OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3: Much Needed Comparison



In the past few days, we have seen plenty of leaked images of OnePlus Nord. Now finally, the OnePlus Nord has officially arrived in the smartphone market. The best part is, we are going to experience a unique OnePlus ecosystem at an affordable price. However, we already have some well-established smartphone brands such as Redmi and Realme. A smartphone brand like Realme is already offering excellent specifications under an affordable price tag. But, the question arises would OnePlus Nord be able to survive against their strongest competitor Realme? In this article, we will make a comparison between OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 specs. Later on, we will talk about OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 price in India. So, let’s get started with OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 features first.

OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 Features

Display & Battery 

OnePlus Nord sports a 6.44″ Fluid AMOLED touch display with 1080×2400 pixel resolution. For a smoother viewing experience, we get a 90Hz refresh rate display. Talking about protection, it comes with a protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for front and rear panel as well. Giving a glimpse of its build quality, the smartphone structure is made up of metal, which presents a premium look. On the other hand, the Realme X3 has a 6.6″ FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touch display with 1080×2400 pixel resolution. Realme X3 has an ultra-smooth 120Hz refresh rate display.

If we come over to the OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 battery life, OnePlus Nord has a 4,115mAh battery and equipped with 30W WARP Fast Charging. OnePlus advertisements reveal that the phone charges from 0 to 70% in just 30 minutes. Looking at the Realme X3 battery life, it comes with 4,200mAh battery power with 30W fast DART charging. Unfortunately, we will not get a 3.5mm headphone port either in OnePlus Nord or in Realme X3. Read ahead to know more of OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 features.


OnePlus never compromises with its camera setup. The OnePlus Nord has a quad-camera setup at the back. It includes a 48MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultrawide lens with f/2.3 aperture, 5MP depth lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture. Moving ahead to the Realme X3 camera specs, it also has a quad-camera setup. It highlights a 64MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 12MP telephoto lens with f/2.5 aperture, 8MP ultrawide lens with f/2.3 aperture and 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture.

Moving on to the front, the Oneplus Nord has a 32MP wide lens and an 8MP ultrawide lens. The Realme X3 has a 16MP wide lens and an 8MP ultrawide lens. In terms of the rear camera, the Realme X3 has a better camera setup than the OnePlus Nord. Read till the end to find out OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 price in India.


The OnePlus Nord is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765+ based on 7 nm architecture. The phone is based on Oxygen OS 10.5 and runs on Android 10. Furthermore, the Realme X3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ based on 7 nm architecture. It is based on Realme UI 1.0 and runs on the latest Android 10.

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According to the benchmarks, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ has better CPU and GPU performance than Snapdragon 765+. The Snapdragon 855+ is 25% faster in performing computations. Considering previous smartphones powered by Snapdragon 765+, we will not see a drastic change in the performance.  Moreover, both smartphones come with UFS 2.1 storage support, which is quite outdated. We will discuss the OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 price in India in the next section.

OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 Specs

Take a look at OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 quick specs table.

Specs  Realme X3  OnePlus Nord 
Processor  Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+, 7nm  Qualcomm Snapdragon 765, 7nm 
Display  6.6 inches, IPS LCD with 120Hz Refresh Rate  6.44 inches, FHD+ AMOLED with 90Hz Refresh Rate 
RAM  6GB, 8GB    6GB, 8GB,12GB 
Storage  128GB  64GB/128GB/256GB 
Rear Camera  64MP, primary sensor
12 MP telephoto sensor
8MP ultra-wide sensor
2MP macro sensor
48MP primary sensor
8MP ultra-wide sensor
5 MP depth sensor
2MP macro sensor 
Front Camera  16 MP Selfie Shooter and 8MP ultra-wide sensor    32 MP, f/2.5 + 8 MP, f/2.5  
Battery    4,200 mAh with 30W Fast Dart Charging  4,115 mAh with 30W Wrap Charging  
Software  Realme UI based on Android 10  Oxygen OS 10.0 and runs on Android 10 
Price Starts from Rs. 24,999 

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OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 Price in India

We were eagerly waiting to know OnePlus Nord’s price in India. Now, the price has officially announced in the OnePlus Nord AR event. Finally, we are aware of the OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3 price in India. The OnePlus Nord comes in three different storage variants. The base variant (6GB+64GB) costs Rs 24,999, (8GB+128GB) costs Rs 27,999 and the high-end variant (12GB+256GB) costs Rs 29,999. The phones are available in two colours, Marble Blue and Gray. On the other hand, the Realme X3 base variant (6GB+128GB) costs Rs 24,999 while the 8GB+128GB variant is priced at Rs 25,999.

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OnePlus Nord vs Realme X3: Who Wins The Battle?

Results Time! We have looked at both phones specifications. Notably, both phones start from the price point of Rs 24,999. Now, it would be easy to finalize, which is better. Our ideal deal would be the Realme X3. We have nominated Realme X3 based on it’s a better processor, camera, and excellent battery life. At this price point, Realme X3 comes out with better specs. We all know that OnePlus Nord comes with 5G enabled processor which will be helpful in future for the users, but we have to wait for the 5G so, if you are interested in buying 5G phone and want to try the Oxygen OS which is most loved Custom ROM then OnePlus Nord (base variant) will be a good option.

So, we hope you liked it. It was the much-needed comparison as we know there was a lot of hype created for the OnePlus Nord. We will see you next to another ultimate comparison. Till then, Download BurnerBits – India’s First Edutainment App by Techburner.

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