OnePlus had been making waves since the time it made its entry in India. On 22nd of July, OnePlus launched its latest innovation, an affordable, hi-tech phone named OnePlus Nord. There has been a lot of buzz around this phone. Let’s find out what the hype is all about.
One of the noteworthy features of this latest OnePlus phone is the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack. This reduces the price of the model considerably, and also tells us why it was launched alongside the OnePlus Buds that are also a great affordable investment to make. Another special feature are the two punch hole cameras. Read on to find out more exciting details.
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Price and availability
The OnePlus Nord begins at a price of Rs.24,999, which is for the basic 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant. This variant will be live in September this year. There are two more variants. The 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant costs Rs.27,999, while the 12GB RAM + 256GB internal storage variant costs Rs.29,999. These will be sold from the 4th of August on Amazon as well as the official OnePlus website.
If the price is relatively affordable, so would be the EMIs. You can easily buy this smartphone on EMI through plans such as Tata Capital’s Consumer Durable Loans which offer a 0% interest rate.
Display and build
The latest OnePlus phone has a 6.44-inch High Definition Fluid AMOLED display. It has a resolution of 1080p X 2400p and a refresh rate of 90Hz along with an aspect ratio of 20:9. The screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Equipped with high-end features such as Reading Mode, Night Mode, it also has a Video Enhancer.
In terms of processing, the OnePlus Nord runs on an octa-core Snapdragon 765G, which is further enhanced by the Adreno 620 GPU, along with upto 12GB of LPDDR4x RAM. As far as storage is concerned, you get access to upto 256GB of storage (UFS 2.1), but it cannot be expanded via microSD. For OS, it has Google’s latest Android 10 topped up by OnePlus’ original Oxygen OS 10.5. These features, along with OnePlus’ tried and tested quality assurance from users all over are the primary reason you should buy this phone.
Now, the part that all of us have been waiting for. The latest OnePlus phone has four cameras on the rear.
- A Sony IMX586 primary camera of 48MP
- An ultrawide angle camera of 8MP (with field of vision 105 degrees)
- A macro camera of 2MP
- A depth camera of 5MP
To the front, there is a powerful dual-punch hole setup which is home to a 32MP IMX616 primary camera and a secondary camera of 8MP.
It is loaded with features including UltraShot HDR, Super Macro, Nightscape, Portrait, Panorama, Pro Mode, RAW Image, AI Scene Detection, and UltraWide selfie. You can also record 4K quality videos at 240fps or 1080p video at 30/60 fps. With all of these features packed into an affordable piece, you might want to start planning to buy this smartphone on EMI as soon as it is out.
Of course, the OnePlus Nord, too, is powered by OnePlus’ very own Warp Charge 30T fast charger. The battery backup is 4,115mAh. Connectivity is supported by 5G, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, and USB C-Type port. This latest OnePlus phone has a super linear single speaker instead of stereo speakers. It also supports noise cancellation. OnePlus’ special Alert Slider can transform notifications for you.
There is a range of sensors too. These include accelerometer, magnetometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and ambient light sensor. There is also a fingerprint sensor, which is in-display, a common feature in this price range across brands.
If you have been a OnePlus fan since the beginning but have been complaining about the prices, this model is your solution! Grab it as soon as it is out with a smart EMI plan. You can buy this smartphone on EMI with Tata Capital’s Consumer Durable Loan that offers flexibility of tenures ranging from 6 months to 24 months.