OnePlus 6 is the latest flagship phone by the company and is the most expensive OnePlus phone till date. It looks flawless with glass finish and its 19:9 display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 against scratches and accidental damages. OnePlus 6 features the powerful hardware configuration like its predecessor and is available in two variants- 6GB RAM/64GB storage and 8GB RAM/128GB storage. The phone packs 3300mAh battery and supports dash charging. If you are thinking to buy OnePlus 6, then check out its five best alternatives with high-end features at similar price range :
1. Asus Zenfone 5Z (Rs 26,999)
Asus, Taiwan based consumer electronic company has recently launched its latest flagship phone, Asus Zenfone 5Z with powerful configuration and high quality set of cameras which is giving stiff competition to OnePlus 6. It sports high-end specifications such as 6.2 inch display, Snapdragon 845 chipset paired with 6GB RAM, dual rear camera (12MP+8MP) and 3000mAH battery with quick charging feature. It is available in three variants having 64GB, 128GB or 256 GB onboard storage priced at Rs 29,999, Rs 32,999 and Rs 36,999 respectively. This is a great alternative to OnePlus 6 at a lesser price if you are looking to buy a premium smartphone.
Pros : Quick charging, huge storage, excellent hardware, impressive design, stereo speakers.
Cons : Average battery, lack of water resistance, no Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
2. Honor 10 (Rs. 32,999)
Huawei sub-brand Honor had launched its flagship device Honor 10 just few days before OnePlus 6 and has also kept its similar pricing to compete with it. Huawei has incorporated its more powerful Kirin 970 processor and EMUI 8.1 on top of Android Oreo operating system in this handset hence making it suitable for heavy smartphone users and camera enthusiasts (owing to its competent dual camera setup). It sports a well crafted glass design, 19:9 notch display equipped with 15 layers of 3D glass coating on the rear panel.
Pros : Impressive look and design, AI-supported camera, powerful chipset.
Cons : No OIS, not water resistant, non expandable storage.
3. Vivo X21 (Rs 33,000)
The Chinese manufacturer Vivo’s flagship smartphone Vivo X21 flaunts a bigger 6.28 inch Super AMOLED display with an on-screen fingerprint sensor for user’s convenience and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core chipset aided by 6GB RAM and 128GB storage resulting in speedy operation and hassle-free multitasking.The device runs FunTouch OS 4.0 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. Apart from above, it features dual primary camera (12MP+5MP) and 12MP front camera making it a strong contender in sub 40K price category.
Pros : First phone to have in-display fingerprint, High quality cameras, Sharp display, Quick charging, Ample storage space
Cons : Average battery, No Type-C port
4. Google Pixel 2 (Rs. 45,999)
Google Pixel 2 is a compact and powerful phone equipped with brilliant features like 5-inch AMOLED display, a pair of quad-core Kryo processors coupled with 6GB RAM for lag free multitasking and high end and gaming experience and fuelled by a 3000mAh battery. In terms of camera, it features an excellent 13MP primary camera with additional features like exmor-RS CMOS sensor, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, ISO control and HDR mode to offer crystal clear pictures to the consumer.
Pros : Superb camera performance, great display, fast processor.
Cons : Single SIM device, highly priced.
5. Vivo Nex (Rs. 44,990)
Vivo Nex is a perfect choice and a great alternative to OnePlus 6 8GB RAM variant. The true bezel-less phone is available at Rs 44,990 which makes it a worthy alternative of OnePlus 6. It flaunts a 6.59-inch Full HD+ display, 91.4 percent screen-to-body ratio, dual rear camera (12MP+5MP), a motorized pop-up selfie camera, in-display fingerprint sensor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with 8GB RAM, Adreno 630 GPU and massive internal storage capacity of 128GB. Its powerful 4,000mAh battery provides uninterrupted talk time for 1-2 days.
Pros : Pop-up selfie camera, Ample inbuilt storage, powerful performance, Great display quality.
Cons : No expandable storage capacity.
Above are the best OnePlus 6 Alternatives that you can buy in India (August 2018). We have shortlisted few best alternatives to OnePlus 6 that are available in India for purchase. All the models are different and have their own individual USP features to justify them.