Jul 21st, 2020

With today’s launch of the OnePlus Nord, you might be wondering just how similar the new mid-range smartphone is to the LG Velvet. Both devices are positioned as mid-range smartphones, running on the same Snapdragon 765G from Qualcomm, but there are some significant differences between the two.

The main differentiator is the price. While the OnePlus Nord starts at 400 Euro, the LG Velvet carriers a 50% premium for its base model, even though it has less RAM and arguably an inferior camera setup. That being said, the higher price tag allows the LG Velvet to offer an official IP68 dust and water resistance rating and wireless charging – two features that the OnePlus Nord omits.

Take a look at the specs sheet below to see how the OnePlus Nord and LG Velvet stack up in all the different categories.

OnePlus Nord LG Velvet
Price €399/€499 $599
Screen size 6.44-inches 6.8-inches
Resolution 1080 x 2400 1080 x 2460
Density 408 ppi 395 ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
RAM 8 / 12 GB 6 / 8 GB
Storage 128 / 256 GB 128 / 256 GB
Battery 4115 mAh 4300 mAh
OS Android 10 Android 10
Rear camera Quad-cameras:
48MP, f/1.7 (standard),
2MP, f/2.4 (macro),
8MP, f2.25, 119 degrees (ultrawide),
5MP, f/2.4 (depth)
Triple-cameras:
48MP, f/1.8, 26mm (main),
8 MP, f/2.2, 120 degrees (ultrawide),
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Front camera  32MP, f/2.45 (main),
8MP, f/2.45, 105 degrees (ultrawide)
16 MP, f/1.9, 29mm
Bluetooth v5.1 v5.1
NFC Yes Yes
Dimensions 158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm 167.2 x 74.1 x 7.9 mm
Weight 184 g 180 g
Water Resistance No IP68
Wireless Charging No Yes
Special features 30W fast charging, in-display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, 90Hz refresh display 25W fast charging, 9W wireless charging, microSDXC, 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo speakers, in-display-fingerprint sensors

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