We have seen the introduction to a lot of new phones in 2017. For the rest of the year, OnePlus 5 and Galaxy Note 8 will be among the most anticipated. Let’s have a OnePlus 5 vs Galaxy Note 8, to see which of these 8GB RAM mobiles wins!
OnePlus 5 vs Galaxy Note 8: 8GB RAM, 256GB ROM, Dual 16MP…
First, in this OnePlus 5 vs Galaxy Note 8 battle, we will see which phone offer better performance. Under the hood, OnePlus has the latest octa-core SND 835 chipset with Adreno 540 GPU. Meanwhile, Galaxy Note 8 specs also provide a similar SND 835 processor. Both phones also have 8 GB RAM each. With those specs, we can say that regarding performance, these two future flagships are quite even. The Note 8 has 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM (+up to 256GB), similar to OnePlus 5, but the OnePlus phone storage is not expandable.
Galaxy Note 8 battery is still unknown, while OnePlus 5 packs a 5000mAh juice pack. So, we cannot say for sure which phone lasts longer. Now, regarding display, OnePlus 5 specs include a 5.5″ screen with 2K (1440×2560) resolution. On the other hand, Galaxy Note 8 sports a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED display with 3840 x 2160 resolution. The Note 8 would do a bit better with display here. Both phones run on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS.
Now, we will move on to the camera in this OnePlus 5 vs Galaxy Note 8 contest. OnePlus 5 camera includes dual 12MP lenses at the rear, while Note 8 camera has dual 12+9MP lenses at the back. Both phones have an 8MP selfie camera lens at the front. It is quite close in the camera battle, and OnePlus 5 may edge out Note 8 a little bit. Both phones also have standard connections such as Wifi AC, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G LTE, etc.
OnePlus 5 vs Galaxy Note 8: Price battle
Now we come to the pricing for this OnePlus 5 vs Galaxy Note 8 battle. We cannot decide a winner here, as Galaxy Note 8 price is still unknown, while OnePlus 5 price could be about $650 (~RM. 2,810). Overall, this is a very close battle. Are you looking forward to both phones?