Honor 7 vs OnePlus 2: Comparative Review

Indian market has witnessed numerous mid-ranged launches this year. Needless to say, Honor 7 and OnePlus 2 are among the most talked about smartphones of this year. If you are not able to decide which handset between the two you should choose, then this post is certainly going to help you.

In this post, we have pitted Honor 7 vs OnePlus 2 against each other to ascertain which is better in terms of specifications and features. Read on to find out Honor 7 vs OnePlus 2 comparative review so that you pick the right smartphone!

Honor 7 vs OnePlus 2

Honor 7 vs OnePlus 2 Comparison

Device/Features Honor 7 OnePlus 2
Price Rs. 22,999 Rs. 24,999
Display 5.2-inch Full HD 5.5 inch Full HD –  Corning Gorilla Glass
Resolution 1920×1080 pixels 1920×1080 pixels
SoC HiSilicon Kirin 935 Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
CPU Octa-core (quad  2.2GHz + quad 1.5GHz) Octa-core 1.8GHz (quad  1.5GHz + quad 1.8GHz)
GPU Mali-T628 MP4 Adreno 430
RAM 3GB 4GB
Memory 16GB 64GB
MicroSD Yes – Up to 128GB No
Battery 3100mAh 3300mAh
Rear Camera 20 mega pixel with dual LED flash, phase detection autofocus, Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lenses, sapphire glass protection 13 mega pixel, dual-LED flash, laser auto focus, f/2.0 aperture, 1.3-micron sensor and OIS
Front Camera 8 mega pixel with f/2.4 aperture 5 mega pixel
Connectivity 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1 OxygenOS based on Android 5.1
Dimensions & Weight 143.2 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm, 157 grams 151.8 x 74.9 x 9.85 mm, 175 grams
Fingerprint Scanner Yes Yes

Processor

Honor 7 is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 935 processor paired with Mali-T628 MP4 GPU and 3GB of RAM while OnePlus 2 comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with Adreno 430 GPU and 4GB of RAM.

Display

Both smartphones feature full HD displays but there is a difference in display sizes. The Honor 7 packs a 5.2-inch display while OnePlus 2 flaunts a slightly larger, 5.5-inch display.

Operating System

While the Honor 7 runs Android 5.0 Lollipop wrapped under Emotion UI 3.1, OnePlus 2 runs OxygenOS based on Android 5.1.

Camera

The Honor 7 comes with a 20 mega pixel rear camera with dual LED flash, phase detection autofocus, Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lenses and sapphire glass protection. It comes with several modes like beauty, light painting and good food for capturing stunning shots. For selfie lovers, it sports an 8 mega pixel front snapper.

The OnePlus 2 on the other hand, comes with a 13 mega pixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. Apparently, the Honor 7 packs better camera combination.

Storage

Honor 7 houses 16GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The OnePlus 2 has 64GB inbuilt storage but it lacks microSD card support.

Battery

Honor 7 is fueled by a 3100mAh battery while the OnePlus 2 is backed up by a slightly larger 3300mAh battery.

Fingerprint Sensor

Both smartphones feature fingerprint scanner for additional security.

Dimensions & Weight

The Honor 7 is sleeker and lighter with 8.5mm thickness and 157 grams weigh as compared to 9.85mm thickness and 175 grams weight of OnePlus 2.

Price

The Honor 7 is priced at Rs. 22,999 while OnePlus 2 costs Rs. 2,000 more and is priced at Rs. 24,999.

Verdict

Both smartphones pack top of the line specifications. The OnePlus 2 offers slightly larger display, larger battery and more RAM but it costs Rs. 2,000 than Honor 7. The Honor 7 despite its lower price, does not fail to impress us in any department. It comes with outstanding camera combination and microSD card support for expandable storage. Considering price, Honor 7 is an excellent, feature loaded, value for money device in this price range.

Which smartphone between Honor 7 vs OnePlus 2 do you think is better? Share your views with us in the comments section below!

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