Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs OnePlus 5T: Price in India, Specification and Features Compared

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OnePlus has recently launched the 5T smartphone in the mid-range price category, and in spite of being in the mid-range price category, it has many features that the high-end smartphones pack. Therefore, it competes with Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. Let’s find out which one is a better buy.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs OnePlus 5T: Display

The OnePlus 5T, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S8+,  comes with an AMOLED display. On the other hand, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus, in spite of being more costlier than the other two smartphones, features an LCD display. The LCDs are inferior to AMOLED displays in terms of black levels and contrast ratio. Therefore, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus scores the least in the display comparison. Now, among the Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the OnePlus 5T, the S8+ takes the crown as it not only features higher resolution display but also comes with HDR capability.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs OnePlus 5T: Camera

The Apple iPhone 8 Plus and the OnePlus 5T come with dual cameras, whereas, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with a single camera. However, even with the single camera, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ performs the best, especially in the low-light conditions. The OnePlus 5T too does a great job in daylight as well as low-light. However, due to the lack of OIS, the OnePlus 5T puts out shaky videos. As for the Apple iPhone 8 Plus, it does a decent job, but it does not perform as good as the Samsung Galaxy S8+ or the OnePlus 5T.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs OnePlus 5T: Performance

In terms of speed and performance, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus clearly wins. It is way faster and smoother in every operation than the Samsung Galaxy S8+, and marginally better than the OnePlus 5T. However, keep in mind that the iPhone 8 Plus has limited software functionalities and customizability options.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs OnePlus 5T: Battery Life

The Apple iPhone 8 Plus has the best battery life among the three smartphones, as it comes with a power-efficient Apple A11 chipset, optimized software, and low power consuming LCD display. The OnePlus 5T comes second in battery backup followed by the Samsung Galaxy S8+. The OnePlus 5T and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ have lower battery backup than the iPhone 8 Plus because both the smartphones feature an AMOLED display and larger display size, both of which result in more power consumption.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs OnePlus 5T: Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy S8+, as well as, the OnePlus 5T come with dual-SIM connectivity. Whereas, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus comes with single SIM connectivity. So, if you are a person who has two mobile numbers, and if you don’t like carrying two smartphones, then you should consider the Samsung Galaxy S8+ and OnePlus 5T over the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. Also, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus doesn’t come with a 3.5mm audio jack. As the iPhone 8 Plus doesn’t come with dual-SIM connectivity and 3.5mm audio jack, it ranks last among the three smartphones.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs OnePlus 5T: Conclusion

The Apple iPhone 8 Plus has better performance, and battery life, whereas, the Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S8+ has better display and camera performance. On the other hand, the OnePlus 5T has great value for money. Summarising, it all comes down to your personal preference. If you are low on budget then you should go for OnePlus 5T, if you have to money to spend, then you should consider Apple iPhone 8 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus.