OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Which One Should You Buy?

OnePlus launched a new OnePlus 6 on 16 May 2018 in London event. It is marked as a “flagship killer” with the sales record of 100 crores in the first 10 minutes sale on Amazon India and OnePlus store. Samsung Galaxy S9 was launched in March 2018, which itself is a compelling and impressive device. If you are an android user, you have probably taken a glimpse of Samsung Galaxy S9 but it’s quite expensive as compared to Oneplus 6.

So, which should you plump for? Let’s have a comparison between Samsung Galaxy s9 and Oneplus 6

OnePlus 6 vs S9

OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Design

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ design are almost the same as the Galaxy S8. Both phones hold a great value in design while Oneplus 6 is built mostly from the glass with a slightly curved back. Official IP rating for water resistance is marked to S9 while OnePlus 6 has no official IP rating, only there is an improvement in water resistance as compared to OnePlus 5. Both phones have a headphone jack and C-port along with a fingerprint sensor on the back.

Both the phones come with minimum bezel and sizable screens. Samsung Galaxy S9 goes without a top-notch and One Plus 6 top notch houses a front camera, speaker, and sensors.

OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Display

Samsung Galaxy S9 offers 5.8 inches and S9+ offers a 6.2-inch display with the same resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. While OnePlus 6 offers a 6.28″ (15.95 cm) display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. OnePlus 6 has a notched display with 19:9 aspect, slightly taller than the S9 (18.5:9 aspect). This is what a top-notch brings.

Both OnePlus and Samsung S9 has AMOLED display. Samsung always shows its amazing performance in terms of a display but this time, OnePlus has impressed everyone with it’s finest display.

When it comes to protection, both devices contain Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and Samsung S9 with some extra features such as HDR10 compliant and 3D Touch (home button only).

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OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Camera & Storage

OnePlus 6 comes in two variants (6GB RAM + 64GB) Storage and (8GB RAM + 128GB) Storage. Within a few days, OnePlus is going to launch another variant of 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ comes in three variants includes 64GB, 128GB, and 256 GB. Here comes the point that you cannot expand the storage in OnePlus 6 but you can expand S9 storage up to 400 GB.

The camera is the feature where smartphones are being judged. Samsung phones offer good quality cameras whereas S9 & S9+ with a 12MP rear camera and 8MP front camera while S9+ has extra 12 MP telephoto lens. Both Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have ISO control with dual aperture system. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ shoot amazing slow motion video.

When it comes to OnePlus 6, this is a very competitive phone in terms of its every feature. OnePlus 6 offers 16MP front camera and 20 MP rear camera. It captures super slow video of 720P. Especially the use of HDR allows it to click the impressive picture in low light also.

OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Software & Hardware

OnePlus 6 runs on Android 8.1 (oreo) with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 while Samsung runs on Android 8.0( oreo) operating system with Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810. When we talk about updates, OnePlus release updates very frequently which fix issues, performance and security update. Samsung is not frequent in releasing updates.

OnePlus is known for its fast charging support and the same works in OnePlus 6 with 3300 mAh battery capacity. Samsung device also has fast charging support with an additional feature of wireless charging.

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OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Conclusion

Although Samsung galaxy s9 and S9+ are an expensive phone as compared to OnePlus 6, but the phones is not gonna disappoint you in any aspect.

Both the phones have various similarities. They both have same display features, waterproof feature though Samsung is having higher IP rating. We can’t fault any of them in terms of design.

Samsung offers a better experience in terms of quality, performance though OnePlus 6 has raised its camera performance. But yes, you can’t neglect the price. OnePlus 6 will leave a cash in your pocket and the same doesn’t work with Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+.

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