The much-awaited OnePlus 8 series has arrived with its flagship OnePlus 8 Pro. It is set to give stiff competition to Samsung Galaxy S20, a recent addition to the premium smartphone segment in India. Are you in two minds about which one to buy? Here is a detailed comparison of the price and other features to help you decide.
OnePlus 8 Pro features a quad-camera setup at the rear, with Sony’s IMX689 48MP sensor as the primary lens. The 1.12-micron pixel size ensures high light sensitivity, delivering bright and crisp images. It also sports another 48MP ultra-wide sensor and an 8-MP telephoto with 3X optical zoom. A 5MP color filter lens adds unique artistic filter effects to the pictures.
The 12MP primary camera on the triple camera setup in Galaxy S20 has 1.8-micron pixel size. It also contains a 64MP telephoto lens with a 3X hybrid optical zoom coupled with AI-driven 30X Super-Resolution Zoom.
While the OnePlus phone features a 16MP selfie snapper, the Samsung phone has a 10MP selfie camera in the front.
Processor and performance
OnePlus 8 Pro is powered by the best chipset in the smartphone world today, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S20 runs on Samsung’s Exynos 9 Octa 990. Both the SoCs have comparable CPU performance. The operating system on both is the latest Android 10.
OnePlus 8 Pro has the custom UI Oxygen OS that provides one of the best user experiences in 2020 Android mobiles. The Samsung handset has Samsung One UI that presents an appealing Android skin.
When it comes to performance, both the phones are, thus, at par. You can purchase either high-end mobile on EMI by availing of a consumer durable loan that offers instant approvals.
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The displays on both the phones are brilliant, with Galaxy S20 having Dynamic AMOLED 2X touchscreen and 8 Pro having Fluid AMOLED touchscreen. Both the phones support up to 120 Hz screen refresh rates enabling smooth scrolling and animations.
OnePlus 8 Pro has QHD+ 1440 x 3168 pixels (513 ppi). The Samsung phone has HDR10+ 1440 x 3200 pixels (563 ppi). Thus, both phones offer vivid colors and sharp pictures. While S20 presents a peak brightness of 1200 nits, 8 Pro can achieve 1300 nits, providing better contrast.
The OnePlus flagship has a slightly larger screen measuring 6.78 inches while Galaxy S20 has a 6.2-inch display. Both the devices filter out harmful blue light.
Battery and price
OnePlus 8 Pro has a bigger 4510mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging, which can achieve a 50% charge in 23 minutes. Galaxy S20 has a 4000mAH battery that supports 25W fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy S20 is priced at Rs 66,999, while OnePlus 8 Pro costs $899, which is around Rs 68,400.
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