OnePlus is all set to launch a new mid-range smartphone in India on July 22nd. The company has confirmed that the OnePlus Nord 2 will be launching in the country on the said date. The latest handset from the brand offers a host of interesting features including a 90Hz AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 1200 AI chipset, 50MP triple rear cameras, and more. The handset has been subjected to various leaks and rumours in the past, which has given us ample information about its key features and specifications. In this article, we have compiled everything that has been revealed so far about the upcoming smartphone. Here’s what you need to know!
OnePlus Nord 2 5G: Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch Live Streaming
The company has confirmed that the OnePlus Nord 2 5G smartphone will be launching in India on July 22nd. The brand will be holding a virtual event where it will unveil the latest mid-range smartphone along with OnePlus Buds Pro truly wireless earbuds. As usual, the event will be live-streamed on the company’s official YouTube channel.
OnePlus Nord 2 5G: Expected Price in India
The upcoming OnePlus Nord 2 5G is said to be slightly expensive as compared to its predecessor, the OnePlus Nord. As per various reports, the OnePlus Nord 2 India price might start at Rs 32,000 for the base variant. This model may come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The top-end variant with 12GB and 256GB of internal storage is said to come with a price tag of Rs 35,000. The phone will be available for purchase in different colour options including Grey Sierra and Blue Haze.
OnePlus Nord 2 5G: Expected Sale Date
The smartphone might go on sale during the upcoming Amazon Prime Day 2021 sale. The OnePlus Nord 2 might be available for purchase from Amazon, the company’s official website, and key retail stores across the country. That being said, the actual sale date of the phone will be known at the time of launch.
OnePlus Nord 2 5G: Expected Specifications and Features
OnePlus Nord 2 is said to offer a host of interesting improvements over its predecessor. The phone’s key specifications and features have been already tipped via various leaks and rumours. Furthermore, the brand has also confirmed some key features of the OnePlus Nord 2. Let’s take a closer look at all these features:
MediaTek Dimensity 1200 AI SoC
The OnePlus Nord 2 is confirmed to come loaded with a new variant of MediaTek’s flagship processor. Known as MediaTek Dimensity 1200 AI, the SoC will certainly bring some improvements over the vanilla Dimensity 1200 SoC. Furthermore, the handset might also feature up to 12GB of RAM and up to 26GB of internal storage.
50MP Triple Rear Cameras
OnePlus has also confirmed that the upcoming OnePlus Nord 2 will feature a 50MP triple rear cameras. The phone will come with a 50 MP Sony IMX766 primary sensor. Interestingly, this is the same sensor that has been used in the OnePlus 9 series as an ultrawide lens. Apart from this, the phone might come with an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP tertiary sensor. For selfies, the OnePlus device might offer a 32MP Sony IMX616 shooter.
That upcoming OnePlus smartphone will be packed with a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display. The screen will come with a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ certification. Furthermore, it will also feature Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Apart from this, the OnePlus Nord 2 is said to be juiced up by a 4,500mAh battery. The handset will support Warp Charge 65 fast charging support. This is an improvement as the original OnePlus Nord came with a 30W fast charging support. The device will run on Android 11 with OxygenOS 11.3 on top of it. Interestingly, this will be the first OnePlus smartphone, which is based on integrated OxygenOS and ColorOS codebase.