OnePlus 5 VS. OnePlus 3T

September 18, 2019
                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: OnePlus 5 is better.

In this review, OnePlus 5 is a better device when we compare OnePlus 5 vs 3T because it has a faster CPU speed, 2GB more RAM memory, 2.25x more megapixels (main camera), 64GB more internal storage, 2x faster downloads, is lighter, 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length and has a dual-tone LED flash.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: DESIGN

Dimensions; OnePlus 5 has 154.2 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm while OnePlus 3T has 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.4 mm

Weight; OnePlus 5 is 153g whereas OnePlus 3T is 158g

Bottom line: OnePlus 5 is better.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: DISPLAY

Type; both phones have optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen.

Size; both phones are 5.5”

Resolution; both phones have 1080 x 1920px

Pixel density; both phones have 401ppi.

Protection; OnePlus 5 has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 while OnePlus 3T has Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

Bottom line: OnePlus 5 is better as it has newer Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; OnePlus 5 has Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 whereas OnePlus 3T has Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821

CPU; OnePlus 5 has Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) whereas OnePlus 3T has Quad-core (2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)

GPU; OnePlus 5 has Adreno 540 whereas OnePlus 3T has Adreno 530

Internal; OnePlus 5 has 64 GB 6 GB RAM, 128 GB 8 GB RAM whereas OnePlus 3T has 64 GB 6 GB RAM, 128 GB 6 GB RAM

Bottom line: OnePlus 5 is better.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: CAMERA

Main camera; OnePlus 5 has 16 MP + 20 MP while OnePlus 3T has 16 MP.

Aperture size; OnePlus 5 has F1.7 & F2.6 while OnePlus 3T has F2.0

Features; OnePlus 5 has 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@30/120/480fps, Auto HDR while OnePlus 3T has 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, Auto HDR.

Front camera; both phones have 16 MP.

Video; OnePlus 5 has 1080p while OnePlus 3T has 1080p@30fps.

Bottom line: OnePlus 5 is better as it has a dual camera.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: AUDIO

Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers.

Audio jack; both phones have 3.5 mm audio jacks.

Bottom line: the two phones have the same audio features.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Wi-Fi; both phones have 802.11 a/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot.

Bluetooth; OnePlus 5 has 5.0 whereas OnePlus 3T has 4.2

GPS; both OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 3T have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, BDS, Galileo.

NFC; both phones have NFC.

USB; both phones have 2.0, Type-C reversible.

Sensors; the two phones have fingerprint (front mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.

Bottom line: OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 3T have the same features in terms of connectivity and features.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: BATTERY

Capacity; OnePlus 5 has non-removable Li-Polymer 3300mAh whereas OnePlus 3T has non-removable Li-ion 3400mAh

Fast charging; both phones support fast charging.

Bottom line: OnePlus 3T is better

Conclusion

When we compare the two smartphones, OnePlus 5 is better because it has a faster CPU speed, 2GB more RAM memory, 2.25x more megapixels (main camera), 64GB more internal storage, 2x faster downloads, is lighter, 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length and has a dual-tone LED flash.