OnePlus Nord 2 5G Announced In The Indian Market; Will Sport Dimensity 1200 AI Chipset

OnePlus Nord 2 5G Announced In The Indian Market; Will Sport Dimensity 1200 AI Chipset

OnePlus Nord 2 5G Announced In The Indian Market; Will Sport Dimensity 1200 AI Chipset

by July 23, 2021

In recent developments, the Chinese brand has unveiled that it is getting merged with Oppo. OnePlus Nord 2 5G is the first device after this merger and the brand has also announced it for the Indian market. The latest offering is next-in-line with last year’s OnePlus Nord. Before the official launch, the brand has teased a number of key features through its social media handles.

Coming to the big changes, the OnePlus Nord 2 will be the debut smartphone that will sport a MediaTek chip and it is priced in the sub-₹35,000 segment. The latest addition in the OnePlus lineup will give a direct competition to the likes of Pixel 4a, Oppo Reno 6 5G, and Mi 11x.

OnePlus Nord 2 5G: Key specs & features

Fetching the same 6.43” AMOLED panel from the OnePlus Nord, the Nord 2 5G will also sport the same punch-hole cutout along with HDR10+, 90Hz refresh rate, and FHD+ resolution. The AMOLED panel will also come with an under-display fingerprint scanner and there will also be an alert slider on the right, above the power button. The smartphone is also equipped with noise cancellation along with a stereo speaker setup.

Coming to the rear, the camera module will highly resemble the OnePlus 9’s optical setup, i.e. two sensors placed vertically and a smaller sensor placed next to the flash. The triple-camera setup will house a primary sensor of 50-megapixel. It will be a Sony IMX766 lens with OIS support. It will be paired with an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP monochrome sensor. On the front, the punch-hole cutout will house a 32MP selfie camera. OnePlus Nord 2 5G will record videos up to 4K and will come with features like dual-video and AI enhancements for the pictures.

At its core, the smartphone will sport MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI chipset and the top-end variant will come with 12 gigs of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. OnePlus is offering fast charging support of Warp Charge 65 with the battery capacity of 4,500 mAh. The brand also promises to deliver 2 years of system updates and up to 3 years of security updates. The OnePlus Nord 2 5G will boot on Android 11 with OxygenOS 11.3 on the top. A few onboard connectivity options are USB Type-C, 4G & 5G, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, NavIC, GPS, and NFC.

Pricing, availability, and launch offers

The all-new OnePlus Nord 2 5G will come in Gray Sierra, Blue Haze, and Green Wood color options. The base variant of 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at ₹27,999. It will only be available in the Blue Haze option. The 8GB+128GB combination will come in Gray Sierra and Blue Haze, it is priced at ₹29,999. The top-end variant with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage will be available in all three color options and is priced at ₹34,999.

The device will be available via OnePlus online store, Amazon IN, Vijay Sales, and the major retail outlets. The 8GB & 12GB variants will be available from July 28 whereas the 6GB variant will go on sale next month. The elder siblings, 8GB and 12GB RAM variants, will be available to the Red Cable members through RCFS that will commence on July 26 and 27. The sale will be exclusive to the OnePlus Stores, OnePlus app, and website. Customers who are buying the smartphone through RCFS will get the option to buy OnePlus Buds Z at ₹1,499. Apart from it, the first 2,000 customers making the purchase through the OnePlus store app will get a handy fanny pack. There will also be a flat ₹1,000 discount along with a no-cost EMI option for 3 months and 6 months on HDFC Bank credit cards for the devices bought on oneplus.in.

The sale for the public will commence on July 28 and the customers will get the same discount along with no-cost EMI option. Apart from this, they can further avail ₹1,000 off by trading their old smartphone, the offer is open up to July 31. Customers who are buying the OnePlus Nord 2 5G from the app or website will also get the band at just ₹1,499.

The OnePlus Nord 2 users will get a free 1TB cloud storage once they sign up for Red Cable Pro membership before August 31. It will be under the Red Cable Care plan. Starting from Sept. 3, these Pro Club members will also be eligible for a 3-month Spotify subscription. A few other gains are 12-month extended warranty, Prime Video membership for a year, and Uber Executive access.