OnePlus Nord Vs OnePlus 8 Pro; This Is Why The OnePlus 8 Pro Is A Better Smartphone.

Introduction

The OnePlus Nord has been the talk of the town for a while now being the latest smartphone from OnePlus. On the other hand, the One Plus 8 Pro was released a few months behind the OnePlus Nord, April 2020 to be specific, and compared to the OnePlus Nord, it seems to be the better option. 

OnePlus Nord 5G
OnePlus Nord
The OnePus 8 Pro is not an old smartphone and therefore can’t complain of old software or a poor design. The OnePlus 8 Pro, has it all, beautiful premium look, huge display, and even better hardware specifications compared to the OnePlus Nord.

OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus 8 Pro

However, here’s a comparison between the OnePlus Nord and the OnePlus 8 Pro. The first paragraph will include specifications of the OnePlus Nord and the second will include the OnePlus 8 Pro specifications. The comparison will only consider key specs like Display, Software & Hardware, Memory, Camera, and Battery.
In the end, you’ll find all the differences listed out, in case you already are familiar with the specifications of the 2 devices.

Specifications

Display

The OnePlus Nord sports a 6.55 inches Super AMOLED display with a 1080 x 2400 screen resolution. This leaves the display with a total pixel density of 402 PPI. The display on the OnePlus Nord is also a 90 Hz refresh rate display.
The OnePlus 8 Pro sports a bigger display compared to the Nord. The Oneplus 8 Pro comes with a 6.78 inches Fluid AMOLED display with a 1440 x 3168 screen resolution. The display has a total pixel density of 513 PPI and has a higher refresh rate of 120 GHz. The display also includes the Corning Glass Gorilla Glass 5 screen protection.

Software & Hardware

OnePlus Nord vs OnePlus 8 Pro snapdragon chipset

OnePlus Nord runs on Android 10 out of the box with the OxygenOS 10.0 launcher. It utilizes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G with an Octa-core CPU. For the GPU, the OnePlus Nord utilizes an Adreno 620 GPU.
On the other hand, the OnePlus 8 Pro also runs on Android 10 out of the box with the OxygenOS 10.0. However, it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor with an Octa-core Kyro 585 CPU. The GPU on the OnePlus 8 Pro is the Adreno 650.

Memory

With the OnePlus Nord, you only get one choice when it comes to memory. It ships with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. This amount of RAM and internal storage is quite enough but it’s also half of what you get on the OnePlus 8 Pro.
The OnePlus 8 Pro has two variants when it comes to memory. There’s a 8GB RAM + 128 GB and a 12GB RAM + 256 GB version. The OnePlus 8 Pro packs more internal storage and even double the RAM on the OnePlus Nord.

Camera

The OnePlus Nord sports a triple camera setup at the rear. The setup consists of a 64 MP wide shooter, 16 MP ultrawide lens, and a 2 MP macro shooter. There’s also Dual-LED flash for those low light conditions. 
At the front, you get a dual-camera setup. There’s a 32 MP camera and an 8 MP camera.
With the OnePlus 8 Pro, you get a quad-camera setup at the rear. The setup includes a 48 MP wide lens, 8 MP telephoto lens, 48 MP ultrawide shooter, and a 5 MP color filter camera. A dua-LED flash is also added to the setup.
However, at the front, you get a single 16 MP camera, which is smaller compared to the one on the OnePlus Nord.

 Battery

OnePlus Nord vs OnePlus 8 Pro battery comparison
The OnePlus Nord is powered by a 4300 mAh battery with 30W fast charging capability. It also includes the USB Type-C.
The OnePlus 8 Pro draws power from a 4510 mAh battery with 30W fast charging. It also has 30W fast wireless charging and 3W reverse wireless charging.

Other Features

OnePlus Nord

5G, Under-display Fingerprint Scanner, accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, gyroscope, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Dual Nano-SIM.

OnePlus 8 Pro

5G, Under-display Fingerprint Scanner, accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, gyroscope, Dual Nano-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, Wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging.

Differences Between OnePlus Nord & OnePlus 8 Pro.

  • Amount of RAM
  • Amount of Internal Storage 
  • Chipset & GPU
  • Rear Cameras
  • Front Cameras
  • Display size and resolution
  • Battery
  • Wireless Charging
  • Reverse Charging

Why OnePlus 8 Pro Is A Better Smartphone.

From the specifications comparison above, it’s obvious the OnePlus 8 Pro is a better phone. However, if you’re more into the camera phone’s the OnePlus Nord has a bigger camera. This is why the OnePlus 8 Pro is better;
  • Bigger display. The OnePlus 8 Pro sports a 6.78 inches display.
  • The display has a higher screen resolution(1440×3168).
  • 120 GHz refresh rate display is awesome to use.
  • It has more RAM and internal storage. The OnePlus 8 Pro has 8GB RAM + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB versions. You also get to choose between two versions which is great.
  • Quad-camera setup. Although the OnePlus has a bigger 64 MP camera.
  • Bigger battery(4510 mAh).
  • Fast wireless charging(30W).
  • Reverse wireless charging(3W).

Conclusion

This is only our opinion, we all have different tastes when it comes to smartphones. If you’re looking for a recently released smartphone, the OnePlus Nord id the way to go, however, if you’re looking for a smartphone with crazy high-end performance and specifications, the OnePlus 8 Pro is the way to go.
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