- Screen: 6.44 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels
- Colors: Gray Onyx, Blue Marble
- Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP quad
- Front Camera: 32MP + 8MP
- OS: Android 10.0; OxygenOS 10.0
- CPU: 2.4 GHz, Octa-core
- RAM: 8GB, 12GB
- Storage: 128GB, 256GB
- Battery: 4115mAh, Li-Po
One Plus Nord in Kenya.
OnePlus Nord’s price in Kenya is Ksh.48,000 for 256GB and Ksh.43,000 for 128GB. Oneplus brand is known as “The Flagship Killer”.
Pretty much every feature on this phone is second best for the price, with a bonus of 5G compatibility. Expect it to be feature packed. Let’s Find out.
Oneplus Nord is an attractive midrange Phone with a premium glass back and a plastic side frame. It comes in Gray Onyx and the more flashy blue Marble finish. With the rounded ages, the OnePlus Nord feels comfortable in the hands. Under the hood, you get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor chipset powering its 8GB ram with an internal storage of 128GB
In Kenya rarely will you find the 12GB 256GB version. One that might be a limiting factor for a midrange phone is the lack of expandable storage and earphone jack.
OnePlus Nord Specs and Price in Kenya
As always OnePlus Nord is feature packed. Below is a summary of OnePlus Nord’s features and specs.
OnePlus Nord Features
|OnePlus Nord Price in Kenya||Ksh.44,000 for 8GB/128GB and Ksh.54,000 for 12GB/256GB of Storage|
|Body||Dimensions: 158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
Weight: 188 g
Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
|Display||Type: Fluid AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR10+
Size: 6.44 inches, 100.6 cm2 (~86.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~408 ppi density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
|Platform||OS: Android 10, OxygenOS 10.5.9
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
|Memory||Internal: 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM|
|Main Camera||Modules: 48MP Wide + 8MP Ultrawide + 5MP macro + 2Depth
Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, gyro-EIS
|Selfie Camera||Modules: 32MP(wide) + 8MP Ultrawide
Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps
|Battery||Type: Li-Po 4115 mAh, non-removable.
Charging: Fast charging 30W, 70% in 30 min
|Others||Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.|
90Hz Refresh Rate Display
On the front, you get a 6.44’ fluid AMOLED, with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It supports High Dynamic Range, HDR10+. Among the things that put OnePlus Nord ahead of mid-rangers, is the 90Hz refresh rate. Be sure to experience a very smooth scrolling.
The 90Hz refresh rate adapts based on your content and when supported it results in a high frame rate that is super smooth. You get the perfect black typical of an AMOLED and colors are vivid and accurate.
The device adjusts the brightness on the screen dynamically based on the lighting and content on the screen. Under the display is the optical fingerprint reader. It’s both accurate and lightning fast.
OnePlus Nord Cameras.
OnePlus Nord has a total of 4 cameras at the back. 48MP Quod bears main Cam. An 8MP Ultrawide angel Cam, A 2MP Micro cam, and a Depth cam. In good light, shots from the main camera have plenty of details and have saturated colors. Dynamic range is good, thanks to the always-on HDR.
In Low Light, the Photos are excellent, if not leading considering what is available in the midrange class. The contrast, colors, and Dynamic range is quite good. The 32MP selfie camera is detailed and sharp. The camera has OIS and stabilization is decent.
Performance and Gaming in OnePlus Nord
The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor on an 8GB Ram. This is one of the most powerful chipsets you can get outside of a flagship range. It gives you the option to connect to 5G networks. Expect an excellent performance with your day to day tasks. Its user interface is based on OxygenOS 10, one of the clean and snappiest Android UI interfaces you will find in a phone in this range. Thanks to the 90Hz refresh rate.
If you are a frequent gamer, relax!. OxygenOS has its own game optimization mode called Game space. This will restrict more background resources to redirect more resources to your game.
The battery in OnePlus Nord, though not big by current standards, scores well in the endurance test at 100h. With a fast-charging of 30W, OnePlus Nord can charge from 0% to 70% in 30min. checkout other tests review.
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