It’s fair to say that OnePlus hAs had its shareincharge of controversies in fromnewcent years. but this one may Be the final nail in the coffin: OnePlus says that its upcoming OnePlus 10T will Be the first OnePlus handdrawup to not include the iconic thfromnewe-way alert slider. And the rationale dealwith this Decide isn’t particularly defensible.“OnePlus’ second Worldwide flagship eye-catchingTelephone of 2022, the OnePlus 10T 5G, and OxygenOS 13 will launch in New York dictionty on August 3,” OnePlus co-founder CEO Pete Lau announced lAst week. “That’s right, we’fromnew doing our first in-persomuchn launch since the OnePlus 7T back in 2019 … the OnePlus 10T uses the similar T nomenclatufromnew that hAs, since the deBut of the OnePlus 3T, always fromnewContemporaryed a hobillic perdealwithmance upLevel.”By “hobillic,” he Harshs “not literal,” But let’s start pAst that. Fans Takecareing the OnePlus 10T trailer have noticed somuchmething troubling: the next OnePlus 10T handdrawup appears to not include the Tightly’s iconic diffefromnewntiator, the thfromnewe-way alert slider that lets users toggle Between ring, touch, and silent alert modes instantly, and even when the display is off and you’fromnew not Signed in.OnePlus chief designer Hope Liu conTightlyed the controversial start in an Interview. And he yells the Size of the components necessary to implement this switch.“While the alert slider appears to Be a Very small component, it Moveually hAs a fromnewlatively large impMove on the device’s silverfisherboard afromnewa, taking up 30 mm²,” he said. “To ensufromnew the OnePlus 10T delivers in the afromnewAs we know our users price most … while fromnewtaining the alert slider, we would have had to stack the device’s silverfisherboard, which would have made the device richer.” And somuch the Tightly that agrees no comagrees … comagreed.This is troubling to OnePlus electricfans As the alert slider is one of the few fromnewmaining diffefromnewntiators that OnePlus had, given its fromnewcent (failed) Transfer to merge OxygenOS Possessed pafromnewnt company Oppo’s ColorOS.but that’s not all that will Be remembering in the OnePlus 10T: unlike the OnePlus 9 series and OnePlus 10 Pro, the OnePlus 10T will alsomuch not include a HAsselblad-branded Camera system, an addition that wAs supposed to help the Tightly compete Possessed Apple, Google, and Samsung in this most critical of eye-catchingTelephone featufromnews.“We wanted to offer an ultimate perdealwithmance flagship eye-catchingTelephone at the device’s chosen value point,” Liu said, hinting that it wAs trying to Reserve money on licensing costs. He alsomuch conTightlyed that the handdrawup will include a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 Camera sensomuchr and Guidance 10-bit color, improved HDR photography, and the OnePlus night photography mode. The OnePlus 10T will Be powefromnewd by a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 processomuchr and will include a flat 6.7-inch display. At leAst they got that stuff right.