Finally, OnePlus 6T is officially released! Now we know specifications, prices and where it will be available on sale. Let’s make first review of OnePlus 6T, and compare it with another flagship device Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.
In fact, the smartphone market is full of good devices, which, in terms of specs, are not only not far behind OnePlus 6T, but are also ahead in some things. For example, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has amazing slider design and other interesting features.
In this review-comparison, we want to check whether OnePlus 6T can compete with flagships like Xiaomi Mi 8 and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.
OnePlus 6T: Comparison with Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi Mix 3
Xiaomi Mi 8
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
OnePlus 6T: Performance
OnePlus 6T is powered by flagship chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, and it is not surprised, because so far this is the best processor from Qualcomm. However, nor it loses to HiSilicon Kirin 980 and Apple A12 Bionic. According to AnTuTu test, Snapdragon 845 scores 271 thousand points, Kirin 980 – 356 thousand points, A12 Bionic – 363 thousand points.
As you already could understand, OnePlus 6T, Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi Mix 3 are powered by Snapdragon 845. The processor contains eight Kryo 385 cores: 4×2.8 GHz, 4×1.8 GHz.
OnePlus 6T and Xiaomi Mi 8 have 8GB of RAM, while Xiaomi Mi Mix 8 is the first smartphone with 10GB of RAM. Also, Xiaomi devices have several configurations – 6 and 8 GB, which can help you save money when buying. Let’s be honest, you don’t need more than 6GB of RAM, because this will be enough for any apps and tasks. The type of memory is LPDDR4X, and the frequency of operation is up to 1866 MHz.
OnePlus 6T has 128GB or 256GB of internal memory. All these smartphones don’t support microSD memory cards. It’s very pity.
So, we can safely say that the performance of new OnePlus 6T, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and Mi 8 does not differ much, because they have the same processor, graphics and memory size, expect Mi Mix 3 with 10GB of RAM.
OnePlus 6T: Display
OnePlus 6T has the largest screen of all the devices presented. It has a diagonal of 6.41-inches. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has a little smaller screen – 6.39-inches, and only 6.21-inches in Xiaomi Mi 8 display.
OnePlus 6T display resolution is similar to Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and Mi 8 – 1080×2340, 1080×2340 and 1080×2248 pixels respectively. The density of pixels per inch is similar for all three smartphones – 403 ppi.
All three smartphones are bezel-less, but Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has the highest screen to body ratio of 92%. It doesn’t have a notch, because it has special slider design.
OnePlus 6T has 85.62% of screen to body ratio, and 83.8% in Xiaomi Mi 8. The smartphones from OnePlus and Xiaomi have Super AMOLED panels. They provide a good brightness even in direct sunlight and a remarkable contrast of colors.
We prefer Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 because of its bezel-less display and slider design. However, all these phones have the same screen quality.
OnePlus 6T: Camera
Let’s start with the main cameras. All three gadgets have dual main cameras. Even without much thought, we can say that the OnePlus 6T is far ahead of its competitors in camera quality and features. It has 16MP + 20MP sensors with f/1.7 aperture. Xiaomi smartphones have 12 + 12 megapixels sensors with f/1.8 aperture. However, we should note that all smartphones have interesting features, such as digital and optical stabilization, various shooting modes, RAW, HDR, saving geotags, and so on.
If we talk about front camera, then Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 looks better than OnePlus 6T and Xiaomi Mi 8. It has dual selfie camera with 24MP and 2MP sensors. Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with 20-megapixel selfie camera, while OnePlus 6T is equipped with 16MP sensor.
OnePlus 6T: Battery
OnePlus 6T has not only the bigger battery of 3700mAh, but also provides fast charging Dash Charge 5V 4A (20W). Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 also supports Quick Charge 4.0+, but this phone has smaller battery of 3200mAh. From other side, it support wireless charging, unlike OnePlus 6T.
Our heroes don’t have 3.5mm audio jack, but they support Bluetooth 5.0.
OnePlus 6T: Price
OnePlus 6T is officially announced, and we already know its price. The basic model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB starts from $549, the version with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage costs $579. The price of the most powerful version OnePlus 6T with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal memory is $629.
Below you can find prices on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and Mi 8.
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 6/128GB – $474;
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 8/128GB – $518;
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 8/256GB: $575.;
- Xiaomi Mi 8 6/64GB – $389;
- Xiaomi Mi 8 6/128GB – $409;
- Xiaomi Mi 8 6/256GB – $442.
As you can see, Xiaomi hasn’t competitors has no competitors in terms of price. The smartphones from Xiaomi are the cheapest.
OnePlus 6T Review Video
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review Video
Xiaomi Mi 8 Review Video