OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T Comparison – Rating: 6.7(5)/7(5T) – Tech Hemanth


OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T Comparison

MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

PerformanceOcta coreOcta core
Display5.5″ (13.97 cm6.01″ (15.27 cm)
Storage64 GB128 GB
Camera16 MP16 MP
Battery3300 mAh3300 mAh
Ram6 GB8 GB

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MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

Fingerprint Sensor PositionFrontRearOther SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, GyroscopeLight sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, GyroscopeFingerprint SensorYesYes


November 21, 2017

MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

Quick ChargingYesYes
Operating SystemAndroid v7.1.1 (Nougat)Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Launch DateJune 22, 2017 (Official)
BrandOnePlus OnePlus
Sim SizeNanoNano
Network4G, 3G, 2G4G, 3G, 2G
Fingerprint SensorYesYes


MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

Fm RadioNoNo
Audio Jack3.5 mm3.5 mm


Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)

MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998ProcessorOcta core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)
GraphicsAdreno 540Adreno 540
Architecture64 bit64 bit
Ram6 GB8 GB


MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

Build MaterialCase: AluminiumBack: AluminiumCase: AluminiumBack: AluminiumThickness7.2 mm7.3 mmWidth74.1 mm75 mmWeight153 grams162 gramsWaterproofNoNoRuggednessNoNoHeight154.2 mm156.1 mmColoursSlate Gray, Soft GoldMidnight Black


6.01 inches (15.27 cm)

MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

Display Type Optic AMOLEDOptic AMOLEDScreen To Body Ratio72.81 %79.62 %Pixel Density401 ppi402 ppiScreen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5Corning Gorilla Glass v5Screen Size5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)1080 x 2160 pixels
Touch ScreenYes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touchYes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


MODELOnePlus 5

OnePlus 5T

Price₹ 32,999₹ 37,999

Compare OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T

OnePlus has launched its second version of OnePlus 5 this year, with a appropriate upgrade in OnePlus 5T. So here we compare OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T.

So here in this comparison, we will compare the two smartphones completely with all specifications.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T design


There is no much difference in these OnePlus 5 smartphone, as both the OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 have a full metal body, however there are some small differences in weight and measurement of these smartphones.

The OnePlus 5 comes in at 154.2 x 74.1 x 7.3mm and with 153g, while the OnePlus 5T is 156.1 x 75 x 7.3mm and with 162g, so the 5T is weighs more, large screen compared to the OnePlus 5.

OnePlus 5T comes in only black color, where OnePlus 5 comes in two colors black and grey. The OnePlus 5T has a metal back and slim design, just like the OnePlus 5.

Fingerprint Sensor & Home Button

One big change, we can observe in the OnePlus 5T is that fingerprint sensor for this device is back of the smartphone, where the home button also removed for this OnePlus 5T.

But for OnePlus 5, you can find fingerprint sensor in front of the smartphone and home button also appear at the bottom of the OnePlus 5.

Face Recognition

OnePlus for the first time they have added facial recognition to the smartphone, so with the help of this face recognition you can unlock the phone with your face, which is similar to that of iPhone X.

In OnePlus 5T face recognition is not that advanced when compared to the OnePlus, where here major drawback is that it cannot recognize face in dark. OnePlus 5T has added some techniques, to recognize.

Some things have similar in these both smartphone, that 3.5mm headphone jack.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T display

When we talk about OnePlus 5T display, OnePlus company has focused and gave more attention to the screen, that is reason OnePlus 5T comes with 6-inch screen and OnePlus 5 comes with 5.5 inch.

OnePlus 5T has better display than OnePlus 5.

The resolution on the OnePlus 5T comes with the 1080 x 2160, and for the OnePlus 5 it comes with the 1080 x 1920.

So, in the OnePlus 5T the resolution has boosted, where the pixel density is 401 pixels per inch on the both the smartphones.

Where these OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 smartphone uses the AMOLED screen, just similar to the iPhone X.

when comparing with the other smartphones, OnePlus 5T has widescreen 18:9 ratio and OnePlus 5 has 16:9 ratio.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T

OS and power

OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 both smartphones have Snapdragon 835 chipset and both smartphone comes with 6GB or 8GB of RAM.

These Smartphones comes with the 64GB or 128GB storage capacity.

OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 smartphone runs on the Android Nougat and these smartphones will get update soon to Android Oreo.

You can find the small differences in their software. Where in the OnePlus 5T does not have home screen, due to this all navigations should be handled onscreen by gesture controls.

About Operating System

OnePlus has included the advanced feature that, OnePlus 5T, there are some differences in their software though.

The lack of a home button on the OnePlus 5T means that all the navigation is handled onscreen with gesture controls, and OnePlus has added some new features.

Such as the ability to clone your apps, so you can login to the likes of Facebook, Skype and Dropbox with more than one account at once.

There’s also the ability to search for pictures based on where you took them.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T camera and battery

Where in the 5T model the company has upgraded the camera with a dual-lens 16MP and 20MP pairing, just similar to that on the OnePlus 5, but where on the 5 model it has 20MP sensor which has f/2.6 aperture.

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Where in the 5T model the both lens is f/1.7 aperture, this improves the performance of the low light conditions. There are additionally a few changes to the camera app for the OnePlus 5T.

For example, you can utilize the fingerprint sensor to take pictures, and where you can easily navigate the app by gesture control, which makes easier to handle with one hand.

The battery remains the same in the both smartphones with 3,300mAh, which supports the fast charging, one disadvantage in these smartphone is it does not support wireless charging.

Both phones have dual cameras on the back

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 5T price

OnePlus has increased the cost in small integers of the OnePlus 5T, when we compare to the OnePlus 5. Where 5T comes with the ₹32,999/$479/£449/AU$599 for 64GB and ₹37,999/$539/£499/AU$699 for 128GB.

OnePlus 5 will not be available in India, so there is no choice to choose which smartphone to purchase, if you want to purchase 5 series.


The 5T model smartphone mainly focused on the Display. Where as the display is large and have bit higher resolution than the 5-model smartphone.

In the 5T model, there is a bit upgrade in face recognition.

Frankly speaking there is only minute changes when compared completely on both smartphones.

Other SmartPhones Relesed this year

Motorola Moto X4 is the moderate mid-range smartphone launched in this session, where Motorola Moto X4 with dual rear cameras is the one of the finest smartphone.

Whereas the Redmi Y1 Lite has made sale over 150,000 units in just 3 minutes, which is eye opening launch of this Redmi Y1 Lite product.

Whereas when we talk about the Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus in this race both grabs the same position in specifications, but in this comparison Apple iPhone 8 vs Google Pixel 2

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