Huawei nova 8 Pro vs OnePlus 8T – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei nova 8 Pro handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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 nova 8 Pro OnePlus 8T
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.72 in (inches) 6.55 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System EMUI 11 EMUI 11
Resolution 1236 x 2676 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2/2 MP 48/16/5 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei nova 8 Pro runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2580 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Large-core NPU and micro-core NPU,Large Area VC Liquid Cooling,3D Graphene Cooling Film and Link Turbo. Running on EMUI 11 operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 is a less powerful 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 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ARM Mali-G77 MP8,8 cores gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 8T has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei nova 8 Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the OnePlus 8T. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The OnePlus 8T battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1236 x 2676 pixels and a screen size of 6.72 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 nova 8 Pro is a 2.5% bigger than OnePlus 8T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei nova 8 Pro OnePlus 8T
120 Hz refresh rate 120 Hz refresh rate
300 Hz touch sampling rate 3D curved glass screen
3D curved glass screen Capacitive
80-degree curve Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Capacitive Display manufacturer – Samsung
Chip-on-Pi (COP) display packaging HDR10+
DCI-P3 Multi-touch
Multi-touch Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m²
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 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 nova 8 Pro 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 nova 8 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

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

Rear Camera

The Huawei nova 8 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.4 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the OnePlus 8T rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/16/5 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 1.12 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Huawei nova 8 Pro OnePlus 8T
10x digital zoom Angle of view – 123° (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Dual View Recording 2.0 Face detection
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) ISO settings
Geotagging Laser autofocus (LAF)
HDR Macro mode
ISO settings Optical image stabilization
Macro mode Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) RAW
Self-timer Scene mode
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus Self-timer
White balance settings Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei nova 8 Pro comes with a 32 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 nova 8 Pro OnePlus 8T
32 MP 32 MP
AIS video stabilization Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#2) Face unlock
Aperture:f/2.0.4 HDR
Face unlock Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
HDR
Secondary front camera – 16 MP (portrait)
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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

Price

The Huawei nova 8 Pro price is $650-700 and the OnePlus 8T price tag is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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