Lenovo ‘Vibe’ S1 Is Better Or Will OnePlus ‘X’ Steal The Showby Team Versus November 24, 2015
It’s a norm these days where prominent smartphone brands in the affordable segment try to check-mate each other with new launches. This is amplified by the fact that the Lenovo, one of the leading players in the smartphone market, has launched a new phone ‘Vibe’ S1 in response to the OnePlus X. Now, this ‘Vibe’ has indeed, created strong vibes in the market with its amazing features!
We at CompareRaja, in this blog, have pitted the OnePlus X and the world’s first dual selfie camera phone, Lenovo Vibe S1, against each other to find out which one of them offers better value for money.
In terms of design both the phones are pretty neck-to-neck as they sport similar design elements. Both the phones feature a glass finished panel on the back side and also have a metal rim surrounding the body. The rim on the Vibe S1 is a bit curved and has smooth finish, whereas, the OnePlus X has a flat and thicker rim as compared to its competitor.
The similarity in design of both the phones extends to the way how the buttons are placed; both the phones feature a power and volume control buttons on the sides and on the top is a button that allows users to switch between priority notifications and silent all notifications modes. In addition, the Lenovo Vibe S1 just like its rival, OnePlus X features two speakers at the bottom along with a micro USB port. On the back of the phones like the camera, however, the difference is the OnePlus X camera is located on the top left corner, while, the Lenovo Vibe S1 has its camera bang in the top-middle of the back panel.
The display is one of the most important things that the modern day consumers consider while buying a smartphone and you would surely not be disappointed with the display of either of the phones. Both the phones have amazing display capabilities that are at par with the premium phones in the market.
Lenovo Vibe S1 and OnePlus X feature a 5 inch screen and have Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection to keep the screen safe from user marks and scratches. The full HD screens have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. However, when comparing the display side-by-side, the OnePlus X holds a slight edge over its Lenovo counterpart as it has brighter display. On the touch response front, both the phones are at par.
On the camera front, Lenovo Vibe S1 is a clear winner here. The phone features a massive 13 MP rear camera and has two cameras on the front, 8MP camera and a 2MP camera. The secondary camera allows various photo editing options such as blurring, cut out, and changing the back ground.
The OnePlus X on the other hand, features a 13MP primary camera on the rear end and has an 8MP camera on the front that allows users to click supreme quality selfies. When compared the picture quality of both the phones, it is difficult to point out which one is better than the other. However, with more phone editing options, Lenovo Vibe S1 holds the edge here.
After all the considerations, it all finally comes down to the better hardware that influences the buyers purchase decision. The Lenovo Vibe S1 is powered by 64 bit Octa Core Mediatek MT6752 processor, whereas the OnePlus X is loaded with Octa Core Snapdragon 801 processor.
Both the phones feature a 3 GB RAM so be rest assured of breezing through your tasks at the rate of the knots and enjoy a fluid, flawless and hassle free multi-tasking experience.
In terms of storage capacities the OnePlus X is slightly on the lower side as it features a 16 GB internal memory, whereas, the Lenovo Vibe S1 has 32 GB internal memory. But, both the phones support external memory card that is expandable up to 128 GB.
The Lenovo Vibe S1 and the OnePlus X phone run on the latest Android OS, Lollipop but the OnePlus X comes with Oxygen OS user interface, which is more or less similar to the default Android OS UI.
Lenovo Vibe S1 – Rs. 15,999
OnePlus X – Rs. 16,999
On the basis of design, features, hardware and performance, it is definitely a close contest between both the phones. Both, Lenovo and OnePlus are equally good and they definitely provide full value for your money. It is your personal choice now, whether you want to go for a phone with better camera or you want to have a phone with better display.