Samsung Galaxy S9 Vs OnePlus 5T

No doubt! The recently announced Samsung Galaxy S9 is definitely a beautiful smartphone around in the market. With its shiny glass build, AMOLED display with curved edges and new camera feature make every heads turn. Moreover, it packs in the latest processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with 4GB of RAM. But the only thing that can affect the sales of the latest Samsung handset is Samsung Galaxy S9 price.

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There are several other manufacturers such as OnePlus that offer almost similar features at a reasonable price tag. The latest flagship killer OnePlus 5T price sits below the price of Samsung Galaxy S9 and offers pure Android experience. Let us compare these two flagships that solidify great performance.

Design & Display

Both the handsets feature the modern bezel-less design with larger displays. However, the Samsung Galaxy S9 may win the context with its curved display, glass, and metal builds thus giving it a premium look. In terms of screen size, OnePlus 5T features 6-inches display whereas Galaxy S9 offers 5.8-inches display.

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However, the screen resolution offered in the Samsung device is higher at 2560 X 1440 which makes the display to look sharp. Both devices pack in AMOLED displays thus giving deeper blacks. As for the fingerprint sensors, both OnePlus 5T and Galaxy S9 have them in the rear end. Furthermore, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is IP68 rated.

Processor & performance

While the new flagship ships in with the latest Snapdragon 845 processor, the OnePlus 5T houses the Snapdragon 835 SoC. As for the memory, 5T features 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Whereas, the Galaxy S9 in UAE offers only 4Gb of RAM with the same internal storage.

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However, the latest processor makes the Samsung handset to handle any sort of task. Since the OnePlus 5T is almost offering same hardware as Galaxy S9 at a lesser price, it is better to choose OnePlus over Samsung.

Camera and Battery

Now, the biggest change appears in terms of camera feature. The Samsung Galaxy though holds an only 12MP dual camera, but the adjustable aperture features make it a popular choice. The aperture is adjustable from f/1.5 to f/2.4 depending on the environmental conditions. On the other end, the OnePlus 5T rear camera features two sensors of 16MP and 20MP with a fixed aperture of f/1.7.

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Despite the good low-light performance, it struggles to compete with other smartphones. As for the battery, the Samsung Galaxy S9 boasts 3000mAh battery with fast charging tech using USB-C port. The OnePlus 5T features a lit bit higher battery of 3300mAh battery with dash charging feature. Both the smartphones offer solid performance with the batteries given. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth GPS, NFC, 4G and USB Type-C.

Verdict

It is worth to compare the last year handset with the present as OnePlus 5T is competing the Samsung Galaxy S9 in a surprising way. It has the similar set of hardware, same AMOLED display with a larger screen, and better battery. However, the only thing that drags it behind is the camera. So, OnePlus 5T is definitely a great option considering all these specs and price. But if money is not a concern, then Samsung Galaxy S9 would be the best option. You can even check out the Samsung Galaxy S9 specs comparison with the latest Honor View 10.

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