The Battle of Flagship Killers: OnePlus 5T vs Honor View 10 Comparison

Updated on 2018-01-10 by Geetansh Arora

Comparison of OnePlus 5T and Honor View 10

Honor View 10 is the latest smartphone from Honor/Huawei in India and it is the successor of Honor 8 Pro. Honor 8 Pro came out last year with some solid specs at a price of 29999. This year we have Honor View 10 again with solid specs at a price of 29999. 

Honor View 10 is in the segment we call the budget flagship where you get flagship hardware at a much lower price. Flagships cost more than 50k these days but phones like OnePlus 5T and Honor View 10 offer same experience at a much lower price. Here's the comparison of Honor 8 Pro and OnePlus 5 which we did last year.

In this article, we take a look at the comparison of OnePlus 5T and Honor View 10. 

1. Design

OnePlus 5T's back is same as iPhone 7 Plus. It shows the lack of creativity of the OnePlus design team. Honor View 10 design is new and different and personally, I like it more. OnePlus 5T is not bad in any way, it's just that we like to see fresh designs instead of copy and paste.

2. SoC/Processor

OnePlus 5T has the latest and greatest Snapdragon 835 while the Honor View 10 runs on Kirin 970 chipset. You might not have heard about Kirin 970 because it is a chip made by Huawei and is used in Huawei phones only. Kirin 970 is a very powerful chip and beats Snapdragon 835 in various areas. If you would like to take a look at the comparison of Snapdragon 835 and Kirin 970 then take a look at this article. Honor View 10 wins this round because of a better chipset.

3. Display

OnePlus 5T has a large 6 inches Full HD+ AMOLED display and Honor View 10 also have a similar 6-inch size but it is an IPS LCD display. Both displays are sharp and have the same resolution. We like AMOLED displays as they are power efficient so OnePlus 5T wins this round.

4. RAM & Storage

Both phones have 6GB of RAM but the Honor View comes with 128GB of storage while OnePlus 5T lower variant comes with 64GB of storage. Honor View 10 wins storage round.

5. Software

OnePlus 5T runs on stock Android with few extra useful features and no bloatware at all. Honor View 10's software is not as clean or smooth as OnePlus 5's. So OnePlus 5 wins software round.

6. Camera Comparison

Both phones have a dual camera setup and offer great camera performance. The camera performance of both phones is almost similar most of the time and occasionally you will find OnePlus 5T performing better. Instead of writing a ton words here to describe their performance, we are including a video from C4ETech guys here who did a nice camera comparison of OnePlus 5T and Honor View 10

7. Battery and Charging

OnePlus 5T has a 3300mAh battery and Honor View 10 has a 3750 mAh battery. Even with a smaller battery, OnePlus 5T performs better because of more efficient processor and display. On charging side, both phones come with fast charging. OnePlus 5T calls their fast charging as dash charging and it is the fastest charging as of now. Honor View 10 also has fast charging which can charge the phone from 0 to 58% in just 30 minutes. So both phones are great at charging and OnePlus 5T provides longer backup so it wins this round.

8. Multitasking and Gaming

Thanks to powerful hardware and plenty of RAM, both phones are lightning quick and can handle multitasking and very heavy games with ease. You won't notice any lag on both these devices so it is a tie.

9. Price

Even if we compare the lower variant of OnePlus 5T with Honor View 10, View 10 will cost you Rs. 3000 less and offers double the storage(128GB vs 64GB on 5T). Honor View 10 wins price round.

Now let's take a look at the comparison of features, specifications, pros cons and ratings of OnePlus 5T and Honor View 10.

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Features Comparison


OnePlus 5T Features

  • 6 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM
  • 6" Full HD Display 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 16MP + 20MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • 3300 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 32999

Honor View 10 Features

  • 6 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM
  • 5.99" Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 20MP+16MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • 3750 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 29999

Pros Comparison

OnePlus 5T Pros

  • With powerful chipset and plenty of RAM, OnePlus 5T performs any task very swiftly.
  • The dual camera on the back performs well and gives a nice bokeh effect to your photos.
  • The AMOLED Display is vibrant and accurate. It is probably the best 1080p display you will find on a smartphone.
  • The battery, though not high rated, gives a good backup, thanks to efficient chipset and AMOLED display.
  • OnePlus Dash charging is crazy quick. It can charge your phone from 0 to 100% in just 60 minutes.

Honor View 10 Pros

  • The build quality is top notch and phone looks elegant especially the Blue color variant.
  • The internal hardware is flagship grade and can handle heavy workload with ease.
  • Both front and back cameras work well and bokeh effect looks good in pictures.
  • No lag while using a ton of apps or games.
  • Fast charging can charge the device from 0 to around 60% in just 30 minutes.

Cons Comparison

OnePlus 5T Cons

  • OnePlus 5T is not water resistant, something we expect in a phone in the range of 30K.

Honor View 10 Cons

  • The device is not waterproof or dustproof.
  • EMUI is decent but stock android would have been a lot better.

Ratings Comparison

OnePlus 5T

Performance Rating of 5T

Performance

Design Rating of OnePlus 5T

Design

Battery Rating of OnePlus 5T

Battery

Camera Rating of OnePlus 5T

Camera

Software Rating of 5T

Software

Value For Money Rating of 5T

Value For Money

Honor View 10

Performance Rating of View 10

Performance

Design Rating of Honor View 10

Design

Battery Rating of Honor View 10

Battery

Camera Rating of Honor View 10

Camera

Software Rating of View 10

Software

Value For Money Rating of View 10

Value For Money

Specifications Comparison



OnePlus 5T Honor View 10
Operating System Android 7.1.1 EMUI 8.0 Android Oreo
Chipset Snapdragon 835 Kirin 970
Memory(RAM) 6GB 6GB
Intenal Storage 64GB 128GB
Expandable Storage No MicroSD Slot Upto 256GB MicroSD
Primary Camera 16MP + 20MP Dual Camera 20MP+16MP Dual Camera
Front Camera 16MP 13MP
Battery Capacity 3300mAh 3750mAh
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Screen Type AMOLED LCD
Hybrid Sim Slot No Yes
Screen Size 6 5.99
Screen Resolution Full HD 1080p Full HD Plus 1080p
NFC Yes Yes
USB Type C Yes Yes
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
4G VOLTE Yes Yes
Weight 162gm 172gm
Thickness 7.3mm 7mm

See full review of OnePlus 5T

See full review of Honor View 10

Conclusion

So this was our comparison of OnePlus 5T and Honor View 10. We hope you liked it. We think Honor View 10 offers better value for money so it is a winner for us. If you are still confused then consider these points:

If you want stock android, a slightly better camera, and a better display then go for OnePlus 5T. Click here to buy OnePlus 5T from Amazon

If you want a fresh design, plenty of storage and want to save some money then go for Honor View 10. Click here to buy Honor View 10 from Amazon.


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