The OnePlus Nord has a Snapdragon 765G processor, 12GB of RAM, display resolution of 2400 x 1080, while running Android 10.0. The OnePlus Nord isn’t available in the U.S. or Canada but costs 379 GBP (about $664 CAD). There’s currently a beta program underway for the U.S. and Canada though, suggesting a launch is coming soon.
The iPhone SE has the A13 Bionic, 3GB of RAM, a 1334 by 750 (update: fixed) resolution display and was running iOS 13.6. The iPhone SE costs $599 in Canada.
The tests show despite have 12GB of RAM, the OnePlus Nord cannot keep up to the iPhone SE when it comes to multitasking through a bunch of apps in the speed test.
The iPhone SE finished the first lap in 1 minute and 47 seconds, which was 35 seconds faster than the OnePlus Nord. The iPhone SE finished the second lap (reopening the first round of apps) in 51 seconds, while the OnePlus Nord took 38 seconds.
Overall though, the iPhone SE came out on top completing the speed test in 2 minutes and 38 seconds, while the OnePlus Nord took 3 minutes.
With Google’s Pixel 4a rumoured to launch on Monday, the ‘budget’ smartphone wars look to be heating up.