OnePlus Nord fails flex test

Back last week, OnePlus finally unveiled its first mid-range smartphone, the OnePlus Nord. New

the device is cheaper than the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, but atthis includes some cool features like OIS. Of course, in order to achieve this affordability, the company had to make some compromises with materials and components. For example, you now have a less powerful Snapdragon 765G SoC, a telephoto lens and a plastic frame at your disposal.

It is worth noting that the OnePlus 8 and 8 Proare supplied with a metal frame and therefore have better durability. For a glimpse into the future, renowned JerryRigEverything ran a routine test on OnePlus Nord to gauge the strength of the OnePlus Nord. So how do you think the plastic bezel phone passed the test?

It cracked right in the audio volume area. We know that these flex tests do not reflect real-world scenarios. However, this is a kind of potential damage that can occur if you keep the device in your back pocket. Despite being fragile, the device has reached scratch level 6. The rest of the details are available in the video.

OnePlus Nord is a competitive smartphoneshowcasing a gorgeous 6.44-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and FHD + resolution. The smartphone has a pill-shaped cutout for two selfie cameras. The main camera is a 32MP camera optimized for night shots. There is another ultra-wide-angle camera and this duo will make sure that the outdated selfie stick is gone.

Under the hood, the phone boasts excellentSoC Snapdragon 765G chip. All this is paired with 6 GB, 8 GB and even 12 GB of RAM. In terms of storage, there are 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB options. The storage is UFS 2.1, and since this is a OnePlus phone, there is no microSD card slot. The phone has a Quad-Camera with a 48MP camera. While there is no telephoto / periscope module for super zoom capabilities, the phone comes with optical image stabilization, which is a plus in this price range. Other features include NFC, an in-display fingerprint reader and dual SIM support. The battery capacity is 4115mAh and Android 10 runs on OxygenOS.

The phone will be available in two colors - marble blue and onyx gray. It is possible that new colors will appear.