Honor View 10 and OnePlus 5T are the flagship phones of Huawei and OnePlus. 5T was introduced last year. Huawei launched its View10 smartphone this year. Both handsets pack 4+GB RAM, a powerful processor. They have a great design.

5T has already proven that it’s a great phone. Its ratings on Amazon are amazing. Is Honor 10 View a good alternative to OnePlus 5t or you should buy 5T?

Honor View10 vs OnePlus 5T: Comparison

Operating System

5T and View10 phones run on a custom Android ROM. Huawei’s device offers Android Oreo OS based EMUI OS. OnePlus 5t sails on the Android Nougat based Oxygen OS.

EMUI 8 is powered by Artificial intelligence. According to Huawei, EMUI’s latest features will improve your productivity. AI-powered Google Assistant is baked into the latest editions of Android OS. OnePlus devices support GA. It is easy to activate GA in OnePlus handsets.

OnePlus is working on Android Oreo-based Oxygen ROM. The official update for the same is expected to be rolled out next month.


The Honor View10 phone is powered by the Huawei Kirin 970 processor. OnePlus 5t packs Snapdragon 835 SoC. In the benchmark tests, Kirin 970 has beaten Qualcomm’s latest SoC i.e SD 845 by a good margin.

View 10 ships with Mali-G72 GPU. 5T includes Adreno 540 graphics processing unit. AD 540 performs slightly better than V10 in benchmark scores.

View 10 is the only handset that packs Kirin 970 processor. Huawei might have thoroughly tested its SoC before using it in the View 10. SD 835 is employed by several flagship mobiles. None of the handsets using SD 835 have reported heating or performance issues.



OnePlus introduced the face lock feature in its flagship devices recently via update. Honor View 10 supports face lock technology, but this feature is not available in the handset yet. Huawei’s new OTA update for View10 will unlock the Face ID feature.

In addition to face lock function, the two handsets carry a fingerprint sensor. Hence, if you’re not happy with the face ID feature of 5T or View 10, you have the option of using the fingerprint sensor for unlocking the phone.


Honor View10 and OnePlus 5t are dual camera mobiles. At the backside, both handsets feature a 20MP + 16MP sensor. 5T offers dual LED flash system. View 10’s back camera is paired with a single LED flash module.

5t boasts a 16 MP front camera. Honor View 10 flaunts 13MP camera at its front side. View 10 leverages the power of AI to deliver great camera performance. 5t relies on the powerful sensor and smart algorithm to make pictures you’ve captured look crisp and brilliant.

Gaming Mode

Huawei’s flagship Android device provides a special feature called gaming mode. When the users turn on this mode, EMUI will optimize the network connection and the OS won’t notify you of incoming calls and text messages.


View 10 includes a 3750 mAh capacity battery which offers 1200+ minutes of 3G talk time and 1000+ hours of 4G browsing on a single battery charge.

The OnePlus 5T mobile provides a 3300 mAh battery. It lasts for 24 hours when you charge the battery of this device. Both mobiles support fast charging technology. The battery of the two handsets gets charged up to 60% in 30 to 45 minutes.

Dimensions, design, and weight

View 10’s thickness is 7.0 millimeter and has 171.9 grams weight. 5T is a 7.3 mm thin device. It weighs 161.9 grams.

The Huawei and OnePlus smartphone have a metal frame. 5T’s fingerprint scanner is located on its rear side. View 10’s home button function’s as its fingerprint sensor.


5T features an AMOLED 6.012-inch display with CG5, 401-pixel density, 18:9 aspect ratio and 1920 x 2160 pixel resolution.

View 10 offers a Full View 5.99-inch Bezel-less LCD display with the same resolution and aspect ratio as the 5T. Unfortunately. the Huawei smartphone doesn’t provide Corning Gorilla Glass protection.


The flagship Huawei and OnePlus smartphones are equipped with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage memory. 5T doesn’t support MicroSD cards. View10 lets you expand the storage memory up to 256GB with a MicroSD card.

Availability and price

View10 is available for purchase on Huawei’s official online store for $450. In India, it’s retailing on Amazon portal. OP 5T costs $500. To buy 5T online, visit the official OnePlus store or Amazon.

Also see: Best mobiles under 30000 Rs in India

Conclusion: OnePlus 5t or Honor View 10, which phone you should buy? If you don’t like Bezelless phone, you should buy 5T. Honor View 10 is a good alternative to 5T. Also, its processor has higher benchmark scores than SD SoC’s. If you rate mobiles by their benchmark scores, then buy View 10.


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