The OnePlus North marks the return of OnePlus to the mid-range. Release date, price, technical sheet … In this file, find everything you need to know about the new OnePlus smartphone.
In 2015, after two “flagship killers” (OnePlus One and OnePlus 2), the Chinese brand OnePlus launched the OnePlus X, its first mid-range smartphone sold at a very aggressive price. Despite a balanced proposal, commercial success has not been achieved. Carl Pei, brand co-founder then declared that he wanted to focus on the premium segment. What the brand has done since.
Five years later, OnePlus gives a chance to its mid-range offer with the OnePlus North. And thus hopes to regain a segment of the market today dominated by Xiaomi, Honor, Oppo, Realme – in pulling the prices down.
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💲 What is the price of the OnePlus Nord?
The OnePlus North is marketed from 399 euros. Pre-orders are currently open on the official OnePlus website and at some resellers. If you are an Amazon Prime subscriber, the OnePlus Nord is cheaper on Amazon. Here is the complete price list:
- OnePlus Nord RAM8 GB / storage 128 GB = 399 €
- OnePlus Nord 12 GB RAM / 256 GB storage = 499 €
📆 What is the release date of the OnePlus Nord?
The OnePlus Nord will be released in France August 4, 2020 at 10 a.m. precise on the official website. Pre-orders are currently open on the OnePlus, Fnac, Darty and Amazon sites. For the more impatient, OnePlus offers to buy the OnePlus Nord in preview via a virtual pop-up store. To participate, you must register before July 26.
🔎 What does the OnePlus Nord look like?
The OnePlus North looks a lot like the OnePlus 8, with some differences. At the back, a vertical photo block has been placed in the upper left corner. Usually, OnePlus prefers to position this module in a centered way.
The AMOLED display offers a 90 Hz refresh rate. It is perforated with a double punch for selfie sensors. The smartphone has an integrated fingerprint reader under the screen. The OnePlus North is of course equipped with a USB-C port, but it skips the 3.5mm audio jack port. Its frame is made of aluminum alloy with glass on both sides. The edges are curved, but l‘Screen is actually completely flat.
Finally, the OnePlus North does not haveno IP certification (resistance to water and dust), unlike the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The Chinese brand preferred to ignore certification in order to reduce production costs.
📱 What is its screen size?
The OnePlus Nord is equipped with a screen 6.44 inch AMOLED 20: 9 FHD + (1080p). The refresh rate of this panel is 90Hz. To protect the screen, OnePlus relies on Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
📄 What is the technical sheet of the OnePlus Nord?
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20: 9 ratio (408 ppi)
|Chipset||Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)|
|BONE||Android 10 + OxygenOS 10.5|
|Main sensor||48 MP (f / 1.75)
8 MP, f / 2.25 wide-angle lens
5 MP, depth sensor (f / 2.4)
2 MP macro (f / 2.4)
|Selfie sensor||32 MP (f / 2.45) 1/2 .74 ’’
8 MP (f / 2.45) 1/4 ‘ultra wide angle 105 °
30W Warp Charge 30T Quick Charge
|Biometrics||Footprint scanner under the screen|
The OnePlus Nord technical sheet is attractive. We find the Snapdragon 765G from Qualcomm, burned in 7nm with performance close to the Snapdragon 865 for everyday use. The chip is also 5G and HDR compatible. On the internal storage side, the OnePlus North is available in 128 and 256 GB. OnePlus offers the smartphone in variants 8 and 12 GB of RAM.
On the software side, theThe OnePlus Nord runs on Android 10 with the OxygenOS overlay. For the first time, OnePlus’s interface relies on Google’s messaging and phone apps rather than OnePlus’s in-house solutions. We will therefore find there by default Google Duo, Phone and Messages.
🔋 What autonomy and what fast recharge for the OnePlus North?
The OnePlus Nord has a battery of 4115 mAh. The OnePlus Nord is compatible with the fast charging system Warp Charge 30T. This technology, found in the OnePlus 8, charges a 4300mAh battery to 50% in just 22 minutes.
Without surprise, the mobile skips wireless charging. The opposite would have been surprising: OnePlus, like its cousin Oppo, has always considered this feature to be an optional luxury. The OnePlus 8 Pro is to date the only smartphone of the brand to benefit from wireless charging.
📷 What is his camera?
The terminal benefits from a triple sensor with a Sony IMX586 main sensor of 48 megapixels, the same as the One Plus 8. This main sensor is accompanied by an 8 megapixel wide-angle sensor, a depth module of 5 megapixel (f / 2.4) and a 2 megapixel macro lens (f / 2.4). Previously, OnePlus relies on a dual photo sensor 32 + 8 megapixels. It’s about first selfie sensor with more than 16 megapixels at OnePlus.