Chinese OnePlus has launched the new NORD series smartphone OnePlus Nord 2 5G at an official event for the Indian market. This new device comes with a MediaTek processor, a bigger battery, a 50-megapixel Sony sensor and many other top-end specifications that we will discuss in this article. This new smartphone is the successor to the last year’s OnePlus Nord smartphone which was launched with a Snapdragon processor.
The Nord 2 5G is priced at Rs. 27,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage option, Rs. 29,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage variant and Rs. 34,999 for the top-end 12GB RAM + 256GB inbuilt storage variant. The 8GB and 12GB variants will go for sale on the 6th of July and 27th of July on the OnePlus website while the 6GB variant will be launched next month in the county.
The OnePlus Nord 2 5G features a 6.43-inch Full HD+ 408 PPI 20:9 Fluid AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, sRGB and DCI-P3 colour gamut, video enhancement, AI-Super resolution and 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution. It is powered by an octa-core up to 3GHz MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI 6nm processor with ARM G77 MC9 GPU.
It comes with multiple variants including 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM + 128GB (UFS 3.1) inbuilt storage and 12GB LPDDR4X RAM + 256GB (UFS 31) storage variant. It runs on Android 11 with OxygenOS 11.3 based on Oppo’s ColorOS 11.3 as we already know ColorOS and OxygenOS were merged by the two companies recently. It supports Dual SIMs (nano + nano) and has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
It has a triple rear camera with a 50-megapixel main camera with Sony IMX766 sensor, 1μm pixel size, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, dual-LED flash, an 8 -megapixel 119.7° ultra-wide camera with f/2.25 aperture, EIS and a 2 -megapixel mono camera with f/2.5 aperture, 4K video at 30fps, 1080p slow motion at 120fps, 720p at 240 fps. It also has a 32 -megapixel front-facing camera with a Sony IMX615 sensor, f/2.45 aperture and EIS.
It has a 4500mAh dual-cell battery with Warp Charge 65 Fast Charging (10V/6.5A) support and connectivity options like 5G SA (N41, N78, N28A, N1, N3, N79, N40)/NSA (N41, N78, N79, N40), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 axes (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou, NavIC, NFC and USB Type-C support as well. It also has support for USB Type-C audio and comes with stereo speakers. It measures 158.9×73.2×8.25mm and weighs 189 grams.