OnePlus Nord is already in tech news for the past few months. You may already know a lot about this amazing phone from OnePlus. OnePlus is launched on July 21, 2020. You can know about its release date below.
The OnePlus Nord is the second mid-range smartphone from the OnePlus company. The first phone of the company was OnePlus X, launched in 2015. The Nord is one of the current generation devices sold by OnePlus.
In this post, we will tell you about our hands-on review of OnePlus Nord.
OnePlus Nord Hardware
The OnePlus Nord comes with Gorilla Glass 5 at the front and back with plastic rails on the side. OnePlus launched this phone in two colors, that is Gray Onyx and Blue Marble. The plastic rail of Nord is shiny. The plastic rail of the phone is felt like metal but we are sure that it was made of plastic. Moreover, OnePlus also applied a coating on the glass back of the device that gives it a plasticky feel and helps for a good grip on the device.
Furthermore, there is a microphone on the top of the device, and on the bottom, there is a USB 2.0 Type-C port is available which is flanked by a microphone, also there is a dual-SIM card slot, and the bottom speaker. On the left side of the device, there are volume buttons, while on the right side there is a power button and the alert slider is available.
The display of OnePlus Nord has some pretty thin bezels with some rounded corners. The earpiece speaker is on the top bezel. On the top and left of the screen, there is the punch-hole that have two selfies cameras. The Nord comes with a 6.44-inch Full HD 90Hz Fluid AMOLED panel. Lastly, the display of this phone is also pretty good and impressive.
Holding this device in hand feels like you are holding a baby OnePlus because it feels solid and tight. The haptic setup is an amazing thing when setting up the device. The vibration motor makes the haptics feel crisp for a mid-range smartphone. Moreover, we are reviewing the Blue Marble color. It’s is a new color for OnePlus.
OnePlus Nord Specs
In this paragraph, we will talk about some amazing specs of OnePlus Nord. Nord comes with the chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 7565G 5G. This chipset is competitive in other phones so, it will be a pretty good thing to find it in this device. OnePlus is also bringing 5G to its mid-range device which is no doubt a great effort to provide you a superfast internet.
This Nord has two options in RAM and Storage configurations. One is 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage and the other one comes with 12GB RAM and 256GB Storage. Both of these options will provide you LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage.
If you are from India then there is good news for you because Nord is also launching with 6GB Ram and 64GB storage option in India.
The OnePlus Nord is launched with OxygenOS 10.5 on Android 10. Many users loved OxygenOS due to its clean, featureful skin atop Android. The Nord really feels like any OnePlus Phone as soon as we power it on. It is a very good thing that OnePlus is also carrying its renowned user experience to mid-range devices too.
OnePlus Nord Cameras
There are 6 cameras available in Nord, in which there are two cameras on the front and four on back. That’s the most cameras that OnePlus has ever put into any of its smartphones. As we all know that quantity doesn’t matter but the quality.
On the front of the device, there is a 32MP main Sony IMX616 camera is available while the other one is an 8MP ultrawide selfie camera. Ultrawide has a 105-degree field of view. They can also shoot Ultra HD video at up to 60fps.
On the rear side of the device, you will find the Sony IMX586 48MP main camera. The same camera is also used in OnePlus 8. The second camera is an 8MP ultrawide with 119-degree field of view. The third one is a 2MP macro camera and the fourth is a 5MP depth sensor. On the right side of the cameras, there is dual-LED flash is available. You can shoot video up to Ultra HD with 30fps, Full HD 60fps, and also super-slow-motion Full HD 240fps.
There are also several camera app features are available in OnePlus Nord in which there are UltraShot HDR, Nightscape, Super Macro, Portrait, Pro Mode, Panorama, AI scene detection, RAW files, filters, and quick share.
OnePlus Nord Battery
The OnePlus Nord comes with 4115mAh of battery and with the fast 30W charging. The OnePlus is using the same Warp charge 30T tech which is used in the OnePlus 8 series. The Realme X50 5Gand LG Velvet are also using similar battery sizes and charging speeds. Nord could challenge other competitor’s smartphones in terms of battery life.
More About Nord
The Nord also sports 5G the Qualcomm Snapdragon X52 modem can deliver up to 3.38Gbps of throughput. This modem is also capable of delivering mmWave and sub-6GHz 5G. This is a very good thing that OnePlus is trying to bring the advanced features to its mid-range smartphones.
OnePlus Nord Release Date and Price
The Nord will start from £379 (around $480 and AU$680) in the UK for its 8GB RAM and 128GB variant. One Plus Nord is already launched on 21 July 2020 and will be released on August 4, 2o2o.
For the 12GB and 256GB variants, its price will be £469 / €499 (around $590, AU$850).
As we already mentioned above that Nord will also launch in India with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage which will cost you around 24,999 Rupees, while the other two variants will cost around 27,999 Rupees and 29,999 respectively.
The Realme X50 5G and Mi Note 10 Lite are cheaper than the Nord, both devices comes with the same chipset that is Snapdragon 765G, but they also make a few small compromises in other areas to achieve their lower prices.
OnePlus Nord Availability
Firstly on the launch of OnePlus Nord, it will be available in the UK and 27 other European countries, plus it will also be available in India, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. It is not confirmed yet that it will available in the US.