The OnePlus Nord CE (Core Edition) 5G has finally hit the market and has some great features being a mid-range smartphone. Even though it is not the successor of the OnePlus Nord, it certainly has a somewhat identical build. This budget phone from OnePlus was announced earlier this month and is available for users across Europe and India since June 11, 2021.
The OnePlus Nord CE is a power-packed device with Snapdragon 750G chipset to offer the best possible performance to the users. Even though it supports 5G connectivity, OnePlus has skipped the latest Wi-Fi 6 compatibility for the Nord CE.
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is the company’s fourth release this year along with the release of OnePlus 9, 9 Pro, and 9R in the past. It should be noted that the fifth release of the company: the OnePlus Nord N200 5G, is all set to launch on 25th June 2021.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Specifications
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G smartphone features a large 6.43″ Fluid AMOLED display that has a refresh rate and resolution of 90Hz and 1080 x 2400 pixels; respectively. As far as the build of the phone is concerned, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a plastic frame and back that looks and feels good reading about it. This OnePlus device doesn’t come with any IP rating for water and dust resistance.
As far as performance is concerned, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G packs Snapdragon 750G chipset for better performance. A few days after launch, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G received the OxygenOS 22.214.171.124 update aimed for improved portrait photography, security patch, and much more. Let’s not forget, this budget-king runs on Android 11.
Apart from these, this phone features a 3.5mm earphone jack and an in-display fingerprint sensor. That’s not all, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes with NFC support as well.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Camera and Battery
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G phone packs a 64MP rear camera with LED flash, HDR, and panorama features. While the 16MP front camera can offer better HDR selfies. You can also shoot videos of [email protected]/60fps.
The Core Edition of OnePlus Nord comes with a non-removable 4500mAh lithium polymer battery. Moreover, it supports 30W fast charging which is advertised and claimed to charge the phone up to 70% in mere 30 minutes.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Price and Availability
The base version with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at £299 (₹ 22,999). In case you’re looking for extra RAM, and storage, you can go with the beefiest model with 12GB RAM & 256GB priced at £369 (₹ 27,999). Also, it is available in Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, and Silver Ray colors.
Currently, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G is already up on the official store of India and the UK and online platforms like Amazon. At the time of writing this piece, there’s no such news about its release in the US region.
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