Xiaomi Mi 6 vs OnePlus 3T

Xiaomi Mi 6 vs Oneplus 3T

Xiaomi Mi 6 and OnePlus 3T both are mid-range android phones and known as flagship killers. OnePlus 3T was launched back in December last year where as Xiaomi Mi 6 was launched in April 2017. Now here we are comparing both the device. So main difference Xiaomi Mi 6 vs OnePlus 3T is its Processor i.e Oneplus 3T is powered with Snapdragon 821 Soc and Xiaomi Mi 6 is powered with Snapdragon 835 Soc which is the latest one. Xiaomi Mi 6 has better specs as it is launched recently. But on the software front with Oneplus 3T you will get stock Android feel and on Xiaomi Mi 6 you will have MIUI user interface over Android 7.0 Nougat.

Coming to some other specs differences, Oneplus 3T is having 16 MP camera at rear and front. whereas Xiaomi Mi 6 is packed with Dual pixel 12 MP primary camera at the back whic is better than 3T’s 16 MP. Moreover, Xiaomi Mi 6 is priced little cheaper than Oneplus 3T, you can see that below.

Oneplus 3T 64GB variant – $440( Approx)

Xiaomi Mi 6 64GB Variant – $360 (Approx)

You can also see the specs Comparison Below.



Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    145.2 x 70.5 x 7.5 mm (5.72 x 2.78 x 0.30 in) 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.4 mm (6.01 x 2.94 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight
    168 g / 182 g (Ceramic) (6.42 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
  • Colors
    Ceramic Black, Black, Blue, White Gunmetal, Soft Gold

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.15 inches 5.5 inches
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors 16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    428 ppi 401 ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Features
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
    - MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document viewer
    SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Dash Charge)
    - DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
    - MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
    - Document viewer
    - Photo/video editor

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Quad-core (2x2.35 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 540 Adreno 530
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    6 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64/128 GB 64/128 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    MIUI 8.0 Oxygen OS

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    Dual 12 MP 16 MP
  • Image
    1080p
  • Video
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps, Auto HDR
  • Camera Features
    1/2.9" sensor size, 1.25 µm @ 27mm & 1.0 µm @ 52mm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash 1/2.8" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, phase detection autofocus, OIS,
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    dual-LED (dual tone) flash LED flash
  • Secondary
    8 MP 16 MP

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3350 mAh 3400 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Non-removable Non-removable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v5.0, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack

By: Sukhraj Singh

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