OnePlus 5 is no longer the flagship killer in 2017 as it turned out to be a copycat of iPhone 7 Plus. Google Pixel is among the two new smartphones that replaced Nexus series. Which device features the best specifications? Let’s compare the specs of OnePlus 5 and Google Pixel.
OnePlus 5 features a 5.5-inches AMOLED with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution (FHD). This flagship smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 octa-core processor, which consists of two sets of quad-core processor based on Kyro 280 and Adreno 540 GPU. 8GB RAM is the trend for 2017 and OnePlus has jumped onto the bandwagon as the OnePlus 5 comes with 8GB RAM alongside 128GB of internal storage. There is no microSD slot for OnePlus 5, which is similar to its predecessors.
The rear-facing camera of OnePlus 5 is a dual camera module, which consists of 16MP wide angle shooter (f/1.7 aperture, EIS) and 20MP telephoto shooter (f/2.6 aperture). Meanwhile, the camera features are such as Pro Mode and RAW image. The front-facing camera of OP 5 is an improved 16-megapixel shooter with f/2.0 aperture and EIS. The OS is OxygenOS on top of Android 7.1 Nougat and the OS has been redefined with new features such as Gaming DND Mode, Reading mode and Secure Box. The battery is a 3,300mAh built-in battery and supports DASH Charge. Lastly, the fingerprint sensor is still on the front panel.
Google Pixel aka HTC Pixel features a 5.0-inches AMOLED display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution (FHD). This flagship smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro quad-core processor, which consists of two sets of dual-core processor based on Kyro and Adreno 530 GPU, alongside 4GB of RAM. The storage options of Google Pixel are 32GB and 128GB, but it doesn’t support storage expansion.
The rear-facing camera of Google Pixel is a 12.3-megapixel Sony IMX378 camera with LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture while the front-facing camera is an 8-megapixel shooter. The HTC-built Pixel is pre-loaded with pure Android 7.1 Nougat, which is the first smartphones with Android 7.1 version (not Android 7.0). The battery of Google Pixel is a 2,770mAh power battery, which is non-removable.
Google Pixel is one of the first Pixel smartphones from Google in the post Nexus-era. The fingerprint sensor of it is on the back panel, right above the Google logo. In addition, Google has removed the builder’s logo from the back panel.
Kindly take a look at the image above for specs comparison between OnePlus 5 and Google Pixel. Google Pixel vs OnePlus 5 – Specs comparison
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