If you're shopping around for a large Android smartphone right now, two devices that deserve to be on your shortlist are the Google Pixel 2 XL and OnePlus 5T. Google's latest entry into the Pixel series is one of the most impressive phones available, but the 5T offers a tremendous amount of features and tech for $350 less.

Google Pixel 2 XL (left) and OnePlus 5T (right).

One of our forum users is currently the owner of the OnePlus 3, and they can't decide which of the above two phones they should upgrade to. Other members of the community were quick to reach out with their own suggestions, and these are a few of the top answers.


I would get the pixel 2xl. Due to the pure Android experience. I have owned several Samsung Galaxy models, Nexus 6 and various iPhones. This Android doesn't make me miss my iPhone 7 plus. Also I might sound bias but I just don't trust the Chinese phone manufacturers for security concerns.


I too would recommend the 2 XL. If you do happen to get a model that has a particularly bad blue tint, return it and swap it for another one within your return window. Google's two-year (within the States) warranty also makes the more-expensive Pixel an easier phone to invest in. I too enjoy the 5T and would certainly recommend it - and I've heard returning it is easy if you decide you are...


I wish I could say I have used a Pixel 2 XL, but I haven't. What I have used is the smaller Pixel, and I would take the OnePlus 5T over that anyday. The only X factor here would be the camera and how important low light photos are for you, since the Pixel will crush the OnePlus in that regard.


I have both and they are great. I like oxygenOS better than stock Google (including the launcher) the 5T is a great experience but the camera isn't a Pixel, it's good but it's not the pixels. Other issue for me is lack of VoLTE on ATT with the 5T, the Pixel front speakers with VoLTE is amazing. But overall these two and the samsungs are the best Android phones out right now.


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