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HTC U12 Plus vs. OnePlus 6: The two newest Android flagships go head to head

Last week the OnePlus 6 was announced and this week, the HTC U12 Plus saw its debut. The two are the newest Android has to offer, with the best specs available and a few other tricks. So let’s take a lot at a comparison between the U12 Plus and OnePlus 6.

In designing the U12 Plus, HTC made the creative decision to bypass the notch fad, which the OnePlus 6 quickly jumped on.

Moving on to design and specs, both phones are quite similar in this regard. Each comes equipped with the Snapdragon 845 processor, healthy does of memory (6GB vs. 8GB for the OnePlus 6) and particular design aesthetics that make each phone stand out (translucent vs. matte finish).

Overall, the U12 Plus and OnePlus 6 are solid smartphones that warrant some consideration in becoming your next smartphone. Down below is a spec break between the two devices.

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HTC - U12 Plus OnePlus - OnePlus 6
Display Size 6-inch, 1440 x 2880 pixel display (537 ppi) 6.28-inch, 1080 x 2280 pixel display (402 ppi)
Resolution X 1440 1080
Resolution Y 2880 2280
Display Type Quad HD+ Super LCD 6 AMOLED
Operating System Android 8.0 (at launch) OxygenOS based on Android Oreo
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM 6GB 6GB/8GB
Storage
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB
External Storage Yes No
External Storage Specs
  • microSD up to 2TB
Main Camera (Back) 12MP 16&20MP
Secondary Camera (Front) 8MP 16MP
Networks
  • 2G/2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3G UMTS: AWS/850/900/1900/2100
  • 3G UMTS: HSDPA 42, HSUPA 5.76
  • FDD: Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 32, 66
  • TDD: Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
  • CDMA: BC0/BC1
  • FDD LTE: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/32/66/71
  • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
  • TDD LTE: Band 34/38/39/40/41
  • TD-SCDMA: Band 34/39
  • UMTS(WCDMA): Band 1/2/4/5/8/9/19
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0, support aptX & aptX HD
Battery 3500mAh 3300mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • USB Type-C
Sensors
  • Ambient light
  • Fingerprint
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetic
  • Motion G
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Fingerprint
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Proximity
GPS
  • AGPS
  • BeiDou
  • Digital compass
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Digital compass
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • GLONASS
Height 156.6 mm (6.17 inches) 15.7 mm (0.62 inches)
Width 73.9 mm (2.91 inches) 75.4 mm (2.97 inches)
Depth 9.7 mm (0.38 inches) 7.75 mm (0.31 inches)
Weight 188 g (6.63 oz) 6.2 oz (176 g)
Colors N/A Mirror Black/ Midnight Black/ Silk White
Supported Audio Formats N/A N/A
Supported Video Formats N/A N/A

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Danny Zepeda

Born and raised in Southern California, Danny grew up on a steady diet Pixar, Star Wars and Steven Spielberg movies. Unbeknownst to him, this was...Born and raised in Southern California, Danny grew up on a steady diet Pixar, Star Wars and Steven Spielberg movies. Unbeknownst to him, this was...


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