Samsung Galaxy A14 5G vs OPPO A78 5G: Which is better? These two smartphones are entry-level devices with 5G connectivity. And they are priced under INR 20,000. They share some similarities and differences as well. But which of them has a better camera, software experience, faster performance, and strong battery life? Let’s find out through this comparison below.
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Prices | Availability
Looking at their prices, the OPPO A78 5G seems to offer a better deal. It is priced at INR18,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G with 4/64 GB memory is priced at INR16,499 and the 6/128GB memory option costs INR18,999. To get the highest variant that will offer you 8/128 GB will cost you INR20,999. Both smartphones are now available for purchase in India.
As for the display, both smartphones share some similarities. Samsung Galaxy A14 5G vs OPPO A78 5G have an LCD touchscreen with a 90Hz refresh rate. However, the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G has an edge because it has an FHD+ resolution, unlike the OPPO A78 5G with an HD+ resolution. This means the Galaxy A14 5G has a sharper screen. But for security, these two phones feature a side-mounted scanner for biometric verification.
The camera setups are alike but the quality favors Galaxy A14 5G. Both phones have a 50MP main cam and 2MP secondary lens for the macro/depth sensors. And when it comes to video recording, 1080p quality is the highest resolution available. However, if I have to pick one for camera uses out of these two, the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G is more reliable for photography.
Performance | Software
In terms of their performance, the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G is faster than the OPPO A78 5G. The former is powered by the Exynos 1330 5G chipset paired with 4-8 GB RAM and 64/128 GB memory. While the latter (OPPO A78 5G) uses the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G chipset paired with 8/128 GB memory.
Both smartphones run Android 13 software out of the box. And they are expected to get up to two years of software upgrades in view.
Samsung Galaxy A14 5G vs OPPO A78 5G packed 5,000 mAh battery capacity but with a different fast charging system. The Galaxy A14 5G supports 15W fast charge, while the OPPO A78 5G supports 33W fast charging system.
Samsung Galaxy A14 5G vs OPPO A78 5G: Verdict
The Galaxy A14 5G has a sharper display than the OPPO A78 5G. And the camera is more reliable too. Moreover, if you decide to go for the 4/64 GB memory option, you’ll spend lesser money.