Oneplus Nord N20 5G: Upcoming phone in India

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From the beginning of 2022, OnePlus is releasing its smartphones back to back. Recently, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 lite has come up to the market and is getting a great response. Plus, a few OnePlus smartphones are soon releasing June and July 2022. While the new OnePlus Nord N20 5G is worth noticing.

OnePlus is famous for its impressive design and smooth performance. And the same goes here with the Nord N20, but the only thing left behind is the camera. If you are not more concerned with a good camera then this is a great choice. However, the phone isn’t launched yet in India, but it is on the list of upcoming phones and is expected to be priced at Rs.21,590.

OnePlus Nord N20 5G

Key specifications of OnePlus Nord N20 5G

Internal Storage128 GB + 512 GB Expandable
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 695
Rear Camera64 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera16 MP
Battery4500 mAh
Display6.43 inches
Aspect ratio20:9
Refresh Rate60Hz
Operating SystemAndroid v11

As compared to its predecessor Nord N20 5G has some ad on. Such as a more lasting battery, sleek design, and AMOLED display. Also, there’s a slight change in the cameras, but the AMOLED display is a plus point.


The OnePlus Nord N20 5G is coming with a changed design, flat edges, bumping camera rings and oblong power and volume keys. Overall the phone has a premium look. It has a flat back with bold bulging out cameras at the top corner. The edges are sharper and perfect. The phone is agreeably slim with dimensions of 6.3 x 2.9 x 0.3 inches and it is agreeably slim and weighs up to 172.9 gms.

At the bottom, the phone has a 3.5mm audio jack, a charging port (USB-C) and a single loudspeaker. Just above the volume keys, the SIM tray is placed on the left side of the phone. While the power key is on right. It is identical to Oppo’s Reno7 Z 5G from body design to camera placement everything is the same. It only has a few minor differences.


The OnePlus Nord N20 5G has a 6.43-inch 1080p display, protected by a 2.5D glass. Also, it features a 60Hz refresh rate. And, has an AMOLED display. The display is admirable, also the colours and contrast levels are perfect. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor, which isn’t available in 5G phones at this price.

The upper left display has a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera. The N20 is much brighter than the N10, as it has 461 nits of maximum brightness. Due to this, the display is clearly visible outdoor or in sunlight.


The OnePlus Nord N20 features a 4500mAh battery, with a 33W superVOOC charging support. Because of the processor and the display type we can expect the battery to be more efficient. This phone has 129 hours of endurance rating and is cable of video playbacks for up to 21 hours.

This SuperVOOC charger can fully charge the phone in 1 hour and 8 minutes. While in 30 minutes it can charge the phone from 0% to 57%. It is comparatively low as compared to other 5G phones, such as OnePlus Nord 2 charges fully in just 31 minutes, whereas Realme GT Master in 30 minutes. OnePlus Nord N20 has some power management features as well, to save power by optimising the power usage and so forth.

Software and Performance

The most important thing that people consider is the performance of the phone. Are you confused about, which phone is best for you? We suggest you check out our article Guide to buy the best phone.

Coming up on the software and performance, so the OnePlus Nord N20 features an OxygenOS 11. However, it isn’t the latest OS version, but OxygenOS 11 is preferred over OxygenOS 12.

One disappointment is the bloatware that OnePlus phones usually don’t have. Make sure you read the prompts carefully in the initial setup. Because by just clicking on next you could mistakenly give permission for necessary apps’ installation. These bloat apps in the phone can be removed as well. Moreover, the phone has a clean interface with enough customisation options and settings.

The OnePlus N20 is powered by a Snapdragon 695 5G chipset. It is capable of providing improved performance with reduced battery consumption. This phone comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.


Many phones in this price range feature a 64-megapixel camera. While only megapixels don’t work in providing a better picture quality. Here in N20, it seems that the main camera is the same as the predecessor N10 had. The image stabilisation isn’t good enough, also, the autofocus is only available in the primary camera.

It has a triple rear camera setup; a 64-megapixel primary camera, 2-megapixel macro shooter and 2-megapixel depth sensor. The ultrawide camera is also missing. Whereas, it has a 16-megapixel front camera. The rear camera and selfie camera can shoot 1080p videos at 30 frames per second.


The OnePlus Nord N20 is a good phone if you are not much concerned about the camera. The performance, software, display, and design are commendable. The cameras aren’t suitable for low light pictures. As the pictures that were taken at night are not much satisfying. RightNow the phone is only available in the US.

The features are well satisfying and the gaming experience is also good with this phone. The OnePlus Nord N20 is a lightweight phone, that features a more vibrant and brighter display, excellent performance and thermal management as well.

We hope this article was helpful. Please share your opinion about the phone in the comments below. Also, if you are interested in similar articles, then here a few recommendations for you. 
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