Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Price in India, Specifications and Features Compared

Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus has appealing 5G mid-range phones in the market. But which one of these should you buy?


Oppo F21s Pro and the Vivo 25 are the new entrants in the mid-range 5G category in the market, and both these phones are now vying for a spot along with the OnePlus Nord CE 2 in this segment. All three phones get triple rear cameras, support fast charging speed for the battery and have appealing designs in their own way. 

So, it goes without saying that a detailed comparison between these three phones was warranted, and over here we tell you which of the Oppo, Vivo or OnePlus 5G phones should you consider buying in the sub-Rs 30,000 segment. 

Also Read: Vivo V25 5G with MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC, 6.44-inch AMOLED Display Launched: Price in India, Specifications

Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Price in India 

Oppo F21s Pro 5G is priced at Rs 25,999 and you only have a single variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

The Vivo V25 5G is available in 8GB and 12GB RAM options, with 128GB and 256GB storage, respectively. The base model is priced at Rs 27,999 and the top of the line 12GB+256GB model costs Rs 31,999. 

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 is also available in two variants, wherein you get the 6GB+128GB option for Rs 23,999 and the 8GB+128GB variant is priced at Rs 24,999.

Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Design 

The Oppo F21s Pro series phones come with orbit light around the camera. It has a glossy plastic finish with an ultra slim retro design at the back that could easily become a fingerprint magnet. The phone measures at 7.66mm in thickness, and weighs 181 grams. 

The Vivo V25 5G comes with an Anti-Glare (AG) glass design that can change colour when sunlight or UV rays touch the back panel. The phone is 7.79mm in terms of thickness and weighs around 186 grams.

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 has a vertical rectangular camera module on the back to house three camera lenses and a LED flash. There is a power button on the right, whereas the volume rocker is present on the left. It has a glossy finish. It is 7.32mm thick and weighs around 173 grams.

Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Display 

The OPPO F21s Pro 5G sports a 6.43-inch AMOLED display that offers full HD+ resolution but a 60Hz refresh rate screen. The screen gets a punch hole cutout at the top-left. 

The Vivo V25 5G comes with a 6.44-inch AMOLED display that gives you Full HD+ resolution, along with a 90Hz screen refresh rate. Vivo has chosen a water drop notch for the screen. 

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 sports a 6.43-inch AMOLED display and also gives you a 90Hz refresh rate screen. The display is HDR10+ certified which makes it better than the other two for viewing content. 

Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Performance and UI 

Oppo F21s Pro 5G version is powered by Snapdragon 695 chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The F21s Pro runs on ColorOS 12.1 which is based on the Android 12 operating system

Vivo is powering this device with a MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. You also have the option to extend the RAM virtually up to 8GB. The phone runs on Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12 out of the box.

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 is also using the MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset for its performance. It comes with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 internal storage. OnePlus offered it with the Android 11-based Oxygen OS 11 version. 

Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Cameras

Oppo F21s Pro gets a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 64MP main sensor, 2MP depth, and a 2MP macro sensor. At the front, the phone has a 16MP selfie shooter. 

The V25 5G sports a triple-camera at the back, which includes a 64MP main sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor and a 2MP macro camera. For selfies, the V25 5G has a massive 50MP front camera with eye AF. 

OnePlus Nord CE 2 has a triple-camera setup that has a 64MP main sensor along with an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP macro camera sensor. For selfies, there is a 16MP front camera. 

Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Battery 

Oppo F21s Pro comes loaded with a 4,500mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.

Vivo V25 5G packs a 4,500mAh battery and supports 44W fast charging.

OnePlus Nord CE 2 also features a 4,500mAh battery unit but with support for 65W fast charging which is better than what Vivo and Oppo offer. 

Oppo F21s Pro vs Vivo V25 vs OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Verdict 

Oppo F21s Pro is another mid-range 5G phone that tries to differentiate with its colour changing design. The display of all three phones is pretty much the same, except the 60Hz refresh rate support from Oppo. Vivo and OnePlus are using the same chipset to power the phone, which has been an effective option in this price range. 

The cameras aren’t too dissimilar either, but Vivo clearly takes the crown with its 50 MP selfie camera. OnePlus gives you faster charging speed than the other two. And if you want a better software experience, OnePlus is more reliable with the Oxygen OS skin.