The phone is rumored to have a similar design to last year’s Nord CE 5G.
what you need to know
- OnePlus will launch its Nord CE 5G successor in India next week.
- It is rumored to feature a 6nm Dimensity 900 5G chipset, triple rear cameras, and 65W fast charging.
- The phone probably won’t be a massive upgrade over its predecessor.
Earlier this month, OnePlus India started touting the launch of the Nord CE 2 5G. The company has now confirmed that the phone will launch in the country on February 17, and “it’s going to be a little bit more than you might expect”.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G coming soon #ALittleMoreThanYoudExpect. stay tuned! pic.twitter.com/kXNO5ps0Wu
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) February 10, 2022
OnePlus India’s Twitter post also gave us a glimpse at the upcoming budget phone’s design. We can see that it looks very similar to its predecessor, with the power and volume rockers on the left. However, as rumored, the phone doesn’t appear to include an alert slider.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is also expected to be similar to the Nord CE 5G in a few other areas. According to recent leaks, the phone will be powered by a 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 900 5G chipset. The 6nm chip is expected to be paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of built-in storage.
OnePlus’ answer to the best Android phone on a budget is rumored to feature the same triple-lens camera system on the back with a 64MP primary sensor. Other rumored Nord CE 2 5G specs include a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, a 16MP selfie camera, and a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging.
With OnePlus and OPPO’s new unified OS delayed until later this year, the phone is likely to ship with Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 out of the box.
OnePlus Nord 2 5G
Rs 29,999 on Amazon India
The OnePlus Nord 2 is an excellent mid-range phone that offers great value and powerful hardware. Supporting the same 65W charging speeds as flagship OnePlus 9 series phones, you also get all-day battery life.
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