OnePlus Nord review: the best of OnePlus, for less

27 iul. 2020
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The OnePlus Nord is the company’s first serious attempt at a mid-range phone in years. It’s more affordable, but that means OnePlus has had to make some compromises. So has it cut corners in the right places, or does the Nord have one compromise too many?
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  • Will you buy the OnePlus Nord?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 6 luni
    • I'm planning on getting it in couple of days. I can choose between Mi Note 10 Lite, Realme 7 Pro and Oneplus Nord - that's it.

      Vasilije JovićVasilije JovićAcum lună
    • Not a chance, it's over hyped

      Andrew MarshallAndrew MarshallAcum 4 luni
    • I bought 5 days back , only thing that is budget friendly in this phone r the front cameras , cheap

      Shalif FernandesShalif FernandesAcum 4 luni
    • Just have,

      Error 404Error 404Acum 4 luni
    • yes ! Coz all Down points can be updated via oxygen update which 1plus gives every month . update yours bro

      Shalif FernandesShalif FernandesAcum 4 luni
  • Yes,if it comes to the US. I hope it does. This is what has been missing from OnePlus.

    Otaku 069Otaku 069Acum 3 luni
  • dude is 499€ 256GB model a "mid range" phone? For me the price seems like a high end phone :o

    Arto KallioArto KallioAcum 3 luni
    • btw thanks for the video!

      Arto KallioArto KallioAcum 3 luni
  • Wow ! Reviewers like you and Dieter make Verge very attractive and trustable when making a Purchase decision !

    akmdksakmdksAcum 3 luni
  • Just bought it from AliExpress for £309

    James SmithJames SmithAcum 4 luni
  • Don't care about cameras, don't care about "premium" looks. All I need is wireless charging and good stereo loud speakers, none of which this phone has.

    Jeong-hun SinJeong-hun SinAcum 4 luni
  • Why reviewers always go on and on about how the companies HAD to balance midrange and flagship, just straight up justifying them as if they own a share of the company. It is influencers like these that enable companies to give us less for the excuses perpetuated by them! Just say what is has and what it should have, who cares what and how the company could maintain their flagship phones margins or what not, people who came here are definitely not for that

    Devion迪訶Devion迪訶Acum 4 luni
  • Stop comparing it to flagships ffs.

    MutedMutedAcum 4 luni
  • I find your last statement inappropriate. I don't think they are advertising this as a flagship killer in the first place.

    Voltaire MaglenteVoltaire MaglenteAcum 4 luni
  • I've just bought it haven't noticed any stuttering at all main camera is pretty good but macro is rubbish but ill never use it anyway .battery life is great I've had 3 updates already I'm really impressed with it so far

    Andrew SmithAndrew SmithAcum 4 luni
  • Never settle. Settled.

    Jovan JovanovicJovan JovanovicAcum 5 luni
  • The low light photo samples of the camera didn't feature the "creepy tunnel". 😉

    Peter ArnoldPeter ArnoldAcum 5 luni

    iResurrectiResurrectAcum 5 luni
  • 5:56 camera review

    Davai Po NovoiDavai Po NovoiAcum 5 luni
  • who is this guy? we need more of him. he speaks clear and thorough and is calm. i approve

    Hein SHein SAcum 5 luni
  • This was mostly thorough and informative, but why all the comparisons to the 8? Personally I'm not wondering if I should spend the extra 200+€, I'm just looking to know how good of a mid-ranger this is. On the same note, I wish you had pushed OnePlus to get the base 8GB/128GB version instead of the beefier brother. Also, no mention of OxygenOS is just weird but I guess it fits the Nord vs 8 format of this video, since they're both the same.

    luisgiluisgiAcum 5 luni
  • Verge is for incels

    VivaHollandia32VivaHollandia32Acum 5 luni
  • Bro , Heard that there is a display issue in the nord, does the color change when the brightness level decreases?

    മാക്രി ഗോപാലൻമാക്രി ഗോപാലൻAcum 5 luni
  • did u got any display tint problem? if you go below 25% or lower , does the screen go green tint? just curious as thinking to buy this phone

    saikat maitysaikat maityAcum 5 luni
  • Is it waterproof

    Bhavani KarraBhavani KarraAcum 5 luni
  • A LOT of Time was devoted to the Camera. It is a phone, if a person really wants High Quality photos - they will buy a Canon R5 :) Does the Nord have tethering (HotSpot)?? If it has tethering is there a limit to the number of devices allowed to connect? What is the data push through rate from the 4G / 5G network through the Nord tethering to the connected devices? Cheers

    Geoffrey ThorbergGeoffrey ThorbergAcum 5 luni
  • Chu

    Devansh AgarwalDevansh AgarwalAcum 5 luni
  • Seeing Dieter in a lot of shots without listening to him, it's kinda weird ngl.

    maxix545maxix545Acum 5 luni
  • How is the speaker quality?

    sherin josephsherin josephAcum 5 luni
  • Why u comparing nord with 8 n 8pro.. just hv a look on price.... waste...

    chow-ray mhorpaakchow-ray mhorpaakAcum 5 luni
  • You can tell it is a bit slow. In term of pricing i would rather get the old 7T Pro, as I have no need for 5G.

    datinhkiemdatinhkiemAcum 5 luni
  • The one thing is for sure, wait for 5 days and def skip NORD. Pixel 4a is coming ;-)

    Deep DandDeep DandAcum 5 luni
  • Hi

    Suresh OrugantiSuresh OrugantiAcum 5 luni
  • Hi

    Suresh OrugantiSuresh OrugantiAcum 5 luni
  • The biggest downside of the Nord is low grade chipset!

    Pubudu HashanPubudu HashanAcum 5 luni
  • I booked mine yesterday

    Shreyans PoddarShreyans PoddarAcum 5 luni
  • Really appreciate the genuine tone of this review - please keep encouraging people other than Deiter review your phones!

    Shigeko KubotaShigeko KubotaAcum 5 luni
  • It has dark mode or not?

    Rangu GaniRangu GaniAcum 5 luni
  • This mobile is waterproof????

    Pathan TofikPathan TofikAcum 5 luni
  • Nice review!

    PoonzPoonzAcum 5 luni
  • Who are you?

    Razeen MujarrabRazeen MujarrabAcum 5 luni
  • by the way you showcase this phone, the icons on the bottom of the sceen are always raised... because of this i always thought thats the only way it can be, i actually didnt want to buy a oneplus phone because of this... because i found out on my own that you can actually change this by downloading another launcher i was so very happy so i would definitly say, include that option in a video like this... its definitly something people can find very important...

    Beauty NeytiriBeauty NeytiriAcum 5 luni
  • Give me the one plus nord phone plz

    Putul SinghPutul SinghAcum 5 luni
  • Photo color on the nord seems more natural

    Yan JiangYan JiangAcum 5 luni
  • Does the OnePlus Nord have Finatic mode in it???

    Arjun BhandariArjun BhandariAcum 5 luni
  • OnePlus Nord + GCam = absolute win

    ShirazShirazAcum 5 luni
  • I think Nord is the best on oneplus is good have a camera with OIS and Stabilization

    Aji NugrohoAji NugrohoAcum 6 luni
  • It's another damp phone, if it was a flagship killer wold have kill its own bigger brothers Looks good but it's nothing special and doesn't wort its price tag.

    Drive4funDrive4funAcum 6 luni
  • Bro can u please tell me which phone is best between realme X2 pro and one plus nord .. 🙏🙏

    D F 4 UD F 4 UAcum 6 luni
  • I was sure of buying Huawei P30 once it is in sale, but is Nord actually better phone? Both are now priced 399e in Finland. Tough call to make. Any suggestion, ideas?

    84traveler84travelerAcum 6 luni
  • Im hoping that Dieter is making a video about it too.

    Antal CucusiAntal CucusiAcum 6 luni
  • Its a good phone, but its no flagship killer is to me the best way to describe this phone, kudos for that.

    jonathan espejojonathan espejoAcum 6 luni
  • Where's Dieter

    vamsi krishnavamsi krishnaAcum 6 luni
  • I can't find anything redeemable about this phone. At 379 for the 128gb 8gb it's ok, 469 for 256gb 12gb no bloody way. Think I'll try the pocophone f2 pro.

    SteveSteveAcum 6 luni
  • I booked one for me today.

    Aditya Vikram Singh DultaAditya Vikram Singh DultaAcum 6 luni
  • oh god the iPhone SE looks so outdated compared to this...

    Johannes ReppinJohannes ReppinAcum 6 luni
  • Oneplus stopped being special ever since the 3T. Good phones. Overrated tho.

    daniel kimdaniel kimAcum 6 luni
    • Phones in general are overrated...we give way too much attention to a slab of glass with silicon inside.

      Alind SinghAlind SinghAcum 6 luni
  • I want to know that...Should i buy mac Air i5 but 2017 OR mac air i3 (2020) FOR WEB DEV.(STUDENT).

    HimanshuHimanshuAcum 6 luni
  • i miss the guy thay mostly became a meme last year:(

    droozeiwnbldroozeiwnblAcum 6 luni
  • My only 2 issues with this device.. 1. Not going for OnePlus 8's camera set up 2. Not going for a metal unibody Putting these two would have been the perfect step down coming for the OP8 and also a genuinely compelling mid range product without a flagship camera, a flagship processor and wireless charging

    S HalderS HalderAcum 6 luni
  • Low audio.

    Andrey LucasAndrey LucasAcum 6 luni
  • Since when James Franco is making good tech reviews

    Gensay SazciGensay SazciAcum 6 luni
  • Overhyped and very average 📷's. A 2mp macro zoomer serves no purpose except lousy photos? No North American release? It's a good phone but the 🍎 SE & upcoming 4a will have better cameras. This Nord is just not my cup of tea!

    David MartranoDavid MartranoAcum 6 luni
  • Ok, i find you as The Verge's best reviewer next to Dieter.

    Dave SanchezDave SanchezAcum 6 luni
  • why are these companies all stuck at 6.5 inch. why no top company is coming with 7 inch phone. i just brought 7 inch techno phone and its perfect for my hand and i can watch all the videos on large screen.

    sarthak ssarthak sAcum 6 luni
  • It's water proof or what

    Vivek AgastyaVivek AgastyaAcum 6 luni
  • Thanks, you very much for sharing all your analysis. I’m normal phone use (I never play the any games in phone) Please suggest good phone in terms of good for photos/Videos, long better life and less heat phone. I’m having 2y kid I’m want capture all his pic/videos. My budgets 30 to 40K Phone SE 2020 Samsung A7 One plus 7/7T One plus nord .. like Thanks Chandra

    Chandra KatabathinaChandra KatabathinaAcum 6 luni
    • Wait for Pixel 4a, it will have a better camera than all the above listed phones

      Shrivatchav VShrivatchav VAcum 4 luni
  • Maybe is a mid-range killer

    frank zamorafrank zamoraAcum 6 luni
  • Good review. I have a question though - which one would you recommend - Nord or 7t ?

    Inderjeet SinghInderjeet SinghAcum 6 luni
    • Definitely a Oneplus 7T, it has better performance. Only buy the Nord if you want a 5G phone. Although at that price a Poco F2 is worth considering

      franklingoodwinfranklingoodwinAcum 6 luni
  • Who else was just listening to the music because you already have seen a review if the Nord before? Plus the music is a banger.

    jackie oreaejackie oreaeAcum 6 luni
  • 4g or 5g

    Busa Raviteja YadavBusa Raviteja YadavAcum 6 luni
  • Most reviews say 5.5h sot and you have 8h? So who is right? Diffrence is HUGE

    rtrertreAcum 6 luni
  • Awesome 👍

    Md SameerMd SameerAcum 6 luni
  • You haven't watched Jerry and MKBHD's video.

    Ahmed ShakilAhmed ShakilAcum 6 luni
  • Great review. I'm not quite impressed with the camera, speakers, and the missing headphone jack. Mostly will skip this one!

    Neelanjana BaruaNeelanjana BaruaAcum 6 luni
  • You are looking like Mike Hussey

    ******Acum 6 luni
  • Anyone who'd Pre-ordered OP NORD n now don't wanna buy it. Kindly message me, I wanna buy it. I'll pay 499 bucks

    Pardeep Kr. YadavPardeep Kr. YadavAcum 6 luni
  • Phone for the EU market, where 95% of countries use euros. Reviewer keeps referring to pounds: are we a joke to you? :)

    Alberto GalloAlberto GalloAcum 6 luni
    • @Alberto Gallo Fair enough. I knew you were (mostly) joking. I (mostly) was joking about the rupees 👍🏽

      franklingoodwinfranklingoodwinAcum 6 luni
    • @franklingoodwin I'm not complaining, I was just surprised and decided to joke about it, in the true spirit of the internet and the tech community. If you want me to complain, though, I'll say that maybe since the video is in English they assume that, among Europeans, mostly British people would watch it / understand it. As a southern European who speaks English and enjoys content from the Verge since I can remember, I feel "left out in the cold".

      Alberto GalloAlberto GalloAcum 6 luni
    • He is British though. He could've easily said the price in rupees and you would complain

      franklingoodwinfranklingoodwinAcum 6 luni
  • oh no where is my English subtitle, i need that

    dekhi2003dekhi2003Acum 6 luni
  • The video should mainly show the screen of the phone instead of your face

    李炎李炎Acum 6 luni
  • I like the little end credit scenes! They're fun!

    Ryo NakamuraRyo NakamuraAcum 6 luni
  • No comparison to competing phones at this price point? I think that's a big omission. It has to rank against its peers. It barely loses out to a flagship but it's not meant to be a flagship killer. Also OS experience..

    leeroy110leeroy110Acum 6 luni
  • Where’s Dieter ?

    SxmTechSxmTechAcum 6 luni
  • Remember when the OP3 was £329 for proper flagship specs? The Nord doesn't even match the OP3 and it costs more.

    Nicholas FoongNicholas FoongAcum 6 luni
  • that's sad. budget Androids can't even scroll twitter feeds smoothly...

    the0000alex0000the0000alex0000Acum 6 luni
  • I like the way this guy speaks..

    Shivam KoulShivam KoulAcum 6 luni
  • omg the host is so hot 🥵

    mr. polímeromr. polímeroAcum 6 luni
  • A bit strange but the cheaper variant has gone off amazon for me , it was showing as top result when searched for @ £379 with £30 off for prime members but I can only see the £469 variant now with no prime discount hmmm... shouldn’t have waited

    The WatcherThe WatcherAcum 6 luni
  • Love the verge now, quality over quantity! 👍🏻👍🏻

    Utkarsh SrivastavaUtkarsh SrivastavaAcum 6 luni
  • I live at Nordic so I think this phone will be great at Nordic.

    Afscme ShowAfscme ShowAcum 6 luni
  • The best OnePlus NORD review 😍 Awesome 🤩 Video 📹 Thanks 🙌🏻 VERGE🔥 Explained very well 👌🏻

    Go Tech AKASHGo Tech AKASHAcum 6 luni
  • I think before deciding you guys should watch jerryrigeverythings video of one plus Nord durability.

    sachin honwadsachin honwadAcum 6 luni
  • how come the 7t has a better macro camera than the newer generation OP phones???

    Josh CotaJosh CotaAcum 6 luni
  • I feel like you're supposed to take closer up pictures with the macro camera. I doubt it's any good but those sample photos could've been better.

    RCmiesRCmiesAcum 6 luni
  • Thanks for video and Please advise the best between the oneplus nord or oneplus 7T

    عماد الدينعماد الدينAcum 6 luni
    • Absolutely 7t

      Faiz RahmanFaiz RahmanAcum 6 luni
  • Just get an LG G8.

    FB Kensar HDFB Kensar HDAcum 6 luni
  • Where the hell is Dieter??

    Yasir IrshadYasir IrshadAcum 6 luni
  • John is beautiful, and the phone is nice too 😁

    Jovan VujnovićJovan VujnovićAcum 6 luni
  • OnePlus Nord is better 12GB RAM and front dual cameras than Oneplus 7T and 7pro. Please don't think that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 & 865 are cheap than Qualcomm Snapdragon 765. Please be careful to check how much price is comparison of OmePlus 7T, 7pro and Nord about Qualcomm Snapdragon. How review do you view therefore?

    Rajesh PradhanRajesh PradhanAcum 6 luni
  • Yawn. Going to another reviewer

    SosodeflolSosodeflolAcum 6 luni
  • The two extra cameras are useless. iPhone SE is honestly a better phone.

    Darshan DhandeDarshan DhandeAcum 6 luni
    • It’s a last chance phone with a compact design and a home button without an outdated performance. That’s why I’m going to buy it.

      Mtht_bMtht_bAcum 6 luni
    • Good joke man you made me laugh

      Arfuz ZamanArfuz ZamanAcum 6 luni
  • Price point in India is very high for a 64 gb and ufs 2.1

    sarath rsarath rAcum 6 luni
  • No reviews seem to mention this has slower UFS 2 storage compared to 3.1 on other phones - I wonder the impact that has on performance.

    frombauerfrombauerAcum 6 luni
  • I haven't been followong phones closely for the last couple of years, so it's surprising to find that 8gb of ram and a screen like that is considered mid-range lol

    AnonymousAnonymousAcum 6 luni
  • This review is just nitpicking a budget smartphone and comparing it to a neqr flagship phone tbh a bad standalone review!

    Devwardhan KothariDevwardhan KothariAcum 6 luni
    • €400 is budget now? I guess I’m really poor then. I think he’s playing with the notion that OnePlus used to sell flagship killers and he’s pointing out that no, this isn’t a flagship killer, wanna proof? Let’s compare it with the OnePlus 8.

      Ale ZuvicAle ZuvicAcum 6 luni
    • I was wondering the same. Why can't they bash the Sony Xperia 10 Mark 2 or Samsung A51 which are the same price and has worse specs. The Sony even have only 4gb ram and no 5G.

      Charlles CostaCharlles CostaAcum 6 luni