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One Plus Nord Review – Smart & Affordable

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One Plus Nord

5

Camera- 48 MP primary camera with features like Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, and a selfie camera of 32MP

5.0/5

Memory- 64GB with 6GB RAM, 128GB with 8GB RAM, 256GB with 12GB RAM.

5.0/5

Battery- 4,115mAh battery, with Warp Charge 30T fast charging.

5.0/5

OS- Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC

5.0/5

Network- It has an integrated Qualcomm X52 5G modem

5.0/5

Pros

  • Earphone Jack
  • Gaming mode
  • Quite affordable
  • Smooth performance
  • Physical Fingerprint sensor

Cons

  • Camera quality
  • Heat issues

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The OnePlus Nord smartphone was recently launched and is available for an affordable price tag. The OnePlus franchise’s smartphone offers flagship-level features and is the only 5G smartphone with a price below 30,000 rupees. Is the OnePlus Nord smartphone worth the price? Can the smartphone deliver a superior experience in comparison to its other OnePlus siblings? Let’s find out by exploring this captivating One Plus Nord Review guide.

Overall Rank- 

The OnePlus Nord offers all OnePlus features and quality that too at a lower price than its ancestors. Given the global economic fall down due to the ongoing pandemic, the phone was recently launched at the perfect timing. It is the only most affordable smartphone that is available with 5G. 

With the 5G feature, one can also explore other smartphones like the iPhone 12 mini

Product Description-

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The OnePlus Nord is quite distinct from the other smartphones of the OnePlus family when it comes to design to be easily differentiated. However, it does look relatively similar to RealMe’s and Oppo’s design concepts. 

The smartphone has an excellent build quality with a polycarbonate body. It is reassured by Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back.

The smartphone is a perfect example of classy and smart, available in gray onyx and blue marble color. Instead of downgrading the display quality for less cost, OnePlus did not compromise its statement AMOLED display.

It has a screen size of 6.44 inches that too, with Full-HD+ resolution (1080×2400) along with a 90Hz refresh rate. However, the OnePlus Nord does not have color accuracy certifications like bigger models OnePlus 8 and 8 pro but still manages to support HDR10+. 

The OnePlus Nord is delivered with its expected packaging and accessories- a silicone bumper case, a Type-C cable, a fast charger, and stickers.

Continue reading this One Plus Nord Review guide to discover its pros and cons and how it is different from other smartphones with higher price tags like OnePlus 8t, etc.

Pros and Cons-

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Pros-

  • Quite affordable: OnePlus Nord is one of the most advanced and affordable smartphones in the marketplace with high-quality performance.
  • Smooth performance- The smartphone leaves no chance for disappointment when it comes to performance; the Snapdragon 765G is quite an impressive performer.
  • Physical Fingerprint sensor- Although there are many other unlocking features, fingerprints are still one of the most trusted of accessing smartphones, and the OnePlus Nord offers that.
  • Earphone Jack
  • Gaming mode

Cons-

  • Camera quality- Even though OnePlus offered its best features for the camera, they still aren’t as good as the other OnePlus models.
  • Heat issues- The OnePlus Nord is the only smartphone by OnePlus that has reportedly had heating issues till now. The community is trying to fix this trouble.

Guarantee-

OnePlus offers an extended warranty on all its gadgets for 1 year which includes internal as well as external damages.

Product Specifications-

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The OnePlus Nord is one of the first smartphones launched with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. This new chip was announced in 2019 along with the flagship of Snapdragon 865 SoC and had only just started to be used in the coming smartphones.

It has an integrated Qualcomm X52 5G modem, which is built on the 7nm process. It guarantees better processing capabilities that are up to 30 percent faster graphics rendering than the previously prevailing Snapdragon 730G.

However, there might be a slight difference in India’s OnePlus Nord models from the other countries, concerning 5G. The smartphones’ Indian version supports only the N78 5G band, whereas the European version supports more bands. This may lead to compatibility issues with service providers outside India that will not be operating on the N78 band.

It measures a thickness of 8.2mm, weighing 184g. Connectivities like NFC, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.1 are offered, and satellite navigation systems including NavIC. The smartphone includes a single super-linear speaker at the bottom and features an in-display fingerprint sensor and face unlock authentication.

The Nord does not have an official IP certification yet, so it cannot be labeled as water-proof or splash-proof. It has a sizable 4,115mAh battery, with Warp Charge 30T fast charging.

The OnePlus experience is completed OxygenOS version 10.5.2, which keeps coming up with new updates from time to time. The interface and features are similar to other OnePlus smartphones, making them the best and highly advanced Androids.

It also offers Zen mode quality concerning its user base, a built-in screen recorder, and several display options to customize the ambient display, fingerprint animations, etc.

The company also promises two years of software updates and three years of security updates for the smartphone.

The Nord has a memory of 64GB with 6GB RAM, 128GB with 8GB RAM, 256GB with 12GB RAM.

Although nothing can be done to expand the internal storage on the OnePlus Nord because its SIM tray only supports two nano-SIM cards, this unexpandable memory should not be a problem for those buying the 128GB and 256GB variants.

Still, the people buying the 64GB variant might find a lack of storage after a year or later, depending on the smartphone’s usage. OnePlus however, offers 50GB of free cloud storage for a year to its members for signing up for its Red Cable Club.

It features a 48 MP primary camera with excellent camera features like Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, and a selfie camera of 32MP. Offering video features like 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, and gyro-EIS, the smartphone has an excellent camera performance.

However, the other OnePlus models have a lot more features than these. The smartphone also has various features like Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. We hope that our guide must have helped you in getting all the necessary information regarding One Plus Nord Review.

Final Words-

It seems like OnePlus has continued with its statement style with the launch of OnePlus Nord. Even though the smartphone is not as great as the other models by OnePlus, The Nord can be titled as the OnePlus Lite or OnePlus 8 Lite. Check out the video above for more details on the One Plus Nord review.

The OnePlus Nord might be the beginning of a whole new line by OnePlus as it is the only smartphone by the company which does not follow the already existing name list. We might see more in this upcoming series, targeting the lower tiers of the smartphone market. Currently, OnePlus Nord can be a perfect competitor of OnePlus 6. 

The OnePlus Nord is at present the most affordable 5G smartphone available in the market. 

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4 Comments

  1. Thanks a lot for sharing this amazing article here, it is very important that we read about products that we want to buy before purchasing them. This will enable us to know more about it, what we are likely to dislike and like about it. Oneplus Nord is a nice mobile phone and it is very affordable, I live the features.

    1. Yes, this is one of the best and I personally recommend it too.

  2. For one thing, I have heard a lot of positives about this one plus more and the way it can really make the whole difference for us. I like that they have infused so much more into it and they are still willing to sell it for less. That is just amazing to see here. Thanks for sharing this here with us all

    1. Ya welcome Liza once again for motivating us with your feedback on our reviews.

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