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OnePlus 5 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)

Side by side comparison between OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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OnePlus 5 (128GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)Compare OnePlus 5 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
6.3"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)

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!

5 (128GB)11 Advantages OnePlus 5 (128GB)vsGalaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
+2.45GHz 64bit Octa-Core22%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (115GB available)117%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (53GB available)
+153 grams (5.36 ounces)27%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+7.25 millimeters (0.29 inches)19%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+(dual camera) 16MP + 20MP48%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+20W33%
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.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels106%
Higher resolution screen
401 PPIvs+522 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.3"15%
Larger screen
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
1/2.8" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
UFS 2.1
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Optic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
+27 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Model5 (128GB)Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Other model namesOnePlus 5 A5000 8GB RAM, One Plus 5Samsung Galaxy Note8 N950F Single-Sim, Samsung Baikal
Country or region available(Global, International)CanadaUSA(Europe)Hong KongIndiaTaiwan
(Global, International), Canada, USA, (Europe), Hong Kong, India, Taiwan
(Europe)Australia
(Europe), Australia
BrandOnePlusSamsung
Release date6/1/20178/23/2017
Depth7.25 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 154.2 millimeters (2.92 x 6.07 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight153 grams (5.36 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
System versionAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8895 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.45GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core M2 Mongoose
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP20 (546MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (115GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (53GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Display typeOptic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI522 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps1024/150 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
20MP standardf/2.636mm1/2.8"1.0µm1.6x-optical-zoomAF
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"1.0µm52mm2x-optical-zoomAF
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length20mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts20W (5V/4A) Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered22 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Midnight Black, Slate Gray, Soft Gold
- LED notification (RGB)
- Oxygen OS 4.5.8
- 2.5D curved glass
- Dirac HD sound
- Dash Charge
- Sony IMX 398 back camera
- Sony IMX 371 front camera
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Grace UX UI
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/384kHz audio

☢️ Radiation rate

OnePlus 5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)
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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