OnePlus 5 vs. iPhone 8: Comparison | Who is the beast?

OnePlus 5 vs. iPhone 8 Comparison: iPhone 8 and OnePlus 5 are two big flagships of 2017, Oneplus has recently launched their smartphone in two variants. This year we have already seen many big smartphones like Galaxy S8, LG G6, HTC U11 making it to market. Now, it’s time for Apple to launch its iPhone 8 & 8 Plus. There are many rumors that Apple may announce next iPhone flagship in September with its 10th anniversary. Apple iPhone 8 and OnePlus 5 is going to be special Smartphones. Here we are going to compare these two flagships based on the rumored features, specifications, release date and price.

Apple iPhone 8 vs. OnePlus 5: Specs Comparison

Smartphone OnePlus 5 Apple iPhone 8
Display 5.5 inches, 1080p,
Optic AMOLED display
5.1 / 5.8 inch OLED
2k resolution
OS Android 7.1.1 iOS 11
Processor Snapdragon 835 Apple A11
GPU Adreno 540
Camera Dual 16MP f/1.7 + 20MP f/2.6 ,
16MP f/2.0 front camera
16 MP f/1.7 dual lens camera,
8 MP front facing camera
Memory 64 / 128 GB Storage 64 & 128 GB Storage
Battery 3300 mAh 3000 mAh
Colors Midnight Black, Slate Gray  Quite Blue, Very Silver, Very White


Apple iPhone 8 will be launched with aluminum body and three glass model. The smartphone devices will be designed favorably with good material that will be fancy in looks. While OnePlus 5 is Smartphone which also expected to come with curved aluminum body and also the manufacturer have decided to give this Smartphone a unique design in order to attract the customers.

These two smartphones device has the curved aluminum body with the unique and fancy design.


The new iPhone 8 is expected to come with a bezel-less display which will be something unique. Moreover, Apple is planning to create its new iPhones in a flat way which might be 4.7 inches to maximum 5.8 inches. An OLED display eliminates the need for the backlighting that’s used in traditional LCDs in this smartphone device. It will almost certainly require the removal of the Home button from the front of the phone, to slim down the handset’s bezel.
According to the rumors, the OnePlus 5 expected to have a large screen. It flaunts a 5.5-inch IPS LCD screen with a full HD resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels that results from a density of 401 pixels per inch will be more attractive. OnePlus 5 is going to have an AMOLED display. The capacitive touch screen is highly respondent to multi-touch. It will support the various types of HD video quality.

These two smartphones device will have the horizontal camera instead of vertical.

Apple is planning on introducing new vertical dual camera arrangement instead of a horizontal dual camera system. It is expected to come with 16 MP f/1.7 Primary Camera and 8 MP front facing camera including 3D sensing capabilities that use technology by PrimeSense to finding location and depth of objects in front of it, perhaps enabling facial and iris recognition. This smartphone will support 4k recordings as well.
While the OnePlus 5 will be launched with the 12 MP primary camera along with 8 megapixels in the front camera that is built with latest focusing camera. Images can be further enhanced with the help of camera. It will have the autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual colour LED flash, ISO control, High Dynamic Range mode, exposure compensation, etc. The front camera proves that it is more than enough for best quality selfies and video calling. It will be built with autofocus laser, retina eye scanner, sensor and more.

iPhone 8 will come with the best processor of A-11 that will be built on a 10nm FinFET architecture. It will have the 3 GB RAM which is same as the iPhone 7 Plus. The operating system which will be used in this iPhone device is iOS 11.
OnePlus 5 will be launched with the Snapdragon 835 as it is the latest processor from Qualcomm. This smartphone will run with Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) and will fed with all its power from an octa-core (2.45GHz quad-core Kryo + 1.9 GHz quad-core Kryo) processor. The latest chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 and a massive 6GB RAM makes high end gaming and faster multitasking a pleasant experience. The graphics is taken care of by a GPU of Adreno 540.

The storage capacity of iPhone 8 will be available in three options which are 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB hopefully. The memory of these devices are more than enough to store large data files and apps. OnePlus phone, they have come up with 16 GB internal memory. But if we see the smartphone comes with an inbuilt storage of 128GB which cannot be expanded any further with the help of a microSD card. But there is also an another rumors suggest that OnePlus 5 is expected to come with 64 GB of internal memory, as that may have the capacity to increase from 128 GB to 256 GB.

These two smartphones device will have a dash or wireless charging facility.

The iPhone 8 will hopefully come up with non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh and 3000 mAh battery. The batteries will come in 2-cell pack with the wireless charging feature. On the other hand OnePlus 5 will come up with non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery along with Dash Charge.

iPhone 8 be launched in the IFA event which will be held on 1 to 6 September of 2017. But rumors suggest that Apple iPhone 8 could be delayed to October or November due to the production delays because of supply issues with the 3D camera system and problems laminating this system with the new OLED glass screen. It means users may have to wait a bit long before getting iPhone 8. While According to the rumors we can expect that the OnePlus will announce its OnePlus 5 Smartphone in June 2017, and to go on sale shortly after.

If we talk about the price of these two smartphone, will see that people can get their mostly like smartphone Apple iPhone 8 only 1100 USD. And Various speculations suggest a tag of around $500 – another price increase as the 3T costs $440. In the UK, that could mean a jump from the current price of £399 up to around £449. That’s still cheaper than competing flagships, of course.

If we campare above upcoming smartphone device will see that the price is a major deciding factor. And one thing is for sure that the iPhone 8 and will be way too expensive than the OnePlus 5 as the same will be priced competitively for the features it will be packed with. These two phones to be killer ones but until their launch, we need to be mum and we reserve the best of the verdicts for our reviews. So stay tuned for them as well.

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