An affordable OnePlus phone has been in the rumour mill for quite some time but it was only recently that the company confirmed the existence of such a device. OnePlus has now revealed that the device, which is being called the OnePlus Nord, is going to be unveiled in July. The smartphone will be announced first in India and it is believed that the launch event will also see the reveal of the new affordable OnePlus TV-series.
While OnePlus has not outrightly stated that the Nord is going to launch in India but it has created a new Instagram handle by the name of @oneplus8litezthing. The first image there is a morse code which says July. The new OnePlus TV-series is going to be announced on 2 July and it is likely the new OnePlus device launch alongside it. OnePlus Nord is not the confirmed name of the device and hence the title of OnePlus’ above mentioned Instagram handle. For a long time, it was speculated that the phone will have the name OnePlus 8 Lite and then rumours pointed towards OnePlus Z. We shall update you when OnePlus officially reveals the name of its affordable phone.
OnePlus Nord: Expected specs and price
Previous leaks have pointed out that the phone is going to have a 6.55-inch Super AMOLED display which happens to have a refresh rate of 90Hz. There will also be an in-display fingerprint sensor. Under the hood, we are likely to see the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SoC along with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. There will likely be a higher RAM and storage option for the device as well. In the optics, the department we are likely going to see a 64MP triple-camera setup along with a 16MP ultra-wide sensor and a 2MP shooter that could either be a macro or depth sensor. As far as the battery goes, the phone is expected to have a 4,300mAh battery with the company’s proprietary Warp Charge 30T solution.
As far as the expected price goes, the OnePlus Nord is likely to start at around Rs 25,000 for the starting variant. What do you think about the new OnePlus Nord phone? Let us know in the comments below.