OnePlus 8T vs Sony Xperia 5 II – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new OnePlus 8T device 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 Sony Xperia 5 II also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

OnePlus 8T vs Sony Xperia 5 II
OnePlus 8T vs Sony Xperia 5 II

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 Sony Xperia 5 II 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,Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. 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 Sony Xperia 5 II has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) 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 Sony Xperia 5 II. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Sony Xperia 5 II battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Sony Xperia 5 II is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 in (inches).

As we can see here, the OnePlus 8T is a 7.3% bigger than Sony Xperia 5 II screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

OnePlus 8T Sony Xperia 5 II
120 Hz refresh rate 100% DCI-P3
3D curved glass screen 120 Hz refresh rate
Capacitive 240 Hz touch sampling rate
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 400 cd/m²
Display manufacturer – Samsung 8-bit+FRC color bit depth
HDR10+ Capacitive
Multi-touch CinemaWide display
Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m² Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Scratch resistant Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X1 for mobile
X-Reality display

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 Sony Xperia 5 II is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the OnePlus 8T is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Sony Xperia 5 II with 8 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 Sony Xperia 5 II with 128 gigabytes.

Sony Xperia 5 II 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

The Sony Xperia 5 II rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent) of 24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX557 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony Xperia 5 II camera
Sony Xperia 5 II camera
OnePlus 8T Sony Xperia 5 II
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 1080p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 3x optical zoom (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 5-axis stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 124° (#3)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 34° (#2)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Cinematography Pro
Face detection Continuous shooting
Geotagging Digital image stabilization
HDR Digital zoom
ISO settings Dual Pixel PDAF
Laser autofocus (LAF) Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
Macro mode Exposure compensation
Optical image stabilization Face detection
Panorama Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3) Geotagging
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#4) HDR
RAW ISO settings
Scene mode OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Optical image stabilization
Self-timer Optical zoom
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Panorama
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2)
White balance settings Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#2)
Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer
Sensor version – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2)
Sensor version – Sony IMX363 (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens
Zeizz T Coating

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Sony Xperia 5 II has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

OnePlus 8T Sony Xperia 5 II
32 MP 8 MP
Digital image stabilization Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock HDR
HDR Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7
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 Sony Xperia 5 II
5G NSA 5G is market-dependent
5G SA 5G NSA
Built-in 5G modem 5G SA
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 19
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The OnePlus 8T price is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Sony Xperia 5 II price tag is $950

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