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OnePlus Nord Specs & Review

OnePlus Technologies is a Chinese based smartphone manufacturing company in Shenzen Guangdong, China. Pete Lau (CEO) and Carl Pei (Director) founded this company in December 2013.

As of July 2018, The company serves almost 34 countries worldwide. Oppo is the major shareholder in this company. However, None of these companies officially agrees to be related, and both work as independent companies.

OnePlus was the company to introduce USB-C type charging port in smartphones for faster charging. OnePlus not only launches smartphones, but it also releases its TVs, Wireless earbuds, chargers, etc.

The famous smartphone series is OnePlus 1 to 8 that includes all the smartphones released by OnePlus till today.

 The OnePlus Nord is a Flag-ship phone in the competition of the other manufacturers. The OnePlus Nord will release on the 4th of August 2020 globally.

Design

  • Sleek & Heavy-duty built.
  • Aluminum frame.
  • Front and back both Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

The OnePlus Nord will have a tremendous feeling when it comes to handgrip. Because it weighs around 184g so it is quite a light weighted device. It has 158 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm (6.23 x 2.89 x 0.32 in) dimensions that are slim, smart, and sleek.

This device has a power key mounted on the right side. A bottom-firing speaker, Sim-card slot, and a USB-C type charging port. The volume rocker keys mounted at the mid-left side.

It also has an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Display

  • Fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
  • 6.44 inches with (89.5% screen-body ratio).
  • 90Hz Refresh rate.
  • 408 PPI along with HDR10+ support.

OnePlus Nord comes with a large display of 6.44 inches Fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a punch-hole camera set-up at the top-left corner.

Nord has a 1080 x 2400 resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio that is around 408 pixels per inch.

It has a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Above all, it has HDR10+ and 90Hz refresh rate support that is quite rare.

Camera

  • 48MP primary (wide), 8 MP ultra-wide sensor 5MP depth sensor, and 2MP macro sensor. (Quad-rear Camera setup)
  • 32MP primary wide sensor + 8MP ultra-wide sensor. (Dual Selfie Camera Setup)
  • 4K @30fps, 1080p @120/60/30 fps, Gyro-EIS, OIS, and HDR.

OnePlus did quite a great job here, a Quad camera setup. First, a 48MP primary wide-angle sensor with f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS sounds perfect.

Second, 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.3, 119*(Ultra-wide).

Third, 5 MP tertiary camera with f/2.4, (depth) camera sensor.

The final, 2MP Quad camera with f/2.4,(macro) camera sensor.

Nord’s primary camera records 4k videos @30fps, 1080p videos at 120/60/30fps that is marvelous.

The 32MP f/2.5, (wide-angle), 1/28”, 0.8 µm front-facing selfie camera along with an 8MP f/2.5,105” (Ultra-wide) 1/4.0”, 1.12 µm takes perfect photos for your day. It can also record videos in 4K at 60/30fps and 1080p at 60/30fps.

Performance & Specs

  • Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm).
  • Adreno 620 GPU.
  • 6/8/128GB RAM & 64/128/256 GB ROM.
  • Android 10.

OnePlus Nord powered by Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm) chipset suits perfect for HD gaming.

The GPU Adreno 620 operates well with SDM765. The Octa-core processor, GPU, and the chipset make this device a beast.

This device has 6/64GB 8/12GB RAM and /128256GB storage. However, it does not support any external storage device. Above all, it has UFC 2.1 support too.

Battery Life

  • 4115mAH Battery.
  • 70% charging in just 30 minutes.
  • A 30W fast charger.

A 4115mAH battery is perfect for gaming and daily use. It comes with a 30W fast charger that charges up to 70% in just 30 minutes.

Connectivity

Above all, OnePlus Nord supports the latest technology 5G that is the fastest data internet till today. The rest are the same 4G, 3G, 2G, CDMA, EVDO, and GSM.

Pricing

OnePlus Nord is a perfect flagship phone for a gamer and a photographer. This device costs 399 Euros globally. While in Pakistan, it will be around Rs.80,000.

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Samia Riaz

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