OnePlus presents the Nord N100 and N10 5G, 2 affordable smartphones from € 199

OnePlus has just lifted the veil on the OnePlus Nord N100 and Nord N10 5G. With these two ultra-affordable smartphones, the young Chinese brand is attacking the entry-level market. The phones are distinguished by an attractive technical sheet and excellent value for money. The prices start in fact just below the 200 € mark. Release date, price, technical sheet … we give you all the information.

With its OnePlus North, OnePlus has negotiated a smashing return to the mid-range. Much more affordable than the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, the terminal is sold at the starting price of 399 euros. The young Chinese brand does not intend to stop there. After making a name for itself in the high-end and mid-range, OnePlus now aims to nibble the market share of Xiaomi and others on the entry level. As expected, OnePlus is therefore still breaking prices.

OnePlus’ mission is to share the best technologies with the world. The OnePlus Nord N series represents the next step in our strategy, which aims to expand our smartphone offerings to more price categories. Today, even more users can benefit from a OnePlus experience, without sacrificing the quality of their smartphone details Pete Lau, CEO and co-founder of OnePlus, anxious to explain the brand’s new consumer strategy, in a press release.

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The OnePlus Nord N10 5G, the OnePlus Nord at 349 €

OnePlus Nord N10 5G
Screen 6.49 “
LCD
1080×2400 (405 ppi)
20: 9
90 Hz
Gorilla Glass 3
Chipset Snapdragon 690
BONE Android 10 + OxygenOS
RAM 6 GB
Storage 128 GB
microSD Yes up to 512 GB
Main sensor 64 MP (f / 1.79)
8 MP (f2 / 2.25)
2 MP (f2 / 4)
2 MP (f2 / 4)
Selfie sensor 16 MP (f / 2.05)
Drums 4300 mAh
30W Warp Charge 30T Quick Charge
5G Yes
Biometrics Impression scanner on the back
Water resistance No

Very similar to the first OnePlus Nord of the name, the Nord N10 5G is built around an 6.49-inch 90Hz FHD + display. The Chinese brand once again opts for a perforated LCD panel, surrounded by thin borders. No AMOLED panel, unlike the OnePlus Nord. Note that the lower border, the chin, is thicker.

The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SoC, a 5G compatible chipset reserved for mid-range devices, coupled with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of expandable storage up to 512 GB. Autonomy is entrusted to a 4300 mAh battery compatible with fast charging OnePlu Warp Charge 30Ts. Already integrated into the OnePlus Nord and OnePlus 7T, this ultra efficient technology saves 70% of the battery in 30 minutes of recharging.

Finally, the photo part is provided by a device made up of 4 photo sensors : a 64-megapixel main camera, an ultra-wide-angle module, a macro lens and a monochrome lens. OnePlus has these modules in a rectangular photo block similar to that of the OnePlus 8T or the Galaxy S20. In the hole in the screen, OnePlus slips a module for selfies of 16 megapixels.

OnePlus offers the OnePlus Nord N10 5G at the price of 349 €, only € 50 less than the OnePlus Nord, which it is very close to but slightly less premium. In particular, it skips the fingerprint reader under the screen for a classic reader located on the back. Ultimately, one can wonder if the two variants are not likely to self-cannibalize.

The OnePlus Nord N100, the entry level at 199 €

OnePlus Nord N10 5G
Screen 6.52 “
LCD
720×1600 (269 ppi)
20: 9Gorilla Glass 3
Chipset Snapdragon 460
BONE Android 10 + OxygenOS
RAM 4GB
Storage 64 GB
microSD Yes up to 512 GB
Main sensor 13 MP (f / 2.2)
2 MP (f / 2.4)
2 MP (f / 2.4)
Selfie sensor 8 MP (f / 2.0)
Drums 5000 mAh
Fast charge 18W
5G No
Biometrics Impression scanner on the back
Water resistance No

Even more affordable, the OnePlus Nord N100 is covered witha 6.52-inch HD + LCD screen. It is limited to 60 Hz, unlike other OnePlus Nord. Like the Nord N10 5G, it does not embed a fingerprint reader under the panel. The sensor is located on the back.

The smartphone is powered by the chipset Snapdragon 460, a mid-range chip that is not compatible with 5G. Users will have to settle for a 4G connection. The SoC is supported by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, expandable up to 512 GB. OnePlus entrusts the autonomy of the terminal to an imposing 5000 mAh battery.

On the other hand, it must be satisfied with a fast recharge of 18W. No Warp Charge for the North N100. On the photo side, the smartphone is equipped with a triple photo sensor consisting of a main 13 megapixel lens, a bokeh lens and a macro module. OnePlus will market the OnePlus Nord N100 at a price of € 199. It is the most affordable smartphone in the catalog of OnePlus.

The Nord N10 5G and Nord N100 will be marketed in France around the middle of November on the brand’s official website, on Amazon and at Fnac. What do you think of OnePlus’ new proposal? We await your opinion in the comments below.

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