Yu Yutopia vs OnePlus 2 Comparison: Which is Better & Why?

Micromax backed Yu brand has taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone, dubbed the Yu Yutopia. Priced at Rs. 24,999, the Yutopia impresses us on design front as well as on spec-sheet. It will compete with the OnePlus 2 that carries the same price tag.

In this post we have pitted the two flagship phones against each other to help you decide which smartphone should you buy. Read on to find out how Yu Yutopia vs OnePlus 2 compare with each other in terms of specifications, features and price.

Yu Yutopia vs OnePlus 2

Yu Yutopia vs OnePlus 2 Comparison

Device/Features Yu Yutopia OnePlus 2
Price Rs. 24,999 Rs. 24,999
Display 5.2-inch Quad HD – Corning Concore Glass) 5.5 inch Full HD – Corning Gorilla Glass
Resolution 2560×1440 pixels, 401ppi 1920×1080 pixels, 565ppi
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Octa-core 1.8GHz (quad  1.5GHz + quad 1.8GHz)
GPU Adreno 430 Adreno 430
RAM 4GB 4GB
Memory 32GB 64GB
MicroSD Yes No
Battery 3000mAh with Quick charge 2.0 3300mAh
Rear Camera 21 mega pixel with dual LED flash, PDAF, OIS, IMX 230 sensor 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/2.2 aperture, 5P lens 5 mega pixel
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
OS Cyanogen OS 12.1 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OxygenOS based on Android 5.1
Dimensions & Weight 147x73x7 mm, 159 grams 151.8 x 74.9 x 9.85 mm, 175 grams
Fingerprint Scanner Yes Yes

Design

On aesthetics front, the Yutopia has a more appealing design compared to OnePlus 2. The display of Yutopia is smaller than the rival and it features a camera bulge on the rear. The OnePlus 2 on the other hand looks nice and comes with a slider button the which toggles in positions- Top, middle and bottom for different fundtions.

Box Contents

The Yutopia comes with an adaptive fast charger, micro-USB cable and premium earphones from the House of Marley. The OnePlus 2 comes with USB Type-C but lacks fast charger and earphones. OnePlus 2 users have to buy these accessories separately.

Display

The OnePlus 2 has a larger display but with lower resolution compared to Yutopia. OnePlus 2 features a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution, 401ppi pixel density and Corning Gorilla. The Yutopia comes with a 5.2-inch Quad HD display with 2560×1440 pixels resolution, 565ppi pixel density and Corning Concore glass protection.

Processor & RAM

At the heart of both smartphones is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset coupled with Adreno 430 GPU and 4GB of RAM. On testing these phones on Antutu, we got 57,000 score for Yutopia and 54,000 for OnePlus 2. Gaming experience on both smartphones is excellent and we didn’t face any major heating issues on any of these devices.

Storage

The Yutopia and OnePlus 2 house 32GB and 64GB of internal memory respectively. While the former supports microSD card for expandable storage, the latter lacks microSD card support.

Software

The Yu Yutopia runs Cyanogen OS 12.1 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop while the OnePlus 2 runs OxygenOS based on Android 5.1. Both smartphones have minimal bloatware. While the former comes loaded with Around  Yu app that allows users to conveniently explore and access services ranging from buses, flights, cabs, hotels and more without downloading any third party app, the OnePlus 2 comes with Shelf feature.

Camera

Yu Yutopia sports a 21 mega pixel primary camera with dual LED flash, PDAF, OIS and IMX 230 sensor. There is also an 8 mega pixel camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5P lens on the front for capturing selfies. The OnePlus 2 comes with a 13 mega pixel rear camera with dual-LED flash, laser auto focus, f/2.0 aperture, 1.3-micron sensor and OIS. It is accompanied by a 5 mega pixel front facing camera with f/2.4 aperture. The Yutopia seems to be the winner in this department.

Battery

The Yu Yutopia is fueled by a 3000mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 2.0 technology that charges the phone from 0 to 60 percent in just 30 minutes. The OnePlus 2 on the other hand, has a larger 3300mAh battery.

Connectivity

AS for SIM support, the Yutopia features hybrid dual SIM port such that the second slot can be used to accommodate either a SIM card or a microSD card. The OnePlus 2 comes with dual SIM 4G support but it lacks expandable storage support via microSD card.

Audio Quality

Audio quality and clarity of both phones is average and could have been better.

Price

Both smartphones carry same price tag of Rs. 24,999.

Special Offers

The Yutopia comes with double data offer from Airtel and 6 Months free subscription of Gaana app.

Fingerprint Scanner

Both devices feature fingerprint scanner for additional security.

Verdict

Both flagship smartphones are loaded with top-notch specifications and features. Except few differences, the specifications of both phones match in several departments. The Yutopia comes with a slightly smaller screen but has splendid screen resolution and pixel density. The camera combination of the device is also impressive. The OnePlus 2 comes with a larger battery but lacks microSD card support and offers less screen resolution.

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