The highly anticipated smartphone this year is the OnePlus 5, and a new leak from China reveals more details about the upcoming flagship killer's design and specs. Meanwhile, Samsung's latest powerhouse Galaxy S8 continues to impress a refreshing design and enhanced experience and HTC's upcoming phone, "HTC U 11" will be powered by a powerful processor in the market and will come with other high-end features.
OnePlus 5 Specs
The smartphone is expected to come with a 5.5-inch dual-curved edge AMOLED display, an FHD 1080p display resolution, dual-edged display, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 along with the Adreno 540 GPU, 8GB RAM, a 3,600mAh battery that charges 25% faster than the OnePlus 3T's cell and a fingerprint sensor at the back of the phone. OnePlus 5 is rumored to feature a ceramic body and flaunt a sleek design with slimmer bezels. In terms of camera, it is expected to get a 23-megapixel dual-lens camera with optical image stabilization and a 16MP front camera. OnePlus 5 is set to run Android nougat. The expected price is under $500.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs
Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED display. Powered by Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 835 SoC in the US, and Exynos 8895 SoC for an international market, it is coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage, and also supports expandable storage via microSD card up to 256GB. Interestingly, it comes with a 12-megapixel "Dual Pixel" rear camera with optical image stabilization and 8-megapixel front camera with autofocus. Under the hood is a 3000mAh. It is also expected to come with faster wireless charging and 64GB of UFS 2.0 storage and runs Android Nougat. Its pricetag is between $750-$850 depending on the variant.
HTC U 11 Specs
The smartphone is going to sport a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, which is protected by a Gorilla Glass 5. On the camera front, the device features a 12-megapixel primary camera which comes also with OIS and HTC's "UltraPixel 3" and "UltraSpeed AF" brandings. On the front, the device will sport a 16MP front-facing selfie shooter with f/2.0 and selfie panorama, Powered by Snapdragon 835, 6GB of RAM with 128GB of internal storage space, it will pack a 3,000 mAh battery. HTC U11 is also tipped to come with a 3.5mm audio jack and water-resistance features onboard and Android Nougat pre-installed. Expected price around $699.
The consumer wants to spend less money and get the best performance out of it. This is one of the major reasons why the OnePlus 5 is such a highly awaited flagship in the market. Still, when you are choosing a smartphone, you are investing in the display, performance, camera, battery life and above all the user experience. OnePlus 5 is a fine example of the same as it offers the best of all worlds and provides you with a great handheld computing experience with a great price.