OnePlus 8T Concept: a smartphone that changes color depending on the situation

OnePlus presented its new concept smartphone: the OnePlus 8T Concept. This variation of the product released this year lies mainly in its design, revised and corrected. However, it brings an interesting innovation: a shell that changes color depending on the situation.

The OnePlus 8T Concept

At the beginning of 2020, OnePlus presented its Concept One smartphone, a variation of the OnePlus 7T Pro. It had the same characteristics, but innovated by its design, in particular at the level of the invisible photo sensor. OnePlus puts the cover back with cThis is a concept phone based on the OnePlus 8T.

The OnePlus 8T Concept adopts exactly the same characteristics as its model. It therefore has a 6.55-inch AMOLED screen with a definition of 2600 x 1080 pixels with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, 12 GB of RAM and a quadruple sensor photo (48, 16, 5 and 2 megapixels). It embeds Android 11 with the Oxygen OS 11 overlay.

A hull that changes color

The thing that changes on this OnePlus 8T Concept is its shell. According to the builder, it sports a design inspired by the hot springs of Pamukkale, Turkey. More than a revised and corrected design, this case is indeed equipped with a technology which allows it to change color depending on the situation

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For example, the case may turn from gray to blue if you receive a call. OnePlus also promises that thanks to mmWave technology, shell color can synchronize with user’s breathing. A gadget that promises to be fun, but of little use in everyday life. The manufacturer also indicates that the user can interact with his smartphone without touching it. If he receives a call (with the shell changing color), he can accept or reject it with a gesture.

Until proven otherwise, this product is not intended to be marketed, since it is above all a little designer pleasure. However, OnePlus could be inspired by it in the future and offer some features of the OnePlus 8T Concept in its products. And you, would you be interested in a phone that changes color?