OnePlus 5T is a mid-range smartphone that boasts a powerful processor and with almost in the same price segment with the Samsung Galaxy S9. In the article, we will try and compare to help you decide which one is worthwhile.
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Samsung Galaxy S9 VS OnePlus 5T: Design.
On the design, both phones pack a modern bezel-less display with a large screen that is wrapped in a premium body material. The Galaxy S9 is built with a metal glass on the overall body with 68.7 mm x 147.7 mm x 8.5 mm in dimensions and it weighs 163 grams.
While the OnePlus 5T features Aluminum Alloy on the body with dimensions of .15 in x 2.95 in x 0.29 in and weighs 162 grams. The Galaxy S9 is both dust and water resistant. So when it comes to beauty the Galaxy S9 wins while the OnePlus 5T is lighter than the later.
Samsung Galaxy S9 VS OnePlus 5T: Display.
On the display, both phones embrace AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. The Galaxy S9 has a screen size of 5.8 inches with 1440 x 2960 Pixels resolution and 568PPI density.
OnePlus 5T, on the other hand, comes with a bigger screen display of 6.01 inches FHD+ with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 Pixels. Both phones are also equipped with Corning gorilla glass 5 which is scratch resistant.
For entertainment, the Galaxy S9 has front-facing speakers that support Dolby Atmos for pseudo-360-degree sound, which combined with the higher resolution display for your entertainment pleasure.
Samsung Galaxy S9 VS OnePlus 5T: Camera.
On the camera department, the Galaxy S9 has a single rear camera of 12 Megapixels while the OnePlus 5T comes with dual cameras of 16 Megapixels + 20 Megapixels on the back. Both sensors support 4K video recording but do not support optical image stabilization.
You will get f/1.7 aperture and Digital zoom which will support the camera’s portrait mode. On the front, the Galaxy S9 has 8 Megapixels with 80 Degree Wide Angle Lens, F1.7 Aperture, Laser autofocus, PDAF Focus, Dual Video Call, and Auto HDR.
While OnePlus 5T has a single camera of 16 Megapixels with the 1.0µm pixel, EIS Sensor, f2.0 Aperture, 1080p Video and it also support Face ID. It looks like the OnePlus 5T is winning on the camera department.
Samsung Galaxy S9 VS OnePlus 5T: Specs and Software.
On the performance, the Galaxy S9 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 or the Samsung Exynos 8910 depending on where you buy it. The OnePlus 5T feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with a bigger RAM of 6GB against the 4GB of the Galaxy S9. The onboard storage of Galaxy S9 starts from 64GB while the OnePlus 5T is 128GB. You can expand the S9 storage unit to 512GB using a micro SD card.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 will outperform the OnePlus 5T because of the advanced features of 960fps super slow-motion video at 1080p and the new AR Emojis. You will also get the fast download from the phone.
Samsung Galaxy S9 VS OnePlus 5T
|Samsung Galaxy S9||OnePlus 5T|
|Dimensions and Weight||147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm Weight: 163g||156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm. Weight: 162|
|Display||5.8 inches, 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density) and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors||6.01 inches, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~401 ppi density) and Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Memory||RAM/ROM: 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM (dedicated slot up to 512GB).||RAM/ROM: 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM(No dedicated slot up to 256GB)|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)||Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)|
|Hardware||Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) processor||MSM8953Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)|
|Camera||12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF And Front 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF||16 MP, f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.8″, 1.12µm, PDAF, 20 MP, f/1.7, 27mm, 1/2.8″, 1µm, AF, PDAF And front 16 MP, f/2.0, 20mm, 1.0µm|
|Connectivity||2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi-Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS||2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery|
|Additional Features||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging||Fingerprint (rear-mounted) Fast battery charging|
Samsung Galaxy S9 VS OnePlus 5T: PRICE AND Battery.
The OnePlus 5T has a bigger battery capacity of 3300mAh while the Galaxy S9 is powered by 3000mAh. The price of OnePlus 5T starts at £449 for the 64GB, rising to £499 for the 128GB model. The Galaxy S9 will cost £739 to £869 for the 256GB option.