Recently, OPPO has launched the new mid-range smartphone OPPO A5 in China. The A5 comes in the similar price range of Realme 1 (—the company’s sub-brand). Both phones are really good in terms of performance ratio, camera, and display. So let’s have a quick look at the major differences between the OPPO A5 and RealMe 1 before it buying.

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OPPO A5 vs Real Me 1: Comparison

 Specifications OPPO A5 Realme 1 
Display
Size 6.2″-Inches
Type IPS LCD
Resolution  HD+
Features Notch & 19:9
6″-Inches
IPS LCD
Full HD+
18:9 aspect ratio
Dimensions 156.2×75.6×8.2mm; Weight: 168g 156.5 x 75.2 x 7.8 mm; Weight: 155g
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo with  ColorOS 5.1 UI Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.0 UI
Processor  Octa-Core processor Octa-Core processor
Chipset  Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) 12nm Mobile Platform
GPU Adreno 506 ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
Memory
RAM 4 GB
Internal 64GB
External Yes, up to 256GB via MicroSD
6GB
128GB
Yes, up to 256GB via microSD
Rear Camera
Dual Camera Setup: 13MP +2MP cameras with LED Flash Single Camera: 16MP with LED Flash
Front Camera 8MP with AI Beauty 8MP with AI Beauty
Network Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD) Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
Connectivity 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB OTG
Battery 4230mAh (non-removable) 3410mAh (non-removable)
Fingerprint No No
Face Unlock Yes, Front camera support for Face Unlocking
Colors Mirror Blue and Mirror Pink Moonlight silver and Diamond black
Price  Rs 15,530  Rs. 13,990

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OPPO A5 vs Real Me 1: Performance

Both phones offer great performance ratio at their respective processors. the Realme 1 is powered by Octa-Core AI Powered MediaTek Helio P60 processor is clocked at 2.0 GHz and this processor is more powerful and much efficiency, which is better than the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 processor when it comes to raw performance.

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On the other hand, the OPPO A5 still uses outdated ( more than 1 year) Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450 processor but still for the price concern, and this processor will not let you down, it can easily handle intensive tasks like gaming with great efficiency.

Winner: Realme 1

OPPO A5 vs Real Me 1: Design & Display

The A5 features a 6.2″- inches HD+(1520 x 720 pixels) 19:9 FullView display with Notch (—like iPhone X style) at the top, wherein the Realme 1 offers 6″-inches FHD+(2160 x 1080 pixels) 18:9 display. Both phones feature nearly the same size but on its screen resolution, the realme 1 is providing much better resolution when it compared to the A5’s offering.

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In terms of its design ergonomics, both phones feature the same dazzling illusion texture (uses nano-scale microcrystalline technology) which looks triangular-cut patterns around the back. On the front, the A5 incorporate in-trend notch on the top.

Winner: Realme 1

OPPO A5 vs Realme 1: Camera

In terms of camera options, the A5 sports a 13MP + 2MP horizontal dual camera setup at the rear wherein the Realme offers 16MP single camera and both are offering bokeh.On the front, both phones pack an 8MP selfie camera with AI beauty features. As of now, I am pretty sure that there won’t be much of a difference in the quality except if you aren’t a fanboy of dual camera setup.

Tie:  OPPO A5 vs Realme 1

OPPO A5 vs Real Me 1: Battery

The A5 is fuelled by a massive 4230mAh battery that claims to offer 14 hours of video playback and 11 hours of gaming. Meanwhile, the Realme is powered by 3410 mAh battery, which has smaller capacity when compared to the OPPO A5’s offering.

Winner: OPPO A5

OPPO A5 vs Real Me 1: Verdict

As a conclusion, The Realme 1 is a really good deal in terms of the price, performance ratio, and display. Otherwise, your priority needs a better battery capacity and camera options then go ahead with OPPO A5. So You can choose to buy the Realme 1 due to the following reasons

  • 6GB comes under 15K.
  • Need more performance.
  • if you need a good battery for daily usage other than big battery size
  • The dual camera is not your concern.

Do share your thoughts and opinions on both these smartphones in the comments section below. Thanking you for visiting! and Stay tuned !!


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