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OPPO F5 vs Vivo V7 Plus

Liam Hems Editor Rating: 3.9 / 5

As we know that OPPO and Vivo both are Chinese giant and OPPO F5 and Vivo V7 Plus are their latest mid-range smartphones. We have already presented the OPPO F5 review and now we are comparing the OPPO F5 and Vivo V7 Plus for your ease to select the better one before buying.



Specs difference at a glance



Vivo V7 Plus

6.0" 18:9 ratio screen

5.99" 18:9 ratio screen


IPS LCD HD+ display

Mediatek Helio P23 chipset

Snapdragon 450 SoC

Mali G71 GPU

Adreno 506 GPU

16MP (f/1.8) rear camera

16MP (f/2.0) rear camera

20MP Selfie Cam

24MP Selfie Cam

4/6 GB RAM, 32/64 GB ROM


3200mAh battery

3225mAh battery

Android 7.1.1 with ColorOS 3.2

Android 7.1.2 with Funtoch 3.2

(Price) $300



FHD+ display vs HD+ display


OPPO F5 sports a LTPS IPS LCD display, 6.0 inches screen and 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution whereas the Vivo V7 Plus has IPS LCD display, 5.99 inches screen and 720 x 1440 pixels resolution. As we know that higher the resolution, brighter the pictures. The OPPO F5 is excellent for brighter pictures but its sunlight contrast ratio performance is slightly lower than Vivo V7 Plus. The OPPO F5 scored 2.653 marks while the V7+ got 2.671 marks in Sunlight Contras Ratio. In this way, the Vivo V7 Plus is better for screening.



Mediatek Helio P23 vs Snapdragon 450


OPPO F5 is powered by Mediatek Helio P23 chipset coupled with 2.5GHz Octa core processor and 4GB RAM. On the other hand, the Vivo V7 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 450 chipset assisted with 1.8GHz Octa core processor and 4GB RAM.



When we come to the overall CPU performance then we have come to know that the OPPO F5 is better which gets the higher score also by the Antutu 6 which gives 63889 scores to OPPO F5 and 57791 scores to Vivo V7 Plus.

One good thing about Vivo V7 Plus is that it is better for smooth and faster gaming experience than OPPO F5 which is higher for its overall CPU performance but slightly low for its gaming performance. Becnhmark’s Basemark X grants 9955 scores to Vivo V7+ and 9205 to OPPO F5 for their gaming ability.


Mali G71 vs Adreno 506


In case of graphics performance, the F5 has top series Mali G71 GPU whereas the V7+ has mid level Adreno 506 GPU. If you want to enjoy 3D animations with more beautiful graphics then you should select OPPO F5 because higher the GPU, better the graphics.


16MP Camera vs 16MP Rear Camera

OPPO F5 is armed with 16MP back camera comes with the wider aperture of f/1.8 while the Vivo V7 Plus having also 16MP rear camera but with the less wide aperture of f/2.0. Wider aperture lens can capture more light as compared to the less wide aperture so it is clear that the OPPO F5’s 16MP camera shoots brighter pictures. Below you can see the images taken by F5 and V7+ respectively.



20MP Selfie Camera vs 24MP Selfie Shooter


OPPO F5 comes with 20MP selfie snapper (f/2.0 aperture) whereas the Vivo V7+ has 24MP selfie camera with the same aperture f/2.0. Additionally, Vivo V7 Plus has also front LED flash to capture sharper and apparent selfies however the OPPO F5 has no flash light to support selfie. It also gives slightly bokeh effect. In short, the Vivo V7+ selfie shooting performance is better than the OPPO F5.



ColorOS 3.2 vs Funtouch 3.2


The OPPO F5 runs Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) skinned with ColorOS 3.2 overlay, whereas, the Vivo V7+ is running on Android OS slightly upgraded v7.1.2 (Nougat) skinned with Funtouch 3.2 overlay. The basic OS is almost same but the interfaces are different, the ColorOS shows OPPO brand and the Funtouch represents Vivo. ColorOS and Funtouch both are further polished and very beautiful.



Actually, it depends on you which one is your more favorite interface. Vivo V7+ is running Funtouch 3.2 based on upgraded Android 7.1.2 OS.


3200mAh battery vs 3225mAh battery


OPPO F5 packs a 3200mAh battery which offers up to 22 hours talk time, up to 17 hours web-browsing time, and up to 11 hours video playback time. On the other side, the Vivo V7 Plus packs a 3225mAh battery which gives up to 25 hours talk time, up to 13 hours web-browsing time, and up to 13 hours video playback time. Both are satisfactory for their life time performance. If you would like to get longer talk time and video playback time then you should select Vivo V7+ but if your need is to get lengthy web-browsing time then you can get OPPO F5.


Other features


OPPO F5 comes with 4GB RAM and 32GB Storage. And the V7 Plus arrives with 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage. As you can see that the V7+ has more memory than F5. MicroSD slot present in both smartphones. You can buy F5 with 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM but you will also have to pay some more money.

Further, Vivo V7 Plus audio quality is better than OPPO F5.




OPPO F5 is cheaper than ViVo V7 Plus. The Price of OPPO F5 is $300 and the Vivo V7 Plus Price is $340.


Last Lines


If your wish is to get bigger display, better photography, more beautiful graphics, and faster CPU performance then you can purchase OPPO F5 but if you require better bright display, upgrade software, improved selfie camera, smoother gaming performance, and more storage then you should buy Vivo V7 Plus but you also need to spend more $40.

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