Honor 8 Pro Vs OnePlus 5: Who Won the Battle?

The Battle of flagship killers has begun. Let us compare Honor 8 Pro Vs OnePlus 5 and find out which one wins.

Honor 8 Pro Vs OnePlus 5


The Honor 8 Pro Navy blue color device looks attractive. The rear of the smartphone has a smooth metal back it makes the phone slippery but not too much. The company has fitted the dual camera set up quite nicely there is no bulge, and the camera sits seamlessly in the design of the smartphone. Overall the design of the smartphone is great even though it may be a little bit difficult for single-handed usage.

Talking about OnePlus 5 the device is 7.25 millimeters slim and feels reasonably way great and easy to manage for a smartphone with a 5.5-inch display. The overall length and width of the device are almost same as the One Plus 3T, so it does not hold any surprises as far as device or mix is concerned now One Plus 5 is 0.4 millimeters thicker than the Honor 8 Pro, but the Honor 8 Pro is about three millimeters taller. One Plus 5 weighs 153 grams, and the Honor 8 Pro weighs 184 grams despite the minimalistic difference in height and thickness the Honor 8 Pro manages to pack a 4,000 mAh battery whereas the one plus five has a 3,300 mAh battery.


The Honor 8 Pro has a 5.7 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with 2560 by 1440P resolution; the OnePlus 5 has a 5.5 inch full HD optic AMOLED display. When it comes to the color reproduction of the display of the Honor 8 Pro default the display has a cool tone to it which means that you will see hints of blue all over the place one of the biggest downsides of the display is that the viewing angles are not great.

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Both the smartphones come with Android Nougat out of the box. Talking about the camera both the smartphones feature dual camera setups the OnePlus 5 has a 12 megapixel plus 20-megapixel camera setup with one being a wide-angle lens with 1.7 aperture and the other being a telephoto lens with F 2.6 aperture.

The Honor 8 Pro has a 12 megapixel plus 12-megapixel camera setup with one being an RGB sensor and the other being a monochrome sensor. When it comes to the performance of the rear camera in valid situations both the cameras, click good pictures. If you are looking for a good bokeh effect, then the Honor 8 Pro has a better camera, but for regular shots, both the smartphones have good cameras. When it comes to low-light photography the One Plus 5 wins.


The Honor 8 Pro runs on the new Huawei’s Kirin 960 processor and the One Plus 5 runs on the Snapdragon 835 processor both the smartphones have 6 gigabytes of RAM. Starting with Honor 8 Pro, there was no noticeable lag hiccup or problem, with launching everyday apps and playing games be it multitasking browsing or heavy gaming the Honor 8 Pro can handle anything. The fingerprint sensor at the back it is blazing fast and accurate it unlocks in a heartbeat, and that is very good.

The One Plus 5 is also blazing fast not just regarding synthetic benchmarks but also how it feels and performs on regular usage. From app load times to multitasking browsing and heavy gaming the One Plus 5 makes light of everything you use the device. We never encountered any serious heat issues with the device, upon prolonged gaming sessions the device gets a bit warm, but it never comes anywhere close to being uncomfortable or alarming. When it comes to benchmarks However the one plus 5 leaves the Honor 8 Pro in a trail of dust.

Final Verdict

So overall if you are looking for pure performance, a good camera and near to stock Android UI then you can consider the One Plus 5, if you want a sexy device with good camera features and don’t mind the UI then you can consider the Honor 8 Pro.