Why this $240 5G phone is worth checking out
PCWorld|September 2021
The OnePlus Nord N200 5G is surprisingly good for the price.
ADAM PATRICK MURRAY

The OnePlus Nord N200 5G took me by surprise. It costs just $240, yet I can’t believe how many great features it shares with the OnePlus 9 Pro, which costs almost four times as much. If you want fast 5G speeds and a great Android OS experience on a budget, then the N200 is worth a look.

You can see the OnePlus Nord N200’s budget bones in the specifications below. Don’t be expecting the highest-end processor, gobs of RAM, or a luscious AMOLED display, such as the one you’ll find on the OnePlus 9 Pro. However, the N200 is still well-sized, fairly thin and light, and adequately equipped.

Price: $240 or $9/month (for 24 months) at T-Mobile (go.pcworld.com/24tm) and other carriers

Size: 163.1x74.9x8.3 mm

Weight: 189g

Screen: 6.49-inch, 1080x2400 IPS 90Hz LCD

Operating system (OS): Android 11

Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 480

RAM: 4GB LPDDR4x

Storage: 64GB UFS2.1, expandable micro SD up to 256GB

Battery: 5000mAh

Cameras: 13MP main, 2MP macro, 2MP monochrome, 16MP selfie

Security: Side-mounted fingerprint reader, face unlock

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