Flagship Killers: OnePlus 6 vs Huawei Honor 10

It’s that time of the year again. All the flagships are unveiled – iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, Huawei P20 pro, Nokia 8 sirocco.

And also, out in the open, are all the flagship killers.

Today, during this battle of the heavyweights – OnePlus 6 vs Honor 10 – we tend to assist you decide wisely, the best flagship killer of 2018.

Here’s our one-on-one.

Comparing Honor 10 and OnePlus 6 variants below Rs. 35,000
Honor 10 comes in single 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant in India and prices Rs. 32,999. However, the OnePlus 6 is on the market in many pairings however we are here comparing the 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant that prices Rs. 34,999 in India.

At a glance

At a look

Right off the bat, each phones look pretty similar once seen front-on.

However, on the rear, Honor 10 comes with an ‘industry-first’ glass panel that changes colours depending on the viewing angle.

The OnePlus 6 keeps it straightforward and offers a glass back in matte or shiny finish and is water-resistant – one thing the honour 10 isn’t.

OnePlus 6 features a clear advantage.

Pic Credits: GSMArena

All about the screen

There is no difference in the screen resolution as each the phones provide a full-HD+ (2280×1080 pixels) display with a 19:9 ratio.

However, the sole noticeable difference is in the screen size and display quality. OnePlus 6 comes with an even bigger 6.2-inch AMOLED display whereas the honor 10 sports a 5.8-inch display.

Again, OnePlus 6 wins with an overall better display.

Primary Camera
Good camera vs smart Camera

OnePlus 6 offers a 16-MP, f/1.7 Sony IMX519 sensor and 20-MP f/1.7 Sony IMX376K sensor, with each cameras obtaining OIS (Office of Intelliegence Support), EIS, and support for 480fps slow-mo recording at 720p.

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Honor 10 gets a 24-megapixel and 16-megapixel sensor, each paired with an f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, AI photography capabilities, 3D Portrait Lighting and HDR.

OnePlus 6 wins here, given better optics and its super slo-mo feature.

Selfie Camera
For the love of Selfies

On the OnePlus 6, the front camera gets a 16-megapixel Sony IMX371 sensor that features slo-mo recording and Portrait Mode. However, a number of these options are going to be introduced via a software update shortly.

The Honor 10 bears a 24-megapixel sensor with support for AI-based options together with 3D Portrait Lighting mode.

With AI integration and larger sensor, Honor 10 wins the selfie race.

All the necessary stuff

OnePlus 6 is powered by a snapdragon 845 processor and will be offered in 6GB RAM and 64GB storage (the variant we are comparing).

On the other aspect, Honor 10 gets Huawei’s custom Kirin 970 processor, coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

While both the processors are top-end, cheaper value point and additional storage than OnePlus 6, are decisive factors favoring Honor 10.

Sensors And Software
Lifeblood of your smartphone

While both the phones get standard onboard sensors, the difference lies in fingerprint sensor. OnePlus 6 gets rear-mounted sensor whereas Honor 10 gets an in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor which will work with wet fingers conjointly.

In terms of software, OnePlus runs stock Android-like OxygenOS 5.1 based on android 8.1 oreo and Honor 10 runs android 8.1 Oreo-based EMUI 8.1 that is a lot of cluttered and bloated.

Battery And Connectivity
Staying connected

Connectivity choices on each the phones embrace 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, 3.5mm earpiece jack, and USB Type-C.

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In terms of battery performance, Honor 10 homes a 3,400mAh battery and might charge up to 50% in just 25 minutes.

OnePlus 6, that packs a 3,300mAh battery, offers “a day’s power in half an hour” via Dash Charge.

OnePlus 6, again, has a grip.

Our Result
How things stack up!

While OnePlus 6 prices Rs. 2,000 over Honor 10, offers lesser storage and loses the selfie race, it wins on many different aspects.

With its AMOLED display, close to stock android UI and therefore the promise to receive android P update, dash charging prowess and water resistant feature, it’s hard to beat this ultimate flagship killer.

It is OnePlus 6 all the way.

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Flagship Killers: OnePlus 6 vs Huawei Honor 10

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