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OnePlus 5T vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, which is better to buy?

The OnePlus 5T has been presented a few hours ago and we have told you all its features , we have compared it with its predecessor and now we bring you an article against the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, to see which one is better to buy. We have chosen this candidate because they share several very important features, such as the processor or the panel type. In addition, the price range in which they are found are very similar. If we add that Xiaomi has arrived in Spain , you may have doubts between choosing one or the other.

OnePlus 5T vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 2: direct competition

One of the main characteristics of both terminals is the screen, which rushes the front frames. The OnePlus 5T has a new 6.01-inch Optic AMOLED panel  with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 stays at 5.99 inches, with a panel that uses IPS technology with the same ratio as its rival.


At this point, the OnePlus 5T brings some advantage to the Xiaomi terminal for being OLED. The screen of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is not bad at all. But a screen like the OnePlus 5T offers better image quality. On the other hand, Mix 2 weighs less and has smaller dimensions, an aspect that plays in their favor.

Little can be reproached about the design of both, they are different streams but without a doubt the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is more premium , opting for glass instead of metal.

In terms of performance, in both is excellent; Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 for the two. The OnePlus 5T has a variant with 8 GB of RAM , while the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 stays at 6 GB. Is it really important?


Broadly speaking, in the photographic section we think that the OnePlus alternative is more solvent. His double camera , a sensor of good quality for selfies and a better opening , crowned him as the winner of this comparison. On the battery, the Mi Mix 2 outputs 100 mAh. In particular they are 3400 mAh that, added to MIUI, gives a better autonomy than his rival.

MIUI or Android Stock?  This is a question that you should value, although we know more lovers of pure Android than MIUI. It should be noted that the Xiaomi mobile does not have a 3.5 mm jack . It can be an important factor for certain users.

So, which one to buy?

If we talk about price, it is practically the same if we take into account the official support of both brands. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 can be found cheaper in Chinese pages, for 499 euros for the most basic versions. The OnePlus 5T will arrive on November 21st, marking 499 euros for the variant with 64 GB, and 559 euros for the 128 GB version.

It is true that the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has more storage and a little more battery, but loses to the OnePlus 5T in the photographic section and software. On the other hand, it has a better design. It’s a matter of deciding what you give more importance to. Yes, both are very good devices of first line firms.

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