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OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ compare

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Compare OnePlus 5T and Samsung Galaxy S8+

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OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

What is the difference between the OnePlus 5T and Samsung Galaxy S8+? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model OnePlus 5T Samsung Galaxy S8+
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Release date 2017, November 2017, March
Dimensions (HxWxD) 156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm | 6.15 x 6.15 x 2.95 in 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm | 6.28 x 6.28 x 2.89 in
Weight 162 g | 5.71 oz 173 g | 6.1 oz
Body Build Front glass, aluminum frame, back Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Midnight Black, Lava Red, Sandstone White (128/8GB only) Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 500 EUR 470 EUR


Technology Optic AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.01" inc 6.2" inc
Screen area 93.7 cm2 98.3 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 80.0% 84.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 401 PPI 529 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - DCI-P3 - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 16 MP, Dual 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -16 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 1.12µm, PDAF
-20 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 1.0µm, AF, PDAF
-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@30/120fps, Auto HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP, f/2.0, 20mm, 1/3.1'', 1.0µm 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions Auto-HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p (gyro-EIS) 1440p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); OxygenOS 5.1.4 Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm)
- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 540 Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
External memory No microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 128 GB, 8 GB RAM 64 GB, 6 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM


Antutu 8 Total 263919 230369
Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 6 Single Core 412 361
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1444 1212
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1369 1195
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 562 527
GeekBench 5 Single Core 383 343
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1655 1443
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1941 1771
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 6612 6032
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 7859 8348
GeekBench 4 Battery 3936 4097

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.67 W/kg (head)     0.97 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.27 W/kg (head)     1.00 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dirac HD sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge)

- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Versions: G955F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G955FD (Global Dual-SIM); G955W (Canada); G955A (AT&T); G955P (Sprint); G955T (T-Mobile); G955V (Verizon); G955R4 (US Cellular); G955U (USA Unlocked); G955

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