Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and OnePlus 5 can be considered beauty and the beast. The first is very revolutionary in terms of aesthetics, while the second has an infinite power inside. But which phone is worth buying saw that they are sold at almost the same price? This is a brief comparison to clear all your doubts about these two incredible Chinese devices.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs OnePlus 5: Design
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has a full borderless design which is very outstanding. It has thin bezels on every side and it seems almost an “all-screen” phone. It has a back cover made of ceramic and a frame made of aluminum, but there is also a special version which is made entirely of ceramic. OnePlus 5 has a classic full metal unibody design, it is sturdy and beautiful, but Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is more original.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs OnePlus 5: Display
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has a 5.99 inch display with a Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixel and an 18:9 aspect ratio. OnePlus 5 has a 5.5 inch display with a Full HD resolution and the AMOLED technology. OP5 has better colors, but its opponent provides a more innovative viewing experience and a display which is more comfortable to use for productivity, so we prefer Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs OnePlus 5: Hardware
Both these devices have the octa core Snapdragon 835 SoC by Qualcomm (running at a max frequency of 2.45 GHz) paired with 6 GB of RAM in the base variant and 8 GB of RAM in the most powerful version. The internal storage is either 64, 128 or 256 GB on the first, and 64 or 128 GB in the second. Performances are similar, but we believe OnePlus 5 is a bit faster, so it wins.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs OnePlus 5: Camera
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has a single 12 MP camera which is able to capture a very high level of detail and accurate colors. OnePlus 5 has a dual camera with resolutions of 20 + 16 MP, the detail is incredibly high here as well, and it wins the comparison because in low light conditions it can perform better.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs OnePlus 5: Battery
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has a battery with a capacity of 3400 mAh, while OnePlus 5 has a 3300 mAh battery. Even if the battery from the Mi Mix 2 is bigger, it seems that on OP5 it is optimized better, and it can last more on most scenarios. You can always pass one day of intensive use with OnePlus 5, while with Mi Mix 2 you can not do it. But there is to say that there are still no tests on the Global Stable ROM for the Mi Mix 2, because it has just been released.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs OnePlus 5: Price
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 can be found at a similar price. They cost around 500 dollars, but at certain online stores you can find them at a lower price. OnePlus 5 has a street price which is lower than the one of Mi Mix 2, so it has a better value for money on certain stores. Anyways, we choose Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 as the winner of the comparison, because it is more innovative and there is no much difference in terms of performances between the two handsets.