OnePlus 8T vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G – Analysis, specs and prices

The new OnePlus 8T handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

OnePlus 8T vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G_phone
OnePlus 8T vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G_phone

 

Processor and Operating System

The OnePlus 8T runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the 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. Running on OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G 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 OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The OnePlus 8T is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The OnePlus 8T battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a Fluid AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 in (inches).

As we can see here, the OnePlus 8T is a 5.6% bigger than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

OnePlus 8T Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
120 Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
3D curved glass screen Always-On Display
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Display manufacturer – Samsung HDR10+
HDR10+ Infinity-O Display
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m² Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the OnePlus 8T is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, the OnePlus 8T gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

At the more expensive edition, both handset present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The OnePlus 8T comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the OnePlus 8T is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The OnePlus 8T rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 48/16/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 25 mm , carrying a 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.

Oneplus 8T camera
Oneplus 8T camera

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX374 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung Galaxys 20 5g
Samsung Galaxys 20 5g
OnePlus 8T Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 2160p @ 60 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 3x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 76° (#3)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Geotagging Dual OIS
HDR Exposure compensation
ISO settings Face detection
Laser autofocus (LAF) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 22 mm (#2)
Macro mode Geotagging
Optical image stabilization HDR
Panorama HDR10+ video recording
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3) Object tracking AF
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#4) Optical image stabilization
RAW Optical zoom
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) PDAF (#3)
Self-timer Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
White balance settings Self-timer
Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The OnePlus 8T comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has a 10 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

OnePlus 8T Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
32 MP 10 MP
Digital image stabilization Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Auto HDR
HDR Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor model:Sony IMX374
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.

OnePlus 8T Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LAA (US only)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
TD- Snapdragon X55 modem
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) Up to 7CA

Price

The OnePlus 8T price is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G price tag is $999

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