Tuesday, November 30, 2021

OnePlus Nord 2020

OnePlus Nord 2020
₹24,999.00
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Category: Smartphones
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G
  • RAM: 6GB, 8GB, 12GB
  • Storage: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
  • Display: 6.44 inches Fluid AMOLED FHD+
  • Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
  • OS: Android 11 with OxygenOS 11.1 on top

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9.3
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Camera 10 / 10
  • Multimedia 10 / 10
  • Features 10 / 10
  • Connectivity 10 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10

OnePlus Nord 2020 announced back in July last year. it is the first device in the OnePlus Nord series. The handset offers such promising specs at mid-range pricing. It features a 6.44 inches Fluid AMOLED with a 90Hz refresh rate, HDR 10 support, and a dual punch-hole cutout on the top left corner. Under the hood, The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 750G SoC, Adreno 620 GPU, and coupled with up to 12GB RAM + 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage.


In terms of camera, The smartphone is equipped with a Quad rear camera setup that houses a 48-Megapixel (Primary) camera + 8-Megapixel (Ultrawide0 sensor + 5-Megapixel (Depth) sensor + 2-Megapixel (macro) sensor. On the front, there is a 32-Megapixel + 8-Megapixel dual front-facing shooter. The device is backed by a Li-Po 4115 mAh battery and supports 30W fast charging technology. Other feature includes 5G, 4G, Wi-fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, SBAS, NavIC, USB Type-C 2.0 port, and an under-display fingerprint sensor.

Specs

General

Model OnePlus Nord
Released 21 July, 2020
Status Available

Design

Type <strong>Design Type</strong> called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Dimensions 158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
Build Polycarbonate
Weight 184g
Protection Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)
Colors Blue Marble, Gray Onyx

Display

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Fluid AMOLED
Size 6.44 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 408 PPI
Touch Screen Yes
Display Protection <strong>Display Protection => </strong> Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Features 90Hz, HDR10+, 86.7% screen-to-body ratio, 408 ppi density, 20:9 ratio

Media

Video Playback Yes
Video Out Yes
Ring Tones Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes

Camera

Primary <strong>Camera</strong> is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 48MP f/1.8 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.3 + 5MP (Depth) f/2.4 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4
Image 2160p
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/240fps
Camera Features gyro-EIS, Slow motion, Panorama, timelapse, Portrait mode, HDR
Flash <strong>Flash Light => </strong> There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) Dual-LED flash
Secondary 32 MP f/2.5 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.5

Software

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 11
User Interface <strong>UI</strong> or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. OxygenOS 11.1

Hardware

CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Adreno 620
RAM 6GB, 8GB, 12GB
Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No
Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Connectivity

SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Standard SIM
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. v5.0
Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, SBAS, NavIC
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches. Yes

Data

5G Yes. Bands: 1, 3, 7, 28, 78 SA/NSA - Europe | 78 SA/NSA - India
4G LTE Yes. Bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - Europe | 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46 - India

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

Battery

Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. Li-Po 4115 mAh with 30W Fast charging
Placement non-removable

Messaging

SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks. Yes
MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol. Yes
Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user. Yes
IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet. Yes

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