After a month of teasing and creating hype, OnePlus has finally unwrapped its first-ever mid-range smartphone-OnePlus Nord. Moreover, the company has shown us the first-ever Ar launch event to introduce the smartphone. The OnePlus Nord, a mid-range smartphone, aims to offer a premium experience at an attractive price point.
Talking about the phone, the OnePlus Nord features a 6.44-inch Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and has an aspect ratio of 20:9. The display has a protective cover with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The display of the phone has a dual punch-hole, including a 32MP primary camera and an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens.
At the back, the phone has a quad-camera setup similar to Realme X3. The Quad-camera setup includes a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP depth lens, and lastly, a 2MP macro lens.
In terms of internals, the phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset with an integrated Snapdragon X52 modem for the 5G support. The chipset is paired with up to 12GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.0 storage.
In terms of battery, the phone carries a 4,115mAh battery paired with Warp Charge 30T fast charging support. The company claims a 0-70% charge in around 30 minutes via USB Type-C port.
Despite having a no IP rating, the phone has rubber gaskets around ports and other concerned places, which will help to survive in 30-meter water for 30 seconds.
|Dimensions||Height: 158.3 mm|
Width: 73.3 mm
Thickness: 8.2 mm
Size: 16.36 centimeters (6.44 inches)
Resolution: 2400×1080 pixels 408ppi
Aspect Ratio: 20:9
Refresh Rate: 90 Hz
Type: Fluid AMOLED
Support sRGB, Display P3
Cover Glass: Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
|Performance||Operating System: OxygenOS based on Android™ 10|
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G mobile platform
GPU: Adreno 620
RAM: 6GB/8GB/12GB LPDDR4X
Storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB UFS2.1
Battery: 4115 mAh (non-removable)
Warp Charge 30T fast charging (5V/6A)
|Camera||Rear camera – Main|
Sensor: Sony IMX586
Pixel Size: 0.8 µm/48M; 1.6 µm (4 in 1)/12M
Lens Quantity: 6P
Ultra wide angle lens – Rear
Field of View: 119°
Dual LED Flash
No (Support in sensor zoom 2x)
Multi Autofocus (PDAF+CAF)
1080P video at 30/60 fps, 4k 30 fps
Super slow motion: 1080P video at 240 fps
Time-Lapse: 1080P 30 fps, 4k 30 fps
CINE aspect ratio video recording, UltraShot HDR, Nightscape, Super macro, Portrait, Pro mode, Panorama, AI scene detection, RAW image, Filters, Quick share
Sensor: Sony IMX616
Pixel Size: 0.8 µm/32M; 1.6 µm (4 in 1)/8M
Autofocus: Fixed Focus
Ultra Wide Angle Lens – Front
Field of View: 105°
4K video at 30/60 fps
1080P video at 30/60 fps
Face unlock, HDR, Screen flash, Face retouching, Filters, Ultra wide selfie
4×4 MIMO, support up to DL Cat 18/UL Cat 13 (1.2Gbps /150Mbps), depending on carrier support
GSM: GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900
WCDMA: B1, B2, B4, B5, B8, B9, B19
LTE-FDD: B1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26
LTE-TDD: B38, 39, 40, 41, 46
MIMO: LTE: B1, 3, 40 NR: N78
2×2 MIMO, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G
Bluetooth 5.1, support aptX & aptX HD & LDAC & AAC
GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band), GLONASS, Galileo (E1+E5a Dual Band), Beidou, A-GPS, NavIC
|Sensors||In-display fingerprint sensor|
Ambient light sensor
|Ports||USB 2.0, Type-C, support standard Type-C earphone|
Dual nano-SIM slot
|Buttons||Gestures and on-screen navigation support|
Left: Volume key
Right: Power key, Alert slider
|Audio||Super linear speaker|
Noise cancellation support
|Multimedia||Audio supported formats|
Playback: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV, FLAC, APE, OGG, MID, M4A, IMY
Recording: WAV, AAC
Video supported formats
Playback: MKV, MOV, MP4, H.265(HEVC), AVI, TS, 3GP, FLV, WEBM
Image supported formats
Playback: Playback: JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, WEB, HEIF, HEIC, RAW
Output: JPEG, DNG
|In The Box||OnePlus Nord|
Screen protector (pre-applied)
Warp Charge 30 power adapter
Warp Type-C cable (Support USB 2.0)
Quick start guide
Safety information and warranty card
SIM tray ejector
Highest SAR value & Plastic recycling card
Red Cable Club Membership card
Price and Availability
OnePlus has already mentioned that the phone will be avaialble only in India and Europe.
In India the OnePlus Nord has three variants:
- 6GB RAM + 64GB Storage- Rs. 24,999
- 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage- Rs. 27,999
- 12GB RAM + 256GB Storage- Rs. 29,999
The sale will start in India from 4 August exclusively on Amazon India, Oneplus.in, and OnePlus reatils stores. In Europe the price of the phone starts at 399 Euros.
The phone will be availble in two colors- Gray Onyx and Blue Marble.
With the baning of the Chinese apps in India from past few weeks, the people of India are now concerned about everything. It will be bit challenging for OnePlus now as being a Chinese brand to sell its new mid-range smartphone. The company didn’t intent to launch the phone in the US but take the risk in India, maybe from the past experinece of huge successin India.
Now let see, will it imapct OnePlus in India? What are your reviews about this and will you buy it? Let us know you views on the comment section.