OnePlus 8 or iPhone 11? Which should you buy?
Apr 2020


OnePlus 8 or iPhone 11? Which should you buy?

OnePlus 8 launched in April 2020 and iPhone 11 launched September 2019. Both are good for performance. But there are many things upgrades and downgrade on both phones compare to each other. We are going to discuss both of these phones' good and bad sides compare to each other. So, it’s become easier to take the decision which should you buy.


OnePlus 8 used 6.55 inches FHD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and iPhone 11 used 6.1 inches HD+ (828 x 1792 pixels) IPS LCD display. OnePlus 8 display is the best display compare to many flagships phone displays and compare to the iPhone 11’s display, OnePlus 8’s display is clearly the winner. Even OnePlus 8 gets an A+ score from Display Mate.


OnePlus 8 used Corning Gorilla Glass front and back with aluminum frame. It’s 8 mm thick and only 180g weight. iPhone 11 also used Corning Gorilla Glass front and back with 7000 series aluminum frame. It’s 8.3 mm thick and 194g weight. It’s also IP68 dust/water resistant whither OnePlus 8 has no official IP rating. OnePlus 8 have an optical under-display fingerprint sensor which is super-fast and accurate. But iPhone 11 used 3D face ID which is also fast and accurate.


Both phones are performance beast. OnePlus 8 used Qualcomm’s latest flagship chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) with Adreno 650 GPU. It’s a flagship chipset so no doubt about its performance. iPhone 11 used its own chipset Apple A13 Bionic (7 nm+) with Apple GPU (4-core graphics). It’s also a great chipset. iPhone used LPDDR4x RAM but OnePlus 8 used LPDDR5 RAM which is faster than LPDDR4x RAM.


OnePlus 8 have triple camera setup which is 48MP f/1.8 IMX586 main camera + 16MP f/2.2 ultrawide camera + 2MP f/2.4 macro camera. On the other hand, iPhone has a dual-camera setup which is 12 MP f/1.8 main camera + 12 MP f/2.4 ultrawide camera. Talking about performance iPhone can capture more natural images than OnePlus. Even iPhone’s portrait images are more accurate than OnePlus. For selfie OnePlus 8 used 16 MP f/2.0 camera and iPhone used 7 MP f/2.2 camera. Though OnePlus can capture an image with more detail, iPhone images are more natural and provide true color tones. It’s not mean OnePlus camera is bad. OnePlus 8’s camera very good and also value for money. iPhone camera is just slightly better than OnePlus, just slightly.


OnePlus 8 have 4300 mAh battery with 30W fast charger but iPhone 11 have 3110 mAh battery with 18W (only 5W charging adapter given in the box) fast charger. Though iPhone supports wireless charger but OnePlus don’t support wireless charger. But OnePlus Warp Charge 30T can charge the phone 50% just in 22 minutes.

Quick View


OnePlus 8

iPhone 11

Display type

Fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Liquid Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size

6.55 inches

6.1 inches

Display Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass

Refresh rate


60Hz with 120Hz touch-sensing


Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Apple A13 Bionic


Adreno 650

Apple GPU (4-core graphics)


8/12 GB

4 GB


128/256 GB

64/128/256 GB

Primary camera



Selfie camera




4300 mAh

3110 mAh

Fast Charging

30W; Warp Charge 30T


Wireless charging





OnePlus 8 cost at $699 which is slightly overpriced. If OnePlus 8 provide wireless charging or IP67 rating than it worthy at this price. On the other hand, iPhone $799 ($699 only USA) which is also overpriced. If iPhone provides AMOLED FHD+ display than it worthy at this price.

Which should you buy?

OnePlus provide awesome display, big battery, 30W fast charging, top-class performance, good camera. The only disadvantage compares to the iPhone 11 is no official IP rating and wireless charging. Besides, OnePlus 8 is good than iPhone 11 from every aspect. OnePlus is more value for money phone than iPhone 11. But OnePlus and iPhone are two different kinds of phones. OnePlus is an android phone and iPhone 11 is an iOS phone. It’s a personal choice which you like most.

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