The OnePlus 3T has been dominating headlines ever since its global unveiling. How will it match up to the Samsung Galaxy S7? Which one will be a better pick?
The OnePlus 3T makes for an able competitor to the Samsung Galaxy S7. Trusted Reviews reports that the OnePlus 3T is essentially an upgraded version of the OnePlus 3. The 3T gets gunmetal and soft gold color options. There is a sleek metal design and big 5.5 inch full HD display unit. This is a bigger phone in comparison to the Samsung Galaxy S7.
The OnePlus 3T has a good display unit though the Galaxy S7 offers greater QHD resolution. VR wise, the Galaxy S7 may be the best pick but the OnePlus 3T display is not bad at all. Both the smartphones make use of Android Marshmallow.
Software & Hardware
The Galaxy S7 was launched prior to the release of the latest Nougat. However, surprisingly, the OnePlus 3T does not come with the new software. The 3T has the Oxygen OS and several features including the quick-access tray. Samsung has its TouchWiz which has split-screen apps.
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The 3T gets the new Snapdragon 821 chip along with 6 GB of RAM. There is 128 GB of storage and a big 3, 400 mAh battery. This battery helps the smartphone run for an entire day with just 30 minutes of charge. There is a new USB-C connector replacing the micro USB port.
The Galaxy S7 has the older Snapdragon 820 which is approximately 10% slower. It also comes with only 4 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB in storage. There is a 3, 000 mAh battery which requires only 30 minutes of charging time to function for a day. However, the OnePlus 3T has the bigger battery.
The 3T also gets 16-megapixel front and back cameras. The Galaxy S7 gets a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Galaxy S7 is lighter and looks really attractive along with being waterproof.
Considering all aspects, the OnePlus 3T wins the battle on paper. However, it remains to be seen whether it can match the famed performance of the Galaxy S7.