OnePlus Nord: Complete Specifications

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OnePlus Nord
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OnePlus Nord is among the most talked about mid-range smartphone of 2020. Mostly because of its many marketing strategy by the OnePlus Company.

The OnePlus Nord is a mid-range Android phone produced by OnePlus. It is expected that this phone will be bringing those premium feelings at a more affordable price. But, did OnePlus really managed to impress with this new phone? Well, we have the complete specifications of this phone that might interest you.

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OnePlus phones were usually known for been flagship killers. Here is what we mean. Previous top OnePlus phones comes with most flagship features at a very affordable price. But, things were a little bit different with the OnePlus 8 Pro this year. Here is why.

The OnePlus 8 Pro this year was a little close to the $1000 mark. Well, this because it came with additional features like wireless charging and even IP 68 rating (water resistant rating). While all the above features above are good, it made the phone more expensive and that is why OnePlus is introducing the OnePlus Nord series.

You see, the OnePlus Nord is coming with the second best features you can get on a smartphone. Which makes it a premium mid-range smartphone. And it will be placed in same category as the Apple iPhone SE 2020 and Google Pixel 4a.

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Well, we have put together the complete features of the smartphone below (expected specifications). As always, we focus more on user experience and performance, hence we’ll be skipping all the technical grammars.

Just below the summary of the features is a table with the complete specifications of the OnePlus Nord. You can also join our YouTube Community for unboxing and reviews of phones.

Specifications of OnePlus Nord

Build and Display

The phone is coming with Fluid AMOLED display type of size 6.44 inch which is just okay. It’s display is having a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection which is also good. Upfront it have a a relatively big punch hole which houses the dual selfie camera.

When it comes to it’s build materials, there is a front glass, back glass and plastic frame that seems more like metal.

Overall, the phone have that premium feel and it looks neat. So, the phone might make a good first impression on you.

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Chipset, RAM and Internal Storage

OnePlus have always powered most of their phones with a Qualcomm SOC. And the Nord is powered by the Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (8 nm). This chipset is a very powerful SOC only second to the Snapdragon 865 series in the Qualcomm SOC line up.

There is an Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver) CPU present. It also uses the Adreno 620 GPU. The CPU and GPU are great and should be able to play heavy games without any hassles.

So far, the phone is expected to come in three variants of, 6GB RAM and 128GB Internal Storage, 8GB RAM and 128GB Internal Storage, 8GB RAM and 128GB Internal Storage. The RAM sizes is big enough to handle all the operations needed. There is no space for microSD card which means you have to make use of the internal storage.

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Camera

OnePlus phones are famous for many things including camera. It’s not like they have the best cameras but they offer some good camera qualities.

This phone is expected to have a quad 64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP rear cameras. A main camera, ultrawide, depth sensor and macro lens respectively.

Camera features like, OIS, gyro-EIS and HDR are enabled. From live tests, the camera quality is just okay and good for the money. Although the extra depth sensor and macro lens seems to be useless but the camera set up added to the beauty of the phone.

Upfront, the phone might comes with a 32 MP + 8 MP dual selfie camera placed in a punch hole at the top left of the screen. Which makes the phone looks very pretty good.

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Software and Battery

The phone run out of the box Android 10 along with OnePlus OxygenOS 10.0 which is really good. OnePlus Nord is powered by a non removable 4115mAh battery with 30W fast charge feature enabled but no wireless charge enabled.

Charging the phone should not be much of a problem though. We have put together the full specifications of the OnePlus Nord below.

OnePlus Nord Specifications

NETWORK

Technology: GSM / CDMA/ HSPA / LTE / 5G

2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)

3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

4G LTE: Yes

5G Network: Yes

Download Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps, 5G

BODY

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)

SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Type: Fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

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, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+

PLATFORM

OS (Operating System): Android 10, OxygenOS 10.0

Chipset (Processor): Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)

CPU Details: Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)

GPU: Adreno 620

MEMORY

Card Slot (SD Card): No

Internal Storage: 6GB RAM 64GB, 8GB RAM 128GB, 12GB 256GB (UFS 2.1)

BACK CAMERA

Quad Lenses: 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP

Features: Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR, OIS

Video: [email protected], [email protected]/60/240fps, gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Dual Camera: 32 MP + 8 MP

Features: HDR

Video: [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker: Yes

3.5mm Jack: No

CONNECTIVITY

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD

GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, SBAS, NavIC

NFC: Yes

Radio: Unspecified

USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BATTERY CAPACITY

Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4115 mAh battery

Charging: Fast charging 30W, 70% in 30 min

OTHER INFORMATION

Colors: Blue Marble, Gray Onyx

Games: Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store

Price: About $468, N181000

The new OnePlus phone is not the best from the company but it is suitable for those who have lower budget to purchase a premium mid-range smartphone.

The official price of the OnePlus Nord is about $468, N181000 Naira. Tell us what you think about this new OnePlus phone via your comment below.

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