OnePlus 6 VS Galaxy S9 plus: Which Is Better? | Flagship Battles

Oneplus 6 vs Galaxy S9 Plus | Microple

We have put together a smartphone battle. We are going to compare Oneplus 6 vs Galaxy S9+ which is the latest flagship of both smartphone manufacturers. I know we have fans for both OEM but note I am not a fanboy for any of them. This is going to be an unbiased comparison. OnePlus 6 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ are a very lovely device with a premium design.

With the best performance and updated technology on both phones. We took a look to find out which one deserves your hard-earned money?

oneplus 6 vs galaxy s9 plus

KEY DIFFERENCE IN SPECS

OnePlus 6 Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Size 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm (6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 inches) 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm (6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches)
Weight 177 grams (6.24 ounces) 189 grams (6.67 ounces)
Screen size 6.28-inch AMOLED display 6.2-inch AMOLED display
Screen resolution 2,280 x 1,080 pixels (402 pixels per inch) 2,960 x 1,440 pixels (529 pixels per inch)
Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Storage space 64GB (with 6GB of RAM), 128GB, 256GB (both with 8GB of RAM)
64GB, 128GB, 256GB
MicroSD card slot No Yes, up to 256GB
Tap-to-pay services Google Pay Google Pay, Samsung Pay
RAM 6GB, 8GB 6GB
Camera Dual 16MP and 20MP rear, 16MP front Dual 12MP (with OIS) and 12MP (with OIS) rear, variable aperture, 8MP front
Video 2,160p at 60 frames per second, 1080p at 30/60/120, 720p at 480 fps super slow motion, HDR 2,160p at 60 frames per second, 1,080p at 240 fps, 720p at 960 fps
Ports 3.5mm headphone jack, USB-C 3.5mm headphone jack, USB-C
Fingerprint sensor Yes (back) Yes (back)
Water resistance No IP68
Battery 3,300mAh

DashCharge

3,500mAh

QuickCharge 2.0

Qi wireless charging

App marketplace Google Play Store Google Play Store
Network support AT&T and T-Mobile T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint
Colors Midnight Black, Mirror Black, Silk White Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple
Price $530 $840

Now, you have seen the key specs difference between OnePlus 6 vs Galaxy S9+. Most user prefer the OnePlus 6 because its obviously cheaper, it has notch design (some people might think it’s an iPhone X), Dual SIM standby (the Galaxy S9 dual-SIM model is not available for all market), and the Oxygen OS which is almost like the Android One with regular update and security patches.

On the Other hand, Samsung Galaxy S9+ has its own kickass feature that OnePlus can’t compete. Samsung’s Super AMOLED QHD display and Camera killed the full HD display and Camera of the OnePlus 6, which is one of the best on the market and its part of the reasons why it costs more.

So let me know in the comment box which device deserve your hard earn cash.

Ikechukwu Onu is a writer, front-end dev, and digital junkie with a profound interest in all things tech. When not reviewing gadgets or apps, he enjoys contributing in groups and forums, tinkering with websites, and hanging out with friends.

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Ikechukwu Onu is a writer, front-end dev, and digital junkie with a profound interest in all things tech. When not reviewing gadgets or apps, he enjoys contributing in groups and forums, tinkering with websites, and hanging out with friends.