Compare OnePlus 5 Vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Should you buy OnePlus 5 or Samsung Galaxy S8? Well, your search ends here. Find out which mobile phone is best for you - Compare the two models on the basis of their Price in India, Body, Display, Storage, Connectivity, Camera, and Performance. OnePlus 5 starts at ₹ 25,999 and Samsung Galaxy S8 starts at ₹ 25,000.

OnePlus 5 has screen size of 5.5 inches and Samsung Galaxy S8 has screen size of 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm (83.6% screen-to-body ratio). OnePlus 5 comes up with internal storage of 128 GB and RAM of 8 GB . Samsung Galaxy S8 comes up with internal storage of 64 GB and RAM of 4 GB. Coming to the Camera, Former has primary camera of 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Camera and front camera of 16 MP Camera whereas latter has primary camera of 12 MP and front camera of 8 MP (f/1.7.

Check detailed comparison below to compare specification for both models. Don't forget to check out expert opinion as well.

OnePlus 5 Vs Samsung Galaxy S8

SpecificationsOnePlus 5Samsung Galaxy S8
OS Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm (83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
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Summary
Specs Score7071
OS Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm (83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
RAM4 GB
GENERAL
Device type Smartphone
Operating System Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Sim Dual Sim (Nano + Nano) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DESIGN
Body Material Metal Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Height 154.2 mm
Thickness 7.25 mm
Weight 153 g 155 grams
Width 74.1 mm
DISPLAY
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
Screen size 5.5 inches 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm (83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Technology Optic AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
PERFORMANCE
Call Records Unlimited
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
CPU Octa Core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
External Storage No
GPU Adreno 540 Adreno 540
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Phonebook Unlimited
CAMERA
Camera Features HDR, 4K Video recording LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Front Camera 16 MP Camera8 MP (f/1.7
Primary camera 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Camera12 MP
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@30/120fps
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, WMA, FLAC, APE, AAC, WAV
FM Radio No
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Video Player MP4, H.263, H.264, RMVB, FLV720P
BATTERY
Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery 3000 mAh
CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Browser HTML5
Edge YesYes
GPRS YesYes
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G YesYes
3G YesHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G YesYes
5G YesYes
MORE FEATURES
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Front
Quick Charging YesFast battery charging 15W (Quick Charge 2.0)
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, NFC, Quick Charging Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Pros and Cons
Pros
  • Magnificent display
  • Decent camera capabilities
  • Snappy overall performance
Cons
  • It is not water resistant like other flagship models
  • There's no OIS

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User Reviews

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Ramesh Suresh

Posted on : 11th September 2022

Amazing. After seeing specifications surprised that it supports 5G.

Amazing. After seeing specifications surprised that it supports 5G. It's launched seen in 2017 and from that time also it's support 5G, really appreciate that it's can support to feature technologies. Nice Phone.

N,R

Naveen Rock

Posted on : 25th November 2021

Expandable Memory

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has 64 GB of inbuilt capacity. It may be extended by up to 256 GB by inserting a memory card into the Hybrid card slot.

M,M

Mohammed Mashad

Posted on : 24th November 2021

beautiful looking phone

I loved it. This burgundy color is the most beautiful looking phone among all the colors

J,T

Jenarthanan Thangappan

Posted on : 11th November 2021

camera image is good

loved this Mobile too much camera is good display is best, very easy and good product.

V,K

Vaibhav Kaulkar

Posted on : 15th October 2021

Worth money

this is the best phone to buy with almost all the best features and specifications in low range.

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Sonam Sawhney

Posted on : 12th October 2021

Amazing experience

Superb build quality, made of metal & covered with Gorilla glass 5 all around. Very good speaker sound quality. Wireless charging is also available on this phone.

Detailed Comparison of OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Design Comparison: OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

OnePlus 5 comes up with a weight of 153 g whereas Samsung Galaxy S8 weights around 155 grams. Thickness of OnePlus 5 is 7.25 mm and the thickness of other mobiles is 8 mm.

Display Comparison: OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

OnePlus 5 has screen size of 5.5 inches whereas other comes up with 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm (83.6% screen-to-body ratio). Screen Resolution in both mobiles is 1080 x 1920 pixels and 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio respectively. In terms of Technology, former uses undefined and latter uses Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Camera Comparison: OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

OnePlus 5 comes up with primary camera of 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Camera whereas Samsung Galaxy S8 comes up with 12 MP. Some of the Camera Features for both the mobiles include HDR, 4K Video recording .

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FAQs

Q. Which phone has bigger screen size, OnePlus 5 or Samsung Galaxy S8?

Samsung Galaxy S8 is bigger with 5.8 inches screen than OnePlus 5 that has 5.5 inches screen.

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for OnePlus 5 in the market?

Best alternatives available for OnePlus 5 are: Apple iPhone 7, OnePlus Nord, iQOO Neo 6.