OnePlus Nord N100
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About the Phone
The major highlights of OnePlus Nord N100 include a whooping 5,000 mAh battery for ensuring long term usage, a 6.52-inch display for providing the users with immersive visual experience, Dual Speakers for enhanced audio and a triple camera setup for capturing vivid pictures.
- Huge battery
- Bloatware free UI
- All-round camera setup
- Heavy smartphone
- Average CPU
The budget-centric smartphones are in abundance in the mobile phone markets throughout the world. Multiple brands are competing in this segment and claiming their share. Some of the brands have already launched many devices in this price range, while others are making their debut by launching their new handsets with multiple attractive features to grab the attention of users. OnePlus is one of those brands and has launched the first budget-friendly smartphone named as OnePlus Nord N100. This device has been launched with some of the standard specifications like a triple-rear camera setup, huge battery backup and a decent processor. This is the first one from OnePlus that comes with an affordable price tag. Here are the things that you must know about this handset before making any decision.
OnePlus Nord N100 Price in India
The first budget-centric smartphone from OnePlus will be available at an affordable price range of £199, translating roughly to Rs. 17,419 OnePlus Nord N100 is available in Europe for sale and the date for availability in North America will be announced soon. For the Indian market, there is no information about availability yet.
One Plus Nord N100 is featuring a simple design. The front side is designed with a punch-hole on the top right side and it comes with a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Also, the display is nearly bezel-less, while the bottom side might disturb you with a thick chin. On the rear panel, there is a triple-rear camera setup with LED flash placed in an oval-shaped module, which gives a nice look. The other things on the rear panel include a fingerprint sensor, company logo and name.
The power button has been placed on the right side, while the volume buttons are on the left. Also, OnePlus Nord N100 is available in a single colour variant and that is the Midnight Frost. Overall, you might feel that the new Nord N100 is a little bulky with 188 grams of weight.
The display section of OnePlus Nord N100 is quite interesting as it is included with a long 6.52-in IPS display, which is quite large and comes with an average resolution of 7201600 pixels. But the pixel density of 269PPI is quite disappointing for this size. OnePlus Nord N100 features a display with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and supports 16M colours along with supporting sRGB. Some additional features that are there for the users include the Reading Mode and Night Mode.
When it comes to the performance, OnePlus Nord N100 is packed with an average CPU, featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 chipset clubbed with 4GB LPDDR4x RAM, which is also average for this price point. The same Octa-core chipset is also seen in multiple devices like OPPO A53, Moto E7 Plus and Vivo Y20, etc. There is 64GB of internal storage included in OnePlus Nord N100 and there are expansion provisions as well up to 256GB.
For running the device, OnePlus has introduced OxygenOS in this device, which is based on Android 10 and provides a bloatware-free interface. There are two unlocking options, one through the rear fingerprint sensor and other through the face unlock.
The triple rear camera setup is one of the highlighting features of One Plus Nord N100. For offering the best photography experience, there is a 13MP main camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and EIS, a Macro Lens of 2MP with an aperture of f/2.4 and a Bokeh Lens of 2MP with an aperture of f/2.4. also, there is an LED flash along with autofocus feature in the main camera. The rear camera supports 1080P videos at 30fps, 720P videos at 30fps and 1080P Time-Lapse at 30fps. Some of the additional features include are Portrait, Pro Mode, Panorama, HDR, Ai Scene detection and filter etc.
The front side is housing an 8MP selfie shooter under the punch-hole with an aperture of f/0. It supports 1080P video at 30fps and the additional features included are Face unlock, Screen Flash, HDR and Face Retouching.
Given the price and considering other smartphones from this price range, the camera performance of One Plus Nord N100 is just a little above average.
The battery department is the advertisement area of OnePlus Nord N100. For maintaining the power requirements without disruption, this device has been equipped with a massive 5000 mAh non-removable battery. So, you don’t have to worry about refilling the battery frequently and also it supports 18W fast charging. There is a Type-C charging port and a 3.5 mm audio jack included in One Plus Nord N100.
In One Plus Nord N100, the main attention has been given to battery and camera department and both of these are stunning for the price. But there are other smartphones from this price range featuring more RAM and internal storage along with a good chipset. For higher battery backup and photography, you can go with this smartphone.