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
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.
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.
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.
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|
|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|
|Connectivity Types||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Processor||Snapdragon 855+||Snapdragon 855+|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Fingerprint Scanner||Yes, In-display||Yes, In-display|
|USB Type||Type-C reversible connector||Type-C reversible connector|
|USB Standard||USB 3.1||USB 3.1|
|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!