OnePlus recently announced an upgraded version of the earlier launched OnePlus 3 — dubbed as the OnePlus 3T. Besides, even Google released in its new Pixel range of smartphones – the Pixel and Pixel XL. In this article, we check out how the OnePlus 3T stacks up against the new Google Pixel XL.
OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: Display
The OnePlus 3T packs a 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The Google Pixel on the other hand gets a slightly larger 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels.
OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: Hardware
As far as innards are concerned, both smartphones are equipped with top-of-the-line specs. The OnePlus 3T gets powered by a Snapdragon 821 processor bundled with Adreno 530 graphics and 6GB of RAM. It comes in 64GB/128GB storage options.
The Google Pixel XL also features a Snapdragon 821 processor, though packs lesser 4G of RAM. The smartphone is available in 32GB and 128GB storage options.
OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: Camera
The OnePlus features a 16MP primary camera with Sony IMX 298 sensor. On the front, the smartphone gets a 16MP selfie shooter with Samsung 3P8SP sensor.
While the Google Pixel comes with a 12.3MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, EIS, dual-tone LED flash, along with phase-detection auto-focus. On the front, the Google Pixel XL packs an 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.4 aperture.
OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: Battery
Fueling the OnePlus 3T is a 3400mAh battery with dash charging technology capable of charging the device to upto 50 percent in 30 minutes.
On the other hand, the Google Pixel XL gets powered by a 3450mAh battery which also gets support for fast charging.
OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: Software
The OnePlus 3T runs Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 out-of-the-box. That said, the company has finally started rolling the out the new Android Nougat update with OxygenOS 4.0 for the device.
Being Google’s proprietary phone, the Pixel XL runs the new Android Nougat 7.1 right out-of-the-box.
OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: Price
The OnePlus 3T starts at $439 for the base 64GB storage variant, while the 128GB variant is priced at $479. In comparison, the Google Pixel XL is priced substantially higher at $979 for the unlocked 32GB variant.
If you’re looking for a competitively priced Android smartphone that checks all the boxes — there is nothing better than the OnePlus 3T. Period. That doesn’t make the Google Pixel XL a slouch in any way. Its a top-notch Android flagship but comes with a hefty price tag.