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Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB) vs OnePlus 5T (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 2 XL vs OnePlus 5T phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare OnePlus 5T XGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)09Points
Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3520
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
OnePlus 5T (128GB)
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

16
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? OnePlus 5T (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Pixel 2 XL (128GB)9 Advantages Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)vs5T (128GB)14 Advantages OnePlus 5T (128GB)
+1440x2880 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+537 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs402 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/2.55" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3520 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3300 mAh
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
175 grams (6.13 ounces)vs+162 grams (5.67 ounces)8%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
P-OLEDvs+Optic AMOLEDAdvantage
Optic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6"vs+6.01"1%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 20MP195%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10.5Wvs+20W90%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

32 Common items in both devices
128GB (114GB available) / 128GB (115GB available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
ModelPixel 2 XL (128GB)5T (128GB)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 2 XL G011C, Google Pixel XL2, LG TaimenOnePlus 5T (8GB RAM), One Plus 5T A5010
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandGoogleOnePlus
Release dateOctober, 2017November, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 157.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)75 x 156.1 millimeters (2.95 x 6.15 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (115GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
Display typeP-OLEDOptic AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.01" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels (18:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/75 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE 1900/2000/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
20MP widef/1.71/2.8"27mm1.0µmAFPDAF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens20mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Black/White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Slate Gray
- 2.5D glass screen
- Screen protector pre-applied
- Oxygen OS 4.7
- Dirac HD sound
- Dash Charge
- Sony IMX 398 back camera
- Sony IMX 371 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3520 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
20W (5V/4A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)OnePlus 5T (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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