Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate vs OnePlus 8T – Review, specifications and prices

The new Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 6000 mAh. On other side, the OnePlus 8T also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate OnePlus 8T
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.78 in (inches) 6.55 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System ROG Gaming X Mode UI ROG Gaming X Mode UI
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 18 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/13/5 MP 48/16/5/2 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 32 MP
Battery 6000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,GameCool 3 cooling system,3D vapor chamber,Large graphite film and 6x larger heat sink. Running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 8T has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 8T has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate battery capacity is 6000 mAh which is a 33.3% (percent) more powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the OnePlus 8T. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.
The OnePlus 8T battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.78 in (inches).

Meanwhile the OnePlus 8T is featuring a Fluid AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is a 3.5% bigger than OnePlus 8T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate OnePlus 8T
106.87% NTSC 120 Hz refresh rate
111.23% DCI-P3 3D curved glass screen
1200 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
144 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass 5
150.89% sRGB Display manufacturer – Samsung
24.3 ms touch latency HDR10+
300 Hz touch sampling rate Multi-touch
800 cd/m² HBM brightness Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m²
Capacitive Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
DC Dimming
Delta-E < 1
Display manufacturer – Samsung
Eye Care Display
Glove touch support
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a ram memory of 18 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The OnePlus 8T is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 125% more ram memory capacity than OnePlus 8T.

The maximum capacity offered by the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is 18 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the OnePlus 8T with 12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than OnePlus 8T.

The max storage capacity offered by the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the OnePlus 8T with 256 gigabytes.

OnePlus 8T gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26.6 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the OnePlus 8T rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/16/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 25 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX689 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate OnePlus 8T
1080p @ 240 fps Angle of view – 123° (#2)
2160p @ 120 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
3-axis electronic image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
720p @ 480 fps Autofocus
Angle of view – 125° (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Digital image stabilization Face detection
Digital zoom Geotagging
Exposure compensation HDR
Face detection ISO settings
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 11 mm (#2) Laser autofocus (LAF)
Geotagging Macro mode
HDR Optical image stabilization
ISO settings Panorama
Macro mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Panorama Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) RAW
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Scene mode
Pro Video Mode Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
RAW Self-timer
Scene mode Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Self-timer Touch focus
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) White balance settings
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The OnePlus 8T has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate OnePlus 8T
24 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.5 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Digital image stabilization
HDR Face unlock
Panorama HDR
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate OnePlus 8T
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 20 HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
TD- LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA TD-
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate price is $1500 and the OnePlus 8T price tag is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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