Lean is totally in, when it comes to your gadgets, especially smartphones that you have to carry all the time. As of 2014 phones are definitely getting slimmer but Guangdong Oppo Mobile Communications Co. Ltd., a Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, is making them even thinner. Yes, Oppo is manufacturing the thinnest phones in the world. The company launched two new phones in the global market with a special event in Singapore. One of the phones is going in the Guinness Book of World Records for being so thin that it cannot have a 3.5 mm jack.
Oppo N3 and Oppo R5 are not just highlighted for the size factor, but oodles of features that these devices have that makes them great. Today we compare these smartphones, looking into all the technology and aesthetic aspects, that will help you to choose the right one.
Oppo N3 VS Oppo R5:
Dimensions and Display:
Oppo R5 and Oppo N3 are both stunning looking mobiles. First impressions when comparing these handsets is the screen size. The display of Oppo R5 is 5.2 inches, whereas Oppo N3 is bigger that the former with a 5.5 inch screen. Oppo N3 weighs a little more than Oppo R5 at 199g and 155g respectively. Oppo phones have a common 1080×1920 screen resolution, but the displays are different. Oppo R5 has an AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass where as Oppo N3 has a TFT screen with Gorilla Glass.
Oppo R5 rear camera is 13MP and Oppo N3 rear camera is 16MP. Both come with LED Flash and are capable to record videos in 4K resolution. The best part about N3 camera that extends the functionality of previous model Oppo N1 is the swiveling camera. So you have a better video calling experience with Oppo N3’s 16MP camera as compared to Oppo R5’s 5.0MP front camera.
OS, Processor and Network Support
Both phones have Android KitKat 4.4 and run on Color OS 2.0 UI. Oppo N3 runs on 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core CPU (MSM8974AA), whereas Oppo R5 runs on 64-bit class based Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 series Octa-core (quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53 and quad-core 1.0 GHz A53 CPUs) CPU. Both phones have a 2GB RAM. Both phones support 4G networks.
Internal Storage and Battery Back Up
Internal memory of Oppo N3 is 32GB and comes with a slot to expand up to 128GB. Oppo R5 has only 16GB internal memory. Oppo’s Rapid Charge feature makes it a strong contender in the market. Both Oppo R5 and Oppo N3 come with this special feature than can charge your phone up to 75% in just 30 minutes. Comparing the backup, Oppo N3 is loaded with a better battery as compared to Oppo R5, which is 3000 mAh and 2000 mAh Li-Pro batteries respectively.
Price and Color Variants
We hope that you can make up your mind and choose according to your usage. I, personally, like Oppo R5 for its high-end features. If I have the other options, then I would have bought a Motorola Droid Turbo or Samsung Galaxy Note 4.