OnePlus is known to be the beast in the smartphone industry. They are also known for producing high quality level of specs at an affordable price. Though this is the case, their customers have attested that the quality of their products are not compromised even with the half the price cost of it. However, some users disagreed on this and have stated that there are a few things that have been cut down on. Some examples of these are the non-existence of Quad HD screen and stereo speakers and they also do not have IP rating for water and dust protection. These examples are also true and applicable to their new launched, to die for, OnePlus 6 phone. With that said, we have researched and came up with a list of alternative brands and phones which you could check. These alternatives come with if not same, a little bit higher than OnePlus’ price.
1. Poco F1
Though OnePlus 6 is a to die for phone unit, the Poco F1 kicks OnePlus off the number one spot with its almost the same specs at half the price cost. Poco F1 is highly recommended alternative for OnePlus 6 and should be the first one you consider as an alternate or substitute for OnePlus 6. Poco F1 comes with a Snapdragon 845 processor and Adreno 630 GPU which makes this phone very powerful and which makes it a tough competition for OnePlus 6.
Poco F1 comes with a 6.18 inch IPS LCD screen with a 1080 x 2246 resolution pixels. Though its display is not AMOLED, it is bright and very beautiful. Its camera is dual packed with a Sony 12-megapixel sensor and Samsung 5-megapixel sensor. With it, it makes this phone’s camera’s captured photos bright and gorgeous. In addition to that, it also allows its users to take pictures in portrait mode.
Poco F1’s front part includes a 20-megapixel sensor which allows you to capture great selfies. This phone is very affordable and yet comes with valuable features and functions.
2. LG G7+ ThinQ
The LG G7+ ThinQ is another flagship killer phone with its top of the line Snapdragon 845 processor, Adreno 630 GPU, 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. It also comes with 6.1-inch Quad HD+ display that is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. This device is dust and water resistant which makes it similar to OnePlus 6. Unfortunately, the LG G7+ThinQ does not have an IP rating nor does it have a QHD+ display but it comes with one of the best camera phones. It has a 16 MP + 16 MP dual camera at its back part. It also includes a secondary lens for its wide angle lens and its front camera packs with 8 MP that is perfect for selfies.
As for the audio of this phone, one would definitely enjoy it clear sounds with its quad-DAC. The LG G&+ThinQ is a great option as an alternative for OnePlus 6.
3. Honor 10
This phone model is one of the best alternatives for OnePlus 6. It could compete with OnePlus 6 head on and for some, they say it could even surpass OnePlus6. Honor 10 comes with Huawei Kirin 970 processor which is very similar with Snapdragon 845. The said processor is very fast and yet also energy efficient.
As for Honor 10’s camera, this phone offers a 16MP+24MP dual camera sensor which makes this phone one of the top-notch camera phones. In addition to that, this phone includes a 128GB base storage which is double of what OnePlus offers. As for its aesthetics, this phone has an under the glass ultrasound fingerprint scanner. This fingerprint scanner is not seen on display but rather on its bezel. This means, it is not as impressive as Vivo X21’s but it comes with pretty much great advantages like being able to unlock your phone even when your hands are wet.
All-in-all this phone is a very much suggest and recommended phone compared to its competitor, One Plus 6 in terms of price and features.
4. Huawei Nova 3
Nova 3 is Huawei’s latest flagship phone device offered in the market. It is another top of the line phone which everyone would surely enjoy. It comes with a Hisilicon Kirin 970 processor and Mali-G72 MP12 GPU. The said processor is very much a like and very much comparable to Snapdragon 845 that is found in OnePlus 6. Nova 3 also has a 6GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage. In addition to that, it includes a 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Its display is also close to bezel-less. As for Nova 3’s camera, this monstrous phone packs dual cameras not only on its back but also on its front. It uses a 16MP (f/1.8) regular sensor and a 24 MP (f/1.8) monochrome sensor. Its secondary camera on the other hand comes with 24 MP + 2MP dual camera. With Huawei Nova 3, we could assure you amazing selfies.
5. ZenFone 5Z
Asus’ ZenFone 5Z is another popular phone that goes head to head with OnePlus 6 in terms of price and features. It has a powerful Snapdragon 845 processor and Adreno 630 GPU. It also comes in 6GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage for its base model and if you wish to get the 5Z, you will be impressed with its 8GB RAM and an internal storage up to a max of 256 GB.
As for its display, the ZenFone 5Z offers a 6.2-inch IPS LCD panel with 1080 x 2246- pixel resolution. As for its camera, this phone has a dual 12 MP (f/1.8)+ 8MP (f/2.0) camera and an 8 MP (f/2.0) sensor on its front. Though the camera of ZenFone 5Z is not as good as OnePlus 6, it is one hell of a phone for its price.
6. Honor View 10
Honor View 10 is a cheaper and affordable alternative. It comes with a Kirin 970 processor which is known as one of the best mobile processors. It also has a 6GB RAM and 128 GB storage for its base model. Though this phone’s display is not as good, it compensates with its dual-camera of
20+16MP sensor found on its back. Aside from that, this phone has a huge 3750 mAH battery which is way bigger than OnePlus6 and Honor 10.
7. LG V30+
Another amazing alternative phone for OnePlus 6 is the LG V30+. Though it costs a bit more expensive, it offers pretty amazing features which are not found on OnePlus 6. It comes with a 6-inch QHD+ display with 1440 x 2880 pixel resolution instead of its full HD display. This phone is also a IP69 water and dust resistant and it has its popular LG special 32-Bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC.
8. Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 is one of the most favorite Android smartphones by many. Its camera is top-notch and the best that we have seen and used. All you have to do is to point and shoot and you will get amazing pictures. In addition to that, this phone ensures that your device updates regularly which would keep your phone. With this, we would also recommend this phone as another alternative for OnePlus 6.
OnePlus 6 is an amazing and monstrous smartphone. However, it is wise to check other smartphones out there which offers if not the same specs, better and at an affordable price. We hope that we were able to help you choose the best smartphone that would best suit your needs, tastes and budget.