Selfies are an integral part of the lives of smartphone users nowadays, so it’s important for selfie lovers to have a great selfie camera. This brings us to a much-asked question- which is the best selfie smartphone in the world? Well, we would have said it’s the iPhone 7, but the game has changed now. Oppo F1s has beaten Apple’s latest flagship in terms of the selfie camera and has become the best selfie smartphone presently.

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Xiaomi Mi5

The Oppo F1s has the Xiaomi Mi5 as its contender in the market, and both the phones get impressive specs and features. The F1s features a 5.5-inch screen while the Mi5 comes with a smaller 5.15-inch display, and both have Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4 protection on them. The Xiaomi Mi5 runs on MIUI v7.0 based on Android 6.0, while the Oppo F1s runs Android 5.1 based ColorOS 3.0.

The Oppo F1s gets a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor, while the Xiaomi Mi5 takes the lead with a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 820 processor. The Mi5 Pro gets a faster 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 chip. The Oppo F1s has Mali T860 for graphics, while the Mi5 has got Adreno 530 GPU. The Oppo F1s offers 3GB RAM with 32GB internal expandable storage. The Mi5 offers 3GB RAM with 32GB or 64GB internal storage, and the Mi5 Pro features 4GB RAM with 128GB storage. There’s no microSD slot in the Mi5, so no memory expansion.

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Oppo F1s

Talking about the camera, the Xiaomi Mi5 comes with a 16MP Sony IMX298 snapper at the rear with f/2.0 aperture, OIS, PDAF, and dual tone dual-LED flash. It features a 4MP front camera with f/2,0 aperture. The Oppo F1s gets a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, but it’s a total winner in the selfie department with a crazy 16MP f/2.0 front shooter! The Xiaomi Mi5 comes with a 3,000mAh battery and QC 3.0, while the Oppo F1s offers a 3,075mAh battery.

The Oppo F1s has got a lower price than the Mi5 and gets a larger screen, a sleeker design, and an amazing selfie camera. However, it is defeated by the Mi5 when it comes to performance and features, which is where the Mi5 offers the most value for money. Of course, we are talking about selfie smartphones here, so the Oppo F1s should be your first choice if you are a crazy selfie person.

Wil you buy the Oppo F1s for its 16MP selfie camera? Comment below.


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