- Nov 30, 2015
Google and OnePlus take solid swings at low-cost but high-value phones, and each one has its merits.
The number of great phones in the $200 to $400 price range is growing, and the two phones we have here — the Nexus 5X and OnePlus X — are perfect examples of what you can get for your money today. Admittedly the $130 (MSRP) price difference between the $379 Nexus 5X and $249 OnePlus X is nothing to sneeze at, but both phones aim to punch above their weight to offer a solid experience despite a less-than-flagship price.
Having used both for a good bit of time, I'm going to analyze the differences between the Nexus 5X and OnePlus X to show which one comes out on top for the money, and where each one succeeds in individual areas. Read on.