Oppo has finally launched the Oppo F15 smartphone in India. The device comes powered with a MediaTek Helio P70 chipset, a quad-rear camera setup, and a 16MP selfie snapper. The price point it is being offered at certainly has a bunch of already launched smartphones that could give a fierce competition to the Oppo F15, including the likes of the recently launched smartphones like the Realme X2 and the Vivo S1 Pro. Today, we are going to compare these three devices to see how the latest entry to the mid-range segment fares with the above-mentioned smartphones. So, without waiting any further, let’s get started with the comparison.
Oppo F15 vs Realme X2 vs Vivo S1 Pro: Price in India
Starting things with the Oppo F15, the company has launched a single 8GB/128GB variant of the device that is priced at Rs. 19,990 in India. The device is launched in two colour variants – Lightning Black and Unicorn White and will go on sale on January 24 in the country. The Realme X2, on the other hand, is launched in three memory variants in India. The base variant of the device has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage and is priced at ₹16,999. The 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage variant of the device is priced at ₹18,999. Lastly, the top-of-the-line variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage variant is kept at an asking price of ₹19,999. The Vivo S1 Pro is also launched in only one memory variant in India – 8GB/128GB, and it is also priced at Rs. 19,999. When it comes to the highest memory variants, all three devices cost the same. It is the base variant of the Realme X2 which makes it stand out. If you don’t want to spend too much money on a smartphone and can live your life on four gigs of RAM, you are better off with the 4GB/64GB variant of the Realme X2.
Winner: Realme X2
Oppo F15 vs Realme X2 vs Vivo S1 Pro: Display
Coming to the displays of the devices, all the three smartphones that we are comparing come with a waterdrop notch display. The Vivo S1 Pro features a 6.38-inches FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 2340 × 1080 pixels resolution. The Realme X2, on the other hand, comes with a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 1920 x 2340 pixels resolution, a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and a 403 pixels per inch pixel density. Lastly, the Oppo F15 features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ display. When it comes to the display, we can’t really declare a winner, as all three smartphones feature almost identical displays.
Oppo F15 vs Realme X2 vs Vivo S1 Pro: Performance, Software
The Oppo F15 is powered with a MediaTek Helio P70 SoC. The Vivo S1 Pro, on the other hand, comes equipped with an 11nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset (with Quad 2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs). Lastly, the Realme X2 runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset, which is aimed at the gamers out there. When it comes to the performance, the Realme X2 certainly takes the lead here.
Moving on to the software, the Oppo F15 and the Realme X2 run on the ColorOS skin, while the Vivo S1 Pro utilises the company’s in-house FunTouchOS. Both the skins have their own pros and cons, so the choice will ultimately boil down to personal preference. Nevertheless, we will give it to the Realme X2 owing to a better processor.
Winner: Realme X2
Oppo F15 vs Realme X2 vs Vivo S1 Pro: Camera
When it comes to the cameras, the Vivo S1 Pro features a quad rear camera setup (48MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture + 8MP ultra-wide lens with f/2.2 aperture + 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture + 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture) and a 32MP selfie camera. The Realme X2 also comes with a quad rear camera setup (64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP) and a 32MP selfie shooter onboard. Lastly, the Oppo F15 is no different as it also has four cameras at the back (48MP primary camera + 8MP ultra-wide camera + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP monochrome lens). Though the resolution is not the only parameter that matters when we compare the cameras of devices, the Realme X2 wins this round owing to the on-paper specifications advantage, as it has a 64MP primary camera compared to the 48MP sensors found on the other two devices.
Winner: Realme X2
Oppo F15 vs Realme X2 vs Vivo S1 Pro: Verdict
The Realme X2 ticks all the checkboxes in our comparison. It offers the cheapest variant out of the three, has the best cameras, the best processor nevertheless. The Oppo F15 and the Vivo S1 Pro are good smartphones in their own right, but if we have to take out a winner here, we have to give it to the Realme X2.