Essential Phone vs OnePlus 7T

$239.99 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1312 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2400 pixels

Pixel density

504 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

84.85 %
86.43 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90 Hz Refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Telephoto, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 51 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

 
Digital image stabilization (EIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)
6.34 x 2.93 x 0.32 inches (160.94 x 74.44 x 8.13 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.70 oz (190 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 54
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue, White
 

Colors

 
Glacier blue, Frosted silver

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SM8150-AC

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2960 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10), OxygenOS UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 41, 46, 48

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3040 mAh
3800 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
OnePlus Warp Charge

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 26, 2017
 

FCC ID value: 2ALBB-A11 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.28 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

0.92 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.70 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Warp Charge 30 power adapter, Warp Type-C cable, Quick Start guide, Welcome letter, Safety information and Warranty card, LOGO sticker, Case, Screen protector (pre-applied), SIM Tray ejector

MSRP price

$ 700
$ 599
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.