If you have particular needs when you look for a smartphone, you can find devices which perfectly fit your needs even without being the most expensive ones, especially thanks to Chinese smartphones. Oppo RX17 Pro, OnePlus 6T and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 are three of them: the first has flagship-like camera performance, while the second and the third are excellent phones with top-end hardware even though they cost a half of the most expensive flagships. If you are available to face some compromises, let’s see if these devices are suitable for you and which one should you choose with a specs comparison.
Oppo RX17 Pro vs OnePlus 6T vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
|Oppo RX17 Pro||OnePlus 6T||Xiaomi Mi Mix 3|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||157.6 x 74.6x 7.9 mm, 183 g||157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm, 185 g||157.9 x 74.7 x 8.5 mm, 218 g|
|DISPLAY||6.4 inches, 1080 x 2340p (Full HD+), AMOLED||6.41 inches, 1080 x 2340p (Full HD+), Optic AMOLED||6.39 inches, 1080 x 2340p (Full HD+), Super AMOLED|
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, octa-core 2.2 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, octa-core 2.8 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, octa-core 2.8 GHz|
|MEMORY||8 GB RAM, 128 GB – micro SD slot||6 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 256 GB||6 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 256 GB – 10 GB RAM, 512 GB|
|SOFTWARE||Android 8.1 Oreo, Color OS||Android 9 Pie, Oxygen OS||Android 9 Pie, MIUI 10|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS|
|CAMERA|| Triple 12 + 20 MP + TOF 3D camera, f/1.5-2.4 and f/2.6
25 MP f/2.0 front camera
|Dual 16 + 20 MP, f/1.7 and f/1.7, OIS
16 MP f/2.0 front camera
|Dual 12 + 12 MP, f/1.8 OIS
Dual 24 + 2 MP front camera
|BATTERY||3700 mAh, fast charging with Super VOOC Flash Charge||3700 mAh, fast charging with Dash Charge||3200 mAh, fast charging with Quick Charge 4.0+, wireless charging|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Hybrid Dual SIM slot||Dual SIM slot||Dual SIM slot, pop up cameras|
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is one of the first phones with a slider design which allowed the presence of a screen-to-body ratio close to 100 percent while getting rid of the annoying notch. Its front camera and sensors are placed on a slider which you can manually open and close depending on your needs. Further, it has a wonderful ceramic back and a 7000-series aluminum frame, so it has the best look as well as the best materials and builds quality.
Display quality is very good on each of these devices, even though they do not have flagship-level displays. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has the most satisfying screen with the HDR technology making colors richer, as well as the highest screen-to-body ratio and no notch. Then there is OnePlus 6T with its great DCI-P3 coverage.
When it comes to hardware, it is currently a draw between OnePlus 6T and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, which are two of the most performing smartphones in the actual market. While they have the same Snapdragon 845 SoC, note that Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 comes with up to 10 GB of RAM, while OnePlus 6T offers up to 8 GB of RAM. Oppo RX17 Pro is at a lower level due to its lower-end Snapdragon 710 chipset.
While OnePlus 6T and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 have the best hardware, Oppo RX17 Pro and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 have the most interesting camera departments with the first featuring a triple rear camera and the second having a dual front camera. I liked the Oppo RX17 Pro more because it has a variable aperture and it can adapt in a better way to every light condition.
OnePlus 6T and Oppo RX17 Pro have the biggest batteries with a capacity of 3700 mAh, and they will surely offer a very similar battery life. For now, it is a draw as we have to personally test their software optimizations to see which one lasts more in every scenario. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has an above-average 3200 mAh battery, so it can not compete with its opponents.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is definitely the device with the best value for money and it wins the comparison. You can get it for about €500/$574, while OnePlus 6T costs €559/$559 and Oppo RX17 Pro hitten Europe with a (crazy) price tag of €599/$687.
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Oppo RX17 Pro vs OnePlus 6T vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 3: PRO and CONS
Oppo RX17 Pro
- Amazing camera
- Great design
- Big battery
- micro SD slot
- Worse hardware
- Big battery
- Amazing hardware
- Good cameras
- Gorilla Glass 6
- No micro SD
- No notification LED
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
- Full borderless design
- In-display fingerprint reader
- Outstanding hardware
- Awesome camera
- Affordable price
- Smaller battery
- No micro SD