The OnePlus 3T and the Google Pixel XL are among the best mobile phones currently available in the market. Both the handsets are packed with top-end features to entice smartphone customers.
Here is a specs comparison of the OnePlus 3T and the Pixel XL.
The OnePlus 3T sports a 5.5-inch screen with a display resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels. The Pixel XL has the same screen size as the OnePlus 3T but it packs in 1,440 x 2,560 pixels. The higher resolution gives the Pixel XL an edge as customers will be able to experience sharper display than the OnePlus 3T.
Processor And RAM
Both the phones include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, which is currently the most powerful Qualcomm mobile processor available in the market.
The OnePlus 3T has 6 GB of RAM, while the Pixel XL comes with 4 GB of RAM.
The OnePlus 3T is available in 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage options, while Google is offering the Pixel XL with 32 GB and 128 GB on-board storage capacities.
None of the phones support microSD card for expanding the storage capacity if the need arises.
The Google Pixel XL is equipped with a 12.3-megapixel rear-facing camera, which falls short of the 16-megapixel primary camera found on the OnePlus 3T. The cameras on both phones offer F/2.0 aperture, which means users should be able to take quality images even in low-light conditions.
The Pixel XL includes an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, while the OnePlus 3T offers a 16-megapixel sensor, which is a step ahead of almost all its rivals.
A 3,400 mAh battery powers the OnePlus 3T, while a slightly bigger 3,450 mAh battery fuels the Pixel XL. Both the phones support quick charging.
The OnePlus 3T comes running on an Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The Pixel XL runs on Google's latest mobile operating system — Android 7.1 Nougat.
Being a Google device, the Pixel XL will be one of the first devices to get future software updates. However, OnePlus 3T customers will have to wait longer than Pixel XL to get updates rolled out later.
OnePlus phones are well-known in the market for their pocket-friendly price. The OnePlus 3T does not disappoint customers in this aspect at all. The 64 GB / 128 GB OnePlus 3T has a price tag of $439 / $479. The Pixel XL has a premium cost of $769 / $869 for the 32 GB / 128 GB models.
High RAM configuration, minimum 64 GB of internal storage, better camera sensors and lower price give the OnePlus 3T an edge over the Pixel XL. However, smartphone customers who can spend extra cash but want to be one of the first to receive future software updates may opt for the Google Pixel XL.