Which is better, the Google Pixel 6 or the OnePlus 9?

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techno.rentetan.com – If you want a phone that performs and acts like a genuine flagship, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money on it, you might be interested in Google’s newest Pixel phone.

All of these features are included in a phone that costs a fraction of what high-end models from companies like Apple, Samsung, and Oppo cost, making the Pixel 6 an excellent value. But it’s not the only one in this lane. This is the territory of OnePlus. To sum it up, how does the Pixel 6 stack up against the OnePlus 9? To learn more, continue reading or watch the video below.

Design

  • Pixel 6’s dimensions and weight are as follows: 158.6 x 74.8 x 8.9mm (207g).
  • OnePlus 9’s dimensions are 160 x 74.2 x 8.7mm and it weighs 192 grams..
  • IP68-rated Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on the Pixel 6 with an aluminum frame.
  • OnePlus 9 has a plastic body with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and no IP classification.
  • Stormy Black, Coral, and Seafoam on Pixel 6.
  • Astral Black, Winter Mist, and Arctic Sky are the colors available for the OnePlus 9.

Even while comparing statistics doesn’t often convey the entire picture, the Pixel 6 and OnePlus 9 are nearly identical in size. Even while the Pixel 6 is a hair shorter, it’s still only a little thicker and broader than the OnePlus 6. However, in reality, it contains nothing. The materials used and the shape of the sides are more important when it comes to how they feel in the hand than any other factor.

This phone has a more compact feel thanks to a thinner and smoother body than the OnePlus 2.

The Pixel 6’s shiny aluminum body contrasts sharply with the glossy plastic casing of the OnePlus 1. As a result, the phone seems sturdier, but it’s also a little heavier. It also has Corning’s most robust glass ever, Gorilla Glass Victus, which is more durable than the OnePlus 9’s Gorilla Glass 5.

In addition, Google’s phone has an official IP68 grade for water and dust protection, but Oneplus does not have this. However, according to the manufacturer, it should withstand light water exposure such as splashes. Just don’t do it in the water.

The Pixel 6’s camera module is unlike anything other on the market, so that makes a major impact as well. There’s no wobbling when you set the phone on its back because it covers the full rear of the device. It does, however, extend quite a distance and has a propensity to scrape out and collect fluff from the pocket.

Both phones feature a flat display on the front, which we prefer because typing is easier than on a curved screen. However, the form and bezels have been approached differently. In comparison to the OnePlus, Google’s screen has significantly tighter right-angled edges, giving it a squarer appearance. These, together with the frame form, help it to seem and feel smaller.

Display

  • Pixel 6 features a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
  • OnePlus 9 has a 6.55-inch AMOLED screen with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels.
  • HDR10+ is supported on the Pixel 6 thanks to its 90Hz adaptive refresh rate.
  • There is HDR10+ support on the OnePlus 9.

When comparing the brightness and sharpness of the two phone screens, it’s impossible to see much of a difference between them. They’re actually rather comparable. After all, both feature AMOLED panels and the same fulHD+ resolution. The OnePlus’ peak brightness was noticeably brighter to our eyes, and the screen as a whole is brighter, which helps brighten up the shadows in videos. However, in reality, there isn’t much there.

The way colors appear on the screens is very dependent on how the calibrations are adjusted. For each, there is a way to alter the overall aesthetic via a menu choice. In vivid or enhanced mode, both phones’ colors will explode, with OnePlus slightly oversaturating the aesthetic. The colors on both phones get a little more subdued when you go to ‘natural’ mode, and they appear quite similar when you do.

When both cameras are set to Adaptive (on Pixel) or Vivid (on OnePlus), they seem extremely similar. Because of this, OnePlus’ displays are slightly overexposed in terms of color and contrast. However, you can adjust the display’s appearance even further by choosing from a variety of color choices.

There isn’t much of a difference between the OnePlus 6T’s screen and the iPhone XS Max’s at 120Hz vs 90Hz. There isn’t any advantage for viewing movies or playing most games. Only if you look really attentively while going through the app drawer or settings menu will you notice any differences in the user experience.

We wouldn’t buy just on the display because the margins are so small; it won’t make a substantial difference in your experience.

However, there’s a possibility that the program isn’t. The new Android 12 operating system for the Pixel 6 includes the theming, quirky widgets, and privacy enhancements. For now, the OnePlus 9 will only get Android 12 Beta, which does not include all of the features listed above. In addition, you’ll get frequent, timely security upgrades for the next five years with the Pixel 6.

Battery life and performance

  • 5nm octa-core Google Tensor processor in Pixel 6.
  • OnePlus 9 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888, which is a 5nm Octa-core processor.
  • Google Pixel 6: 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of internal storage are the available options.
  • With 8/12GB of RAM and 128/256GB of storage, the OnePlus 9 is a serious contender.
  • In terms of power, Pixel 6 has a 4614mAh battery with a 30W conventional charger and a 21W wireless charger.
  • With the OnePlus 9, you get a 4500mAh battery, 65W Warp Charging, and 15W Wireless Charging all in one package!

We were particularly interested in comparing the two devices’ performance, if only for the fact that Google designed its own proprietary silicon for the Pixel 6 dubbed Tensor. Although it delivers flagship-level performance, can the Snapdragon 888 be considered a direct competitor? Benchmarking shows that the Snapdragon-powered OnePlus has an advantage in multi-core performance by about 800 points, but you’ll notice some variations in day-to-day use as well. For the most part, both games and applications launch swiftly once they are loaded.

One thing we saw was that the OnePlus, while connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the Pixel, downloaded huge download files within games more quickly. The games would nearly always load quicker as well, but the differences are so little that they won’t have any effect on how you play on a regular basis.

The OnePlus is somewhat more responsive to movements than the Pixel while you’re in the game, maybe because the screen refreshes quicker on it. However, this is woefully inadequate. When the Pixel is doing power-intensive tasks like gaming or utilizing the camera for an extended period of time, the left side of the phone gets heated.

There isn’t much of a difference between the two phones when it comes to battery life. In terms of capacity, the Pixel 6’s 4614mAh battery is marginally more powerful than the OnePlus’s 4500mAh battery. The battery life will vary according on how and what you use the phones for, but in our experience, they are pretty similar. If we used both phones for 2-3 hours a day, we’d use them between 40-50 percent of the day by the end of the week.

Charge rates, on the other hand, do make a difference. Pixel 6 wired rates are limited to 30W, whereas OnePlus boasts wired speeds of 65W, which can fully charge the phone in the same length of time it takes the Pixel to get halfway there. Both include adaptive charging technology, which ensures it charges slowly and is fully charged before your morning alarm goes off if you’re a night charger. The battery will last longer if this strategy is followed.

Camera

  • Pixel 6: 50MP camera with PDAF/OIS/LDAF and an f/1.9 maximum aperture.
  • A 48-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 maximum aperture and phase detection autofocus is standard on the OnePlus 9.
  • Pixel 6 has a 12MP ultrawide sensor with an f/2.2 maximum aperture, whereas the OnePlus 9 has a 50MP sensor and an f/2.2 maximum aperture.
  • The OnePlus 9 also has a 2MP monochrome sensor.

As for cameras, this is an intriguing topic to examine because both include a main and ultrawide sensor in their dual camera system. Even while OnePlus is technically equipped with three cameras, one of them is a low-resolution monochrome sensor that isn’t used to shoot pictures. It’s only for the purpose of collecting data.

The Pixel’s main camera has 50 megapixels, while the OnePlus’ has 48 megapixels, while the Pixel’s ultrawide camera has 12 megapixels, while the OnePlus’ ultrawide camera has 50 megapixels. However, while aiming and firing, the true difference is not in the number of pixels. Image processing is where the problem lies.

When utilizing either camera to capture a variety of photographs both inside and outdoors, we’ve found that the Pixel produces better results in general. When photographing plants, we discovered that OnePlus tended to overexpose the colors, resulting in an unnaturally hyper-real appearance. Compared to the other two, Pixel’s was far more lifelike and had a more pleasing natural depth of field.

While testing the OnePlus 6, we discovered that when using HDR to capture landscapes or seascapes, the device over-eggs the contrast, especially when using the ultrawide camera, resulting in overly dark colors and poor performance when lifting shadows and mid-tones. Unlike Pixel, which seems to be able to adapt to any scenario with relative ease.

Using the night modes on both phones resulted in the same results. When comparing the two cameras, we found that the Pixel had a tendency to keep the shutter open for longer, and since its image processing is state-of-the-art, it generally produces superior low-light images.

Again, it improved the photo’s aesthetic by lifting the shadows, but OnePlus’ shots had considerably darker shadows and looked much more contrast-heavy as a result. For example, in low-light circumstances, OnePlus struggled mightily to raise the camera’s sensitivity even little. And tends to give everything a green tinge, as opposed to Pixel, who uses a warmer tone by default.

It’s no surprise that Pixel’s selfies are the best, regardless of lighting conditions (day or night). OnePlus used to have issues with exposure, and the skin would appear a touch overly soft as a result.

However, there is a macro option on the OnePlus 6T that allows you to go considerably closer to a small subject than the Pixel does.

Price

  • Pixel 6 is available for as little as £599.
  • The OnePlus 9 is priced at $629 and is available now.

The OnePlus 9 is marginally more costly than the Pixel 6 when looking at the entire list of suggested retail pricing. It’s £30 pricier than the Google phone in the United Kingdom.

Even yet, with Google’s latest phone, Pixel 6, being brand new, and the OnePlus 9, no longer being brand new, you’ll likely find it cheaper, making it a great value when you can get it on sale.

Conclusion

Only two aspects of these two phones’ design and cameras, in my opinion, make a significant difference in terms of the overall user experience. With the Pixel, you’ll get the greatest camera results with the least amount of work. It’s also more robustly constructed, and it runs Android 12.

The OnePlus 9 does, however, have some allure. In one hand, it’s obviously more compact and comfy, and the higher refresh rate screen gives it a bit of a zippy/quick sensation. It also completes chores like downloading huge files and charges faster.