Pixel 5a versus OnePlus Nord camera comparison: battle for mid-range supremacy


There’s a lot of excitement around the Pixel 5a from Google since the mid-range smartphone delivers the same camera hardware and software from last year’s Pixel 5 inside a $450 smartphone, possibly making it one of the mid-range smartphone cameras for capturing photos. Another mid-range smartphone getting a lot of attention this summer is the OnePlus Nord 2 which sports a very competitive price tag and some impressive camera hardware.

TO see how the cameras on the Pixel 5a stack up to those of the Oneplus Nord 2, we’ve put together a detailed compare comparison that shows how the camera hardware on both devices performs in different lighting conditions when capturing photos and video.

Take a look at the video and photo gallery below to see if the new Pixel 5a from Google can outshoot the OnePlus Nord 2.

Pixel 5a versus OnePlus Nord 2 camera specs

Pixel 5a 

  • Rear cameras: 12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (main), 16 MP, f/2.2, 107˚ (ultrawide)
  • Selfie camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm
  • Video capture: 4K@30/60fps (rear), 1080p@30fps (selfie)

OnePlus Nord 2

  • Rear cameras: 50 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (main), 8 MP, f/2.3, 119˚ (ultrawide), 2 MP, f/2.4, (monochrome)
  • Selfie camera: 32 MP, f/2.5
  • Video capture: 4K@30fps (rear), 1080p@30fps (selfie)

Pixel 5a versus OnePlus Nord 2 camera samples

Nick Gray
I'm a life-long tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC. After writing about tech for more than a decade, I jumped at the opportunity to take on the role of Editor in Chief at Phandroid. Please contact me at [email protected].

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