Will OnePlus 8T Get Android 13 (OxygenOS 13) Update?

Back in 2020, OnePlus launched its new successor of the OnePlus 7T with a much-upgraded camera, processor, display, refresh rate, and design. The device came out of the box with Android 10 and later received two major OS updates; Android 11 and 12. Will it get an Android 13 update?

If you are someone who is wondering whether the OnePlus 8T will get the official Android 13 (OxygenOS 13) update, then let’s find out. In this article, we will update you on all the OnePlus 8T Android 13 (OxygenOS 13) related news, information, and downloads and guide you to flash the firmware on your device.

Will OnePlus 8T Get Android 13 Update?

OxygenOS 13 for OnePlus 8T:

After the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro beta testing for OxygenOS 13, the company has now announced that they are looking for OnePlus 8T and OnePlus 9R OxygenOS 13 Closed Beta testers. This means OxygenOS 13 is coming to the OnePlus 8T.

This also aligns with what OnePlus claimed about the OnePlus 8 series receiving the Android 13 update. With the OnePlus 8T joining in on the beta testing phase, we are sure that every OnePlus 8 smartphone will get the Android 13 update.

Android 13-based OxygenOS 13 will have several new features. Let’s take a look at a few of them.

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Design:

OxygenOS 13 has design elements that are said to be inspired a lot by the flow of water, and it is given the name Aquamorphic design. The UI also has soft corners and rounded edges everywhere with its icons.

AOD:

We can also expect many new additions to the AOD menu of OnePlus devices. There are new AOD widget additions with this new update.

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Privacy:

We get unique new privacy features with OxygenOS 13. Take a screen of any sensitive information that contains information related to identity. The screenshot part that includes pictures and display names will be automatically pixelated.

On top of these features, several more new additions are included in the Android 13-based OxygenOS 13 update.

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OnePlus 8T – Device Specifications

The OnePlus 8T handset comes with a 6.55-inches Fluid AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ display that offers 1080×2400 pixels resolution quality. It has a 20:9 aspect ratio screen, Always-on display mode, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 support, etc. While the device is equipped with the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, paired with Adreno 650 GPU, 8GB/12GB of RAM, 128GB/256GB of internal storage option.

It runs on Android 11 on top of OxygenOS 11 out of the box, which is a good thing for the users. The handset sports a quad rear camera setup that consists of a 48MP (wide, f/1.7) + a 16MP (ultrawide, f/2.2) + a 5MP (macro, f/2.4) + a 2MP (depth, f/2.4) lens that also features PDAF, OIS, HDR, Panorama, Dual-LED flash, etc. While the device packs a single 16MP (wide, f/2.4) selfie camera on the top left corner of the display (punch-hole design).

There is no 3.5mm audio jack but the rest of the major connectivity options are available like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 (dual-band), Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS (dual-band), GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS, NFC, USB Type-C port, USB OTG, etc. While the OnePlus 8T sports a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging. On the other side, an optical under-display fingerprint sensor, an ambient light sensor, an accelerometer, proximity, gyroscope, barometer, compass sensors are also present in this device.

What’s New in Android 13

Google has finally started rolling their stable Android 13 update to the public. As expected, only Google has released the update to their Pixel lineup, but no OEM has started cooking a stable yet.

Regarding the Android 13, it seems that the Android 12’s successor has plenty of additional features and improvements to its predecessor. We’ve already seen and used the major UI and design element changes in Android 12 last year, known as ‘Material You’. This materialistic theming design enhanced the Android user experience from the minimal subtle look, rounded corners, improved pop-ups, etc.

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Whereas the improved scrolling screenshots, optimized one-handed UI mode, better privacy & security features, improved app notifications, per-app basis language preferences, app permissions to send notifications, BT LE Audio support, auto theme icons, updated now playing widget, etc. Users will also find intuitive QR scanner support, enhanced silent mode, tap-to-transfer media controls, multiple profiles for NFC payments, and more.

Android 13 (OxygenOS 13) Update Tracker:

Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 13 for the OnePlus 8T. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker to this page along with respective links. So, just stay tuned with GetDroidTips.

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