Smartphone showdown: INFINIX Zero 5 vs. OPPO F5

December 3, 2017
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The Infinix Zero 5 and OPPO F5 are two of the hottest Android smartphones on the Kenyan market. Both the two smartphones pack impressive technical specs and deliver an amazing value for cash.

However, how do they compare? Should you buy the INFINIX Zero 5 or the OPPO F5.

Here is comprehensive hardware comparison of the Zero 5 and OPPO F3.

Camera

The camera is the unique selling point of the two smartphones.

Camera
INFINIX Zero 5Oppo F5
Rear Camera12 + 13 MP16 MP
Selfie Camera16 MP20 MP

The Infinix Zero 5 offers a 12+13 MP dual camera rear camera while the OPPO F5 offers a 16 MP camera. There is the obvious advantage of the Zero 5 having a dual camera, a feature that is missing on the 16 MP camera.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 1pt | Oppo F5: 0.5 pts

As for the selfie camera, the Zero 5 offers a 16 MP camera, while the F5 offers a 20 MP camera. The F5 is the clear winner.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 0pt | Oppo F5: 1 pts

Display

Display
INFINIX Zero 5Oppo F5
Display Size6.0-inch6.0 -inch
Display Resolution1920 x 1080 Pixels1080 x 2160 pixels

The OPPO F5 offers an awesome 6.0-inch 2K (1080 x 2160 pixels) display while the Infinix Zero 5 offers a 6.0-inch 1080p (1080 x 1920 Pixels) display. The F5 wins this round.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 0pt | Oppo F5: 1 pts

Performance

So how do the under-the-hood specs compare?

Performance
INFINIX Zero 5Oppo F5
Operating SystemAndroid Nougat 7.0 Android 7.1
Chipset2.6GHz Helio P25 Octa-core2.5 Octa-core GHz
RAM6 GB4GB
Internal Memory64/128 GB32 GB

Operating System

The Infinix Zero 5 comes with Android 7.0 out of the box while the OPPO F5 runs Android 7.1. However, one noteworthy detail is that there is an official guarantee that the Zero 5 will receive the Android 8.0 update while there is no official word from OPPO on whether the phone will receive the Android 8.0 update.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 1pt | Oppo F5: 0.75 pts

Chipset

A 2.6GHz Helio P25 Octa-core chipset powers the Zero 5 while a 2.5 Octa-core GHz chipset powers the OPPO F5.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 1pt | Oppo F5: 1 pts

RAM

The Infinix Zero 5 packs 6GB of RAM while the OPPO F5 packs 4GB RAM. The Zero 5 wins.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 1pt | Oppo F5: 0 pts

Internal Memory

The INFINIX Zero 5 packs 64GB (128 GB on the Pro) while the OPPO F5 comes with a ‘paltry’ 32GB of internal storage.

The INFINIX Zero 5 wins this round.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 1pt | Oppo F5: 0 pts

Battery

Battery
Infinix Zero 5Oppo F5
Battery Capacity4350mAh3200 mAh

When it comes to battery stamina, size matters.

The INFINIX Zero 5 packs a massive 4350mAh battery while the OPPO F5 comes with a smaller 3200 mAh battery. The Zero 5 takes this round.

Results

INFINIX Zero 5: 1pt | Oppo F5: 0 pts

Price

Price
INFINIX Zero 5Oppo F5
Price Ksh. 26,999Ksh. 31,990

The INFINIX Zero 5 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 26,999 (Jumia) while the Oppo F5 has a suggested retail price of price 32,990 (Jumia). A win for the Infinix Zero 5.

INFINIX Zero 5: 1pt | Oppo F5: 0 pts

Results

INFINIX Zero 5OPPO F5
Total7pts4.25pts

Both the INFINIX Zero 5 and the OPP F5 are excellent smartphones, no need to argue about that. However, when it comes to the finer details and how the two smartphone stack in terms of value for your money, the Infinix Zero 5 is better.

Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

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