OnePlus Nord long-term review

GSMArena team, 05 October 2020.


The OnePlus Nord launched to extreme fanfare back in August. The company went back to its early days of aggressive, relentless marketing for this phone that exceeded anything it had done in the past few years. One would think OnePlus was about to launch the cure for COVID-19.

OnePlus Nord long-term review

The hype deflated almost instantly after launch when people realized that after all that it was indeed just another mid-range phone. Therein was the issue; the OnePlus Nord is an excellent phone. Had the marketing focused on that rather than boring people with the details of what goes on at OnePlus HQ it would have been more successful.

But enough about OnePlus' marketing shenanigans. We are back here again to discuss the phone itself after having used it daily since before it was launched and to convey our real-life impressions and feelings about it. It's a great phone this one. We might even go as far as preferring it over the bigger OnePlus 8 Pro. Now, this is something you wouldn't find in an OnePlus ad.

Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 13 Dec 2023
  • Ib5

OnePlus Nord 20 has several display issues and general software issues. I purchased this phone through T-Mobile and their tech department could not fix these issues, and the OnePlus technicians could not repair simple software issues. I do not recomm...

  • Anonymous
  • 29 Jun 2023
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  • Anonymous
  • 28 Jun 2023
  • gxI

League of legends are on max as mobile legends too. Into the dead 2, Diablo... they running perfectly. No drop in fps. it's like a gaming phone.