OnePlus Nord CE 5G was launched on Thursday as the latest model of the OnePlus Nord series via livestream. The new smartphone comes with a few key differences over the original OnePlus Nord which was launched in July last year – to attract the masses. The new OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a slim design which is believed to be the thinnest since the launch of OnePlus 6T in October 2018. The smartphone also has matte and glossy back finish options and comes in three different color options.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G price in India, launch offers
OnePlus Nord CE 5G price in India starts from Rs. 22,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage variant. The phone also has an 8GB + 128GB storage model priced at Rs. 24,999 and the top-of-the-line 12GB + 256GB storage variant priced at Rs. 27,999. It comes in Blue Void (Matte), Charcoal Ink (Glossy) and Silver Ray colors and will be available for purchase from June 16 via Amazon and OnePlus.in. The pre-bookings for the new OnePlus phone will start from Friday, June 11.
Launch offers on OnePlus Nord CE 5G include Rs. 1,000 off for customers making purchases with HDFC Bank credit cards or through EMI transactions and benefits of Rs. 6,000 for Jio customers recharging with Rs. 999 plan. There will also be an assured discount of Rs. The OnePlus Nord CE customers are getting the OnePlus Buds Z or the OnePlus Band as well via the OnePlus.in site. Also, the phone will be available on no-cost EMI options. Members of the OnePlus Red Cable can also pre-order the OnePlus Nord CE through Amazon for Rs. 500 cashback.
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G will also be available for purchase in Europe with a starting price of EUR 299 (approximately Rs 26,600). OnePlus also launched the OnePlus TV U1S alongside the new smartphone in its virtual livestream.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Specifications, Features
The dual-SIM (Nano) OnePlus Nord CE 5G runs on Android 11 with OxygenOS 11. It sports a 6.43-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC, coupled with Adreno 619 GPU and 6GB of RAM. For photos and videos, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G packs a triple rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) with f/2.25 Ultra. is. 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with wide lens and f/2.4 lens.
In terms of selfies and video chats, the OnePlus Nord CE sports a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 selfie camera on the front. It is paired with an f/2.45 lens and EIS support.
The rear camera setup on the OnePlus Nord CE 5G supports features including multi-autofocus (using PDAF+CAF). Apart from this, the phone comes preloaded with Nightscape, UltraShot HDR, Portrait, Panorama, Pro Mode and Smart Scene Recognition. There is also support for recording videos in 4K resolution with 30fps. In addition, the phone has time-lapse support and includes an LED flash module.
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G offers up to 256GB of onboard storage. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC, NFC, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer and a proximity sensor. The phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and includes a super linear speaker with noise cancellation support.
The smartphone packs a 4,500mAh battery which is 385mAh more than the battery available on OnePlus Nord. The inbuilt battery is paired with OnePlus’ proprietary Warp Charge 30T Plus technology, which is said to charge the phone from zero to 70 percent in just half an hour. This is similar to what was claimed on the OnePlus Nord with Warp Charge 30T.
The dimensions of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G are 159.2×73.5×7.9mm and weigh 170 grams.