OnePlus has launched Nord CE 5G under its mid-range series in India. It’s a down version of the original Nord from earlier last year. It’s a similar design, a 5G-enabled Snapdragon chipset, triple cameras, and much more.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Launched in India
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G, whereas CE stands for Core Edition, OnePlus has tried to focus on the “core aspects of the Nord experience”. The Nord CE 5G has a perfect balance between features and price.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G: Key Specs and Features
The design of the Nord CE 5G, looks similar to the original Nord, the company released last year. But, instead of the dual-selfie-camera cutout at the front, the Nord CE comes with a single punch-hole cutout, top-left corner. At the back, there is a triple-camera module along with the OnePlus logo.
The Nord CE 5G is the slimmest and sleekest device since the OnePlus 6T. Nord CE 5G has a 7.9mm thickness and weight of around 170g. So, it should have a comfortable feel in the hand.
The Nord CE 5G comes in three colors, Charcoal Ink, Blue Void, and Silver Ray. Blue Void variant, as per OnePlus, comes with the curtain-coated, anti-fingerprint matte finish at the back.
OnePlus has used a 6.43-inch Fluid AMOLED panel that supports a 90Hz refresh rate. Nord CE 5G has a resolution of 2400 x 1080p and supports the DCI-P3 color gamut.
It also supports sRGB, and much like the original Nord. It comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication and payments.
The Nord CE comes with a triple-camera setup at the back that includes a 64MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens with a 119-degree FOV, and a 2MP monochrome lens. There is a 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor at the front with a punch-hole cutout.
The device can record videos at up to 4k@30FPS and supports Nightscape for low-light photography, Portrait mode, a pro mode, smart scene recognition, and more.
Connectivity and Other Features
There is a USB-C port for charging the Nord CE 5G the company has brought back the 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Nord CE 5G comes with 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC. The OxygenOS 11 is based on Android 11 out-of-the-box. OnePlus is Promising 2 years of Software updates and 3 years of security updates.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes with the Snapdragon 750G 5G chipset inside. It Comes with Adreno 619 GPU and is paired up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. Unfortunately, you can not expand the storage as it does not have a MicroSD slot.
The device packs a 4,500mAh battery, which is around 9% bigger than the 4,115mAh in the OnePlus Nord. It supports Wrap Charge 30T Plus fast-charging technology, which takes it from 0-70% in just half an hour.
Price and Availability
The different variants of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G right here:
- 6GB + 128GB – Rs 22,999 (not available in first sale)
- 8GB + 128GB – Rs 24,999
- 12GB + 256GB – Rs 27,999
We are currently working on a detailed comparison between the three devices to help you choose the best budget 5G device in this price bracket. So, stay tuned for an in-depth comparison.
The Nord CE 5G will be available to buy from Amazon India. You can pre-order tomorrow, and the open sales kick-off on June 16. The customers will get Rs 1000 off if they buy the device with any HDFC Bank debit or credit card. So, are you going to buy the OnePlus Nord CE? Let us know in the comments below.