The new OnePlus Nord arrives on the market, but will it be a better option than its brother, OnePlus 8?
OnePlus recently launched its new phone – the OnePlus Nord. The company has made the decision to launch a mid-range phone when it was always used to launching high-end models, a curious movement that today has to be analyzed taking a look at the past if we compare the new with the old. So we made a comparison between the OnePlus Nord and the OnePlus 8.
- Full features and specs of the OnePlus Nord smartphone are revealed
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- LG plans to release several mid-range 5G smartphones
First look at the OnePlus Nord and 8
On the front, the only big news is the Nord’s double front camera. It has two 32 + 8MP sensors to make better selfies, while in the 8 we only had one of 16MP. Yes, the OnePlus Nord has been left 0.1 inches on the road on its AMOLED display.
We go to the back where we find another difference and it is in the number of lenses. The OnePlus Nord mounts an 8 + 8 + 5 + 2 MP arrangement divided into main sensor, wide angle, depth and macro. For its part, the OnePlus 8 (higher-end remember) has in the same structure a composition of 48 + 16 MP in the main sensor and wide angle , although it has a third party that it uses to improve processing. On an aesthetic level, OnePlus has changed the module from the center to the upper left, as many competing manufacturers are doing.
And we come to the moment that many expect: the hardware of the OnePlus Nord vs OnePlus 8. To start, the configuration will be similar in the two phones of 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage.
The most notable differences are in the processor, with a Snapdragon 765 vs Snapdragon 865. Yes, both are compatible with 5G chips, but it is less powerful in the new OnePlus phone.
We could not leave this section without talking about the battery where both have fast charge Warp Charge 30T fast charge, although the capacity is 185 mAh less in the Nord.
Which one to choose: OnePlus Nord or OnePlus 8?
Now you know the differences between the OnePlus Nord and the OnePlus 8. The two phones have important differences, but it is true that they stay halfway when it comes to choosing whether to take a look at the competition. If you are looking for a budget 5G phone, you can also check Realme X50, although if this is not the case, Samsung A71 is an alternative.