Upping the selfie game, OPPO launched its F3 Plus last week. Priced in the premium segment, the OPPO F3 Plus offers a phablet experience along with a dual selfie camera setup. We compared the smartphone with its rivals in the sub-Rs 30,000 price point including the OnePlus 3T and Vivo V5 Plus. Here s how they fare against each other. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - OnePlus Nord N200 is the cheapest 5G phone from the company, price stands under Rs 20,000
Price: The OPPO F3 Plus is the most expensive out of the three smartphones and carries a price tag of Rs 30,990. The Vivo V5 Plus, which also offers a dual camera experience, is priced at Rs 27,980 while the OnePlus 3T is priced at Rs 29,999. All the smartphones compared here do not have variants based on hardware. Also Read - OnePlus Nord CE open sale in India today: Where to buy, price in India, cashback offers
Display: Out of the three, the OPPO F3 Plus offers a phablet experience with its massive 6-inch full HD Super AMOLED display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass on top for protection. Both the Vivo V5 Plus and OnePlus 3T feature a 5.5-inch display; the former has a full HD screen with 2.5D curved display on top for protection, while the latter has a full HD Optic AMOLED screen. While having a larger screen does offer an enhanced experience, what further improves it is the resolution on offer as that defines color reproduction on the screen. In the case of the OPPO F3 Plus, the display is mammoth but the resolution is limited at full HD. The competing smartphones, on the other hand, offer a better experience despite having relatively smaller displays.
Hardware: The OPPO F3 Plus is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC. The Vivo V5 Plus runs the newer and more capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, which is fabricated using the 14nm process for more efficiency and less power power consumption. The OnePlus 3T is powered by the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC. The Oppo F3 Plus and Vivo V5 Plus come with 4GB of RAM while the OnePlus 3T is equipped with a higher 6GB of RAM. All the three handsets come with 64GB of internal storage and offer option to further bump the storage via microSD card. If one looks at the competition, the OPPO F3 Plus loses out over the use of the chipset. While the other two smartphones offer a much better configuration at slightly lesser prices.
Operating system: All the three smartphones run the older Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box but with their respective custom UI layered above. The OPPO F3 Plus runs with ColorOS3.0, the Vivo V5 Plus runs the FunTouch OS 3.0, while the OnePlus 3T runs Oxygen OS layered above Marshmallow. ALSO READ: Oppo F3 Plus hands-on and first impressions
Camera: USP of two of the three smartphones, the camera capabilities is where the OnePlus 3T is out of the league. The OPPO F3 Plus and Vivo V5 Plus are both selfie-centric smartphones, boasting dual camera setups on the front.
The OPPO F3 Plus is equipped with a pair of 16-megapixel camera for individual selfies and an 8 megapixel camera sensor with a 120-degree wide angle lens for better group selfies. The smartphone further comes equipped with a 16-megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor at the rear with f/1.7 aperture along with a host of filters and modes. It comes with PDAF support and dual-tone LED flash.
The front dual cameras setup on the Vivo V5 Plus comes with a 20-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture for clicking photos and an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture to capture depth information. There is also a moonlight glow LED light to help you capture better selfies in low-light. For rear camera, there is a 16-megapixel rear sensor with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF support and LED flash.
The OnePlus 3T, on the other hand, offers a higher megapixel count for selfies, without a dual camera setup. It comes with a 16-megapixel camera both in the rear and front. Both the camera come with f/2.0 aperture, EIS, and PDAF support. ALSO READ: This is Not a OnePlus 3T Review
Battery and connectivity: The OPPO F3 Plus houses the largest battery compared to the other two competing smartphones. It is fuelled by a 4000mAh battery with the company s VOOC charging technology. The Vivo V5 Plus is powered by a 3,160mAh battery support with dual charging engine technology, while the OnePlus 3T houses a 3,400mAh battery with OnePlus Dash Charge feature for quicker charging. The OnePlus 3T is also the only smartphone here to feature a Type-C port for charging and data transfer.
In terms of connectivity, the OPPO F3 Plus comes with 4G VoLTE support while the Vivo V5 Plus and OnePlus 3T, both offer support for 4G LTE network. All the smartphones come with dual SIM support and fingerprint sensors. ALSO READ: Vivo V5 Plus Review
To sum up, if you are a selfie enthusiast, you could opt for either of the OPPO F3 Plus and Vivo V5 Plus which offer an enhanced selfie experience with their dual camera setup. Of the two, the OPPO F3 Plus has an advantage in terms of display size and battery power. However, if you are looking at a more reliable, performance centric smartphone in the sub-Rs 30,000 segment then the OnePlus 3T is the smartphone to go with, which not only offers a better configuration but also takes care of the selfie needs with its decent 16-megapixel front camera.
|Features||OPPO F3 Plus||Vivo V5 Plus||OnePlus 3T|
|Display||6-inch FHD Super AMOLED||5.5-inch FHD||5.5-inch FHD AMOLED|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 quad-core||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core|
|Storage||64GB (expandable)||64GB (expandable)||64GB (expandable)|
|Front camera||16+8 megapixel (dual setup)||20+8 megapixel (dual setup)||16-megapixel|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Color OS 3.0||Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Funtouch OS 3.0||Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Oxygen OS|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, fingerprint sensor||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, fingerprint sensor||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, fingerprint sensor|
|Price||Rs 30,990||Rs 27,980||Rs 29,999|