Needless to say One Plus 5T was one of the most anticipated phones of the year 2017 and for the most part, it managed to meet the expectations of the users. So is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Both the Android phones have hit the market and are now competing each other in their specs and features. So which one is the better phone? Continue reading to know more about the phones and to make your decision.
One Plus 5T vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Which One is Better?
In order to end up having the better phone at hand, we have compared both the phones side by side for your ease. So let’s take a closer look.
Just like its predecessor, One Plus 3, One Plus 5T doesn’t significantly differ in its design. With the curved rear and 3D Gorilla Glass 5, the One Plus 5T makes an almost same appearance as that of its predecessor. Not only this, the fingerprint sensor has also got the same location – on the front of the phone.
While on the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s innovation has beaten the expectations and reality. Although it does look like a signature Samsung phone, but it has got better innovations than any other Samsung phone ever. The phone has got gorgeous Infinity Display, ditched home button, silver side bezels, and AMOLED Display.
Win: So clearly, Note 8 has got an edge over this design section.
With a slightly heavier weight, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sports a 6.3-inch display, while its competitor One Plus 5T features a 5.5-inch display. Note 8 has got the color vibrancy as it is more pixel-rich and offers 1440 x 2960 pixel resolution. On the other hand, One Plus 5T offers 1080 x 1920 resolution that still manages to show sharp and clear visuals as well.
Win: Clearly, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has got the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip and Samsung Exynos 8895 processor along with 6GB RAM and that is the reason it is considered as the company’s fastest smartphone. The One Plus 5T, just like Note 8 equips Snapdragon 835 SoC, with the memory options of 6 GB and 8 GB. As a result, both the phones perform outstandingly and gives a tough competition to each other, when it comes to smooth functioning.
Samsung for the first time, features the dual camera lens on the rear of the Note 8, with the optical image stabilization and portrait mode. Both the lens – wide angle and telephoto has got 12MP sensors that offer the crystal clear image and sharp colors. On the other hand, the One Plus 5T’s camera is similar to that of Note 8.
It features wide angle lens with the power of 16 megapixels while the telephoto lens sports 20MP. However, this does not mean that One Plus 5T has got the plus point here because Note 8’s telephoto lens has a larger aperture which clearly means that Note 8 can capture better pictures comparatively.
Win: Both the cameras are great, still, the win is in the favor of Note 8.
When it comes to picking one best phone, the above comparison shows that Note 8 has got great features and functions with the price starting at $929.99. However, the One Plus 5T is an innovative and functional phone with lots of great features that come with affordable price starting at $479.
Which one you think is a better phone? We would love to hear your opinion.