Xiaomi Mi 5 Vs Google Nexus 5X Vs OnePlus 2

Xiaomi Mi 5 Vs Google Nexus 5X Vs OnePlus 2

Mid-Range Flagship Battle : Xiaomi Mi 5 Vs Google Nexus 5X Vs OnePlus 2. Xiaomi has launched its flagship smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5 on 31st March in New Delhi. The design of the smartphone is inspired from company’s Note series and we can also see the little glimpse of Samsung’s Galaxy series. Today we are comparing Xiaomi Mi 5 with Google Nexus 5X and OnePlus 2, all the three smartphone falls in same price category. So let’s compare the three smartphones and see which one you should pick.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Vs Google Nexus 5X Vs OnePlus 2 Technical Specifications:

Features Xiaomi Mi 5 LG Google Nexus 5X OnePlus 2
Connectivity 2G,3G,4G LTE,Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 2G,3G,4G LTE,Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 2G,3G,4G LTE,Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
Special Finger-print Scanner Finger-print Scanner Finger-print Scanner
Dimensions 144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3 mm 140.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm 151.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
Weight 129g 136 g 175g
CPU 1.8 GHz Quad-core  Qualcomm Snapdragon 820  Processor 2 GHz Hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808  Processor 1.8 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
GPU Adreno 530  Adreno 418  Adreno 430
Memory Internal: 32GB Internal: 16/32GB Internal: 16/64GB
Display 5.1 inch Full HD LCD(428ppi) display

Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection

5.2 inches Full HD LCD(424ppi) display,

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection

5.5 inches Full HD LCD(401ppi) display,

Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection

Camera (primary) 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) Flash

4K video recording

12.3MP with f/2.0 aperture, IR laser-assisted autofocus ,LED Flash

4K video recording

13 MP, f/2.0, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED Flash

4K video recording

Camera(Secondary) 4 Ultra Pixel front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture 5MP front facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
Operating System Android v6.0(Marshmallow) Android v6.0(Marshmallow) Oxygen 2.1 (over Android 5.1 Lollipop)
Battery 3000mAh 2,700mAh 3300 mAh
Launch Date 31 March 2016  25 September 2015  August 2014
Release  Date N/A 29 September 2015  August 2014
Price/Cost INR 24999 for 32GB  INR 22,999 for 16GB

INR 28,999 for 32GB

INR 20,999 for 16GB

INR 22,999 for 64GB

Also Read:Xiaomi Mi 5 32GB Launched In India At Rs.24,999

All the three smartphones come with almost same specifications and fall in the same price category. However, all the smartphone provides different user experience and a buyer can choose the one which is most applicable to them.


All the three smartphone comes with Full HD display but all of them have different screen size. Xiaomi Mi 5 has 5.1-inch green which gives 428 ppi, Google Nexus 5X has a 5.2-inch screen which gives 424 ppi and Oneplus 2 has a 5.5-inch screen which gives 401 ppi.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Inspired by Xiaomi Note

All of them have a great display, you can select the smartphone based on the screen size you prefer. If you like phones with a big screen then OnePlus 2 is for you.

Processor,Memory and Operating System

Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with 1.8 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor whereas Google Nexus 5 comes with 2 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 and OnePlus 2 comes with 1.8 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. Xiaomi Mi 5 and Google Nexus 5X has 3GB of RAM whereas Oneplus 2 has 4GB of RAM.

Google Nexus 5 comes with stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow whereas OnePlus 2 comes with OxygenOS over Android 5.1 and Xiaomi Mi5 comes with MIUI over Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Based on the combination of processor, memory and operating system OnePlus 2 and Mi5 gives powerful performance due to more RAM whereas Nexus 5X gives smooth performance.


Xiaomi Mi 5 has 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture whereas Nexus 5 has 12.3 MP and OnePlus 2 has 13 Mp camera with f/2.0 aperture. Both Nexus 5X and OnePlus 2 comes with 5 MP front facing camera but Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with 4 Ultra Pixel front facing camera.

All the three smartphones have almost same camera optics but OnePlus 2 has a slightly better camera as compared to Nexus 5X. However Mi 5 has a greater mega-pixel count but camera of Mi 5 is yet to be tested.


Xiaomi Mi 5 includes a 3000mAh battery, Nexus 5X has 2700mAh  and OnePlus 2 has a 3300mAh battery.

All the three smartphone gives nearly same battery backup but Nexus 5 is expected to last more than the other two because of stock Android OS.


Xiaomi Mi 5 is priced at Rs.24,999 for 32GB model. Nexus 5 is available at RS.22,999 for 16GB and 28,999 for 32GB model. OnePlus 2 is available at Rs.20,999 for 16GB and Rs.22,999 for 64GB.

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