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OnePlus Nord: a beautifully designed 5G phone with an affordable price tag

OnePlus unveiled its more affordable Nord handset, marking the official launch of a brand-new phone line that company executives have described as a "new beginning" for the Chinese phone maker

Sareena Dayaram
Sareena Dayaram
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The Nord is OnePlus' inaugural midrange phone from a brand-new line by the same name. 

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OnePlus says the phone will cost less than 500 euros, but hasn't revealed pricing details yet. 

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The Nord has a 6.44-inch screen with an in-screen fingerprint reader.

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It also has a speedy 90 Hz refresh rate.

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But OnePlus decided to leave out the headphone jack on the Nord. It doesn't have an IP rating either for water and dust resistance.

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It has dimensions of 6.23x2.88x0.32 inches.

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On its rear, you'll find a quad-camera setup, headlined by a 48-megapixel main camera.

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As part of the rear camera module, there's a 48-megapixel standard lens, a 12-megapixel wide-angle, a 2-megapixel macro, and a 5-megapixel depth-sensing lens.

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On its front, the Nord rocks two front-facing cameras.

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The front camera setup includes a 32-megapixel lens and an ultra-wide selfie camera with a 105-degree field of view

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This is what the app drawer on the Nord looks like.

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It runs on Google's Android 10.

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The Nord series will be released in India and parts of Europe. 

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