For past few years Chinese mobile makers are doing wonders in the smartphone market, with some impressive releases. Among the lots, the most spoken Chinese company around the world for past few months, is definitely Xiaomi and OnePlus. This is because of their products with notable line up of specs, at a very competitive price range.
The recent release from both these firms Xiaomi Mi4 and OnePlus One, got a very positive response from the critics and users for its worth the money factor. Both flagship models comes from the start up companies, but promises to give you a high end specs with an affordable price.
Some of the common factors between the two devices are, it features the same 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 and Adreno 330 GPU along with 3GB RAM. Moreover, both these brands use premium materials, fantastic screens, high-end processors, the same camera Sensor, with some appealing softwares.
Almost all the specification between these two flagships are same. What differs is really matters! Check out the below sliders to check out who is ahead of who in this neck to neck competition.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Display
Firstly, coming to the display, OnePlus One sports a 5.5-inch display capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, which can be translated into 401ppi. On the other side, Xiaomi Mi4 flaunts a 5-inch display capacitive touchscreen with 1080x1920 pixels.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Processor
Coming to the hardware, both the Xiaomi Mi4 and OnePlus One is clocked at 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 along with 3GB RAM.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Camera
Moving to the imaging factor of the devices, OnePlus One comes with 13MP rear camera with LED flash light, 5MP front camera for selfies, meanwhile, Xiaomi Mi4 features a 13MP rear camera with LED flash light, 8MP front camera for video conferencing, skyping, etc.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Storage
With no expansion slot options, both devices OnePlus One, Xiaomi Mi4 comes in two variant supporting 16GB / 64GB in terms of storage.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Software
Concerned with OS of these devices, OnePlus runs on CyanogenMod 11s based on Android 4.4 (KitKat) platform. After some issues with the Cyanogen over the exclusive partnership over Micromax, OnePlus has built a customOS called Oxygen for Indian users and is all set to roll out its next update based on Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Xiaomi Mi4 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS, on top of MIUI 6 out of the box.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Design
Released on July 2014, Xiaomi Mi4 measures 139.20 x 68.50 x 8.90mm and weighs around 156grams. Moving to the other device, OnePlus One, which was released on April 2014, carries a dimension of 152.90 x 75.90 x 8.90 with a weight of 162grams.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Connectivity
In the connectivity option, both the smartphones shares the similar connectivity options like LTE support, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, Micro-USB along with some sensors including Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope. While OnePlus doesnt support Barometer, Xiaomi Mi4 supports it.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Battery
Xiaomi Mi4 hardware is powered by a huge Non-removable Li-Ion 3080mAh battery. On the flipside, OnePlus One is energized by a even more enormous Non-removable Li-Po 3100mAh battery.
OnePlus One vs Xiaomi Mi4: Price
Coming to the main part, OnePlus One has a slight edge over the price point compared to Mi4 device. While Xiaomi Mi4 16GB and 64GB costs around, Rs 19,999 and Rs 23,999 respectively, the OnePlus One 16GB and 64GB costs less, which is Rs 18,999 and Rs 21,999.