The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are now on sale in the UK and US, along with the OnePlus 8T, which launched launch 14 October. That means the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro are slowly being phased out of the market.

While the 7T range is still available from certain retailers and from the network Three, you're better off buying the OnePlus 8 – or the OnePlus Nord if you're on a tighter budget. In fact, right now is the best time to do so.

With Christmas and Boxing Day arriving in three weeks, you can be sure to see discounts on the newer models. See our round-ups of the best Christmas deals on the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus Nord.

Why you should buy the OnePlus 8 or Nord instead

First off, the OnePlus 8 is now cheaper following the 8T launch. The 8 range starts at £599 but is priced £50 lower directly from OnePlus (though stock is currently unavailable). This places the OnePlus 8 at the launch price of the 7T but with a more powerful Snapdragon 865 processor instead of the 7T's 855+.

Second, now that it's Christmas season, all retailers will be participating in end-of-year sales. Over Black Friday Amazon had £150 off the 8 Pro on both 128GB and 256GB storage models, dropping the price to £649 and £749, respectively.

Amazon also had £141 off the OnePlus 8 (12GB RAM/256GB storage), dropping the price to just £557.81. 

As more Christmas sales kick off, followed by Black Friday sales, we'd advise bagging a discount on a newer model instead of spending more than you should for the older 7T.

See the best Christmas tech deals

Of course, you don't have to stay within the OnePlus family, check out the best mid-range smartphones on the market.

OnePlus 7T

How much is the OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro worth?

With the launch of the OnePlus 8, the 7T's price has dropped by £80/US$150 directly from OnePlus though you can't actually buy the device in the UK. OnePlus is no longer listing the OnePlus 7T Pro on its site either.

In the US, standard 7T availability is restricted to the T-Mobile version. While the 7T Pro isn't available in the US, you can get the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren model with $200 off, but also restricted to T-Mobile.

While we recommend you opt for the OnePlus 8 or Nord, if you're absolutely convinced you want to stick to the 7T, ensure you're not paying more than OnePlus's current list prices:

  • OnePlus 7T (8GB RAM, 128GB storage) -  now £469/US$499, down from £549/US$599.
  • OnePlus 7T Pro (12GB RAM, 256GB storage) - last listed for £569, down from £699, though unavailable from OnePlus UK and US
  • 7T Pro McLaren Edition (12GB RAM, 256GB storage) - last listed for £799 in the UK, reduced to $699 in the US from $899

Where can I buy the OnePlus 7T?

The 7T and 7T Pro are unavailable from OnePlus UK but are available from OnePlus US (though only the 7T Pro MacLaren edition is available in the US). 

You can also pick up the 7T & 7T Pro from the following retailers:

Other retailers that have previously offered the 7T phones included John Lewis (7T option/ 7T Pro option) and Tech in the Basket (7T Pro option), though it's currently out of stock at both places.

OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro SIM-free availability

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OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro on contract

Three is the only networking carrying the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro. It's best value plan on the 7T includes unlimited data for £35 per month, though reduced to £17.50 for the first 6 months, and £29 upfront.

The 7T Pro is no longer available from Three.

OnePlus education discount

If you're a student or faculty member shopping for back to school season, don't forget that OnePlus has an Education Program that offers up to 10% off devices and accessories.

The brand has also student bundles on OnePlus 8 and Nord phones. 

You can sign up with your .edu email address or verify your student status via StudentBeans to get the student discount.

Head on over to OnePlus's student pricing page for more information. 

About the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro

The 7T phones feature impressive high-end specs at a mid-range price point. The 7T and 7T Pro both feature 90Hz display for seamless on-screen motion and triple-lens camera. The 7T offers a 6.55in HDR10+ AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, and a 3,800mAh battery – while the larger 7T Pro comes with a 6.67in screen and Quad-HD+ resolution and a higher capacity 4,085mAh battery.

If you want to know what the phones are like in day-to-day life, see our OnePlus 7T review and OnePlus 7T Pro review. Don't forget to pick up a case for the 7T Series – we've gathered the best cases for the 7T phones here for your perusal.

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