The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is here. Let’s find out what the flashy mid-range device brings to the table.
The Nord Core Edition 5G is equipped with a 6.43″ FHD+ Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, a pixel density of 410 ppi, a 20:9 Aspect Ratio. The screen supports DCI-P3, sRGB color gamut, Always-On Display, and has an , in-display fingerprint scanner.
The device runs on OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11, and OnePlus has promised to deliver 3 years of security updates, and 2 years of software updates for it. The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G octa-core processor with an Adreno 619 GPU, 6GB/8GB/12GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and 128GB/256GB UFS 2.1 storage.
The phone features a 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor with an ƒ/2.45 aperture, for selfies. The main camera set up on the OnePlus Nord CE 5G comprises a 64MP primary lens that has an ƒ/1.79 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide lens with 119° FOV, ƒ/2.25 aperture, a 2MP Depth sensor with an ƒ/2.4 aperture and an LED Flash.
The Nord CE 5G is backed by a 4,500mAh battery that can be charged from 0 to 70% in 30 minutes, thanks to Warp Charge 30T Plus (30W fast charging), over the USB Type-C port. Surprisingly, the phone retains the 3.5mm headphone jack.
In terms of connectivity, the Nord CE 5G supports Dual SIM Cards, 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual band 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou, A-GPS and NaVIC. The phone weighs 170g and measures: 159.2 x 73.5 x 7.9mm. It comes in 3 colourways: Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Specs
- Display: 6.43″ FHD+ Fluid AMOLED, 90Hz refresh rate, in-display fingerprint reader, Always-On Display, 2400 x 1080 pixels, 410 ppi, 20:9 Aspect Ratio, DCI-P3, sRGB
- Operating System: OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11, 3 years of security updates, 2 years of software updates
- Memory: 6GB/8GB/12GB RAM LPDDR4X
- Storage: 128GB/256GB UFS 2.1
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G
- GPU: Adreno 619
- Rear Cameras: 64MP ƒ/1.79 aperture + 8MP ultra-wide 119° FOV, ƒ/2.25 aperture + 2MP Depth ƒ/2.4 aperture, LED Flash
- Front Camera:16MP Sony IMX471 ƒ/2.45 aperture
- Battery: 4,500mAh, Warp Charge 30T Plus, USB Type-C, 0 to 70% in 30 minutes
- Connectivity: Dual SIM Cards, 5G N78, NR SA: N78, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou, A-GPS, NaVIC
- Audio: 3.5mm headphone jack
- Dimensions: 159.2 x 73.5 x 7.9mm
- Weight: 170g
- Colours: Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray
OnePlus Nord CE 5G price in India
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G price in India starts at Rs. 23,999 for the 6GB/128GB version. The 8GB/12GB model costs Rs. 24,999, and the top-end model with 12GB/256GB carries a price tag of Rs. 27,999.
As a launch offer, OnePlus is offering an instant discount of Rs. 1,000 off the phone’s price, if you buy the OnePlus Nord CE 5G with a HDFC Bank credit Card or EMI Transaction.
The phone will be available for pre-order on June 11th on Amazon India and OnePlus.in, and goes on open sale from June 16th.
OnePlus has priced the device quite affordably, this should heat up the competition with the Redmi Note 10 Pro, Poco X3 Pro and the recently launched iQOO Z3 5G.