OnePlus Nord CE 5G Unveiled For The Indian Market; Launch Date, Offers, and more

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Unveiled For The Indian Market; Launch Date, Offers, and more

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Unveiled For The Indian Market; Launch Date, Offers, and more

by June 12, 2021

The Chinese tech brand OnePlus has finally launched the Nord CE 5G in India and unveiled the specs. CE is the abbreviation for Core Edition and the brand claims that this 5G variant comes with the core features and specs of the OnePlus Nord that was launched earlier this year and will also be priced quite aggressively. Along with this 5G smartphone, OnePlus also launched a much affordable OP TV U1S.

The Nord CE 5G is the spitting image of its predecessor in terms of design, however, the specs are fetched down to cut some cost. The latest addition to the OnePlus lineup is priced just under ₹25,000 and it will give a fierce competition to the likes of Realme X7 5G, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max, and Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G.

OnePlus Nord CE 5G: Key specs & features

With a punch-hole cutout on the top-right, OnePlus Nord CE 5G sports a 6.43” AMOLED panel that will produce FHD+ resolution. There will also be an in-display fingerprint scanner and the panel will support 90Hz refresh rate. The rear features the same design for the camera housing, i.e. vertical setup as the regular OnePlus Nord.

Talking about the camera, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G will sport a triple-camera system with a primary sensor of 64MP paired with a 2MP monochrome and an 8MP ultra-wide sensor. On the front, the punch-hole will house a 16-megapixel selfie snapper. The camera app offers a wide range of features such as ultrashot HDR, 4K video, nightscape capture, pro mode, etc.

At its core, the device will sport Snapdragon 750G, a X52 5G-enabled SoC. The top variant will offer 12 gigs of memory and 256GB of onboard storage. OnePlus is also providing Warp Charge 30T on this device and the battery capacity is 4,500 mAh. Nord CE 5G will boot on Android 11 with OxygenOS 11 on the top, giving users a near stock Android experience. The Chinese mogul has also promised 3 years of security updates and 2 years of software updates.

A few connectivity options are 4*4 MIMO, USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm audio port, GPS, Bluetooth, and NFC.

Pricing & availability

OnePlus Nord CE 5G will go on sale in three color variants, Silver Ray, Charcoal Ink, and Blue Void. The device will be available in 3 RAM & storage variants, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB, and 12GB+256GB priced at ₹22,999, ₹24,999, and ₹27,999, respectively. Customers can pre-order the smartphone from June 11, and the sale will commence on June 16. The official selling partner is Amazon IN, and you can also buy it from the OnePlus Stores and website.

As a few introductory offers, the smartphone will be available at a flat ₹1,000 off for the HDFC Bank cardholders and for the American Express cardholders, the brand is offering a 5% cashback. Customers can avail 6-month no-cost EMI on Bajaj Finserv and HDFC Bank credit cards. The pre-orders made on the OnePlus Store app and OnePlus IN website will also be eligible for OPN Handy Fanny pack along with ₹500 discount on the OnePlus Band and Buds Z, once the smartphone is delivered.