|With a 4115mAh battery, the phone lasts all day without any issues||OnePlus rolled out several fixes addressing the camera on the Nord, and it now takes better photos than at launch|
|The Nord takes decent enough photos in daylight, with great dynamic range and lots of detail||OnePlus has retained the AptX HD, AAC, and LDAC codecs, so you're not really missing out on much with the Nord|
The hardware itself holds up just fine in 2021; I didn't notice any slowdowns or lag in day-to-day tasks with the Nord.19
|I confess that I don't play many mobile games, but I tried a few rounds of PUBG with the settings turned up too high, and the Nord did a decent enough job|
|OnePlus uses India as a test-bed for its latest features, and it is giving away 50GB of storage for free to incentivize users||To assuage fears of running out of battery during the day, you get Warp Charge 30T, the same 30W fast charging that's on the OnePlus 8 series|
That said, a lot of the real-world performance is down to optimization, and in that regard, OnePlus did a masterful job.
|The single speaker sits to the right of the USB-C charging port at the bottom, and the dual SIM card slot sits to the left||What's particularly interesting is that Samsung will deliver three platform updates and four years of security patches, outmatching OnePlus|
|The is also a strong contender in 2021||Powered by the A13 Bionic and with at least four years of software updates, the — provided you're willing to switch to iOS|
The 48MP primary camera Sony IMX586 at the back is joined by an 8MP wide-angle lens, 2MP macro module, and 5MP portrait lens.