With the onset of Chinese OEM’s offering premium smartphone sector at cheap prices, this sector is going to be heated up atleast for coming few days. OnePlus and IUNI, both Chinese OEM’s recently forayed into the smartphone segment with their premium phones OnePlus One and IUNI U3 respectively. We have decided to compare this two “wow” phones for you.
OnePlus One is a huge phone consisting a 5.5 inch, 1080p display(1920*1080 pixels) giving 401 ppi screen. It has a Gorilla Glass 3 Covering means it Ultra strong. Leaving not far behind IUNI U3 similarly offers a 5.5 inch display (2560*1440 pixels) giving 538 ppi screen.
OnePlus One runs on a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU. Plus it offers a Adreno 330,578 MHz GPU for max game performance along with a 3 GB RAM along with either 16 or 64GB internal storage.
IUNI U3 is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 SoC from Qualcomm coupled with 3GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB of storage space which is further expandable.
Both the phones have similar kind of processor, So performance is ought to be similar.
The one aspect which differentiates every other phones and which decides whether it stands a chance to compete in the market.
OnePlus One offers a superb camera sporting a 13MP Sony Exmor IMX 214 rear cam , 5MP front cam. It also has a Dual LED Flash plus 4K resolution video with stereo recording Slow Motion: 720p video at 120fps.
IUNI U3 offers a 13 mega-pixel f/2.0 rear camera along with a flash and on the front it sports a 4 megapixel ‘Ultra Pixel’ front camera lifted off from HTC One M7.
That’s an important factor considering that we are so lazy to charge our phones often. A 3100 mAh LiPo battery keeps running OnePlus One all day along. IUNI U3 is backed up by a strong 3000mAh battery. Both these phones are packed in this department and shouldn’t cause any trouble to run throughout the day.
The very important fact that concerns us whether it’s an all up to date version, whether the updates come on time or not.
OnePlus One offers CyanogenMod 11S based on Android 4.4 ,one of the most trusted and the best performing custom ROM’s CyanogenMod. With Cyanogen you have no fear of your ROM becoming outdated. The makers are constantly updating it.
IUNI U3 is expected to come with a full-english ROM based on KitKat 4.4.4 to cater to the international customers.
The only drawback with OnePlus One is the absence of a SD card slot just like the nexus series. It has an internal 16 GB/64 GB internal storage.
IUNI U3 scores over OnePlus One over offering a SD Card slot expandable apart from offering a 32 GB inbuilt storage.
OnePlus One is being offered at $299 for 16 GB version model and $349 for the 64 GB model. Wow, a competitive pricing for a phone loaded with so many features.
IUNI U3 will be available for sale starting next month in 3 different color options (White, Green & Black) at a Price tag of $325.
So, which phone should you buy?
It is said that comparisons should be made only with equals and that’s precisely why this 2 phone s figured in this list. Both phones has loads of features packed in it and is being offered at unbelievably comfortable prices. But in terms of style quotient OnePlus One scores over IUNI U3.