Tech savvies have all the reasons to feel on top of the world as a bunch of high-end smartphones hit the market in past couple of days. While Apple has unveiled its much-anticipated device iPhone 8 along with iPhone 8 plus and iPhone X, android makers are leaving no stone unturned to woo its shoppers.
In recent days, Android phone makers Samsung and Xiaomi launched the high-end Note 8 and Mi Mix 2, respectively, which stack well against the new iPhone.
OnePlus, the Shenzhen based Chinese smartphone manufacturer had also launched their much-hyped device OnePlus 5 back in June which has been doing good till the date.
Let's have a quick look at the spec-by-spec differences of all the gadgets that will let you know which one is going to suit you the most.
Apple iPhone X flagship features and specifications:
1. 5.8-inch edge-to-edge OLED display with a glass back and aluminium bumper
2. No home button
3. Facial recognition software which will work with a 3D camera
4. SmartCam which is expected to identify different scenes and objects, such as fireworks, foliage, babies, pets, snow or sport
5. Augmented reality directions that will guide users around towns and cities throughout the world
6. iOS 11: The forthcoming gadget will be blessed with Apple's newly launched safety feature iOS 11. The feature includes an Emergency SOS option that will lock thieves out when its owner is in danger.
The iPhone X will be Apple's most expensive handset till the date with a whopping price of $1,000 in the UK. The weak pound and VAT mean that this could well translate into a cost of £1,000 or more in the US.
Mi Mix 2, Galaxy Note 8, OnePlus price, specifications and features:
On the other hand, if you will like to go for an all new attractive android device then here are the details features, specifications and prices of the latest released gadgets in the market. Both Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have featured bezel-less display as the primary source of attraction. Where Mi MIX 2 sports a 5.99-inch FHD (1080x2160-pixel) IPS display with aspect ratio of 18:9, the Note 8 on the other hand features a much superior amoled screen with QHD+ resolution (1440x2960pixel) with a display size of 6.3 inch. Samsung has done away with a hard home botton, instead has placed a ‘soft’ one that features 3D Touch-like functionality. The Galaxy note 8 comes with a stylus. OnePlus 5 is having an 5.5-inch full HD display and also comes up come with the USB C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Galaxy Note 8 features a dual 12-megapixel rear cameras with OIS and f/1.7 wide-angle lens and f/2.4 telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. It also features a super 8-megapixel camera with f/1.7 aperture. The Mi Mix 2 comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera and sports a 5-megapixel front camera. OnePlus 5 is made of a 16-megapixel main camera (Sony IMX398 sensor, 1.12-micron pixels) with an f/1.7 aperture, said to capture 34 percent more light than the OnePlus 3T (which had an aperture of f/2.0), coupled with a 20-megapixel telephoto camera (Sony IMX350 sensor, 1-micron pixels) with an f/2.6 aperture.
The Mi MIX 2 comes with a 3400 mAH battery and runs on android 7.1 Nougat while the Note 8 comes with 3300 mAH battery and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Both Mi MIX 2 and the Note 8 has the Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 to run your high end games and graphics. OnePlus 5 is doing no less which is powered by 3600mAh battery and runs on Android Nougat.
The price war is obviously going to be a big factor in deciding the make that you are going to purchase. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 prices for the variants with 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage have been set as CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 32,300), CNY 3,599 (roughly Rs. 35,300), and CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 39,200), respectively. Whereas the South Korean electronic giant Samsung has priced Galaxy Note 8 at Rs 67,900. OnePlus has set a whopping amount of Rs 32,999-Rs. 37,999 for its users.