While smartphones are arriving thick and fast in modern day standards, there are ones that separate them from the rest that are also arriving in modern day standards with greater specs, better build and a plethora of features.
Google has been around the playground more than once with its Nexus range of smartphones and tablets. And already we have the brand new Nexus 6 amongst us that offers the best out of the closed doors of Google. The device is also an upgrade over the previously released Nexus 5.
OnePlus, on the other hand, is going viral all over the web with its One handset which, apparently, can only be bought via invitations. But what happens when both the handsets go hand in hand agains each other? We take a closer look.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Operating Systems
There's no real distinction in this reagrd since both the handsets come running the Google-based Android operating system. However, the Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 has a bigger presence since it offers the latest Lollipop OS compared to its rival's Android KitKat presence.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Display and Dimensions
The Google Nexus 6 sports a 5.96-inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen, while rendering 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. The device's overall dimensions measure up to 159.3 x 83 x 10.1 mm, while it weighs in at 184g.
The OnePlus One, on the other hand, sports a slightly lesser 5.5-inch LTPS LCD capacitive touch screen, while rendering a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The device's overall dimensions measure up to 152.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm, while it weighs in at 162g.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Camera
The Google Nexus 6, in terms of camera, offers a 13-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels, with autofocus and dual LED flash. There's also a secondary 2-megapixel camera at the front.
The OnePlus One, on the other hand, sports a similar 13-megapixel primary camera, again sporting a pixel resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels, with dual LED flash. The device also has a secondary 5-megapixel snapper up front that's more than enough for conducting video chats and snapping quality selfies.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Processor
While the Google Nexus 6 is equipped with a 2.7 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, its OnePlus counterpart powers up the One via a somewhat similar 2.5 GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Storage and RAM
The Google Nexus 6, in this respect, offers 3GB of RAM, with the device arriving in a 32GB and 64GB internal memory variants. However, there's no option to expand the device's memory further.
The OnePlus One, on the other hand, offers a similar 3GB RAM while offering the device in 16GB and 64GB internal memory variants. Again, there's no option to expand the device's memory.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Battery
While the Google Nexus 6 juices up the device via a massive 3220 mAh battery, the OnePlus One is powered by a slightly lesser 3100 mAh battery.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Price
While the Nexus 6 has been priced at Rs. 44,000 and Rs. 49,000 for the 32GB and 64GB varinants respectively, the official price for the OnePlus One is yet to be revealed.
Google Nexus 6 Vs OnePlus One: Verdict
We are actually in a soup with this one. As you may have understood, both the devices are, more or less, near to each other in terms of specs and offerings. However, the only factor that's differentiating between both is the fact that the Google handset runs on the brand new Lollipop OS. Apart from that, we are expecting the OnePlus One to do better in comparison.