The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 will launch in India somewhere in 2018, and it is expected to be priced around Rs. 21,000. For the same price, you can either get Apple iPhone 5s or the newly launched Oppo F5. Let us see how these three totally different specced smartphones compare with each other.
Oppo F5 vs iPhone 5s vs Mi Note 3: Display
The Oppo F5 being the newest smartphone among its competitors has adopted the new trend of the bezel-less display. It has the largest display of the lot, a 6.0-inch Full HD+ screen with IPS LCD technology, which is armoured with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Apple iPhone 5s, on the other hand, has the smallest display of the lot, a 4.7-inch unit with a resolution of 1136 x 640. The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 comes with the most widely used display specification, a 5.5-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Oppo F5 vs iPhone 5s vs Mi Note 3: Camera
The Apple iPhone 5s reflects its age with the relatively lower specced 8-megapixel primary camera and a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera. Being an old device, it uses the outdated contrast-detection autofocus. The Oppo F5 targets the selfie audience with a 20MP front-facing camera. The primary camera of the Oppo F5 is a 16MP sensor with phase-detection autofocus and an LED flash. The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 knocks out the two smartphones in the camera comparison as it comes with a dual-camera setup (12MP + 12MP), phase-detection autofocus, OIS, and dual-tone dual-LED flash. The Mi Note 3 is also the only smartphone in the comparison to feature 4K video recording.
Oppo F5 vs iPhone 5s vs Mi Note 3: Performance
The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 packs the latest processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 660, which also happens to be the most powerful processor among the three smartphones. The processor is mated to 6GB of RAM, for an unrestricted performance. The Mi Note 3 ships with Android 7.1.1 Nougat customised with MIUI 9 theme. The Oppo F5 comes with an octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 processor mated to 6GB of RAM. The Oppo F5 has a customised UI over the Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system. The Apple iPhone 5s has the least core count in processor among the three smartphones; it has a dual-core Apple A7 chipset. However, due to the optimised software, the Apple iPhone 5s still has a smooth performance.
Oppo F5 vs iPhone 5s vs Mi Note 3: Battery
As every Xiaomi smartphone, the Mi Note 3 too packs a large capacity battery, a 3500mAh unit with Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The Oppo F5 comes with 3200mAh battery, and it does not feature any fast battery charging technology. Coming to the Apple iPhone 5s; it has the smallest battery capacity of the lot, a 1560mAh battery.
Oppo F5 vs iPhone 5s vs Mi Note 3: Price in India
The 4GB RAM version of the Oppo F5 is currently selling for approximately Rs. 18,000 and the 6GB RAM version is on sale for approximately Rs. 24,000. The Apple iPhone 5s is quite old now, and it has hit its rock-bottom price tag ever of Rs. 18,000. As for the XIaomi Mi Note 3, it has not yet launched in India, and experts are expecting the device to launch in the first half of 2018 in India. The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is currently selling for CNY 2199 in China, which equates to around Rs. 21,000 in India.