iPhone 7 vs. OnePlus 5 Best Smartphone Showdown

The OnePlus 5 has just hit the market and now it is the best time to compare how it shows up against other brands in the market. Here we will make a comparison of the latest from OnePlus 5 with the smartphone from Apple, iPhone 7. We will undertake an in-depth analysis of the design of the two devices, price, specifications, and other features. This will make you able to get a better idea of the differences as well as similarities these two have so you can make a decision for yourself that which one is better and is capable of meeting your needs. Let’s get started!

iPhone 7 vs. OnePlus 5 Best Smartphone Showdown


The design is the first thing that any buyer considers in the first place. The OnePlus 5 flaunts a brand new design. A lot of improvements have been made in the design so that it may look completely different from its predecessor. However, the design is still simpler, which is the trademark of OnePlus. It possesses an aluminum body and is available in two color options: Midnight Black and Slate Grey. Talking about the back of the device, we see the OnePlus logo in the center and the dual-camera with flash on the upper left corner of the device. Similar to OnePlus, Apple is also about preaching simplicity. The design of the iPhone 7 is also very simple. However, the back side of iPhone 7 is better than that of OnePlus 5 due to the iconic Apple logo and the camera positioning.


OnePlus 5 have some top class features. Having a 5.5-inch display with full HD resolution, its screen is protected with the latest Gorilla Glass 5. This phone is powered by Snapdragon 835 chipset and comes in 2 options: one with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage and the other with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. There’s a dual camera on the back just like the other top brands. However, the battery of OnePlus 5 is comparatively smaller than the predecessor and it is only 3,300 mAh. Contrary to OnePlus 5, iPhone 7 only has 3 GB of RAM. However, in terms of memory, iPhone comes in 32, 128 and 256 GB variant – but there is no memory card slot on the board. iPhone 7 is loaded with a 12 MP main camera with face detection autofocus and optical image stabilization. There is also a 12MP secondary camera. When it comes to battery, OnePlus 5 has a clear edge over iPhone 7 because the battery of iPhone 7 is only 2,900 mAh.


Talking about specifications, OnePlus 5 is the definite winner. Let us talk about the software. OnePlus 5 features the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It is one of the cleanest and fastest OS available till date with tons of customization options available. The iPhone 7, on the other hand, comes with iOS 10, which is fairly dissimilar as compared to Android. Unlike the majority of Android devices it does not have an app drawer, so all the apps are placed on the home screen. iOS also does not offer many customization options as compared to Android devices but it is simple to use.


When it comes to the price, OnePlus 5 is a lot cheaper as compared to iPhone 7. The version with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage is available in $479 while the model with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage can be purchased in $439. iPhone 7, however, starts over $700.

After making this comparison, we conclude that OnePlus 5 is the best Android phone or smartphone you can get.

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