Oppo Find X3 Neo vs Samsung Galaxy S21 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Oppo Find X3 Neo phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S21 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Oppo Find X3 Neo Samsung Galaxy S21
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.55 in (inches) 6.2 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11) ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/13/2 MP 64/12/12 MP
Front Camera 34 MP 10 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Oppo Find X3 Neo runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11) operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S21 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 680, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 680 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Oppo Find X3 Neo is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S21 has the Adreno 660 graphics processor.

Battery

The Oppo Find X3 Neo battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Supports SuperVOOC 2.0.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S21 is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Oppo Find X3 Neo is a 5.6% bigger than Samsung Galaxy S21 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Oppo Find X3 Neo Samsung Galaxy S21
100% DCI-P3 120Hz refresh rate (adaptive)
1100 cd/m² peak brightness 1300 cd/m² peak brightness
180Hz touch sampling rate Always-On Display
3D curved glass screen Capacitive
500 cd/m² typical brightness Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
5000000:1 HDR10+
800 cd/m² HBM brightness Infinity-O Display
90Hz refresh rate Multi-touch
97% NTSC Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Oppo Find X3 Neo is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Oppo Find X3 Neo gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S21.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Oppo Find X3 Neo comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Oppo Find X3 Neo gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S21.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy S21 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Oppo Find X3 Neo rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/13/2 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX766 , a pixel size of 1.0 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S21 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX563 (#2) , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

Oppo Find X3 Neo Samsung Galaxy S21
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 45° (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
Angle of view – 89° (#4) 3x hybrid optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Angle of view – 76° (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Closed-loop Focus Motor Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Continuous autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous shooting
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Dual OIS
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 28 mm (#3)
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings HDR10+ video recording
Macro mode ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Object tracking AF
Optical zoom OIS (#3)
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical zoom
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Self-timer Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Third rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto) Pixel size – 0.8 µm (#3)
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
White balance settings Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Sensor version – Sony IMX563 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/1.76″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Oppo Find X3 Neo comes with a 34 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 has a 10 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Oppo Find X3 Neo Samsung Galaxy S21
34 MP 10 MP
Aperture:f/2.4 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Auto HDR
HDR Autofocus
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Oppo Find X3 Neo Samsung Galaxy S21
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Oppo Find X3 Neo price is $840 and the Samsung Galaxy S21 price tag is $900

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