OnePlus One vs. iPhone 5S Specs and Price Comparison in Australia
By Sachin Trivedi | July 31, 2014 6:25 PM EST
Dubbed to be the "flagship killer" can the OnePlusOne take on the mighty iPhone 5S? Here is a look at the specifications and price of the two devices to help readers choose the most appropriate device. Readers must note that the new device will not offer some of the features like the Touch ID sensor on the Apple device.
Display and Design
The OnePlus One comes with a 5.5-inch LTPS LCD capacitive touch screen, which translates into a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The iPhone 5S comes with a 4-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, which translates into a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels.
The OnePlus One is the clear winner in this category with 401 ppi pixels display density compared to the 326 ppi pixels display density on the iPhone 5S.
The OnePlus One measures 152.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm dimensions and weighs 162 grams. The iPhone 5S is smaller, narrower and slimmer measuring 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm dimensions. The device is also lighter, weighing 112 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The OnePlus One is equipped with a 2.5 GHz quad core Krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The iPhone 5S is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual core Cyclone processor and Apple A7 chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The OnePlus One runs on the Android KitKat operating system and has 3 GB of RAM. The iPhone 5S runs on the iOS 7 operating system, which can be upgraded to the iOS 8 version. The device has 1 GB of RAM. In terms of computing power the OnePlus One is the clear winner due to a better processor and RAM.
The OnePlua One sports a 13 MP primary camera with autofocus and dual LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 5 MP. The iPhone 5S sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and dual LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The OnePlus One comes with a non-removable Li-Po 3100 mAh battery and the iPhone 5S comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1560 mAh battery.
Price in Australia
The OnePLus One 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $479.95 and the 64 GB variant is priced at around AU $539.95. The iPhone 5S 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $809.95, the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $939.95 and the 64 GB variant is priced at around AU $999.95 in Australia.
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