OnePlus Nord:- The Premium Mid-Ranger
The Smartphone is priced 24,499 Rs, 27,499 Rs and 29,999 Rs for the base, mid-range and top variants respectively in India. It is available in Gray Onyx and Marble Blue colors.
|Performance||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G|
|Display||6.44 inches Fluid AMOLED HDR10 display|
|Rear Camera||48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP|
|Front Camera||32 MP + 8 MP|
|Storage||64 GB|128 GB|256 GB|
|Ram||6 GB| 8 GB| 12 GB|
|Price in India||24,499 Rs| 27,499 Rs | 29,999 Rs|
Design and Display
Unboxing the phone you get the premium looking stylish OnePlus Nord handset, a 30 W fast charger, a USB type-C cable and a transparent case. The power button and the volume rocker are present on the right and left side of the Smartphone respectively. A dual sim tray, a USB type-C port, a speaker grill and a microphone are present on the bottom side of the phone. A secondary microphone is present on the top side of the phone, near the cameras which will help recording audio. A point to note that the microSD slot and the headphone jack are missing in this Smartphone and the users will have to use wireless headphones. The awesome slider which has become a feature of OnePlus Smartphones will also be present at the right side of the Smartphone. The Smartphone will come in two color variants- Gray Onyx and Marble Blue.
The phone is protected on the front and back by Corning Gorilla glass 5. OnePlus Nord has a 6.44 inch 90Hz HDR 10 Fluid Amoled 1080p panel with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution and a Dual-punch hole design. The phone provides 180 Hz touch response rate as well. So, there is no doubt that content consumption experience is going to be the best with this Smartphone. It is available in 6GB+64GB, 8GB+128GB AND 12GB+256GB storage options. The first option is available only in India. The other 2 options are available in both India and Europe.
Strong Processors:- SD765G
The Smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Octa-core processor and also supports 5G network with a maximum speed of 3.3GBPS. The SD765 Soc promises better processing capabilities and 30% faster graphics rendering than the SD730G. SD765G is built on 7nm process while SD730G is built on 8nm process As per the performance, the user can play games like PUBG and COD without any issue and the 90 Hz refresh rate will further elevate the gaming experience. The phone packs a 4115mah battery with warp charge 30T fast charging support which will fully charge the phone in an hour.
Strongest plus point:- Oxygen OS 10.5
The phone runs on Android 10 OS with custom Oxygen OS 10.5 experience with lots and lots of customization options and with little to no bloat ware. This is the greatest plus point of OnePlus Nord. The company has assured that there will be 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security updates. The Smartphone will get updated to Android 11 OS as well. There have been complaints that OnePlus is stealing data from the users. So the company has replaced its contacts and messages applications with Google first party applications which is a good move by the company towards data security.
The Smartphone has a quad rear camera set-up and a dual front camera set-up. OnePlus Nord comes with a 48 MP f /1.75 SONY IMX586 primary sensor, 8 MP f/2.3, Ultra Wide camera, 5 MP f/2.4 Depth and a 2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera. 32 MP f/2.5 + 8 MP f/2.5, Ultra Wide Dual Selfie Camera clicks awesome pictures during day and appreciable pictures in low-light conditions.
The phone does not have any IP rating but the company has assured that the phone can remain under 30 cm of water for 30 seconds without any damage. So the phone will remain protected against occasional spills. The in-display finger print sensor works very well and the face unlock also works equally fast and seamless.
|Operating System||Android 10|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Custom Ui||OxygnOS 10.5|
|Rear Camera set-up||Quad Camera set-up|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano|
|Network||5G supportd by dvic( ntwork not rolld out in India)4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, in-display, Quick response|
|Face Unlock||Yes, Quick response|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G|
|Processor||(1×2.4 GHz, Kryo 475 + 1×2.2 GHz, Kryo 475 + 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475)|
|RAM||6 GB| 8 GB| 12 GB|
|Quick Charging||Yes, 30W|
|Display Type||Fluid AMOLED|
|Rfrsh Ratr||90 Hz|
|Bezelless Display||Yes, with punch-hole|
|Pixel Density||409 ppi|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Screen To Body Ratio Calculated||86.29 %|
|Screen Size||6,44 inchs|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2400 Pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Indoor peak brightness||323 nits|
|Colors||Gray Onyx and Marble Blue|
|Back Build Matrial||Glass|
|Rear/ Front Camera Setup||Quad/Single|
|Camera Features||8x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Image Resolution||8000 x 6000|
|Resolution||48 MP f /1.75 SONY IMX586 primary sensor+8 MP f/2.3, Ultra Wide camera+5 MP f/2.4 Depth+2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera|
|Rear/ Front Physical Aperture||F1.75|F2.5|
|Front Camera Resolution||32 MP f/2.5 primary Camera+ 8 MP f/2.5, Ultra Wide angle lens|
|Video Recording||4K @ 30 fps|
|Shooting Modes||Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control|
|Optical image stabilization||Yes|
|Camera switching while recording selfie videos||No|
|Audio Features||Dolby Atmos|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Android 11 support||Yes|
|Finger print||Yes, in-display|
In my opinion, this is one of the best mid-range smartphones available in the market. If you want to get the best gaming experience, best data consumption experience and if you want to click really cool and awesome photographs and selfies with friends all in just Rs.24,999 then you must really give this smartphone a try; you will be amazed.
- No headphone jack
- Storage is not expandable