The iPhone 6 is a pampered lot because of a high profile parent’”Apple. The OnePlus One is definitely an underdog with a much lesser known first-time father’”the Chinese OnePlus. But then the phone is demanding attention from even the staunchest of aficionados of high-end phones from around the world. No wonder; the startup company has studied the best of Apple and offered the same and probably better with its first launch at a much lesser price. Here are a few of the differences between the two ‘œsmarties’ on the block.
OnePlus One: Has a polycarbonate frame, offering a tight grip.
Apple iPhone 6: One of the thinnest and sleekest handsets in the market. The rear of the phone is made of anodized aluminum, and the edges are smoother and sleeker.
OnePlus One: Has a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 401 ppi. It has a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 system-on-chip clocked at 2.5 GHz and 3 GB of RAM.
iPhone 6: Has a Retina HD 4.7-inch display and a fingerprint-resistant 326 ppi screen with 1334 x 750 resolution as well as a 1400:1 contrast ratio and wider viewing angles.
OnePlus One: Includes either 16 GB or 64 GB of non-expandable storage.
iPhone 6: Comes in 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB models.
OnePlus One: The rear-facing camera in OnePlus One features a 13 megapixel, Sony-manufactured Exmor IMX214 sensor, alongside a 5-megapixel, front-facing camera.
OnePlus One allows 4 K DCI videos at 24 fps, 4 K UHD video at 30 fps, 1080p video at 60 fps, and 720p video at 120 fps. It also allows for time-lapse video and slow-motion video at 60 fps.
iPhone: The rear camera protrudes a bit and offers 8 megapixel with 1.5-micron pixels and an f/2.2 aperture. The front-facing camera features 1.2 megapixel.
The iPhone can record 1080p video at 60 fps. It also records time-lapse and slow-motion videos at 240 fps.
OnePlus One: Supports LTE networks.
iPhone 6: LTE support is expanded. The cloud-based features of iOS 8 works well and supports fast wireless technologies.
Supported Audio Formats
OnePlus One: MP3, AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, WMA, FLAC, APE, AAC, WAV.
iPhone 6: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.
Supported Video Formats
OnePlus One: MP4, H.263, H.264, RMVB, FLV720P.
iPhone 6: H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.
OnePlus One: Accelerometer, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Proximity.
iPhone 6: Accelerometer, Ambient light, Barometer, Gyro, Proximity.
OnePlus One: Has a 3,100mAh unit. Non-removable.
iPhone 6: Has 1810mAh unit. Non-removable.
OnePlus One: Supports near-field communications (NFC) for Android Pay. Enables voice commands even when the phone is not in use. Can launch favorite apps by drawing preset gestures on screen.
iPhone 6: Adds support for NFC, which is used exclusively for Apple Pay. It also offers Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner, Voice over LTE (VoLTE), and WiFi calling.