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The Nexus 5X made by LG and the OnePlus X are popular smartphones and users can’t seem to choose one or the other. We’ll be looking at their specs down below to see if the price offer is worth it.

Display, Chipsets & Internal Storage

The Nexus 5X delivers a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD resolution of 1920×1080 and 423ppi whereas its rival, the OnePlus X offers a 5-inch AMOLED display, same Full HD resolution and 441ppi.

The Nexus 5X comes with a Snapdragon 808 hexa-core chipset, 2 cores at 1.82GHz and 4 running at 1.44GHz as well as Adreno 418 graphics. The OnePlus X on the other hand comes with a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor and Adreno 330 graphics.

In terms of storage, the Nexus 5X has 2GB of RAM and it can be bought in 16GB and 32GB internal storage variants while the OnePlus X comes with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, this one though, can be expanded up to 128GB.

Camera, Battery Unit & OS

The Nexus 5X is equipped with a 12.3MP back-end camera, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash as well as 4K video while the FFC is a 5MP one. The OnePlus X carries a 13MP back-end snapper, phase detection autofocus, LED flash and the FFC shooter is an 8MP one, the Nexus smartphone packs a 2700mAh battery whereas the OnePlus X comes with a 2525mAh battery. Note: They cannot be detached.

As far as OS, the Nexus 5X runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow while the OnePlus X runs the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Oxygen OS UI. Even so, the OnePlus X is expected to receive the Android 6.0 M update.


We will be referring to the US prices here, so for the 16GB of the Nexus 5X users will pay $379 while the 32GB model retails for $429, the Onyx version of the OnePlus X will cost you $249 while the marvelous Ceramic edition is not up for grabs in the US.