OnePlus 3 vs Xiaomi Mi 5 vs LeEco Le Max 2 Comparison

OnePlus has launched its latest flagship smartphone, called the OnePlus 3. Packed with high end specifications and features, it will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Mi 5 and LeEco Le Max 2 smartphones in India, which lie in the same price range. Read on to find out how OnePlus 3 vs Xiaomi Mi 5 vs LeEco Le Max 2 compare with each other in terms of price, specifications and features.

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Device/Feature OnePlus 3 Xiaomi Mi 5 LeEco Le Max 2
Price Rs. 27,999 Rs. 24,999 Rs. 22,999/Rs. 29,999
Processor 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 1.8GHz  quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 530 Adreno 530
Operating System Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Oxygen OS 3.1 Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 7 Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EUI 5.8
Display 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED (1920×1080 pixels resolution and 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4) 5.15-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) 5.7-inch 2K Super Retina (2560×1440 pixels resolution)
RAM 6GB 3GB 4GB/6GB
ROM 64GB 32GB 32GB/64GB
Rear Camera 16 mega pixel with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OIS, EIS, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor, 4K video recording 16 mega pixel with dual LED flash, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor, 6P lens, 4-axis OIS and sapphire glass protection lens, 4K video recording 21 mega pixel with dual tone LED flash, PDAF, OIS, 6P lens, f/2.0 aperture
Front Camera 8 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX179 sensor 4 mega pixel with 2 micron pixels 8 mega pixel
Battery 3000mAh with Dash Charge technology 3000mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 support 3100mAh with Quick Charge support
Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C
Weight 158 grams 129 grams 185 grams
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes Yes

Hardware Specs

All the three smartphones are powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor paired with Adreno 530 GPU. While OnePlus 3 and Le Max 2 are clocked at 2.15GHz, the Xiaomi Mi 5 is clocked at 1.8GHz.

The OnePlus 3 and Le Max 2 pack 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. The Le Max 2 also comes in one more variant with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. The Mi 5 houses 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Sadly, none of these phones support expandable storage via microSD card. Users will have to restrict their storage to the memory that comes inbuilt with the phone.

Display

The Mi 5 has the smallest screen size in the lot while Le Max 2 is the largest one. Xiaomi Mi 5 features a 5.15-inch full HD (1080p) display, OnePlus 3 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD Optic AMOLED (1080p) display while Le Max 2 has a 5.7-inch 2K Super Retina (1440p) display. Going with the screen size and resolution, the Max 2 certainly has an upper hand in this department.

Camera

The Le Max 2 comes with a 21 mega pixel primary camera with dual tone LED flash, PDAF, OIS, 6P lens and f/2.0 aperture. The OnePlus 3 sports a 16 mega pixel primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OIS, EIS, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor and 4K video recording capabilities. Both smartphones are equipped with 8 mega pixel front facing cameras. The Xiaomi Mi 5 sports a 16 mega pixel primary camera with dual LED flash, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor, 6P lens, 4-axis OIS, sapphire glass protection lens and 4K video recording capabilities. Mi 5 also packs a 4 mega pixel front shooter with 2 micron pixels.

Software

All the three smartphones run Android Marshmallow operating system wrapped under their respective UI’s.

Battery

The OnePlus 3 and Xiaomi Mi 5 are backed up by 3000mAh battery while Le Max 2 is fueled by a 3100mAh battery. All the three smartphones support fast charging. OnePlus 3 supports Dash Charge technology which is said to charge the phone up to 60 percent in just 30 minutes. The Xiaomi Mi 5 supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 which the company claims to deliver up to 2.5 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of charge.

Additional Features

All three devices are equipped with fingerprint sensors for additional security. The LeEco Le Max 2 is the world’s first phone to feature USB Type-C audio port instead of 3.5mm audio jack. It  also features Continual Digital Lossless Audio (CDLA) technology for high quality and lossless audio.

Price

The Xiaomi Mi 5 is priced at Rs. 24,999 while OnePlus will set you back Rs. 27,999. The Le Max 2 is priced at Rs. 22,999 for 4GB RAM+32GB storage variant and Rs. 29,999 for 6GB RAM+64GB storage variant.

Verdict

Xiaomi Mi 5 is priced lower than the OnePlus 3 and 6GB variant of the Le Max 2. OnePlus 3 and Le Max 2 are priced more than the Mi 5 which is justified considering that they offer better specifications. Both OnePlus 3 and Le Max 2 offer more RAM, larger displays and more inbuilt storage. Despite lagging behind on spec-sheet, the Mi 5 is a powerful mid-ranged smartphone.

As for the other two smartphones, their specifications as closely matched. The Le Max 2 has more screen resolution, higher primary camera resolution as well as more battery capacity than the OnePlus 3. But for these features, you will have to shed Rs. 2,000 more than the OnePlus 3.

Also Read: LeEco Le 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Yu Yunicorn

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