OnePlus 7T vs Asus ROG Phone 2 Comparison: Which Phone is the best?

OnePlus has launched the much-awaited phone OnePlus 7T on September 26 in India. It will be launched on October 10 in Europe and the United States of America. Customers waiting for Pro version will have to wait since OnePlus did not announce the pro version of the smartphone. OnePlus has always tried to bring some new features with every new model. It is one of the favorite brands in India.

Giving a tough competition to OnePlus 7T is a recently launched product Asus ROG Phone 2 which is made taking into consideration the requirements of a gamer. It has good hardware. It is supposed to provide an excellent gaming experience to the users. The phone comes with a set of astounding accessories.

OnePlus 7T vs Asus ROG Phone 2

OnePlus 7T vs Asus ROG Phone 2 Comparison: Which Phone is the best?
OnePlus 7T vs Asus ROG Phone 2

Both the OnePlus 7T and Asus ROG Phone 2 are available at the same price, so we decided to bring you a comparison between these two which would help you to choose the one which satisfies your needs.

Let’s talk about the specs and compare it with each other along with Design, Display, Camera, Battery and other features.

Design & Display

OnePlus 7T has a modern design approach. If you are looking for a phone which is elegant as well as classy, then OnePlus 7T is genuinely the best choice. It has a sleek bezel around the display, waterdrop notch at the top of the screen and a slightly curved glass back available. It has two color variants red and mirror grey.

On the contrary Asus ROG Phone 2 design is made according to gaming style. There is an RGB light and various features for gamers like Air Triggers and support to external accessories. The design is elegant as well.

With highest peak brightness OnePlus 7T offers an outstanding image quality. It has a 90 Hz refresh rate and an amazing color profile which makes it ideal for movie watching and reading. It supports HDR 10+ colors.

Asus ROG Phone 2 has a much higher refresh rate of 120 Hz and 240 Hz touch-sensing thereby providing more soother experience. Although it is missing HDR 10+ unlike OnePlus 7T yet it has DCI- P3 which is responsible for its great color production. Asus ROG Phone 2 also comes with stereo speakers.

Specs of OnePlus 7T and ROG Phone 2

The chipset is same in both OnePlus 7T and Asus ROG Phone 2. They both use Snapdragon 855+ by Qualcomm. The chipset offers quality graphic performance and highest click frequency of up to 2.96 GHz. The difference comes in the memory configurations of both the devices.

OnePlus 7T offers 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage whereas Asus ROG Phone 2 offers 12GB of RAM and up to 1 TB of UFS 3.0 internal storage. That is pretty much. It is quite clear that you will have to spend more amount to get higher memory configuration. Asus ROG Phone 2 allows you to switch between user interface for gamers and the stock user Android user interface. It also has a better cooling system.

Camera Comparison

One point that makes Asus ROG Phone 2 a step backward is its camera quality. OnePlus 7T’s camera has OIS enabled 48 MP main sensor, a 12 MP telephoto sensor and an ultrawide 16 MP lens. The OIS feature helps the users to take a picture even with a shaking hand.

The Asus ROG Phone 2 has only two cameras on the rear side. It doesn’t have a lossless zoom and OSI which seems to be a big dissatisfaction for the users. OnePlus 7T has a brighter focal aperture which helps it to capture better shots in low light conditions.

Battery Comparison

Asus ROG Phone 2 is ahead of OnePlus 7T in this feature. Asus ROG Phone 2 is incorporated with a bigger battery. It is suitable for users who are into long gaming sessions and who wants the phone to remain alive for a whole day.

ROG Phone 2 has a massive 6000 mAh battery which makes it one of the best flagships in terms of battery life. Along with very fast charging, it also has a feature of reverse charging means you can also use it as a power bank. While the, OnePlus 7T comes with 3700 mAh battery, that’s quite a disappointment.

Price Comparison

The price of both smartphones is almost similar to each other. It is quite difficult to choose a clear winner. It all depends on what a user wants. If you are more into camera quality and design then OnePlus 7T is the perfect match but if you want to go for better battery life and advanced performance Asus ROG Phone 2 is a better choice. The price of the handsets is Rs. 37,999 that’s roughly $550.

  • Price of OnePlus 7T Pro – Starting at Rs 37,999 / $550
  • Price of Asus ROG Phone II – Starting at Rs 37,999 / $550

OnePlus 7T vs Asus ROG Phone 2: Specs Comparison

Device OnePlus 7T Asus ROG Phone 2
Display Size 6.55-inch 6.59-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 402 PPI 391 PPI
Display Type Fluid AMOLED AMOLED
Dimensions 160.94mm x 74.44mm x 8.13mm 171mm x 77.6mm x 9.5mm
Weight 190gm 240gm
Dual SIM Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Connectivity Types GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Processor Snapdragon 855+ Snapdragon 855+
CPU Cores Octa-core Octa-core
CPU Clock Speed (GHz) 1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485 1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485
GPU Adreno 640 Adreno 640
RAM 8 GB 8 GB, 12 GB
On-Board Memory 128 GB, 256 GB 128 GB, 512 GB
Expandable Memory No No
Other Sensors In-display fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass In-display fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Primary Camera 48 MP, f/1.6 + 12 MP, f/2.2 + 16 MP, f/2.2 48 MP, f/1.8 + 13 MP, f/2.4
Optical Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Camera Array Triple camera Dual Camera
Autofocus System PDAF PDAF
Secondary Camera 16 MP, f/2.0 24 MP, f/2.0
Video Capture 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480/960fps 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps
Flash LED flash LED flash
Operating System Android 10 Android 9.0
GPS Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC Yes Yes
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, In-display Yes, In-display
3.5mm jack No Yes
USB Type Type-C reversible connector Type-C reversible connector
USB Standard USB 3.1 USB 3.1
Battery Capacity 3,800mAh 6,000mAh
Fast charging Yes, 30W Warp Charge Yes, 30W Fast Charge
Colors Available Frosted Silver, Glacier Blue Matte Black, Glossy Black
Pricing Starts at Rs 37,999 Starts at Rs 37,999

Which Phone is the best?

Well, its totally depends on the users choice. If they prefer Camera features, then the winner will be OnePlus 7T. While for gamers the Asus ROG Phone 2 is a game changer. Overall, the pricing is the same and the features are quite similar as well. The only difference will be the device’s size & weight also the camera features. Also the 120Hz display refresh rate, that matters a lot for gaming device!

Do let us know which one is your favorite device and why? Let us know in the comment section below!