Essential Phone vs OnePlus 9 Pro

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1312 pixels, 504 PPI
3216 x 1440 pixels, 20.1:9 ratio, 526 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.85 %
89.79 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 660

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (11), OxygenOS UI

Battery

Capacity:

3040 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
OnePlus Warp Charge, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 65.0W; Wireless: 50.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
Optical zoom: 3.3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 77 mm; Pixel size: 1.0 μm

Third camera:

50 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Black and White)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS

Front:

8 MP
16 MP (EIS)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)
6.43 x 2.90 x 0.34 inches (163.2 x 73.6 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

6.53 oz (185.0 g)
6.95 oz (197.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP54
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key, Other

Colors:

Black, Gray, Blue, White
Morning Mist, Forest Green, Stellar Black

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700), 19(800)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 26, 2017
Mar 24, 2021

FCC ID value:

2ALBB-A11
2ABZ2-EF14A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.28 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg
0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.92 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.70 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 700
$ 969

In The Box:

Warp Charge 65 Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C to Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, OnePlus Sticker, SIM Tray Ejector

Availability

Officially announced:

May 30, 2017
Mar 23, 2021
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