Oppo has been hyping their new Selfie Expert, the Oppo F3 Plus for a big reveal the past weeks and today, they have just released the anticipated phone’s specifications. Let’s see how the Oppo F3 Plus fares against another selfie specialist, the Vivo V5 Plus. This is the Oppo F3 Plus vs. Vivo V5 Plus comparison.
Oppo F3 Plus Vs Vivo V5 Plus – Cameras
As these two phones are hyped for their selfie cameras, let’s see what their specsheets have to say about them. First off, both phones have dueling dual front cameras. The V5 Plus has a bigger main camera at 20MP with an f2.0 aperture. Sharing the same aperture, the F3 Plus has a smaller 16MP main front camera. Their second front camera are both at 8MP with but the F3 plus sports a 1/3″ sensor and it is a 120 degree wide angle camera. However the V5 Plus has the 1/2.8″ sensor.
The Vivo V5 Plus touts their camera combination as able to capture pictures comparable to large aperture DSLR cameras. On the other hand the Oppo F3 Plus also says that their Beautify 4.0 will take selfies to the next level.
Both phones have a 16MP rear shooters with the V5 Plus having a slightly bigger aperture of f2.0 compared to the F3 plus at f1/7. Both phones have impressive cameras and it is a close call with the V5 Plus faring slightly better.
Oppo F3 Plus Vs Vivo V5 Plus – Display and Memory
The two phones have a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution with FHD display. However it is of note that the Oppo F3 Plus has a bigger display at 6.0 inches. This in comparison to the 5.5 inch display of the V5 plus.
Both phones are sporting multi-touch screens protected by corning gorilla glass 5. Also, it is of note that the Oppo F3 Plus supports glove and wet touch input. Lastly both phones have their own UI to help making their display unique. Color OS for Oppo and Funtouch OS for Vivo.
Memory wise, these phones have a very capable 4GB of RAM and a decent internal storage of 64GB. What is of note though is that the V5 Plus is not expandable. The Oppo F3 Plus however can be expanded to 256GB via MicroSD card.
Oppo F3 Plus Vs Vivo V5 Plus – Under the Hood
Qualcomm powers the phones, with the Oppo F3 Plus equipped with the SnapDragon 653. And, the Vivo V5 Plus has the Snapdragon 625. Both octa-core CPUs but with key differences. For example the V5 Plus 8 cores clock in at 2.0 GHz while the F3 plus has 4 cores that clock in at 1.95 GHz and another at 1.44 GHz.
The V5 Plus has better battery efficiency and supports fast charging but the F3 Plus has better imaging support with it’s Adreno 510 GPU. Given the V5 Plus battery efficiency, it should be noted that it sports a 3,055 mAh battery. This is much smaller compared to the F3 Plus 4000 mAh battery. Not only that but the F3 also supports VOOC Flash charging which gives users 2 hours of use for 5 minutes of charging.
The V5 Plus has an Adreno 506 GPU and it has dual SP support that helps in giving rich details to photos. However, the Oppo F3 Plus has a CPU that is fitted for faster internet speeds. It allows download speed of up to 300 Mb/Ps.
Oppo F3 Plus Vs Vivo V5 Plus- Connectivity
Both phones are dual SIM phones with support for nano SIMs. However, if users want to expand their storage memory a nano sim slot has to be used for the MicroSD card. Other connectivity standards are there such as 3g, wifi, and 4g. What can be noted though is that the Bluetooth on the Oppo F3 plus is 4.1 while the Vivo V5 Plus is at 4.0.
The Oppo F3 Plus VS Vivo V5 Plus is a really close battle. Both phones have impressive specs but nothing really outmatches the other. If anything, I really can’t call a winner here. Both phones look promising on paper but only a hands-on comparison can tell who’s really better. Tune in for our full review of the OPPO F3 Plus and VivoV5 Plus soon.