Xiaomi Mi 5 released back in February while OnePlus 3 released in June. Both the device carries high-end specs.
Let’s compare these two flagship devices. This comparison will cover display, battery, processor, memory, camera and more.
Here is the specs comparison between Xiaomi Mi 5 vs. OnePlus 3:
Display and Battery: Xiaomi Mi 5 sports a 5.15-inches Full HD IPS LCD screen with Gorilla Glass 4 on top while OnePlus 3 sports a 5.5-inches Full HD AMOLED with same GG4 protection. Both devices carries a 3000mAH battery.
Processor and Memory: Both flagship powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor. Mi 5 comes with 3GB RAM with 32/64GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage while OnePlus 3 comes with 6GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage without any SD card slot.
Camera: Mi 5 sports a 16MP rear camera with PDAF, 4-axis OIS and LED flash along with 4MP Ultra Pixel front selfie camera. OnePlus 3 sports a 16MP rear camera with RAW support, PDAF, OIS, EIS, 4K video recording, and LED flash along an 8MP front camera.
Extras: The Xiaomi Mi5 and OnePlus 3 both of the devices feature and NFC and fingerprint sensors. Both of the device running on Android Marshmallow.
Price: Mi 5 price start at $372 (INR 24,999) while OnePlus 3 prices at $399 (INR 26,818).
Final Verdict: As of now OnePlus 3 is a better choice over MI 5 in terms of specs but you have to add a little extra. Or you should wait for Mi 5S which is supposed to be released within one or two months. Mi 5S will feature 6GB RAM, 3D touch, and more improvement over the Mi5.