OnePlus Summer Launch Event 2024 Roundup: OnePlus Nord 4, OnePlus Pad 2 and More


OnePlus recently announced the Summer Launch Event on July 16, which will be held in Milan, Italy. The brand has planned to launch a bunch of products, including, the OnePlus Nord 4, OnePlus Pad 2, OnePlus Nord Buds 3 Pro, and OnePlus Watch 2R at the event. If you are eager to see what OnePlus will bring to the table, here’s a look at the confirmed and expected details of the upcoming OnePlus products.

OnePlus Summer Launch Event: What to Expect

OnePlus Nord 4

OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus Nord 4 will be the first 5G metal smartphone. It will use a nano-etched design with a thickness of 7.9mm, thus, becoming the slimmest Nord ever. OnePlus will use a new antenna design, a flagship technology available in a mid-range smartphone.

The teasers shared by the brand have revealed that OnePlus will launch the smartphone in a dual-tone design with Obsidian Midnight, Mercurial Silver, and Mint colour options. OnePlus confirms that the device will receive four major Android updates and a record-breaking six years of security updates.

The device has received TÜV SÜD Fluency 72 Month A rating which certifies that the device will remain fast and smooth over the years. OnePlus will equip the device with OnePlus’s Battery Health Engine technology to charge effectively, which is certified for 1,600 complete charging cycles.

The phone will have a flat display with thin bezels and a centred punch-hole cutout. The power button and volume rockers will be on the right side and the alert slider on the left. The OnePlus Nord 4 will house two individual camera rings, an LED flash on the rear, and an IR blaster and secondary microphone on the top.

OnePlus hasn’t revealed any specifications for the upcoming OnePlus Nord 4. However, the phone is expected to be a rebranded variant of the OnePlus Ace 3V launched in China.

To recall, OnePlus equips the OnePlus Ace 3V with a 6.74-inch AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and 2150 nits peak brightness. The Ace 3V is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 SoC with up to 16GB of RAM. The device sports a dual rear camera setup, including, a 50MP primary camera and an 8MP ultrawide camera. The phone has a 16MP selfie shooter.

There’s a 5,500mAh battery with 100W wired fast charging, which can charge from 0 to 100% in 26 minutes. The OnePlus Nord 4 is expected to be available for a net effective price of Rs 27,999 in India.

OnePlus Pad 2

The OnePlus Pad 2 is confirmed to get a large 12.1-inch LCD screen with a 7:5 ratio and an industry-leading chipset. The brand has revealed that the OnePlus Pad 2 will sport a lone camera inside a circular module on the rear. The OnePlus Pad 2 will sport a 13MP camera on the rear and an 8MP selfie snapper.

Ishan Agarwal, a well-known tipster on X (formerly Twitter), suggests that the tablet’s display will support a resolution of 3000 x 2120 pixels, a 144Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision, and 900-nits peak brightness. The OnePlus Pad 2 will be powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC.

OnePlus will launch the tablet in 8GB+128GB and 12GB+256GB configurations. The upcoming tablet will be powered by a 9,510mAh battery with 67W SuperVOOC fast charging support. The tipster adds that OnePlus will launch the OnePlus Stylo 2, Smart Keyboard, and Folio Case alongside the OnePlus Pad 2.

OnePlus Watch 2R

The OnePlus Watch 2R will be a follow-up model to the OnePlus Watch 2. The upcoming OnePlus Watch 2R will boast a 100-hour battery life and dual-frequency GPS. The upcoming smartphone will have a premium design, including a lightweight aluminium chassis and a distinctive bezel.

The Watch 2R will be available in two eye-catching colourways: Forest Green and Gunmetal Grey. The upcoming OnePlus Watch 2R is expected to sport a 1.43-inch AMOLED display with up to 1,000 nits of brightness. The smartwatch will be powered by dual chipsets, which include the Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 SoC and the BES2700 chipset.

The chipset will pair with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Additionally, expect a 2.5 ATM and IP68 dust and water resistance, support for VOOC charging, 100+ sports modes, heart rate, stress, and sleep monitoring.

OnePlus Nord Buds 3 Pro

There will also be the new Nord Buds 3 Pro, which will be the top mid-range earbuds available on the market. The Nord Buds 3 Pro will be available in Starry Black and Soft Jade colourways with a dual-tone finish.

The upcoming earbuds will debut with up to 49 dB of noise cancellation and an ultra-wide frequency range of up to 4,000 Hz. The brand claims that the Nord Buds 3 Pro will be significantly enhanced to handle low and high-end frequencies.

The Nord Buds 3 Pro will sport a 12.4 mm driver with enhanced BassWaveTM 2.0. OnePlus claims that the earbuds can reproduce pulsating bass tones that shape every beat and note into a symphony of depth and richness.

Proper details about the forthcoming OnePlus devices will be revealed at the event, scheduled for next week. We will bring you all the details, so, stick around!