OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi6: Fight between Chinese Titans

OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi6: Fight between Chinese Titans

The happy OnePlus 5 has just been introduced and, hopefully, we could not avoid comparisons with its direct rival: the Xiaomi Mi6. And is that despite being a terminal that by characteristics could be more like other models in the market, is still a smartphone of Chinese origin, which leads us to compare it directly with the rival to beat in this year 2017, the flagship of Xiaomi. Discover the winner of this juicy comparison between the OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi6.

Before proceeding with the comparative, do not accuse us of copying the features of the Xiaomi Mi6: you will be astonished at how similar these terminals are, even at the design level.

OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi6: Same hardware, different experiences

As you have already noticed in the article of our companion Quelian, the specifications of this OnePlus 5 are very similar to those of the Xiaomi Mi6, if not traced. In summary, we find the Snapdragon 835, 6 and 8 GB of RAM, 64 and 128 GB of storage, a screen of 5’5 inches with 1080p resolution, a double camera of 20MP and 16MP respectively with focal apertures of 2.6 And 1.7 and a 3300 mAh battery. In the case of the Xiaomi MI6, we have a Snapdragon 835, 6 GB of RAM, 64 and 128 GB of internal storage, a screen of 5’15 inches with 1080p resolution, a double camera of 12MP on both sensors with focal apertures Of 2.6 and 1.8 and a battery of 3350 mAh.

OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi6: Fight between Chinese Titans

A priori, they are virtually identical terminals. The only notable differences are in the size of the screen and in the amount of RAM. Both terminals have a very good camera and a similar battery, so there is no differentiating element when it comes to highlighting a phone over another, although it is true that the rapid loading of the OnePlus 5 promises quite a bit, just like your camera. Even in the design, both are very similar, especially in the front, being the OnePlus more similar to the iPhone 7 Plus and the Xiaomi more similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8 with regard to the rear.

OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi6: Fight between Chinese Titans

Also, if you look at the price, they also show certain similarities. Currently, we can find the Xiaomi Mi6 for $406.99 in official price and the OnePlus 5 for $489.99 in its most basic version, increasing to $559 in its most expensive – and powerful – version. So, if we want to decide for any of these, we will have to resort to the only differentiating criterion between the two terminals: the system, with Android 7.1.1 Nougat under OxygenOS in the OnePlus 5 and MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 as well.

OnePlus 5 4G Phablet - 6GB RAM 64GB ROM GRAY

Price: $489.99

5.5 inch, 1080P Full HD, RAM: 6GB, ROM: 64GB , Battery Capacity (mAh): 3300mAh, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

OnePlus 5 4G Phablet - 6GB RAM 64GB ROM GRAY

Price: $489.99

5.5 inch, 1080P Full HD, RAM: 6GB, ROM: 64GB , Battery Capacity (mAh): 3300mAh, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

Xiaomi Mi 6 4G Smartphone - INTERNATIONAL VERSION 6GB RAM 64GB ROM PHOTO BLACK

Price: $406.99

5.15 inch 1920 x 1080 pixels, RAM: 6GB, ROM: 64GB , Battery Capacity (mAh): 3350mAh, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

Xiaomi Mi 6 4G Smartphone - INTERNATIONAL VERSION 6GB RAM 64GB ROM PHOTO BLACK

Price: $406.99

5.15 inch 1920 x 1080 pixels, RAM: 6GB, ROM: 64GB , Battery Capacity (mAh): 3350mAh, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835