OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 detailed comparison: Which one is best for you?

OnePlus has been known for flagship level smartphones with best processors and maximum RAM capacity at a reasonable price. Their latest smartphone OnePlus 6T also has a similar flagship level specs and even accompanies a few upgrades regarding display, fingerprint sensor and so forth. But, it accompanies a somewhat higher price which is the reason they will confront a decent rivalry from Xiaomi's new sub-brand POCO.

POCO, the new smartphone brand by Xiaomi launched its first smartphone in India back in August. The price starts from Rs. 20,999, the POCO F1 is as yet the most affordable smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and up to 8GB RAM.

All in all, by what method will the OnePlus 6T go up against the POCO F1? How about we see if the OnePlus 6T will have the capacity to hold its title of flagship killer or POCO F1 will make it look costlier.

OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 detailed comparison and specification

OnePlus 6T Vs POCO F1 Specifications

Key Specifications
OnePlus 6T
6.18-inch IPS 18.7:9 aspect ratio
6.41-inch AMOLED 19:9 aspect ratio
Screen Resolution
Full HD+ 2246×1080 pixels
Full HD+ 2340×1080 pixels
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI
Android 9.0 Pie with OxygenOS
Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, Up to 2.8GHz
Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, Up to 2.8GHz
Adreno 630
Adreno 630
Expandable Storage
Yes, Up to 256GB
Primary Camera
Dual: 12 MP (f/1.9, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.4µm), single-tone flash
Dual: 16 MP (f/1.7, 1.22µm, EIS and OIS) + 20 MP (f/1.7, 1.0µm), PDAF, dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera
20 MP (f/2.0, 0.9µm)
16 MP (f/2.0, 1.0µm), gyro-EIS, Auto HDR, 1080p
Video Recording
4K video@30fps, 1080p@30fps
4K video@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps
4,000 mAh
3,700 mAh
155.5 x 75.2 x 8.8 mm
157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm
182 g
185 g
Water Resistant
Sim Card Type
Dual SIM
Dual SIM
6GB/64GB- Rs. 20,999
6GB/128GB- Rs. 23,999
8GB/256GB- Rs. 28,999
6GB/128GB- Rs. 37,999
8GB/128GB- Rs. 41,999
8GB/256GB- Rs. 45,999


Beginning with the design first, both the smartphones are very unique as far as design and build quality. The One Plus 6T, much the same as its past model, accompanies a premium build quality with metal frame and glass back. While POCO F1  compromises with its design with a plastic body. In spite of the fact that its top model comes with Kevlar back also. Generally, OnePlus 6T looks more attractive with the glass back simply like flagship smartphones.

OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 design

OnePlus 6T sports a new waterdrop notch which is little than regular ones and has just a couple of sensors. While the notch on the front of POCO F1 is more extensive than common, likewise it has more chin at the bottom. The form factor of both the smartphones is comparative as far as size and weight, but OnePlus 6T has more screen to body ratio. 

One extra feature in OnePlus 6T is its splash resistance capacity. Nonetheless, POCO F1 has no such protection. Generally speaking, OnePlus 6T has an upper hand as far as design and build quality. 

OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 design


The OnePlus 6T comes with a 6.41-inch Optic AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio in light of the new notch. Then again, POCO F1 comes with a 6.18-inch FHD+ IPS display panel with 18.7:9 aspect ratio.

OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 display

The OnePlus 6T's display looks beautiful, due to the AMOLED panel and better resolution as well. OnePlus 6T also has a fingerprint scanner in its display too.

OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 display


OnePlus again utilized a 16 MP + 20 MP (both with a f/1.7 aperture) rear camera combination for its new flagship. OnePlus 6T's rear camera is great in all conditions. There is additionally another 'Night Sight' features for better low light photography. For selfies, it has the equivalent 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and portrait mode. The OnePlus 6T likewise has EIS, OIS and 4K recording at 60fps too.

OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 camera

Xiaomi's POCO F1 additionally has a dual camera set up at the back and furthermore supports AI features. The 12MP+5MP cameras with large pixels and aperture size perform well in all conditions. The 20MP front camera additionally clicks great selfies and has a portrait mode too. 

Generally, both the smartphones click great pictures in all lighting conditions and some of the time OnePlus offers better specifying and here and there the POCO. They both need flagship level photography, however, for your social media profile, they can give you some extremely great shots. 


Both the OnePlus 6T and POCO F1 center around speed and promise fast performance. Both are fueled by Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 845 chipset and furthermore pack up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage up to 256GB. 

The POCO has additionally completed a couple of in the hood optimizations for improved execution and it is LiquidCool technology. They guarantee to offer better gaming execution without getting the smartphone overheated. 


Talking about software, both the smartphones offer a quite a different user experience. The OnePlus 6T runs its own Oxygen OS based on the most recent Android 9.0 Pie which offers more like a stock experience. The POCO F1 is as yet running the Android 8.1 Oreo with a customized MIUI and a new POCO launcher that offers a few new features. Both the UIs are lightweight and smooth; nonetheless, the OnePlus 6T with the most recent version of Android looks better here. The POCO is likewise to get Android Pie soon. 

Battery and Connectivity 

The OnePlus 6T is backed by a 3,700 mAh battery while the POCO F1 has a greater 4,000 mAh battery. Both the smartphones support fast charging. They both have the typical connectivity options like Wi-Fi, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, USB Type C port.

OnePlus 6T Vs Poco F1 battery and connectivity

OnePlus 6T does not have the 3.5mm audio jack and POCO F1 has it. The POCO F1 sports hybrid SIM card space and you can use a microSD card also, at the same time, 6T doesn't support microSD. They both likewise have all the basic sensors, but the POCO F1 comes up short on the NFC, which is there on OnePlus 6T. The 6T additionally sports the new in-display fingerprint scanner as well


With the POCO F1, Xiaomi tried to disturb the market while offering Snapdragon 845 controlled smartphone for as low as Rs 21,000 which is a super affordable price tag when contrasted with the OnePlus 6T's starting price that is Rs. 37,999. Performance wise, both the smartphones are similarly fit, however, the design and display wise OnePlus 6T looks better. If you are prepared to spend those additional bucks for a superior looking smartphone and for a superior build and obviously the new display with an in-display fingerprint scanner, you can go for OnePlus 6T.

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