Last week OnePlus launched its much-expected flagship smartphone in India dubbed as OnePlus 5 at a starting price of Rs. 32,999. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display, powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) based Oxygen OS.
Talking about the selling point of this smartphone, the OnePlus 5 comes with a dual camera setup on the back with a 16-megapixel primary rear camera with wide-angle lens, large f/1.7 aperture along with a 20-megapixel secondary camera to capture depth information for the depth-of-field (bokeh) effect that blurs backdrops in portrait mode and offers 2x zoom. It also has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera.
In an attempt to check out the camera, we have compared it with other potential smartphones with single and dual camera setup.
In this camera test, we took pictures (Click the image for full resolution samples) and video in maximum quality as per the mobile’s specifications.
OnePlus 5 Camera Samples
OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Here we compared the OnePlus 5 with its arch rival iPhone 7 Plus and the results are here. Before going on, the iPhone 7 Plus boasts a 12MP wide-angle (f/1.8) and telephoto (f/2.8) cameras, OIS, Optical zoom at 2x; digital zoom up to 10x, Six‑element lens, Quad-LED True Tone flash. On the front, the iPhone 7 Plus has a 7MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash.
OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 6
Here we compared the OnePlus 5 with the Xiaomi Mi 6. It has a 12MP rear camera with 1.25μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis OIS along with a secondary 12MP camera with 1.0 μm pixel size, 52mm portrait lens, f/2.6 aperture. It has an 8MP front-facing camera.
OnePlus 5 vs LG G6
Here we are comparing the OnePlus with LG G6. The LG G6 has 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, OIS 2.0, 4K video recording, 71-degree-wide angle lens and a secondary rear camera with 125-degree lens. On the front, it has a 5MP front camera with 100-degree wide-angle lens.
OnePlus 5 vs Huawei P10
Here we have compared the OnePlus 5 with the Huawei P10. The Huawei P10 has a 20MP (Monochrome) + 12MP (RGB) Dual rear cameras with Leica SUMMARIT 27mm lenses, f/2.2 aperture, dual-tone LED flash and under the hood OIS. Moving front, it boasts an 8MP front-facing camera, Leica lens.
OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8
Here we compared the OnePlus 5 with the Galaxy S8. It has a rear 12MP Dual Pixel camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, OIS, and 1.4µm pixel size and a front-facing 8MP auto focus camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size and a 80-degree wide-angle lens.
OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T
Here we compare the OnePlus 5 with the predecessor OnePlus 3T. It has a 16MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX298 sensor, 1.12-micron pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, EIS 2.0, PDAF, OIS, 4K video recording at 30 fps, 720p slow motion at 120fps. It also has 16-megapixel front-facing camera with Samsung 3P8SP sensor and 1.0 µm pixel size as well.
OnePlus 5 vs Google Pixel XL
Here we are comparing the OnePlus 5 with Google’s flagship Pixel XL. It packs a 12.3MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, 1.55umpixel, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, LDAF and an 8MP front camera.
OnePlus 5 vs HTC U11
Finally we compare the OnePlus 5 with the HTC U11. It has a 12MP HTC UltraPixel 3 rear camera with 1.4μm pixel, dual LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, OIS and a 16MP front camera.
So, which one you think is better? Do let us know in the comment section below.