensions157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm (6.20 x 2.94 x 0.32 in)
Weight185 g (6.53 oz)
ColorsThunder Purple, Mirror Black, Midnight Black

Display

TechnologyOptic AMOLED
Size6.41 inches, 100.9 cm2 (~85.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Display Colors16M
Pixel Density402ppi

Camera

Primary16 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, PDAF, OIS
20 MP (16 MP effective), f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 1.0µm, PDAF
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity3700 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 9.0
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPUAdreno 630
Card SlotNo

Memory

RAM (Memory)6GB 8GB
Internal Storage128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
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8.OnePlus 7T:

It has a high resolution zoom camera. It apparently seems to be a better version of its Pro siblings.

onePlus 7T

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 7T
Announced26 September 2019
Released2019

Design

Dimensions160.9 x 74.4 x 8.1 mm (6.33 x 2.93 x 0.32 in)
Weight190 g (6.70 oz)
ColorsFrosted Silver, Glacier Blue, White

Display

TechnologyFluid AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR10+
Size6.55 inches, 103.6 cm2 (~86.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Display Colors90K
Pixel Density402ppi

Camera

Primary8 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 51mm (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide), AF
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity3800 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 10
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPUAdreno 640
Card SlotNo

Memory

RAM (Memory) 8GB
Internal Storage128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS

9.OnePlus 6:

The OnePlus 6 may have been overshadowed by the 6T in 2018, but that doesn’t mean you should count it out. It was a great phone then, and it’s a great phone now, even if its successors are better.

oneplus 6 review

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 6
Announced16th May 2018
Released2018

Design

Dimensions155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm (6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 in)
Weight177 g (6.24 oz)
ColorsMidnight Black, Mirror Black, Silk White, Amber Red

Display

TechnologyOptic AMOLED LCD, 90Hz
Size6.28 inches, 98.4 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Display Colors90K
Pixel Density402ppi

Camera

Primary16 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, PDAF, OIS
20 MP (16 MP effective), f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 1.0µm, PDAF
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity3300 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 oreo
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPUAdreno 630L
Card Slotno

Memory

RAM (Memory)6GB 8GB
Internal Storage64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS

10.OnePlus 7:

It has a good battery life and also offers a decent processing power.

onePlus 7

General

Device TypeMobile Phone
ModelOnePlus 7
Announced14th May 2019
Released2019

Design

Dimensions157.7 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm (6.21 x 2.94 x 0.32 in)
Weight182 g (6.42 oz)
ColorsMirror Gray, Red, Mirror Blue

Display

TechnologyOptic AMOLED, HDR10
Size6.41 inches, 100.9 cm2 (~85.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Display Colors90K
Pixel Density402ppi

Camera

Primary48 MP, f/1.7, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Secondary16 MP

Battery

Battery TypeLithium Polymer (Li-Pol) Type
Capacity3700 mAh
PlacementNon-Removable

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 pie
Java SupportYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPUAdreno 640
Card Slotno

Memory

RAM (Memory)6GB 8GB 12GB
Internal Storage128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM

Connectivity

Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Wi-fi HotspotYes
WIFI-DirectYes
Handsfree1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS

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