Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus v/s OnePlus 5 v/s iPhone 7 Plus- Select the Best One

2017 has been a year of some breathtaking flagship phones which fulfill your expectations which you have always wanted. From its premium design to its swift processors, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, OnePlus 5 and iPhone 7 Plus score full marks in every category.


Samsung launched its flagship phones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus in April and shipped it with its latest software and specs. Also ‘Bixby' the artificially intelligent personal assistant made its debut in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.


iPhone7 is just 9 months old and is still pretty popular among the masses. OnePlus 5 just released a few days ago has taken the market by storm. It has impressed us in each aspect and is giving a tough fight to the other giant companies as well.


Today we are going to present you a brief comparison among Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus and OnePlus 5 so that it will help you to make a better choice:




Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus adorns a bezel-less curved display which measures 6.2 inches with a resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels. When it comes to the screen size OnePlus 5 measures little less than Galaxy S8 Plus. OnePlus 5 has a screen size of 5.5 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.


Both OnePlus 5 and Galaxy S8 Plus flaunts an AMOLED display and secured by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. iPhone 7 Plus has the similar screen size as that of OnePlus 5 of 5.5 inches. It has got an IPS LCD screen protected by an ion-strengthened glass and oleophobic coating.


Also, iPhone7 Plus and Samsung S8 Plus both are water and dust resistant. iPhone 7 Plus is IP 67 certified which means that the handset can easily stay in water up to 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter.


Whilst Galaxy S8 Plus is slightly on the higher end when comes to being waterproof, it is IP 68 certified which indicates that if the device if sinks in water it can easily stay for 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5 meters.


OS and Processor:


When it comes to the latest operating system OnePlus 5 is one step ahead of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. OnePlus 5 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat whereas Samsung Galaxy S8 Pus operates on Android 7.0 Nougat.


And both the handsets are chipped by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835. Galaxy S8 Plus is handled by Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) while the OnePlus 5 is managed by Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo).


Apple iPhone 7 Plus works on iOS 10.0.1 which can be upgraded to iOS 10.3.2 and is chipped by Apple A10 Fusion and is handled by Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr).



RAM and Storage:



You will get two options of storage in Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus- the higher variant holds 4GB RAM and has an internal storage of 64GB and the lower variant holds a 6GB RAM with an internal storage of 128GB. And the user can increase the internal storage by an SD card up to 256GB.


OnePlus 5 also comes in two storage variants. One model runs on a 6GB RAM with an internal capacity of 64GB and the other one has an internal storage capacity of 128GB with 8GB RAM. However, you cannot increase the internal memory as the internal card slot is not available.


Just like Galaxy S8 Plus and OnePlus 5, iPhone 7 Plus also comprise of three storage options- 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB with 3GB RAM in common. Similarly like OnePlus 5, the Cupertino Company does not provide the memory card slot for its handsets.




Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has shipped their device with a single camera lens whereas iPhone 7 Plus and OnePlus 5 houses a dual camera setup and features like various portrait modes and zoom capability.


Galaxy S8 Plus roots a 12MP rear camera with a f/1.7 aperture with OIS and LED flash. It is also equipped with a 9MP image recording lens. The front-facing camera holds an 8MP camera with f/1.7 aperture.


iPhone 7 Plus and OnePlus 5 both house a Dual camera lens module. OnePlus 5 holds a primary camera of 16MP with f/1.7 aperture and 20MP with f/2.6 aperture accompanied by Dual LED flash. And the selfie camera renders a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture.


iPhone 7 Plus nestles a 12MP rear camera (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8) with quad-LED flash dual tone flash plus includes 2x optical zoom. The front-facing camera roots a 7MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.




Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is powered by a non-removable Li-ion 3500mAh battery with an option of fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0).


Whereas OnePlus 5 is charged by a non-removable Li-Po 3300mAh battery, it is slightly at the lower side as compared to Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. It also includes fast battery charging (Dash Charge).


iPhone 7 Plus scores lowest in the segment of the battery. It is energized by a non-removable Li-Ion 2900mAh battery.


Sensitivity and Sensors:


Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has introduced AI ‘Bixby' for the very first time. And also includes Iris Scanner and has a rear-mounted Touch ID scanner. OnePlus 5 does not comprise of AI but it does have a front mounted fingerprint scanner.


Similarly like OnePlus 5, iPhone 7 Plus consists of a front-mounted Touch ID sensor and it also includes ‘Siri' the artificially intelligent assistant.


Hopefully, now you have got some brief idea about the three trending flagship smartphones Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, OnePlus 5 and iPhone 7 Plus. And this will help you to select your favorite handset.


These handsets may be priced at a higher end but when it comes to its performance and design you will not repent on shelling out those extra pennies.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price in Dubai UAE is 2499 AED.

OnePlus 5 price in Dubai UAE is mostly around 2049 AED.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus price in Dubai UAE is 2979 AED.



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