The OnePlus Nord is one of the most affordable 5G smart phones in Indian market today and offers a well-rounded set of features at an affordable price. However, it is not the only phone that has been gaining popularity; the competition is quite fierce. Recently, Realme X3 SuperZoom has proved to be a strong force and giving OnePlus Nord a tough competition in the market.
Usually phones in the same price range tend to have similar specifications, similar functions and so it becomes really difficult to compare the two and pick a winner. But in this case; Nord Vs X3 SuperZoom, there is a much bigger disparity in specifications, which makes picking the one which is better a bit more difficult.
OnePlus Nord Vs Realme X3 Super Zoom Prices and Variants
Before discussing any other specification, let us discuss the variants both the phones are available in, RAM and Storage combinations. The Realme X3 SuperZoom starts at Rs. 27,999 for 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, followed by a Rs. 32,999 variant which has 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
OnePlus Nord on the other hand starts with Rs. 24,999 for 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, but this is not yet available and is expected to be in September only on Amazon. The other versions include 8GB of RAM and 12GB of storage at a price of Rs. 27,999 and another with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage which will cost Rs. 29,999. Also you can avail some extra discount by paying through selected bank debit/credit card. Shop online with amazon and enjoy the offer.
Now let us talk about the colors of both the phones. Boththe phones are available in different yet amazing colors; OnePlus Nord comes in Blue Marble and Grey Onyx trims on the company’s online store. However, The Realme X3 Superzoom is available in an open sale in Arctic White and Glacier Blue Trims.
OnePlus Nord Vs Realme X3 SuperZoom Design and Display
Since both the phones have dual-hole punch cutouts in their displays, they look almost similar in the first glance. The placements of buttons and ports are also similar, thus making it difficult to differentiate between the two. But the difference becomes visible as you hold them together. X3 SuperZoom is thicker and heavier and has a larger footprint than OnePlus Nord. However, both the phones have a glass back which makes them look even more attractive.
AMOLED Vs LCD display is one of the greatest deciding factors for a lot of buyers. The OnePlus Nord has a 6.44 inch AMOLED screen while the Realme X3 SuperZoom has a 6.6 inch LED screen. Both the phones have full HD+ resolutions and gorilla glass 5 protection.
OnePlus Nord Vs Realme X3 SuperZoom Performance
The OnePlus Nord features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 756g SoC which is current top-end model in Qualcomm’s mid-tier 700 series. 5G makes Nord a bit more future-proof either for travelling abroad or whenever 5G is available in India. X3 SuperZoom on the other hand does not support 5G but features fastest LTE SoC from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 855+. The graphic quality offered by X3 SuperZoom is better than that of Nord so games as PUBG mobile give a different feeling while playing on SuperZoom.
Charging and Batteries
Both the phones support 30W fast charging, using predominantly the same technology so it is a tough call. You don’t have to charge them again and again since they charge fast and drain slowly. The batteries of both the phones are also similar sized; Nord has 4115mAh and SuperZoom has 4200mAh battery capacity.So both the phones will last around a day and a half with medium to light usage.
OnePlus Nord Vs Realme X3 SuperZoom Cameras
Both the phones have six cameras;howeverRealme beats OnePlus when it comes to the type of sensors and lenses used. The OnePlus Nord has 48-megapixel sensor cameras and the real cameras are standard wide-angle, macro and depth camera.Realme on the other hand uses a 64-megapixel primary camera for the rear, along with telephoto camera, and then a wide angel and a micro camera.
The selfie cameras of both the phones are also similar to an extent- both phones offer primary 32-megapixel cameras and 8-megapixel wide angel ones, with the same 105 degree field of view.
So, it will be really difficult to decide which phone to buy of these two as both of them are exceptionally amazing. The Realme X3 SuperZoom has two standout features- its processor and its telephoto camera. If you are looking for a high-quality zoom camera in its price segment, the X3 SuperZoom is the best phone for you.Plus it can get the best night shots too, just in case if you are into night photography.
The OnePlus Nord on the other hand doesn’t zoom on that level and is not even ideal for gaming as compared to SuperZoom but it has a clean software, AMOLED display, 5G support that are enough features to buy it. It has the capacity to appeal to a wider audience.