OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro – Battle for the best mid-range smartphone crown

OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi K20 ProOnePlus / Xiaomi
  • OnePlus has launched its mid-range smartphone, the OnePlus Nord starting at ₹24,999.
  • The OnePlus Nord competes with the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro in the mid-range segment.
  • In this post, we compare the two devices to help you decide which one you should buy.
  • Check out the latest news and updates on Business Insider.
OnePlus launched its much-anticipated device, the OnePlus Nord in the mid-range segment. After dominating the premium segment in India, the company aims to capture the mid-range segment with the new Nord series.

The new OnePlus Nord will compete with the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro, another premium device that has been priced competitively. In this post, we compare the two devices to help you decide which device to go with.


OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro: Price

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OnePlus NordPriceXiaomi Redmi K20 ProPrice
6GB + 64GB₹24,9996GB + 128GB₹24,999
8GB + 128GB₹27,9998GB + 256GB₹29,999
12GB + 256GB₹29,999--

The OnePlus Nord will be available from Amazon India, OnePlus online store and OnePlus offline stores across the country in Blue Marble and Gray Onyx colour options starting from August 4. However, the base variant with 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage will be available from September.

On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro is available from Amazon India, Flipkart, Xiaomi online store, and Xiaomi offline stores across the country in Carbon Black, Flame Red, Glacier Blue, and Pearl White colour options.

OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro: Specifications

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DeviceOnePlus NordXiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
Display size6.44-inch6.39-inch
Resolution2400 x 1080 pixels2340 x 1080 pixels
Refresh rate90Hz60Hz
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Android versionAndroid 10 with OxygenOS 10.5Android 10 with MIUI 12
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 765GQualcomm Snapdragon 855
Rear camera48MP primary48MP primary
8MP ultra-wide-angle lens8MP telephoto lens
5MP depth sensor13MP ultra-wide-angle lens
2MP macro sensor-
Selfie camera32MP primary20MP primary
8MP ultra-wide-angle lens-
Fingerprint sensorIn-displayIn-display
Battery4,115mAh4,000mAh
Fast charge30W27W
5GYesNo

OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro: Display

The OnePlus Nord features a 6.44-inch Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It features a dual punch-hole notch that houses the dual selfie camera on the left corner.

On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro features a slightly smaller 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 60Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. As the device features a pop-up selfie camera, there is no notch and it offers a full-screen experience.

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The OnePlus Nord with its higher refresh rate display offers a smoother scrolling experience. On the other hand, the Redmi K20 Pro offers a premium full screen experience.


OnePlus Nord vs Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro: Design
OnePlus Nord.OnePlus

The OnePlus Nord offers a simple and elegant look with a glass back that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It has an aluminium frame and a vertically aligned camera setup. There is OnePlus logo and branding at the back and the device is available in Blue Marble and Gray Onyx colour options.

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro.Xiaomi

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Coming to the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro, the device features a gradient glass back which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Like the OnePlus Nord, the device has an aluminium frame and a vertically aligned camera setup. The device has Xiaomi and Redmi brandings at the back and is available in Carbon Black, Flame Red, Glacier Blue and Pearl White colour options.

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