OnePlus Nord: Specs and Features
Right off the bat, I do know you’re going to say that OnePlus Nord seems like a rebranded Realme telephone. That’s precisely how I really feel. It seems precisely just like the Realme X3. You have the dual-cam punch-hole on the prime left on the entrance and a vertical quad-camera array on the rear. The greatest differentiator is the position of the fingerprint sensor. It is on the market on the suitable edge and doubles as the facility button on Realme X3. Whereas OnePlus Nord has an in-display fingerprint sensor. The alert slider is current on the suitable.
As for the entrance, OnePlus Nord options a 6.44-inch Full-HD+ Fluid AMOLED show with a 90Hz refresh fee and 180Hz contact response fee. The panel boasts a 20:9 facet ratio, 2400 x 1080 pixels decision, sRGB assist, and Gorilla Glass 5 safety on prime.
You will need to have already seen the dual-camera punch-hole cutout on the prime left. The OnePlus Nord arrives with a main 32MP Sony IMX616 sensor and a secondary 8MP ultra-wide digital camera with a 105-degree FOV within the punch-hole. This is strictly the identical twin selfie digital camera system because the Realme X3 SuperZoom that launched in India final month.
OnePlus Nord is the corporate’s first smartphone with a twin selfie digital camera.
Snapdragon 765G + 5G Support
OnePlus had already confirmed that its first mid-range telephone in 5 years will arrive with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G chipset in tow. It is a 5G-enabled chipset that launched alongside the Snapdragon 865, which powers the OnePlus 8 flagship sequence. Snapdragon 765G integrates the Snapdragon X52 modem, providing obtain speeds as much as 3.38Gbps on a 5G community.
The chipset is paired with as much as 12GB of LPDDR4x RAM and as much as 256GB of built-in storage. And that is the place OnePlus has lower some corners. You don’t get quicker UFS 3.0 storage right here. The Nord as an alternative comes with UFS 2.1 storage in tow, which is a little bit disappointing.
One of the issues that OnePlus telephones are recognized for is fluid software program expertise. It brings the very best of each worlds — vanilla Android and helpful add-on options to customers by way of OxygenOS. OnePlus Nord is backed by OxygenOS 10.5 primarily based on Android 10 out-of-the-box.
The greatest change right here will, nonetheless, should be OnePlus’ resolution to ditch its personal telephone and messages app in favor of Google’s inventory alternate options. You additionally get Google Duo pre-installed on the Nord. It will probably be eligible for 2 years of software program updates (as much as Android 12) and three years of safety updates, as per the corporate’s claims.
The digital camera rely matter within the extra inexpensive price phase. OnePlus Nord makes its debut with a quad-camera array on the rear. It is helmed by the very same 48MP (f/1.75) Sony IMX586 sensor that you will see that aboard the flagship OnePlus 8. It will come as a aid to many who the first digital camera helps OIS, in addition to EIS, to assist enhance video stability. Your Nightscape footage can even see an enchancment, due to this helpful addition on this mid-ranger.
The main sensor is paired with an 8MP ultra-wide digital camera with a 119-degree FOV, a 5MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro digital camera. The latter appears to have solely been added to bump up the digital camera rely. Macro cameras might be enjoyable however now we have already seen that the 2MP macro digital camera aboard the OnePlus 8 shouldn’t be the best-performing out there. There’s a dual-LED flash sitting subsequent to the vertical array.
As for the digital camera options, OnePlus Nord can seize movies as much as 4K @ 30FPS, Super Slow-motion movies at as much as 1080p @ 240FPS, Pro mode, RAW picture seize, portrait (or bokeh) mode, and much more.
The presence of a excessive refresh fee show and 5G assist makes battery an necessary issue for the customers. OnePlus Nord comes outfitted with a modest 4,115mAh battery pack, paired with Warp Charge 30T fast-charging assist onboard.
This is barely smaller than the battery aboard the OnePlus 8. The 30W charging velocity stays the identical although. The firm claims which you can cost the telephone from 0% to 70% in round 30 minutes. It is, after all, juiced up by way of the USB Type-C port on the backside.
This is without doubt one of the areas the place OnePlus has lower corners to maintain the price low. OnePlus Nord doesn’t have an official IP score. The co-founder Carl Pei, in an interview, revealed that you’ve got rubber gaskets round ports and different precautions in place to assist it survive in 30-meter water for 30 seconds.
This means Nord can simply deal with spills and a few mild showers. We, nonetheless, gained’t recommend you’re taking this telephone into the pool with you.
OnePlus Nord: Specs Sheet
|Dimensions||158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2mm|
90Hz refresh fee
2400 x 1080 pixels
|RAM||6GB/ 8GB/ 12GB LPDDR4x|
|Storage||64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB UFS2.1|
|Software||Android 10-based OxygenOS 10.5|
|Selfie Camera||32MP Sony IMX616
8MP ultra-wide (105-degree)
|Rear Camera||48MP (f/1.75) Sony IMX586
8MP ultra-wide (119-degree)
|3.5mm Audio Jack||No|
|Charging Speed||Warp Charge 30T|
NFC, GPS, NavIC,
GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo
Price and Availability
OnePlus Nord arrives in three configurations in India – 6GB+64GB, 8GB+128GB and 12GB+256GB. The price for all the OnePlus Nord variants has been listed under:
- 6GB+64GB – Rs. 24,999 (~$335)
- 8GB+128GB – Rs. 27,999 (~375)
- 12GB+256GB – Rs. 29,999 (~$402)
The smartphone will probably be accessible in two shade variants – Gray Onyx and Blue Marble. It will go on sale ranging from August 4, solely on Amazon India, OnePlus.in and offline accomplice shops. The aforementioned sale date is for the 8GB and 12GB RAM variants, the 6GB variant will come later in September, as per the Amazon listing.