Check price, specs and detailed comparison
OnePlus announced its latest smartphone named OnePlus Nord 2 5G on July 22, 2021. The launch event began with a rather cinematic concept film, followed by announcements about the product. The OnePlus Nord 2 5G comes with a MediaTek DImensity 1200-AI chipset, a 90Hz AMOLED display, and a 50MP triple rear camera setup. However, is it any good compared to its predecessor, the OnePlus Nord? In this article, we will cover a detailed comparison between the OnePlus Nord 2 5G and the OnePlus Nord.
OnePlus Nord 2 5G vs. OnePlus Nord
The two OnePlus Nord devices have a similar form factor, with a tiny screen size difference. While the OnePlus Nord comes with a 6.44 inch screen, the OnePlus Nord 2 has a 6.43 inch screen. The refresh rate and display technology remains the same in both devices. Additionally, both displays support sRGB and Display P3 and have a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. Surprisingly, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G lacks Corning Gorilla Glass protection, despite having a front and back glass design.
Processor and storage
In terms of performance, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G greatly exceeds the OnePlus Nord. Powered by the MediaTek DImensity 1200-AI chipset, OnePlus Nord 2 5G gets a whopping 600,000 and above on the Antutu benchmark (depending on storage), while the Snapdragon 765G peaks at around 310,000 and above (depending on storage ). Both smartphones come with 6GB / 8GB / 12GB variants in terms of RAM and 64GB / 128GB / 256GB in terms of storage. Additionally, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G’s ARM G77 GPU appears to be more powerful than the OnePlus Nord’s Adreno 620.
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The OnePlus Nord 2 5G houses a triple rear camera setup, led by a Sony IMX766 50MP processor, which is the flagship sensor of the OnePlus 9 series. The device also has an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP mono lens. The OnePlus Nord from the previous year featured a quad rear camera setup, including a 48MP Sony IMX586 lens as well as a 9MP ultra-wide lens, 5MP depth, and a 2MP macro lens. Both devices can shoot up to 4K at 30 fps and support optical image stabilization. The OIS in OnePlus Nord 2 is supposed to be improved in the last iteration. A 32 MP front camera is common to both OnePlus devices.
OnePlus Nord 2 comes with a 4,500mAh battery, which appears to be less than other mid-range devices that come with 5,000mAh batteries. However, OnePlus has significantly improved the charging speed. The OnePlus Nord 2 supports the 65W fast charge called Warp Charge, which is capable of charging the device from zero to 100% in about 30 minutes. The charging speed made up for the slight lack of battery capacity. However, the OnePlus Nord came with a 4,115mAh battery and charged at 30W.
OnePlus Nord price vs OnePlus Nord 2 5G price
The alert slider and dual stereo speakers of the OnePlus Nord 2 make users happy. As for the OnePlus Nord price, the OnePlus Nord 2 is quite affordable. With all the upgrades, OnePlus Nord 2 is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model. The device comes in three colors, blue, green and gray. The launch of the OnePlus Nord 2 was also accompanied by the OnePlus Buds Pro, which are the company’s next truly wireless earbuds.
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|OnePlus Nord 2 5G||OnePlus North|
|Spear||July 22, 2021||July 21, 2020|
|Screen||6.43 “90Hz AMOLED||6.44 “90Hz AMOLED|
|CPU||MediaTek dimension 1200-AI 5G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G|
|GPU||ARM G77 MC9||Adreno 620|
|RAM||6 GB / 8 GB / 12 GB||6 GB / 8 GB / 12 GB|
|Camera||50MP triple rear camera, OIS||48MP Quad Rear Camera, OIS|
|Battery||4500mAh, 65W Distortion charge||4,115mAh, 30W distortion load|
|Operating system||OxygenOS 11.3 (based on Android 11)||OxygenOS 11.1 (based on Android 10)|
|Price||Rs. 29,999 (as of)||Rs. 24,999 (from)|