Top 5 smartphone alternatives to the OnePlus Nord.

Oneplus decided to enter the mid-range market long ago with their Oneplus X and it was launched in October 2015. Oneplus Nord is priced at ₹ 27,999.00 for 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage. In this article, we are going to find out the top 5 alternatives to Oneplus Nord.

Oneplus Nord Alternatives

Now Oneplus came with the Oneplus Nord and it is a solid mid-range phone to the given price. It has everything you need, 5G connectivity, Stock Android OS, 90Hz OLED screen, and dual-screen cameras.

You can buy OnePlus Nord 5G (Blue Marble, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) at ₹ 27,999.00

Top 5 alternatives to Oneplus Nord.

Samsung Galaxy A71.

The Oneplus Nord 5G comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G and the Samsung Galaxy A71 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 730. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 has features like Slow motion selfies with AI support, dedicated game booster support which will help you in the games like PUBG and COD2.

The Samsung Galaxy A71 comes with the 4500 mAh battery and supports 25W super fast charging,

You can buy Samsung Galaxy A71 Prism Crush Black, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) at ₹ 29,499.00

Samsung Galaxy A71 Specifications.

  • 6.7 inches Super AMOLED Plus
  • 1080 x 2400 pixels 393 PPI density
  • Android 10
  • One UI 2.5

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730

  • 128GB 6GB RAM
  • 128GB 8GB RAM
  • UFS 2.1
  • 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide) PDAF
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
  • 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)

32 MP, f/2.2 (wide)

  • 4500 mAh
  • Fast charging 25W
  • Prism Crush Black
  • Prism Crush Silver
  • Prism Crush Blue
  • Prism Crush Pink

We are talking about the alternatives to Oneplus Nord Samsung Galaxy A71 and I must say that this is an amazing phone from Samsung.

There are few features that this phone lacks and that is a 90Hz refresh rate.

Let me tell you one thing if your planning to buy Oneplus Nord just for the refresh rate then you’ll miss an important feature that Samsung offers with this phone.

This Oneplus Nord alternative Samsung Galaxy A71 comes with the One UI 2.5 which is faster and smoother and easy to use.

Samsung Galaxy M51

Again this Samsung Galaxy phone performance well in comparison to the Oneplus Nord 5G and the important factor about this phone is that it comes with the Bigger battery which is 7000mAh.

Listen to music, watch movies and play games this phone is not going to dissapoint you. The battery can easily last you more than 36 hours that means more than a day.

You can buy Samsung Galaxy M51 (Celestial Black, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) at ₹ 22,499.00

Samsung Galaxy M51 Specifications.

  • 6.7 inches Super AMOLED Plus
  • 1080 x 2400 pixels 393 PPI Density
  • Android 10
  • One UI 2.1

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730

  • 128GB 6GB RAM
  • 128GB 8GB RAM
  • UFS 2.1
  • 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide) PDAF
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
  • 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)

32 MP, f/2.2 (wide)

  • 7000 mAh
  • Fast charging 25W
  • Celestial Black
  • Electric Blue

You’re not going to get such a huge battery in any other smartphone and this the main reason for this phone to a strong alternative to the Oneplus Nord 5G.

Apart from the battery this phone also has a 6.7 inches display and it comes with the Super AMOLED Plus panel which will help you in media consumption.

The larger 7000mAh battery comes with fast charging as well which will charge this phone 100% in 115 min.

Vivo V19

The Vivo V19 also offers great performance, as an Oneplus Nord alternative this device also comes with special features in the budget category.

Vivo phones are known for their special camera features and this also has six cameras in it. On the back of Vivo V19, there’s a quad-camera setup that has features like an AI camera.

For the selfie, you get a dual-camera setup and it has Aura Screen Light and 105˚ super-wide selfie.

You can buy Vivo V19 (Mystic Silver, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) at ₹ 24,990.00

Vivo V19 Specifications.

  • 6.44 inches Super AMOLED HDR10
  • 1200 nits (peak brightness)
  • 1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Android 10
  • Funtouch 10.0

Qualcomm Snapdragon 712

  • 128GB 8GB RAM
  • 256GB 8GB RAM
  • UFS 2.1
  • 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide) PDAF
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • 32 MP, f/2.1, (Wide)
  • 8 MP, f/2.3 (Ultrawide)
  • 4500 mAh
  • Fast charging 33W
  • Mystic Silver/Sleek Silver
  • Piano Black/Gleam Black.

The Vivo V19 also brings a lot of new features in comparison to Oneplus Nord 5G. The quad-camera system provides better images and the selfie camera also helps with the better image output. The only lacking factor here is that this device doesn’t support the 90Hz refresh rate.

Personally, I don’t care about the 90Hz refresh rate, and if you’re someone who likes games a lot and mainly PUBG then you might want to go with the Oneplus Nord 5G.

Redmi K20 Pro

Unlike other android phones this Redmi K20 Pro comes with the dual glass design which makes this phone more premium. Dual glass front as well as back both have Gorilla Glass 5 pretection.

Redmi K20 Pro has Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 which is very powerful. Oneplus 7T pro had the same processor and you know the performance of that device.

The Oneplus 7T pro is priced at ₹ 43999 and the Redmi K20 Pro is priced at ₹ 28,999.

The Redmi K20 Pro comes with a motorized camera that gives you the extra screen real estate so you can enjoy your media seamlessly.

You can buy Redmi K20 Pro (Pearl White, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) at ₹ 27,000.00

Redmi K20 Pro Specifications.

  • 6.39 inches Super AMOLED
  • HDR10
  • 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Android 10
  • MIUI 12

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

  • 64GB 6GB RAM
  • 128GB 6GB RAM
  • 128GB 8GB RAM
  • 256GB 8GB RAM
  • UFS 2.1
  • 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide) PDAF Laser AF
  • 8 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto) PDAF, 2x optical zoom
  • 13 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide)

Motorized pop-up 20 MP, f/2.2

  • 4000 mAh
  • Fast charging 27W
  • Quick Charge 4+
  • Carbon black
  • Flame red
  • Glacier blue
  • Summer Honey
  • Pearl White

This is one of the budget phones that provides Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 which is a flagship processor.

The camera on the Redmi K20 Pro produces good images and the selfie camera which is motorized also takes very good shots.

The 4000mAh battery will easily get you around the day of usage including gaming.

Realme X2 Pro

The only phone to have Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ and this processor is a beast and the Realme X2 Pro performs better with realme UI.

In comparison to the Oneplus Nord the Realme X2 Pro also has quad camera system. The quad camera system produces really nice pictures.

The battery is 4000mAh which supports 50W fast charging and gets 100% charged within 35 mins.

You can buy Realme X2 Pro (Lunar White, 64 GB) (6 GB RAM) at ₹ 29,999.00

Realme X2 Pro is available for ₹ 28999 on Tata CLiQ

Realme X2 Pro Specifications.

  • 6.5 inches Super AMOLED
  • HDR10
  • 90Hz
  • 1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Android 10
  • Realme UI

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

  • 64GB 6GB RAM
  • 128GB 8GB RAM
  • 256GB 8GB RAM
  • 256GB 12GB RAM
  • 64GB UFS 2.1
  • 128/256GB UFS 3.0
  • 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide) PDAF
  • 13 MP, f/2.5, (telephoto) PDAF, 2x optical zoom
  • MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

16 MP, f/2.0 (wide)

  • 4000mAh
  • Fast charging 50W
  • SuperVOOC
  • Lunar White
  • Neptune Blue
  • Red Master Edition
  • Gray Master Edition

This is the real competitor for Oneplus Nord 5G and it has bigger battery as well.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ can easily outperform the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G which is available on the Oneplus Nord 5G.

The Realme X2 Pro has a 90Hz refresh rate just like the Oneplus Nord. The 90Hz refresh rate is a must for Oneplus Nord alternatives.

These are the top 5 alternatives to Oneplus Nord and every phone has its pros and cons and all of them perform very well according to their price point. Oneplus Nord can be easily outperformed by the Realme X2 Pro as it has a 90Hz refresh rate and Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor.

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