Compare OnePlus 5 Vs Sony Xperia Z

Should you buy OnePlus 5 or Sony Xperia Z? Well, your search ends here. Find out which mobile phone is best for you - Compare the two models on the basis of their Price in India, Body, Display, Storage, Connectivity, Camera, and Performance. OnePlus 5 starts at ₹ 25,999 and Sony Xperia Z starts at ₹ 22,999.

OnePlus 5 has screen size of 5.5 inches and Sony Xperia Z has screen size of 5.0 inches . OnePlus 5 comes up with internal storage of 128 GB and RAM of 8 GB . Sony Xperia Z comes up with internal storage of 16 GB and RAM of 2 GB. Coming to the Camera, Former has primary camera of 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Camera and front camera of 16 MP Camera whereas latter has primary camera of 13.1 MP and front camera of 2.2 MP.

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OnePlus 5 Vs Sony Xperia Z

SpecificationsOnePlus 5Sony Xperia Z
OS Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064
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Specs Score7057
OS Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064
GENERAL
Device type SmartphoneSmartphone
Operating System Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Sim Dual Sim (Nano + Nano)
DESIGN
Body Material Metal
Height 154.2 mm139 mm
Thickness 7.25 mm 7.9 mm
Weight 153 g 146 g
Width 74.1 mm71 mm
DISPLAY
Form Factor Touch Touch Bar
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Screen size 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Technology Optic AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 TFT
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
PERFORMANCE
Call Records Unlimited
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064
CPU Octa Core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
External Storage No
GPU Adreno 540 Adreno 320
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Phonebook Unlimited
CAMERA
Camera Features HDR, 4K Video recording Geo Tagging
Front Camera 16 MP Camera2.2 MP
Primary camera 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Camera13.1 MP
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@30/120fps 1080p@30fps
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack 3.5 mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, WMA, FLAC, APE, AAC, WAV MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
FM Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games YesYes
Speakers YesYes
Video Player MP4, H.263, H.264, RMVB, FLV720P MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
BATTERY
Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery
CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G YesYes
3G Yes HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G YesYes
5G YesYes
MORE FEATURES
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Front
Quick Charging Yes
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, NFC, Quick Charging
Pros and Cons
Pros
  • Magnificent display
  • Decent camera capabilities
  • Snappy overall performance
Cons
  • It is not water resistant like other flagship models
  • There's no OIS

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Detailed Comparison of OnePlus 5 vs Sony Xperia Z

Design Comparison: OnePlus 5 vs Sony Xperia Z

OnePlus 5 comes up with a weight of 153 g whereas Sony Xperia Z weights around 146 g . Thickness of OnePlus 5 is 7.25 mm and the thickness of other mobiles is 7.9 mm.

Camera Comparison: OnePlus 5 vs Sony Xperia Z

OnePlus 5 comes up with primary camera of 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Camera whereas Sony Xperia Z comes up with 13.1 MP. Some of the Camera Features for both the mobiles include HDR, 4K Video recording .

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FAQs

Q. Which phone has bigger screen size, OnePlus 5 or Sony Xperia Z?

OnePlus 5 is bigger with 5.5 inches screen than Sony Xperia Z that has 5.0 inches screen.

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for OnePlus 5 in the market?

Best alternatives available for OnePlus 5 are: Apple iPhone 7, OnePlus Nord, iQOO Neo 6.