The OnePlus Nord is a game-changer in the mid-range smartphone market. It offers top-of-the-line features at a price that is affordable for most consumers. The phone has a sleek and modern design, excellent performance, an impressive camera system, and long battery life.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 78,999 Expected|
|Other Countries||C$ 875.00 / ₹ 22,899 / $ 294.00 / £ 259.00 / € 369.99 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - Europe|
|5G Bands||1, 3, 7, 28, 78 SA/NSA - Europe|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps, 5G|
|Announced||2020, July 21|
|Status||Available. Released 2020, August 04|
|Dimensions||158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm (6.23 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||184 g (6.49 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.44 inches, 100.6 cm2 (~86.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~408 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|OS||Android 10, upgradable to Android 12, OxygenOS 12|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM7250 Snapdragon 765G 5G (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)|
|Internal||64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM|
|Quad||48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.3, 119˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
|Features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, gyro-EIS|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|Positioning||GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (G1), BDS (B1), GALILEO (E1+E5a), NavIC|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, OTG|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Type||Li-Po 4115 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||30W wired, 70% in 30 min|
|Colors||Blue Marble, Gray Onyx (Gray Ash)|
Design and Display
One of the first things that will catch your eye about the OnePlus Nord is its sleek and modern design. It comes with a 6.44-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, providing a clear and vivid viewing experience. The display also features a 90Hz refresh rate, which makes scrolling and gaming smooth and seamless.
The phone has a glass front and back with a Gorilla Glass 5, giving it a premium look and feel. The Nord comes in two color variants – Blue Marble and Gray Onyx – and both look stunning.
Performance and Storage
The OnePlus Nord is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor, which is a mid-range chipset designed to provide excellent performance while consuming less power. The phone comes in two variants – one with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and the other with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The storage is not expandable, but the amount provided should be sufficient for most users. The phone runs on OxygenOS 12, which is based on Android 12. The user interface is clean and intuitive, and the phone responds quickly to commands.
Triple Camera System
The camera system on the OnePlus Nord is one of its most significant selling points. The phone comes with a quad-camera setup on the back, consisting of a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 5-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The front-facing camera is a dual-camera setup, with a 32-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera. The camera system produces sharp and detailed images with vibrant colors, even in low-light conditions. The ultra-wide camera is particularly useful for capturing landscapes and group photos, while the macro camera is great for close-up shots.
Battery Life and Connectivity
The OnePlus Nord comes with a 4,115mAh battery that provides excellent battery life. The phone supports fast charging, and the company claims that it can charge up to 70% in just 30 minutes. The Nord also supports 5G connectivity dual-SIM card support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, 5G, 4G VoLTE, OTG support, and a USB Type-C 2.0, port.