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[* black] Although the OnePlus Nord does not have ancarries no official IP rating, it does use rubber connector gaskets found in the IP68-certified OnePlus 8 Pro, soPro—so it ''may ''have inherited some water and dust resistance.
[* icon_note] SinceGaskets are cheap, but the actual IP testing and certification costs money,a pretty penny, which OnePlus decided to forego the official rating to keepthis time. Good on them for including a low price tag for the Nordlittle protection, even if it's not advertised as such.
[* black] Remove two Phillips screws and the motherboard lifts out next, revealing some thermal paste on the back.
[* icon_note] The thermal paste is appliedplopped onto the graphite foil covering the chipschips, which on their own have additional thermal paste applied to themof their own underneath. On the opposite siteside, the paste transfers the heat towardsinto a copper element running frombehind the motherboard and down alongunderneath the displaybattery, behind the cables—even desert temperatures can’t stop usa cable.
[* black] Although the OnePlus Nord does not have ancarries no official IP rating, it does use rubber connector gaskets found in the IP68-certified OnePlus 8 Pro, soPro—so it ''may ''have inherited some water and dust resistance.
[* icon_note] SinceGaskets are cheap, but the actual IP testing and certification costs money,a pretty penny, which OnePlus decided to forego the official rating to keepthis time. Good on them for including a low price tag for the Nordlittle protection, even if it's not advertised as such.
[* black] Remove two Phillips screws and the motherboard lifts out next, revealing some thermal paste on the back.
[* icon_note] The thermal paste is appliedplopped onto the graphite foil covering the chipschips, which on their own have additional thermal paste applied to themof their own underneath. On the opposite siteside, the paste transfers the heat towardsinto a copper element running frombehind the motherboard and down alongunderneath the displaybattery, behind the cables—even desert temperatures can’t stop usa cable.