Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Price, Hardware and Software Compared

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Price, Hardware and Software Compared

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Price, Hardware and Software Compared

by August 5, 2018

Oppo-A3s-vs-Moto-E5-Plus-vs-Moto-G6-PlayChinese smartphone maker Oppo announced new 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage variant of its A3s smartphone in India. Two of its closest competitors are Moto E5 Plus and Moto G6 Play which are from the same price range i.e. Rs. 10,000-15,000. If you are planning to buy a phone in that range, then it’s worth considering these three phones. Let us compare the three phones on several parameters like Display, OS, Processor, Battery, Camera and most importantly Price, to find out which is a better value for money phone.

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Display

Oppo A3s sports a 6.2-inch Super Full Screen IPS LCD HD+ display with 720 x 1520 pixel resolution and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The display has thin bezels and a notch which at the top houses the front camera + earpiece, providing a better screen-to-body ratio. Moto G6 Play features 5.7-inch Max Vision IPS LCD HD+ display with screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and aspect ratio of 18:9. While, the Moto E5 plus flaunts a slightly bigger 6.0-inch Max Vision IPS LCD display with the same 720 x 1440 HD+ resolution. Both Moto G6 Play and Moto E5 Plus feature layer of Corning Gorilla Glass on top for added protection. Overall, Oppo A3s seems to be the winner in the display department due to its bigger screen size and thin bezels with higher screen-to-body ratio.

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Processor, RAM and Storage

OPPO A3s is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor clocked at 1.8 GHz coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU for graphics. It is available in two memory configurations- 2GB RAM + 16GB inbuilt storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage. The memory can further be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.

The Moto E5 Plus is fueled by a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

While the Moto G6 Play runs on 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor. Talking about memory, it features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 128GB, thanks to the microSD card slot.

Again, the Oppo A3s seems to have an edge over its counterparts due to presence of a slightly better processor and storage option

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Batter

The battery capacity of Oppo A3s is 4,230mAh battery which can last up to 18 hours of usage with a single charge. The Moto G6 Play is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging, which is becoming an essential feature for any smartphone now. But the winner in this department is Moto E5 Plus which features an impressive 5,000mAh battery with fast charging support.

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: OS

Both the Motorola E5 Plus and G6 Play run on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with a near stock Android experience out of the box. While the OPPO A3s is shipped with Google’s latest Android 8.1 Oreo OS topped with company’s own ColorOS 5.1.

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Camera

In the camera department, the Moto G6 Play features a single 13MP primary camera with PDAF and an f/2.0 aperture. The front hosts an 8MP snapper with LED flash. While the Moto E5 Plus bears a single 12MP rear camera with PDAF + Laser autofocus and a 5MP front camera with a Flash for selfies and video calls.

The Oppo A3s is the only device out of the three to sport a dual rear camera set up comprising of 13MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture + 2MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera set up features Portrait mode for taking snaps with blurr backgroud. On the front, you’ll get an 8MP selfie snapper with an f/2.2 aperture and AI Beauty 2.0. The front camera also doubles up as Face Unlock.

On paper, the Oppo A3s emerges as the winner in the camera department due to dual rear camera set up. However, camera performance is much more than just higher megapixels, so we advice the users to refer more user reviews in before taking a final purchase decision based on camera output.

Oppo A3s vs Moto E5 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: Price in India

Last but not the least, let us discuss the crucial factor i.e. pricing of all three devices in India. The Oppo A3scomes in two variants out of which the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 10,990 whereas the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 13,990. Both the Moto devices i.e. Moto E5 Plus and Moto G6 Play retail at a price tag of about Rs. 11,999.

CompareRaja’s Verdict:

There isn’t much difference when it comes to pricing of the three phones. Thus, the decision can be taken easily based on the features and specifications, where the Oppo A3s clearly has en edge over the Moto E5 Plus and Moto G6 Play in most aspects except for battery life. So, Oppo A3s should be your choice unless battery back up is one of your key requirements. If yes, then you can consider the Moto E5 Plus which can better meet your expectations.

Please refer to this quick specs comparison before you make a final purchase decision:

  Oppo A3s Moto E5 Plus Moto G6 Play
Display Size 6.20-inch 6.00-inch 5.70-inch
Resolution 720×1520 pixel 720×1440 pixel 720×1440 pixel
Dimensions 156.20 x 75.60 x 8.20 mm 160.90 x 75.30 x 9.35 mm 160.90 x 75.30 x 9.35 mm
Weight 168 grams 197 grams 175 grams
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
CPU Cores 1.8GHz octa-core 1.4GHz octa-core 1.4GHz octa-core
RAM 2 or 3 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Inbuilt Storage 16 or 32 GB 32 GB 32 GB
MicroSD card Yes` Yes Yes
Expandable Storage 256 GB 128 GB 2TB
Primary Camera 13 MP + 2 MP 12 MP 13 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP 5 MP 8 MP
OS Version Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Battery Capacity 4230 mAh 5000 mAh 4230 mAh
Biometrics Facial recognition, Fingerprint (touch) Fingerprint (touch) Fingerprint (touch)