Oppo’s Find X comes with a larger screen space and an elevating module that has all relevant sensors including a Face ID-like technology. Vivo Nex S just about got everyone’s attention flaunting an all-screen display by integrating an in-screen fingerprint scanner, an under-display earpiece, and a pop-up selfie camera. Vivo Nex and the Oppo’s Find X are two of the hottest phones right now.
Vivo Nex got everyone’s attention by flaunting an all-screen display and integrating an in-screen fingerprint scanner, an under-display earpiece, and a pop-up selfie camera to move all the important sensors elsewhere so as to gain the maximum screen.
The Find X forgoes the usual fingerprint sensor for facial recognition — so the default way of unlocking the phone involves using the front camera to authenticate your features. To do so, you’ll have to wake the display and swipe up, which activates the camera. The entire process takes under a half-second, so there isn’t too great a delay between OPPO’s solution and a standard fingerprint sensor.
Both of the phones come from the same parent company BBK Electronics. we’re here to identify where the BBK siblings have struck their similarities while distinguishing how these devices differ in their ways of cramming in features.
Oppo’s camera setup on the Find X comes with the dual 16 MP (f/2.0) + 20 MP (f/2.2) cameras with optical image stabilization, phase detection auto focus, and dual-LED dual-tone flash. The rear cameras can capture good portrait shots and comes with AI scene recognition as well as AR stickers.The Find X also doesn’t compensate on front sensors as it packs a 25MP selfie camera which along with the Face ID-like authentication also equips AI beatification and 3D emojis.
The Vivo Nex comes with the a dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.4) sensors with 4-axis Optical image stabilization, phase detection auto focus, and dual-LED dual-tone flash. These sensors are then powered by AI which develops imaging with the help of AI portrait shots and scene detection. The front-facing selfie camera, albeit a powerful one packs a small 8MP pop-up unit with an aperture of f/2.0, which opens up only when switching to the front camera inside the camera app.
Winner: Oppo Find X
Both the Find X and Nex comes powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630 GPU, 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal memory. With so much of storage available internally, neither Oppo nor Vivo has offered a micro SD card slot with their flagships. While both devices are the same in the connectivity front offering Bluetooth 5.0 LE, USB Type C port for data and charging, WiFi and GPS, it’s the Find X which makes room for an additional NFC chip.
Winner: Oppo Find X
Design & Display:
Oppo Find X
Coming to terms with the newest stud in town, the Oppo Find X is a beauty to look at. With a smaller bottom chin than the one on the Vivo Nex, the Find X straight up wins the ‘largest screen space’ title. Oppo claims that the Find X features a 93.8 percent screen-to-body ratio, the first smartphone to achieve the feat. The Find X has done so by employing an elevating module at the top which boasts of the numerous sensors on the front and the dual camera setup at the back, which is hidden in normal conditions.
It comes with the full-screen 6.42-inch AMOLED FHD+ display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, without a notch, doesn’t inspire you, twist it over.The Find X on its release will be available in two variants – Bordeaux Red and Glacier Blue; both distinctive in itself with a fading dragnet of purple and teal on the sides of the read panel.
The highlight of vivo Nex is the 92% screen-to-body ratio, facilitated by a retractable front camera that’s hidden away when not in use. The slider pops up in under half a second, and aside from being an elegant solution to the notch, it just looks cool. That’s not all, as the NEX also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor. Vivo claims it’s faster than the sensor it used in the X21.
The Vivo Nex comes with a 6.59-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED panel with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,316 pixels and a tall aspect ratio of 19.3:9. The OLED panel with deep blacks and vivid colors offers the second largest screen-to-body ratio of 91.24 percent and 338 pixels for inch.
Winner: Oppo Find X
Software & Battery:
Both the Vivo Nex and Oppo Find X come running the latest Android 8.1 Oreo with heavily skinned FunTouch OS 4 and ColorOS 5.1 on top the respective devices. For a layperson, both these operating systems are inspired by the iOS and have a steep learning curve to get through, since a stock Android version is always the one that people would prefer.
What these two phones differ slightly is in the battery and charging mechanisms. While the Oppo device comes with a 3,730mAh battery with VOOC Fast Charging, the Vivo smartphone comes with a larger 4,000mAh power unit which is charged by a faster 22W charger. Thus the Nex not only lasts more in terms of battery but also charges significantly faster than the Oppo Find X.
Winner: Vivo Nex
Oppo Find X vs Vivo NEX: Price and Availability
Both Oppo Find X and Vivo NEX are belong to the premium price segment with Find X being one of the costliest smartphones available in the market.
The Find X is priced at EUR 999 i.e. roughly USD 1155 and INR. 78,700 (for 256GB variant). While the Vivo NEX is priced at CNY 4998 which is roughly $770 and INR 52,100 for the 256GB version, whereas the price of 128GB variant is set at CNY 4498 which is around $700 and INR 46,900.
Overall both Oppo Find X as well as Vivo NEX are packed with performance and feature good specifications along with innovative design. The Vivo NEX scores slightly better in performance and is also priced slightly better as compared to Find X. So, if it makes it outside of China then it is comparatively a better buy. You can refer to our in-depth review and take an informed decision based on the same.