Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs OnePlus 5

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

529 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.32 %
72.93 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 36 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)
6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink, Blue
Gold, Gray

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2457 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
OnePlus Dash Charge

Talk time

34.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

4.3 days (103 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

14 hours
 

LTE

16 hours
 

Wi-Fi

15 hours
 

Music playback

99.00 hours
 

Video playback

20.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

1900 MHz
800 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 06, 2017
Jun 20, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG955U link
FCC ID value: 2ABZ2-A5000 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.33 W/kg
1.36 W/kg

Body

0.29 W/kg
0.84 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.55 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.19 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.57 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Screen Protector (pre-applied), Dash TYpe-C Cable, Dash Power adapter, SIM Tray Ejector, Quick Start Guide, Safety information

MSRP price

 
$ 539
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