The OnePlus 5 seems extraordinarily just like the iPhone 7 Plus – there’s no getting round it. It’s so extraordinarily comparable that it’d be troublesome for folks not intimately acquainted with both to confuse one for the opposite – save the logos. What we’re taking a look at at present is whether or not the OnePlus 5 is supposed to compete with the iPhone 7 Plus for specs – or if it simply occurs to repeat the look of the Apple smartphone as a result of hundreds of thousands of individuals world wide purchase their telephone solely as a result of it seems the way in which it does.
The unique launch date of the iPhone 7 Plus was September of final 12 months – that’s 2016. The iPhone usually comes out annually, and usually throughout the identical a part of the 12 months, so we wont count on a brand new mannequin till September of this 12 months. The iPhone 7 Plus is the bigger of two iPhones from the identical yearly launch, the smaller coming with only one back-facing digicam as a substitute of two.
The OnePlus 5 has two back-facing cameras as properly, and has a launch date of June 2017, with pre-orders beginning this week. Whereas the iPhone 7 Plus pricing begins at $769, the OnePlus 5 begins at $479. That’s off-contract pricing for each gadgets.
SEE: Our iPhone 7 Plus Overview
Each machines are comparatively comparable in thickness at 7.3mm for the iPhone and seven.25mm for the OnePlus 5. The iPhone 7 Plus is taller than the OnePlus 5 by 4mm, and wider by about three.8mm. The burden of the iPhone 7 Plus is 188g, whereas the OnePlus 5 is 153g.
Neither system has a detachable battery – the iPhone has a 2900mAh capability, whereas the OnePlus 5 sports activities a battery capability of 3300mAh. Whereas the OnePlus 5 is available in Midnight Black and Slate Gray relying on the model, iPhone is available in Black, Jet Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, and Purple.
Each gadgets have a 5.5-inch show with 1080 x 1920 pixels throughout them – so they need to, on one degree, appear the identical. Time will inform whether or not each gadgets stay shade correct, and which offers higher battery life. Keep tuned for our full evaluate for that.
Probably the most base model of the iPhone 7 Plus comes with 32GB inner storage and 3GB of RAM in addition to an Apple A10 Fusion quad-core processor. Evaluating the processors of the 2 gadgets is an train in futility, as they each run completely different software program. Probably the most base model of the OnePlus 5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 quad-core processor in addition to 64GB inner storage and 6GB of RAM.
The iPhone’s dual-camera setup rolls with one 12-megapixel digicam and one 7-MP. The OnePlus 5’s setup features a 20-MP digicam and a 16-MP digicam. Once more, we’ll have to attend and see which machine shoots the higher images and video.
Each gadgets have the identical Wi-fi connectivity, GPS, Bluetooth, Nano-SIM card slot, GSM connectivity, and entry to 3G and 4G LTE. Each have a compass and magnetometer, proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient gentle sensor, and gyroscope.
The iPhone 7 Plus has a barometer whereas the OnePlus 5 doesn’t. The OnePlus 5 has NFC that’s open to any NFC tag, whereas the iPhone’s NFC is restricted to Apple Pay (for now). The OnePlus 5 has a three.5mm headphone jack and an additional SIM card slot, whereas the iPhone doesn’t.
Will considered one of these gadgets compete with the opposite? On a really fundamental degree, sure. In the actual world although, there’s little probability selecting between these two gadgets would lead both an Android fan or an iOS fan to decide on the opposite working system.