OnePlus 5 Vs OnePlus 3T

OnePlus: What to choose between OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 3T?

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T

In todays scenario, smartphones market are so sensitive that it’s not easy to find a better or a best smartphone because there are soo many options available in the market right now whether ,we talk about Samsung, Xiaomi, Apple or OnePlus all the brands offering   something unique or something interesting. From Flagship smartphones to budget  smartphones, all company’s is trying to give something better or out of the box to all its cutomers. For example, Samsung comes up with it’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ which is by far the best flagship smartphone present nowadays with interesting features like bezel less display or iris eye scanner. Now this time OnePlus comes up with its all new OnePlus 5 smartphone which is successor of OnePlus 3T, the device who already created a buzz in his time in the market. Now the company propelled yet another amazing smartphone called OnePlus 5, which seems to be a nice flagship smartphone. So without wasting a minute let’s take a look at what to choose between OnePlus5 or OnePlus 3T, its going to be crazy.


Before buying any smartphone we as a customer take a look at a price tag about how much price is company asking from its customers. Here, OnePlus 3T available at a price of Rs.29,999 where as newly launch OnePlus 5 offering a price tag of Rs.32,999 for a 64Gb variant which is pretty worthy.

OnePlus 5 Camera

Current generation of our time are so obsessed with selfies, so it’s must be in our checklist first, that a smartphone must have a good camera for taking selfie or a lot of selfies. Both the devices sports a good camera ,OnePlus 3T featured 16-MegaPixels of rear camera with Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) mode where as  OnePlus 5 sports 20-MegaPixels of rear camera with Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) whereas front facing camera remains the same as of 16-MP in both the OnePlus5 and OnePlus 3T.

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OnePlus 5 runs on an android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with OxygenOS at its top while OnePlus 3T still comes up with android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) which can be upgradable further to Nougat. So there is no major issue about the operating os.


If we talk about processor or chipset OnePlus 5 comes up with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Chipset which is the most powerful processor lineup of Qualcomm snapdragon with Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280) whereas OnePlus 3T clocked at Quad core (2.35 GHz, Dual core, Kryo + 1.6 GHz, Dual core, Kryo) Qualcomm Snapdragon 831 chipset. If we take a closer look at OnePlus 5 =, it comes up in 2 variant the first one is 6GB with 64 GB of storage capacity and the second variant consist of 8GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage whereas OnePlus 3T supported 6GB of RAM with 64 GB of storage. So its all upon you what to choose, according to your preferences.


For nowadays good battery life must be second in our checklist before buying any smartphone.

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OnePlus 5 supports 3300 mAh Li-Po battery with dash charging where as OnePlus 3T consists of 3400 mAh Li-Po battery with dash charging. So it is look like OnePlus 5 is a downgraded version of OnePlus 3T in the battery department.


Both the devices, OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 are the best flagship smartphones so its all upon you what to choose between OnePlus 3T or OnePlus 5. But if you are think to buy a new phone than you should probably go for OnePlus 5.

For More detail comparison take a look at below listed table where you can get head to head comparison of both the flagship devices, OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 5

ComparisonOnePlus 5OnePlus 3T
Release DateJune 2017November 2016
Dimensions (mm)154.2 x 74.10 x 7.25152.7 x 74.70 x 7.35
Weight (Grams)153.00158.00
Battery (mAh)3300 Li-Po Non Removable Battery3400 Li-Po Non Removable Battery
ColorsMidnight Black, Slate GreyGunmetal, Soft Gold
Screen Size (inches)
Pixels Per Inch
1080 x 1920 Pixels
401 PPi
1080 x 1920 Pixels
401 PPi
Display TypeOptic AMOLEDOptic AMOLED
Screen To Body Ratio72.81 %72.94%
ProcessorOcta core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)Quad core (2.35 GHz, Dual core, Kryo + 1.6 GHz, Dual core, Kryo)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 831
RAM6 GB / 8 GB6 GB
Internal Storage64 GB / 128 GB64 GB
Expandable StorageNoNo
Rear Camera20-MegaPixels, Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)16-MegaPixels, Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera FeaturesFixed FocusDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image SensorExmor RSExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Front Camera16-MegaPixels16-MegaPixels
Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 (Nougat) With Oxygen OSAndroid 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Wi-Fi Standards802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.00Yes, v 4.2
GPSYes with A-GPS, GlonassYes with A-GPS, Glonass
Number Of SIM's22
SIM 1 Type
SIM 2 Type
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity SensorYesYes
Ambient/ GyroscopeYesYes
Temperature SensorNoNo

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