Samsung Galaxy S21+ vs OnePlus 8T – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the OnePlus 8T also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung

Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 OnePlus 8T
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.55 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/64/12 MP 48/16/5 MP
Front Camera MP 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 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 . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 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 One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 8T has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 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 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.
The OnePlus 8T battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is a 2.2% bigger than OnePlus 8T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 OnePlus 8T
120Hz refresh rate 120 Hz refresh rate
Always-On Display 3D curved glass screen
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
HDR10+ Display manufacturer – Samsung
Infinity-O Display HDR10+
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m²
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 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, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both device 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 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 Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/64/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung

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.

OnePlus
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 OnePlus 8T
1080p @ 240 fps Angle of view – 123° (#2)
2160p @ 60 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Dual OIS Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Geotagging Exposure compensation
HDR Face detection
HDR10+ video recording Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Object tracking AF ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Laser autofocus (LAF)
Optical zoom Macro mode
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Secondary rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Self-timer RAW
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
White balance settings Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with a MP in the front.

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

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 OnePlus 8T
MP 32 MP
Auto HDR Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Face unlock
HDR HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
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.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 OnePlus 8T
EDGE 5G NSA
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G SA
Exynos Modem 5123 Built-in 5G modem
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
LAA (US only) GPRS
LTE Cat 20 HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
Up to 7CA TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 price is $1200 and the OnePlus 8T price tag is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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