One of the most prominent smartphones of 2016 OnePlus 3T is packed with top-notch features be it its spectacular looks or its supreme camera lens or its incredible battery support, this phone is equipped with all the qualities which make it remarkable. Also, it's great user-friendly approach and its low-priced value makes this phone quite popular among the masses. However, can OnePlus 3T match the ultra-modern tyrant, ground-breaking Samsung Galaxy S8?
OnePlus 3T flaunts a 5.5-inch screen whereas Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch screen. The good looking S8 is water and dirt resistant and is laden with humongous features and a powerful Snapdragon 835 with upgraded cameras plus new Snapchat like effects, the introduction of Bixby assistant and much more.
Still deciding which one to choose? We present you a detailed analysis of the two high-end phones for you to decide which one is better. Here we go-
DISPLAY AND DESIGN-
An aluminum bodied phone OnePlus 3T which is not only sturdy but also projects an elite design is slightly curved at its back. The phone is also quite large and big to hold it in one hand. OnePlus 3T has an optic AMOLED display of 5.5 inches with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels which is guarded by the Corning Gorilla Glass 4. OnePlus 3T nestles a front mounted Touch ID sensor.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 dons a bezel-less screen rendering an edge to edge display which offers polished and crystal clear images. The smartphone is equipped with a Super AMOLED 5.8 inches display with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels secured by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. S8 is IP68certified which makes the phone dust and water resistant. The device also houses an ‘Iris Scanner’ which lets you unlock your phone smoothly by detecting your face. It also includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
PROCESSOR AND OPERATING SYSTEM-
OnePlus 3T operates on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) which can be upgraded to 7.1.1 (Nougat). The device is shipped by Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 and powered by Quad-core (2x2.35 GHz Kyo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo).
Samsung Galaxy S8 operates on Android 7.0 Nougat and it is chipped by Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA whereas the US Model is supported by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835. The device is powered by Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) – EMEA whereas the US Model is powered by Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo).
RAM AND INTERNAL STORAGE-
OnePlus 3T comes in two storage variants 64GB and 128GB with a whopping 6GB RAM for both the versions. But you don’t have the feature of upgrading the storage using SD card. Whereas the Samsung Galaxy S8 offers 4GB RAM and internal storage of 64GB which can be upgraded to 256GB via SD card.
OnePlus 3T nestles 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and phase detection plus autofocus, OIS, LED flash. The front camera is rooted with a massive 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture which delivers top class quality images.
On the other hand, Samsung S8 roots a rear camera of the 12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture plus phase detection, autofocus, OIS and LED flash. The sealife camera houses 8 MP camera with f/1.7 aperture plus dual video call feature. With S8 Samsung has offered the best camera lens so far.
OnePlus 3T is energized by a non-removable Li-Ion 3400mAh battery with a fast charging (Dash Charge) feature. The handset will also support 3.5mm jack.
Samsung S8 is strengthened by a non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery equipped with a fast charging option (Quick Charge 2.0) along with this S8 also offers Samsung DeX (desktop experience support). Even S8 will support 3.5mm jack.
Samsung S8 Launch Date, Price in Dubai UAE
Samsung S8 has already hit the market from April 27. You will get S8 in five different shades- Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold.
Samsung Galaxy S8 price in Dubai UAE is 2,799 AED.
OnePlus 3T Launch Date, Price in Dubai UAE
OnePlus 3T was released in November 2016 in three vibrant hues Gunmetal, Soft Gold and Midnight Black.
OnePlus 3T price in Dubai UAE is 1499 AED.
OnePlus 3T Specifications-
Display: Optic AMOLED 5.5 inches
Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
Processor: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
OS: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Storage: 64/128 GB without any external Micro SD card slot
Primary Camera: 16MP
Secondary Camera: 16MP
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3400mAh battery
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications-
Display: Super AMOLED 5.8 inches
Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels
Processor: Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US model
OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Primary Camera: 12MP
Secondary Camera: 8MP
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/as, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2