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Despite being cheaper than other flagship phones, its raw performance power is on par or even better than its competitors. It can run multiple background tasks and even the most demanding games and apps without any stutter, due to its Snapdragon 835 chipset and Adreno 540 GPU — the most powerful GPU currently available for Android devices. It also has one of the highest RAM for mobile devices: the 64GB version has 6GB of RAM while the 128GB versions sports 8GB of RAM. It is highly unlikely that you will run into problems like application instability, stuttering, or crashing, due to insufficient specs. See More
The phone has a dual-lens camera setup in the back. This setup allows you to zoom into objects up to 2x closer without losing image quality, like when using digital zoom. The portrait mode makes one of the cameras focus on the primary object/person, while the other camera unfocuses the background. This creates a bokeh effect that most phone cameras usually can’t achieve. Photographers will appreciate the Pro mode that enables full manual control, as well as an on screen histogram and guidelines. It does, however, lack optical image stabilization, so you have to keep the phone really steady for long exposure shots. It also can’t capture high frame rate video. See More
The biggest change from the OnePlus 5 (and even earlier OnePlus models) is the screen. The 5T boasts a large 6.01-inch FullHD AMOLED display with a 18:9 aspect ratio that follows the trend of newer smartphones with elongated screens. Even though it has a 1080x2160 resolution and 401ppi pixel density, it does not mean that the screen on the OnePlus 5T is poor, quite the contrary. The AMOLED panel offers bright and lifelike colors even though images are not as sharp as some other competitors. See More
The 23 MP sensor, wide lens and laser autofocus system brings very impressive results. The camera captures plenty of detail, but may lack some saturation (though it’s easy enough to fix in post-processing). The auto mode nails the settings correctly most of the time. The autofocus works great even with moving objects, as the camera continuously tracks the object to maintain a sharp image. See More
The Honor 9 has 4GB of RAM and a Kirin 960 octa-core processor which manage to offer performance that's a bit above the average but that's to be expected from a mid-range phone such as the Honor 9. It only shows weaknesses when doing lots of multitasking or playing resource-heavy games, otherwise there's virtually no lag or stuttering. See More
Even though the Android experience on this phone is very close to stock Android, Sony still filled the Xperia XA with lots of unneeded software such as a PlayStation app, Xperia Lounge App and third-party software like AVG Antivirus, Koo eBooks app, and Amazon's shopping app. See More
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