OnePlus 5T vs Galaxy S8 vs LG V30 vs Pixel 2 vs HTC U11 price comparison


The new OnePlus 5T will solidify the company's value-for-money street cred, as the CEO promise for a flagship that won't break the bank got fulfilled, at least as far as the US pricing is concerned. How about a Snapdragon 835-equipped handset with the trendy 18:9 aspect ratio 6" display that fits in a body at the size of 2016's 5.5-inchers, with 8GB RAM/128GB storage model, fast charging, dual f/1.7 aperture cameras on the back, and, thankfully, a fast finger scanner also placed there, for less than $600? 

Not bad at all, but let's compare this price with other popular phones that have powerful specs, too, both for the United States, and worldwide. As you can see from the table below, whether the OnePlus 5T is a bargain or not depends strongly on your location. 

In the US, where Apple and Samsung dominate the carrier field, it definitely is, save for other underdogs like the Essential Phone, while in Europe that role is played by Nokia 8. Needless to say, you can find a lot of these phones through third-party e-tailers on Amazon for less, and then the price advantage argument gets murkier, but for the most popular ones we are sticking with the official tags, unless it's Amazon itself or a reputable vendor that sells them for less, warranty and all. For ease of conscience, we are only including direct Snapdragon 835 competitors here.


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13 Comments

1. baldilocks

Posts: 1494; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Selling my Pixel 2 XL to fund the OnePlus 5T. Should more than cover it. :)

7. you_sukk_it

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 11, 2017

going from garbage with bugs to garbage with firmwares to fix bugs. smart.

2. italianjob

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 17, 2017

The Oneplus 5T 128GB is not £449 The Nokia 8 is £399

3. KeyserSoze

Posts: 387; Member since: Oct 06, 2014

Hahahahaha, Google still wants $850 for their severely defective Pixel 2 XL phone? What a joke! I wouldn't buy it even at half that price. You gotta be real stupid to make that wrong a purchasing decision!

5. partylikeaninjastar

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 11, 2014

You already know people are obsessed with Google the way sheep are obsessed with Apple.

9. KFear

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

Plus the problems with the pixel aren't so bad. It's not the best display, not even close, but it's not bad either. I've used one for a bit, and i can honestly say that 9/10 people would say the screen is "good" if they didn't read anything before.

13. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

pixel 2 XL is a very good phone. just because of some screen problems google mustnt drop the price

4. Whitedot

Posts: 771; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

HTC 11 is £500 at amazon so other places sell it very close to 500 mark. This article provides quiet inaccurate price table .

6. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Whats more in my country you can sign to htc club and instantly get ~50$ discount in official HTC online store.

8. dmakun

Posts: 382; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

The galaxy S8 is much cheaper than what is listed here. It wouldn't have been too difficult to verify its current cost so I don't understand what the writer is trying to do with this article.

12. raky_b

Posts: 384; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

I think they wrote a interduction price....s8, v30, and almost all other devices here cost less even for cash, without any contract.

10. GdgetXpert1337

Posts: 117; Member since: Oct 31, 2017

Al phones playin 2nd for fastest performence and soc but i like HTC

11. raky_b

Posts: 384; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

S8 costs 500-550€ in many european stores... V30 is from 670€.... I don't know where did you dig this prices?!

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