Huawei Mate X2 vs OnePlus 8T – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 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 Huawei Mate X2 OnePlus 8T
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.55 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 48/16/5/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 32 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 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 EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 8T has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh, which is the same as OnePlus 8T. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The OnePlus 8T battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 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 Huawei Mate X2 is a 1.5% smaller than OnePlus 8T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 OnePlus 8T
240 Hz touch sampling rate 120 Hz refresh rate
90 Hz refresh rate 3D curved glass screen
Capacitive Capacitive
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate Display manufacturer – Samsung
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels HDR10+
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m²
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller 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 Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than OnePlus 8T.

The max storage capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 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 Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 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.

Huawei Mate X2 OnePlus 8T
1080p @ 960 fps Angle of view – 123° (#2)
10x optical zoom (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
6-element lens (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
AIS (#2) Autofocus
AIS (#3) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Geotagging
Digital image stabilization HDR
Digital zoom ISO settings
Exposure compensation Laser autofocus (LAF)
Face detection Macro mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Optical image stabilization
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
ISO settings Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Leica camera RAW
Macro mode Scene mode
OIS (#2) Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
OIS (#3) Self-timer
OIS (#4) Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Optical image stabilization Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Optical zoom Touch focus
Panorama White balance settings
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RYYB sensor
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

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

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 OnePlus 8T
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Digital image stabilization
HDR Face unlock
Panorama HDR
Wide angle lens 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.

Huawei Mate X2 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+ GPRS
LTE Cat 21 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 Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the OnePlus 8T price tag is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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