OnePlus finally launched the OnePlus Nord CE 5G that sits alongside the existing OnePlus Nord, launched last year. Unlike its sibling, the new device comes with a single selfie camera unit and Snapdragon 750G under the hood. Its open sale in India will start from June 16, and customers can purchase the device via Amazon and OnePlus channels. The company also unveiled the OnePlus TV U1S at its OnePlus Summer Launch event earlier today.
In terms of design, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G looks similar to the original OnePlus Nord with a pill-shaped rear camera module and hole-punch display. It sports a 6.43-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, and 450ppi pixel density. Customers can choose between Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, and Silvery Ray colour options.
Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes with the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset paired with integrated Adreno 619 GPU, up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. The phone runs on Android 11-based OxygenOS out of the box.
The triple camera setup on the back of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G houses a 64-megapixel primary camera with EIS support, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a 119-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. At the front, there's a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. The camera app comes bundled with modes Ultra Shot HDR, portrait, panorama, Pro mode, and more.
Other notable features on the OnePlus Nord CE 5G include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.1, an in-display fingerprint sensor, a 3.5mm audio jack, and 5G. It carries a 4,500mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging via the USB Type-C port. Its price in India starts at Rs 22,999 for the base 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model.