Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T Tested: Which Flagship Killer Phone Wins?

Although the Shenzhen-based smartphone giant faced the downside of launching OnePlus 5T just five months after its base model, the flagship killer was praised on numerous counts. While it seems that the praiseworthy OP5T has upset the Huawei’s sub-brand Honor, lately the company launched the rebranded Honor V10, touted as the Honor View 10 in India as an Amazon exclusive, which eventually debuted in the US as well. So, how do these phones compare against each other? Let’s explore the Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T test!

Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T: Under The Hood

The Honor View 10 houses the HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor which is capable of competing with Qualcomm’s  Snapdragon 835 chipset. On the contrary, the OnePlus 5T is powered by the Snapdragon 835. What makes OnePlus 5T a clear winner is that it masters a larger amount of available RAM (either 6GB or 8GB of RAM), whereas, the Honor View 10 comes paired with just 6GB of RAM. Two options are always better than one.

Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T: Display and Design

Several smartphone giants have implemented some bezel-less smartphones in the year 2017. Which also includes these smartphones. While Honor View 10 bears a 5.99-inch screen, OnePlus 5T is bestowed with a 6.01-inch screen. Although both the handsets feature edge-to-edge designs with 18:9 aspect ratios, an IPS LCD always struggles to match an OLED panel. Hence in the Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T test, OnePlus 5T wins the round.

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Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T: Who Wins?

Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T: Camera Features

Both the smartphones come with the inclusion of twin-sensor cameras which are rather similar! While OP5T pairs a 16-megapixel and a 20-megapixel lens (with a standard f/1.7 lens), the Honor View 10’s optics specs measures a 16-megapixel and a 20-megapixel lens together entirely producing monochrome shots. Up front, OnePlus 5T packs a stronger 16-megapixel camera in comparison to View 10’s 13-megapixel camera. While the difference is a negligible one, the result is a tie.

Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T: Software

Sadly, OnePlus 5T doesn’t run the latest Android OS, but OnePlus has promised to bring the Oreo update in the first quarter of 2018. On contrary, the Honor View 10 comes with the fancy Android 8.0 Oreo with the latest version of EMUI on top. The clear winner pertaining to the software is Honor View 10.

Final Verdict

The OnePlus 5T is priced at $500 for 6GB RAM + 64GB of storage variant and $560 for 8GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage version. Honor’s View 10 comes with a price tag of 450 British pounds in the US, which is roughly Rs. 12,999 in India.

Giving the final verdict, it has been a very tough fight, but the result can never be a tie. So who wins? Concerning Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T‘s aesthetics and specifications test, the result is as simple as unignorable. The OnePlus 5T happens to win against Honor View 10 but by a very small margin.

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