OnePlus 3T vs Vivo V5: The Vivo V5 has for some time been nominated the ‘number one selfie phone’ on the world. With the launch of the OnePlus 3T, this coveted title may change hands, or may not. It depends on the specs and the camera features, plus the prices obviously. We compare these two recently launched phones here. Under each heading, we discuss the pros and cons and decide the outcome between the Oneplus 3T vs Vivo V5.
Oneplus 3T vs Vivo V5: Weight and Dimensions
With dimensions of the OnePlus 3T being 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.4 mm and the Vivo V5 at 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.6 mm (Length x Width x Height), the Vivo V5 is decidedly bigger in dimensions. On the other hand, the OnePlus 3T is heavier by around 15 grams at 158g when compared with Vivo V5. With a bigger size, yet lighter features, this round goes to the Vivo V5.
The OnePlus 3T display comes with an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colours and a display size of 5.5 inches. The display resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels, which is 1080p. The Vivo V5 smartphone features a display type of IPS (In-plane switching) LCD capacitive touchscreen, with a similar 16 million colours and same display size. The display resolution is 720 x 1280 pixels. With its AMOLED display and better resolution, this round goes to the OnePlus 3T.
OS and Hardware
The OnePlus 3T features the Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS, with reports of planned upgrades to the newest Nougat 7.0 platform. The OnePlus chipset is the Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, with a quad-core CPU (2×2.35-GHz Kryo & 2×1.6-GHz Kryo), with an Adreno 530 GPU (Graphics Processing Unit). The Vivo V5 has the same OS, with no planned Nougat upgrades, and the chipset being the MediaTek MT6750 with an octa-core CPU at 1.8-GHz and the Mali T860 GPU. Thanks to the featured Snapdragon chipset, the OnePlus 3T wins this round of OnePlus 3T vs Vivo V5.
One of the most anticipated selfie-specialists to beat the Vivo V5, the OnePlus 3T features a front camera and a rear camera both with 16 MP and with video capabilities of 2160p@30fps and 720p@120fps. Auto HDR (High Dynamic Ranging) is provided. The front-camera of the Vivo V5 is 20 MP with a 13 MP rear-camera. For selfie lovers, the Vivo V5 is clearly ahead. For other general users, both phones offer the same formula. This round is a tie.
The OnePlus 3T has a non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery, while the Vivo V5 has a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The tips and tricks that will be used to maximise battery life being unknown, this round is a tie as well.
OnePlus 3T vs Vivo V5: Other Features
The OnePlus 3T comes loaded with a fingerprint scanner, an accelerometer, a gyro sensor, proximity detector, compass, and fast charging. The Vivo V5 features all these features save the gyro-sensor. The OnePlus 3T wins this round too.
To end, OnePlus 3T vs Vivo V5 we feel that with a 6GB RAM on the OnePlus 3T compared with a 4GB RAM on the Vivo V5, the OnePlus 3T is ahead. Also, the OnePlus 3T costs Rs. 29,999 ($440) for the 64 GB model is worth and Rs. 34,999 ($514) for the 128 GB variant. The Vivo V5 comes for below Rs. 18,000 or $261. All in all, these two smartphones will give each other a run for their money.