OnePlus Open vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5: Which Foldable should you buy in India?

OnePlus Open vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5: Price, specs, and availability

On October 27, OnePlus Open launched its first foldable smartphone in India at the ‘Open for Everything’ event. The Samsung Z Fold 5, which was unveiled in July of this year and is the current market leader in the foldable smartphone industry, is directly competitive with the smartphone.

OnePlus Open specifications: 

The 7.82-inch Flexi-fluid AMOLED display on the OnePlus Open has a dynamic refresh rate of 1-120 Hz. A 6.31-inch Super Fluid AMOLED cover screen with a 10-120 Hz dynamic refresh rate is also included with the smartphone.

The Adreno 740 GPU and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor are the brains behind OnePlus’ most recent foldable device. The OnePlus Open has 512GB UFS 4.0 ROM and 16GB LPDDR5X RAM in terms of storage. The phone has a 4,805 mAh dual-cell battery that can be quickly charged with OnePlus’s 67W SUPERVOOC Charging.

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The 48 MP Sony LYT-T808 lens on the OnePlus Open’s main camera has an f/1.7 aperture. The primary sensor includes capabilities for EIS, HDR, and optical image stabilization (OIS). Additionally, the foldable camera includes a 64 MP telephoto lens and a 48 MP ultra-wide sensor.

Four years of Android operating system upgrades and five years of security patches are also included with OnePlus’ foldable smartphone.

Samsung Z Fold 5 specs: 

The 7.6-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex display on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 has a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. A 6.2-inch HD+ cover screen with Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, 402ppi, and 120Hz adaptive refresh rate (48120Hz) is also available.

A 10MP selfie camera with an 85-degree Field of View (FOV) and a 4MP under-display camera are included with the Z Fold 5. A 12MP ultra-wide camera, a 50MP wide-angle camera, and a 10MP telephoto camera are all located on the back.

The smartphone has three storage options for the Galaxy Z Fold 5: 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform and 12GB of memory.

The device has two 4,400mAh batteries that can be charged wired up to 50% in around 30 minutes using a 25W adapter. The power adapter will not be included. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 has an IPX8 rating and is advertised as being water resistant for up to 30 minutes in waters up to 1.5 meters deep.

OnePlus Open vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5: At a glance

  • Compared to the Galaxy Z Fold 5’s longer front display, the OnePlus Open’s front display is larger and more useful.
  • The OnePlus Open has better display tech on both of its displays than the Galaxy Z Fold 5.
  • The OnePlus Open has a bigger battery and faster wired charging than the Galaxy Z Fold 5.
  • The OnePlus Open has a significantly better camera setup than the Galaxy Z Fold 5.
  • More affordable than the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is the OnePlus Open.
  • The OnePlus Open does not enable wireless charging or reverse wireless charging, but the Galaxy Z Fold 5 does.
  • The OnePlus Open does not support a stylus, although the Galaxy Z Fold 5 does (it is sold and kept separately).
  • The OnePlus Open has a substantially lower IPX4 rating for water resistance than the Galaxy Z Fold 5, which has an IPX8 rating.

Specification: OnePlus Open vs Galaxy Z Fold 5

SpecsOnePlus OpenSamsung Galaxy Z Fold 5
– 6.31-inch AMOLED
– 10-120Hz refresh rate (LTPO)
– 2,484 x 1,116 resolution
– 20:9 aspect ratio
– Ceramic Guard

– 7.82-inch AMOLED
– 1-120Hz refresh rate (LTPO)
– 2,440 x 2,268 resolution
– 2,800 nits peak brightness
– 6.2-inch AMOLED
– 48-120Hz refresh rate
– 2,316 x 904 resolution
– 23.1:9 aspect ratio
– Gorilla Glass Victus 2

– 7.6-inch AMOLED
– 120Hz refresh rate (LTPO)
– 2,176 x 1,812 resolution
– 1,750 nits peak brightness
– Ultra Thin Glass
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
No expandable storage
256GB, 512GB, or 1TB
No expandable storage
Power4,805mAh dual-battery
67W wired charging
No wireless charging
No reverse wireless charging
80W charger in-box
4,400mAh dual-battery
25W wired charging
Fast Wireless Charging 2.0
Wireless PowerShare
No charger in-box
CamerasExterior rear:
– 48MP wide, 1.12μm, OIS, PDAF, ƒ/1.7
– 48MP ultra-wide, 0.8μm, ƒ/2.2, AF
– 64MP telephoto, 0.7μm, OIS, 3x zoom (120x digital), ƒ/2.6

Exterior front:
– 32MP, ƒ/2.4, 0.7μm

Internal front:
– 20MP, 0.7μm, ƒ/2.2
Exterior rear:
– 50MP wide, 1.0μm, OIS, Dual Pixel AF, ƒ/1.8
– 12MP ultra-wide, 1.12μm, ƒ/2.2
– 10MP telephoto, 1.0μm, OIS, 3x zoom (30x digital), ƒ/2.4

Exterior front:
– 10MP, ƒ/2.2, 1.22μm

Internal UDC:
– 4MP, 2.0μm, ƒ/1.8
AudioStereo speakers
Dolby Atmos support
No 3.5mm headphone port
Stereo speakers
Dolby Atmos support
No 3.5mm headphone port
BiometricsSide-mounted capacitive fingerprint sensorSide-mounted capacitive fingerprint sensor
SIMDual nano-SIM tray
eSIM support
Dual nano-SIM tray
eSIM support
SoftwareAndroid 13
OxygenOS 13.2
Android 13
One UI 5.1.1
Dimensions and weightFolded dimensions:
– 153.4 x 73.3 x 11.7mm (Green)/11.9mm (Black)

Unfolded dimensions:
– 153.4 x 143.1 x 5.8mm (Green)/5.9mm (Dusk)

– 239g (Black)/245g (Green)
Folded dimensions:
– 154.94 x 67 x 13.4mm

Unfolded dimensions:
– 154.94 x 129.8 x 6mm

– 253g
ColorsEmerald Dusk (Green), Voyager BlackGlobal: Cream, Icy Blue, Phantom Black

Samsung Exclusive: Gray, Blue

OnePlus Open vs Galaxy Z Fold 5: Price and availability

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 (12GB/256GB): $1,800
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 (12GB/512GB): $1,920
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 (12GB/1TB): $2,160

The OnePlus Open has a lower starting price than the Galaxy Z Fold 5, marking the Open to be $100 cheaper. If you compare it against the equitable 512GB version of the Galaxy Z Fold 5, the OnePlus Open is $220 cheaper.

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