OnePlus 3T vs. Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 – Pick The One That Fits Your Best


The OnePlus 3T has hit the stores back in November 2016, while the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has two months later. Today we will compare these two smartphones and let you decide which one of them is suitable for you.

Designs

The OnePlus 3T measures 152.7×74.7×7.4mm and weights 158 grams. The Chinese manufacturer has opted for a full metal design, with horizontal lines on the back, and it offered the phone in color variants of Gunmetal, Soft Gold and Midnight Black. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 is thicker and slightly lighter, as it measures 146.1×71.4×7.9mm and weights 157 grams. This device has its back made of glass, available in colors such as Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, or Peach Cloud, but the frame is made of metal.

Displays

The OnePlus 3T comes with an optic AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has a smaller super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424 ppi. Both displays are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The OnePlus 3T features a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 chipset, a quad-core processor formed from a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.35GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 6GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has an Exynos 7880 Octa chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.9GHz, a Mali-T830MP3 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.

Storages

The OnePlus 3T comes in two internal storage variants of 64GB and 128GB, while the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has an internal storage of 32GB. The OnePlus 3T has fixed internal memory, but the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has a microSD slot, which allows you to add a card with a capacity of up to 256GB.

Cameras

Both devices come with a primary camera of 16MP that features LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, HDR, face detection and a secondary camera of 16MP.

Batteries

The OnePlus 3T is powered by a non-removable battery of 3400 mAh, which is slightly better than the 3000 mAh non-removable battery that the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has.