The notion that the premium flagship market belongs to brands like Samsung and Apple has been hit hard by the recent launches of Xiaomi Mi 5, OnePlus 3 and LeEco Le Max 2 in the Indian market. The battle of flagships has become more menacing than ever and naming one champ is almost impossible. Comparing all three new entrants together isn't justifiable at this moment, so we'll try to draw a conclusion by talking about "OnePlus 3 Vs Le Max 2. Based on their features, price and brand value, let's see which one gets the driver's seat.
OnePlus 3 Vs Le Max 2
OnePlus 3 carries forward the legacy of its predecessor in terms of display. It has a 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED display, powered by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 shield. On the other hand, Le Max 2 comes with 5.7-inch 2K SuperRetina display coupled with Quad HD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The anodized aluminum finish on a full metal unibody design gives OnePlus 3 a premium look. Its dimensions are 152.7x74.7x7.35 mm, and weight is 158 grams. OnePlus 3 comes in two color options: soft gold and graphite. As per the reports, the soft gold color variant will be launched in the Second Half of July '16.
The Le Max 2, on the other hand, is powered with the ultra-slim bezels, edge-to-edge glass, and premium-looking metallic build. Its USB Type-C audio port featuring CDLA (Continuous Digital Lossless Audio) technology, is first of its kind in the industry and is claimed to improve the sound quality in an efficient manner. Due to its metal chassis, the weight of Le Max 2 goes as high as 185 grams with dimensions of 156.8 x 77.6 x 8mm.
OnePlus 3 comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, Oxygen OS, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. On the other hand, Le Max 2 is powered by EUI 5.6 and Android Marshmallow v6.0.1, coupled with Snapdragon 820 processor. OnePlus 3 provides a better experience, similar to stock Android with No Bloatware (almost).
4 RAM & Storage
OnePlus 3 comes with a whopping 64GB of internal storage and 6GB of RAM. On the other hand, Le Max 2 offers two variants - 4GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 6GB RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage. Both OnePlus 3 and Le Max 2 are probably the best options available in the market for those who like to play heavy games on their smartphones.
OnePlus 3 comes with a high-quality 16MP rear camera coupled with a Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and Sony IMX 298 sensor. It can easily record 720p slow motion videos at 120 fps and 4K videos at 30 fps. Besides, it has a front camera of 8MP coupled with an aperture of f/2.0 and Sony IMX179 sensor, and can record 1080p videos.
Le Max 2 comes out as a clear winner in terms of camera quality. Its 21MP rear camera having the sensor size of 1/2.4" inches and dual LED flash can click excellent pictures in low light. Just like OnePlus 3, users can record 720p slow motion video at 120fps and 4K video at 30fps. The front camera of 8MP can click high-quality selfies within moments.
OnePlus 3 is powered by a 3000 mAh battery that fully supports 'Dash Charge technology.' On the other hand, Le Max 2 has a non-removable battery of 3100 mAh, which also supports quick charging. LeEco, its parent company, claims that Le Max 2 lasts up to 3.5 hours after just 5-minute charge.
And we are at the final stage of OnePlus 3 Vs Le Max 2 battle, and the final comparison aspect is the price.
Both the smartphones give a tough competition to each other and make it nearly impossible for users to choose any one. Should you be looking for a smartphone that can click high-quality photos, then go for Le Max 2 without any second opinion. However, if you want to take into account the brand value and overall specifications, then OnePlus 3 gets a slight upper hand in this "OnePlus 3 Vs Le Max 2 - Battle of flagships with 6GB RAM."
So, consider all the inputs shared above and choose the one that suits your requirements and budget. Have you already tried your hands on OnePlus 3 or Le Max 2? Please share your feedback in the comments section.