OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus-The Detailed GreatBuyz Comparison

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With the launch of OnePlus 7 Pro, the Chinese brand has ventured into the ‘ultra premium’ segment of the Indian Smartphone market to compete with the likes of Samsung S10 Plus.

One can easily derive the similarity between these two Smartphones because of their large curved display and impressive hardware. Now there is a heating comparison going on between the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and OnePlus 7 Pro, to determine which device is the ultimate ultra premium Android Smartphone in India.

As both these devices have impressive headline specifications it will be hard to make the comparison until we do a head-to-head rundown of their features to know the key aspects. Let’s get started:

Quick Comparison

 OnePlus 7 ProSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 855Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820
GraphicsAdreno 640Mali-G76 MP12
ProcessorOcta core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)Octa core (2.73 GHz, Dual core, M4 Mongoose + 2.31 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)
Ram6 GB/8GB/12GB8 GB
Thickness8.8 mm7.8 mm
Width75.9 mm74.1 mm
Weight206 grams175 grams
WaterproofSplash proofYes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
ColoursMirror Grey, Nebula BluePrism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Ceramic White
Display typeFluid AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Aspect ratio19.5:9January 1, 1970
Bezelless DisplayYes with punch-hole display
Pixel Density515 ppi526 ppi
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5Corning Gorilla Glass v6
Screen Size6.67 inches (16.94 cm)6.4 inches (16.26 cm)
Screen Resolution1440 x 3120 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touchN/A
Internal Memory128 GB/256GB128 GB/512GB
Expandable MemoryNAYes Up to 512 GB
Internal Memory128 GB/256GB128 GB/512GB
Expandable MemoryNAYes Up to 512 GB
Rear Camera48MP + 16MP + 8MP12MP + 12MP + 16MP
Front Camera16MP10MP+8MP
Image Resolution8000 x 6000 Pixels4000 x 3000 Pixels
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus, Continuos autofocus, Laser autofocusYes Dual Pixel autofocus
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
FlashScreen flashYes LED Flash
Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps3840x2160 @ 30 fps
Quick ChargingWarp, 48 % in 20 minutesYes
Capacity4000 mAh4100 mAh
Network Support
WifiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMOYes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ax/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Usb Type c(Doesn`t support micro-USB)Yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Sar ValueHead: 1.187 W/kg, Body: 0.606 W/kgN/A
Network Support4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
GPSwith A-GPS, GlonassYes with A-GPS, Glonass
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: NanoSIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Wifi FeaturesMobile HotspotWi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetoothv5.0Yes v5.0
Usb ConnectivityMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
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Price₹ 48,999₹ 73,900
Complete Review


OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus-Design and display

The display is one unifying feature between OnePlus 7 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. Both the devices have huge displays with curved edges overlapping the sides of the phone. Such display design gives both Smartphones a distinctive premium look.

OnePlus 7 Pro also shares the Quad HD+ AMOLED display of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus offering vivid colour reproduction. For a smoother experience, OnePlus has used 90Hz display panel instead of standard 60Hz Samsung AMOLED display. Speaking of size, Galaxy S10 Plus’s screen is 6.4 inches a tad bit smaller than the OnePlus 7 Pro’s 6.67-inch screen.

Another more distinguishable feature about these phones is how they handle front-facing camera. While Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus houses it’s front camera in the ‘punch hole’, OnePlus 7 Pro adopts the pop-up mechanism to allow for a nearly bezel-free display.

One major design difference for headphone lovers is that, while Galaxy S10 Plus still retains the 3.5mm jack, OnePlus 7 Pro has gotten rid of it altogether.

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus-Camera

In 2019, Smartphones in India are selling on their photography capabilities. If users are willing to pay premium, they will want power camera in their phone that truly justifies the price tag.

OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a triple-camera setup in its standard 48MP camera which is provided with a 16MP wide angle lens and an 8MP 3x telephoto sensor. The front-facing selfie camera on this Smartphone is a 16MP snapper. Have a look at the sample pictures in our detailed OnePlus 7 Pro review.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus has a lower megapixel count, but still beats OnePlus 7 Pro in camera section by a very wide margin. The rear camera on this device is the same triple setup of 12MP main snapper + 12MP telephoto lens + 16MP ultra-wide angle lens. On the front, Galaxy S10 Plus has a dual camera setup which is a 10MP main sensor alongside the 8MP depth sensor. Have a look at the pictures taken from Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus camera here.

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus-Specifications and Battery

Let’s start with the processor, OnePlus 7 Pro is powered by the cutting-edge Snapdragon 855 chipset which is the latest Qualcomm product powering only the best Smartphones. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus on the other side runs on the Exynos 9820 processor home built by the brand. This gives OnePlus 7 Pro an advantage but Galaxy S10 Plus also fairs well.

Both the Smartphones can handle resource-intensive tasks like true HD videos and games almost at same ease, at least the 8GB variants of both the devices perform the same. However, the 12GB model of OnePlus 7 Pro offers better performance.

Speaking of battery, the OnePlus 7 Pro features a 4,000mAh battery while Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus has a 4,100mAh battery. As long as battery backup is concerned, Galaxy S10 Plus is a clear winner not only because of higher battery spec but also because OnePlus 7 Pro’s huge display with high refresh rate sucks on the battery power. OnePlus 7 Pro has the worst battery backup among flagship Smartphones in the premium segment.

Also, there is no wireless charging support in OnePlus 7 Pro that Galaxy S10 Plus boasts of.

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus-Price and availability

The competition between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and OnePlus 7 Pro is still light as the latter one has just been launched. But as the reviews and user feedbacks are surfacing the debate on which of these devices is better is getting fiercer.

Both OnePlus 7 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus are Amazon exclusive products in India. There are two variants of Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus available-128GB and 512GB internal storage models both sporting 8GB RAM. You have to pay Rs. 73,900 for the 128GB variant of the Galaxy S10 Plus and Rs. 91,000 for the 512GB variant.

OnePlus 7 Pro comes in three variants-6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB costing you Rs. 48,999, Rs. 52,999 and Rs. 57, 999 respectively.

The price difference between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and OnePlus 7 Pro is huge. This is why you need to pick wisely.

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus-Which is right for you?

Both Smartphones have the strengths that make them unique in their own way. The OnePlus 7 Pro is an eligible contestant because of its comparatively lower price and high-end large display. For Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, it’s the hardware that justifies its expensive price tag. Bigger battery, more potential, wireless charging and high-end processor all makeup for an attractive Smartphone.

Galaxy S10 Plus is a better choice for photography lovers and headphone users. OnePlus 7 Pro lacks in these areas but has an unmatched brilliant display and cleaner UI design. So take your pick and enjoy your new phone!