The first top-of-the-line smartphone from the Chinese company in the year 2023 was the OnePlus 11 5G. It came out on February 7 in India. From the beginning, OnePlus’ top-of-the-line devices were known for having high specs and features at prices that were much lower than those of their competitors. The Galaxy S23 series of Samsung’s best smartphones came out a month ago. Both 5G phones come with Android 13.0 and Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.
In this article, we look at the Galaxy S23 and the OnePlus 11 5G and compare their prices and features.
Comparison of India Pricing for the OnePlus 11 5G vs the Samsung Galaxy S23
The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version of the OnePlus 11 release in India at a price of Rs. 56,999, while the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage model is available to Indian buyers for Rs. 61,999. The Eternal Green and Titan Black OnePlus 6T smartphone, available for pre-order in India, will be on sale on February 14 through the OnePlus website and select partners online and offline. OnePlus is providing Indian consumers a six-month Google One subscription with 100GB of free storage at launch.
The Samsung Galaxy S23, on the other hand, can be preordered right now in India for a starting price of Rs. Rs. 74,999 for the base 8 GB RAM + 128GB storage. The base model of the Galaxy S23 costs Rs. 79,999 in India and features 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Beginning on February 17, the Galaxy S23 series will be available for purchase on Samsung’s official website in four distinct colours: Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender.
Comparison of Features: OnePlus 11 and Samsung Galaxy S23
The OnePlus 11 5G boasts a 6.7-inch Quad-HD+ (1,440×3,216 pixels) 10-bit LTPO 3.0 AMOLED screen with 525ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Screen refresh rate is 120Hz and touch sampling rate is 1,000Hz. The Samsung Galaxy S23, meantime, boasts a 6.1-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a full-HD+ (2,340 x 1,080 pixel) resolution and a configurable refresh rate of up to 120 hertz. Gorilla Glass Victus 2 shields it.
The newest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC from Qualcomm is at the heart of both 5G smartphones. OnePlus also has a specialised HyperBoost Gaming Engine and up to 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM for gaming. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy is Samsung’s flagship processor, and it’s pair with 8GB of RAM in the base model of the Samsung Galaxy S23.
In terms of optics, the OnePlus 11 has a Hasselblad-branded triple rear camera setup. The main camera has a 50-megapixel 1/1.56-inch Sony IMX890 sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS). A 48-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera with a 0.5-inch Sony IMX581 sensor, 115-degree field of view, and f/2.2 aperture follows. 32-megapixel telephoto lens The OnePlus flagship camera supports Nightscape, Smart Scene Recognition, Super Stable mode, and RAW images.