OnePlus Nord CE 5G was launched on Thursday via live broadcast as the latest model in the OnePlus Nord series. The new smartphone comes with some significant differences from the original OnePlus Nord launched in July last year to appeal to the masses. The new OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a slim design touted as the thinnest since the OnePlus 6T was launched in October 2018. The smartphone also features 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 at 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 which is priced at Rs. 27,999. It comes in Blue Void (matte), Charcoal Ink (gloss) and Silver Ray colors and will be available for purchase through Amazon and OnePlus. from June 16. Pre-booking for the new OnePlus The phone will start on Friday, June 11.
Launch offers on OnePlus Nord CE 5G include Rs. 1,000 discount for customers purchasing with HDFC Bank credit card or EMI transactions and benefits worth Rs. Six thousand for Jio subscribers are recharged with Rs. 999 plan. There will also be a guaranteed discount of Rs. 500 for OnePlus Nord CE customers who get the OnePlus Buds Z or OnePlus band together through the OnePlus.in site. Additionally, the phone will be available in EMI options at no cost. OnePlus Red Cable members who pre-order the OnePlus Nord CE through Amazon are also entitled to receive Rs. 500 refunds.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G will also be available for purchase in Europe with a starting price of EUR 299 (roughly Rs. 26,600). OnePlus too launched OnePlus TV U1S along with the new smartphone in your virtual live broadcast.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Specifications and Features
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G dual SIM (Nano) runs on Android 11 with OxygenOS 11. It features a 6.43-inch full-HD + AMOLED screen (1,080×2,400 pixels) with a 20: 9 aspect ratio and a 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone works with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC and Adreno 619 GPU and 6GB of RAM. For photos and videos, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a triple rear camera setup that houses a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f / 1.79 lens and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f / 2.25 ultra-wide lens and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f / 2.4 lens.
The OnePlus Nord CE has a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 selfie camera on the front in terms of selfies and video chats. It is paired with an f / 2.45 lens and EIS support.
The rear camera setup on OnePlus Nord CE 5G supports functions including multiple autofocus (using PDAF + CAF). Additionally, the phone comes preloaded with Nightscape, UltraShot HDR, portrait, panorama, Pro mode, and intelligent scene recognition. There is also support for recording videos in 4K resolution with 30 fps. Also, the phone has time-lapse support and includes an LED flash module.
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 a 3.5mm headphone jack. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, a gyroscope, a magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. The phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and includes a superlinear speaker supporting noise cancellation.
The smartphone has a 4,500 mAh battery which is 385 mAh more than the one available in OnePlus Nord. The built-in battery is paired with OnePlus’ proprietary Warp Charge 30T Plus technology touted to charge the phone from zero to 70 percent in just half an hour. That is identical to what was stated in OnePlus Nord, which had Warp Charge 30T.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G measures 159.2 x 73.5 x 7.9mm and weighs 170 grams.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Full Specifications Table
|Model||Nord CE 5G|
|Price in India||₹22,999|
|Release date||10th June 2021|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||159.20 x 73.50 x 7.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4500|
|Colours||Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray|
|Screen size (inches)||6.43|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||410|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G|
|Rear camera||64-megapixel (f/1.79, 0.7-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.25) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|No. of Rear Cameras||3|
|Front camera||16-megapixel (f/2.45, 1.0-micron)|
|No. of Front Cameras||1|
|Operating system||Android 11|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.10|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|