Seemingly, the dawn of a new era has only just begun. As we all know, we are about leaving the era of 4G and entering into a new era of 5G connectivity. 5G was launched last year, 2019, and is said to be better and faster than 4G network. As a result, launching and marketing of such phones which are compatible with the 5G network have already begun. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra being one of the pioneers.
In this article, we will be putting our main focus in the comparison of two 5G compatible phones, which are expected to be launched this year (2020). OnePlus Nord and Realme V5- both coming from notable manufacturers who have grown big in the mobile phone industry.
In this context, one might be thinking of getting a new phone so as to stay up to date with the latest tech and ICT devices. So, here’s a simple comparison between OnePlus Nord and Realme v5, in the table below:
OnePlus Nord and Realme v5 specifications
|Specs||OnePlus Nord||Realme v5|
|RAM||6 GB | 8 GB | 12 GB||6 GB | 8 GB|
|ROM||64 GB | 128 GB | 256 GB||128 GB|
|Camera||48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP Quad rear camera||48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad rear camera|
|Weight||184 grams||194 grams|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)||MediaTek Dimensity 720 (7 nm)|
|Operating System (OS)||OxygenOS 10.5, based on Android 10 (Q)||RealmeUI, based on Android 10 (Q)|
|Price||About $449 USD||About $245 USD|
The Realme v5 is said to be launched in a few days, and as per online listing, the dual-sim (nano) Realme v5 will run on Android 10 and feature a 6.5-inch full-HD+ 1080 x 2400 pixels display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. It will also have 5G support coupled with 6GB or 8GB RAM options and 64GB of onboard storage (expandable). Its pricing in Nigeria starts from around N129,494 Naira.
OnePlus Nord on the other hand, has faced some state of hype, and has raised some level of excitement for tech enthusiasts. It was launched July 2020. Like the Realme v5, it is 5G compatible. It further features a 4115mAh battery and 64 GB onboard storage. Its price starts from around N103,548 Naira.
We can see from the above specs that both phones, offer good specifications, and are agreeably worth their prices. If you are looking to choose from one these two as your next smartphone, it is reasonable to prioritize your requirements and needs in a smartphone.
The Realme v5 offers a much bigger battery than the OnePlus Nord; bigger display size and an expandable internal storage. Whereas, the OnePlus Nord is lighter in weight, and offers a wider camera view, which does not necessarily mean it would take better photos. Overall, both phones cannot be very much separated from each other (putting specs and hardware configuration to consideration), as they carry almost the same specifications, and can perform almost the same tasks.