OnePlus is back on track with its affordable smartphones. When the company started its journey, they used to have the best smartphone for the least price. Then they slowly climbed the ladder and took the space in the flagship segment with a high price. Now they are back again to the mid-range segment. OnePlus Nord launched a few months ago, and it started this new journey again. Now, we have the OnePlus Nord N10 5G in the market. It is one of the cheapest 5G smartphones on the market. OnePlus Nord N10 5G price in Nepal is Rs 39,499 for the 6/128 GB model.
The distributor of OnePlus in Nepal is now Kratos Technologies Pvt. Ltd. They are also the distributor of Honor mobiles in Nepal. Before this, iHub Pvt Ltd was the distributor. Everyone has hopes that we will see phones at lower and better prices now. All Nepalese consumers want to purchase OnePlus smartphones at international or Indian prices. But prior till now, the price has been very high. The case of this phone is different because the N10 5G is at a near international rate. We hope the price of older phones also come down.
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In the case of the new One Plus Nord N10, we get a massive LCD screen, Snapdragon 690 5G processor, big battery, fast charging, rear side quad cameras, and great design. It also comes with SD card support, which is impressive. OnePlus phone doesn’t usually have expandable storage or micro SD card support. All these features in a lower price tag attracts the large fan base in this segment. So let us discuss the specs, features, and price of Nord N10 in detail.
OnePlus Nord N10 5G Specifications and Overview
- Display: 6.49 Inches IPS LCD Screen
- Resolution: 1080×2400
- Protection: Gorilla Glass 3
- Refresh Rate: 90 Hz
- SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G (Octa-Core)
- CPU Details: 2.0 GHz Kryo 560 Gold Dual Core and 1.7 GHz Kryo 560 Silver Hexacore Sets
- GPU: Adreno 619L
- Memory: 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM
- Storage: 128 GB UFS 2.1 On-board, 512 GB external SD card support
- Battery: 4300 mAh Lithium Polymer
- Fast Charging Rate: 30W Warp
- Back Camera: 4 Modules
- 64 Megapixel with f/1.8 aperture (Main Wide)
- 8 Megapixel with f/2.3 aperture (119˚FoV Ultrawide)
- 2 Megapixel with f/2.4 aperture (Depth)
- 2 Megapixel with f/2.4 aperture (Macro)
- Front Camera: 16 Megapixel with f/2.1 aperture
- OS: Android 10 (Oxygen OS 10.5)
- Connectivity: USB Type-C
- Sensors: Rear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner, Gyrosensor
Design and Build
OnePlus Nord N10 5G has a slim and attractive body with thin bezels, a big screen, and classy Midnight Ice color. The phone’s front side has a big screen with a small hole punch on the left side. There is a 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 on top for protection. This gives it a premium feel as well. However, the backside has a glossy looking plastic build. There is a camera set at the back, and there is also a fingerprint scanner in an appropriate place. The N10 5G is different in terms of hardware and build compared to OnePlus Nord. But the N10 5G looks premium and solid in terms of design.
Core Internal Hardware
Inside the phone, there is Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 processor which is a mid-range chip with a 5G modem. This means OnePlus Nord N10 5G is one of the most affordable 5G smartphones in Nepal. It is interesting because all the phones with new generation network support are flagship and very expensive. The N10 5G comes with 6 GB RAM, 128 GB storage, 512 GB memory card support, and a 4300 mAh battery. This is a good and powerful combination for the price tag. The chipset is capable of running all types of apps, multitasking, and medium level gaming.
This type of hardware combination is popular in the midrange segment. OnePlus has done a good job by putting SD card support on this. Usually, they don’t have an SD card slot in higher end phones. But users of this range need expansion, and the company is providing it. According to the company, they are going to be focusing now more on devices in the value segment.
Display and Camera
OnePlus Nord N10 5G comes with a 6.49″ IPS LCD screen with 1080×2400 resolution at 405 PPI pixel density. The screen is protected on top with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3. There are modes such as Reading and Night mode to reduce strain on the eyes. The screen has a refresh rate of 90Hz, which is faster and gives a smoother experience. On the left side of the screen, we have a hole punch with a 16 MP camera with gyro-EIS. This sensor can record videos at 1920x1080p at 60 fps. On the backside, there are four cameras. First is a 64 MP primary sensor, the second is an 8 MP ultrawide with a 119˚ field of view. Third sensor is a 2 MP depth camera, and the fourth one is a 2 MP macro camera. The setup can record videos at 4K 30 fps, 1080p 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps. There are features such as CINE aspect ratio, UltraShot HDR, RAW image capture, pro-mode, slow motion, and gyro-EIS for stabilization. These things can help take better photos and videos.
Features and Impression
OnePlus Nord N10 5G has both a fingerprint scanner at the back and face unlock support. There is Bluetooth 5.1, dual speaker, fast charging, and 5G. In Nepal, there are currently no networks that provide 5G service. However, NTA is already in the swing to start the development. Telecom providers are also doing studies for the implementation and upgrade. But it will take a lot of time in Nepal to start. We also have an article on how 5G can change the telehealth sector of the country.
Looking at the spec sheet, Nord N10 5G is a good mid-range smartphone with a new octa core processor, sufficient memory, storage, big battery, fast charging, and a large screen. It also has a very capable camera with a nice feature set in software. One of the best things about OnePlus is its smooth software and less bloat. On top of that, there is a 90 Hz refresh rate on this phone, which makes the phone feel better than the traditional 60 Hz screen.