Compare OnePlus 5 Vs Xiaomi Mi6: What’s Different

Here is OnePlus 5 vs Xiaomi Mi6 comparison chart on basis of price, specifications, features, durability, efficiency, performance, display & camera, reviews and of course rating.

Everything you were waiting for is now official, OnePlus 5 has been announced in two RAM and Storage options, and not to say, as taking some sort of features from the Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus, too. It’s being the product from the Chinese manufacturer, we have already compared it with South Korean smartphone, the Galaxy S8 today, followed by, we are now doing the same by pitting OnePlus 5 against Xiaomi Mi6.

Also check out: OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs, Price And More


The OnePlus 5 appears to maintain the same aluminum construction as previous models, with the antenna bands being removed from the back cover. While the Xiaomi Mi6, on the other hand, brings a stainless steel frame that joins a glass display with a curved glass back. In terms of design, we can say that the old metal versus glass debate.

It all comes down to your preference, but there’s no denying that the OnePlus 5 and Xiaomi Mi6 will prove to be the two most premium-yet-affordable flagships the market has ever seen.


The OnePlus 5 features a 5.5-inch AMOLED Full HD 1080p display resolution, whereas the Xiaomi Mi6 has a 5.15-inch IPS LCD FHD screen. But when we compare, the Mi6 will have slightly better pixel density due to its smaller screen, but those looking for more screen real estate may want to consider the OnePlus 5’s AMOLED panels, which tend to have more staurated colors.

As of sheer screen size, the OnePlus 5 wins the display part because of its 0.35 inches wider screen than the Xiaomi Mi6.


Both the OnePlus 5 and Xiaomi Mi6 feature the 10nm, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, so the processing power for these budget friendly devices is stellar. Battery life and graphics improvements are playing a big role of the CPU equation. However, OnePlus 5 has the SD835 processor clocked at 2.35GHz, while Mi6 clocked at 1.9GHz. This again leaves OnePlus 5 as a winner then.

RAM memory & Storage

As mentioned already, the OnePlus 5 will come in two versions, one with 8GB of RAM as the standard, set to have 128GB of storage, and the other will have 6GB of RAM plus 64GB storage configuration. The Xiaomi Mi6 has 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB or 128GB internal storage options. In this matter, OnePlus 5 will have 2GB more RAM as compared to the Mi6.

Note: The OnePlus 5 storage capacity is not expandable, while the Mi6 has the option to expand. Xiaomi is offering somne variation of choice in its storage space.


The battle begins here more interesting. OnePlus and Xiaomi take different approaches to dual cameras, with OnePlus 5 placing a 16MP and 20MP lenses and has a 16MP selfie snapper. Xiaomi pitched with 12MP+12MP dual camera setup on the rear and brought an 8MP front-facing shooter.


The OnePlus 5 will have a 3,300mAh battery, while the Xiaomi Mi6 has a 3,350mAh unit. Then, Xiaomi Mi6’s battery is slightly bigger one, but these two smartphones have Full HD resolution and thus, should provide enjoyable battery life no matter which wins your heart and wallet.

Price: OnePlus 5’s $479 / $539 $360 vs Xiaomi Mi6’s $421/ $435

Dimensions 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.25mm 145.2 x 70.5 x 7.5 mm
Weight 153 g 168 g
Display Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
5.5 inches with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 5.15 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Processor Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
RAM & Storage 6GB RAM/64GB inbuilt or 8GB RAM/128GB inbuilt storage 64GB/128 GB, 6GB RAM
Main Camera 16 Megapixel Sony IMX398 (1.12 microns), f/1.7 aperture,EIS, dual LED Flash, 20 Megapixel secondary camera, Sony IMX350, (1.0microns), f/2.6 aperture 12MP rear camera with 1.25μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis OIS, 4K video recording, secondary 12MP camera with 1.0 μm pixel size, 52mm portrait lens, f/2.6 aperture
Front Camera 16 Megapixel Sony IMX371 with f/2.0 Aperture, 1.0 microns 8MP front-facing camera
Operating System Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Battery Li-Ion 3300 mAh Li-Po 3350 mAh
Colours Midnight Black, Slate Gray Ceramic Black, Black, Blue, White
Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO), GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Other Features Ceramic Scratch Resistant Fingerprint Sensor Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
3.5mm audio jack, 3 microphones with noise cancellation, Dirac HD Sound  Stereo speakers
 Dash Charge Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

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