OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G has been launched in India finally. The smartphone has arrived as the latest affordable 5G Nord offering from the brand. OnePlus had already teased the core specifications of the phone on an Amazon microsite prior to the launch. It flaunts a 120Hz display, Snapdragon 695, 108MP primary camera, and more as its headlining feature. The company also launched the latest OnePlus Nord Buds 2 alongside the smartphone. Here’s all you need to know about the latest OnePlus Nord smartphone in India.
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G: Price in India, Availability
The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G can be picked up from Amazon India, OnePlus’s official online store, OnePlus Experience Stores, and all major retailers. The smartphone is being offered in two variants with 8GB RAM and either 128GB or 256GB RAM, depending on the variant. The smartphone is being offered in Chromatic Gray and Pastel Lime colour options. Below are the pricings of both variants.
|OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G variants||Price|
|8GB + 128GB||Rs 19,999|
|8GB + 256GB||Rs 21,999|
The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G will go on open sale starting April 11. Interested buyers can avail of an instant bank discount of Rs 1,000 on ICICI bank credit card full swipe and EMI purchases from April 11 to April 21. Users can also claim a 1-year warranty plan for just Rs 99 on the purchase of the Nord CE 3 Lite 5G on OnePlus.in and the OnePlus Store app from April 11 to April 30. Purchases made on OnePlus.in and the OnePlus Store app are also eligible for RedCoins discount of up to Rs 600. Additionally, buyers can get 120 GB cloud storage, a 12-month extended warranty, a dedicated customer helpline, and much more with Red Cable Care for Rs 1499 from April 11 to April 17.
Other benefits include additional 100GB data (10GB data per month for 10 months) for Jio Plus postpaid users on the Rs 399 plan, a 3-month EazyDiner subscription worth Rs 700, Rs 750 off on flights over Rs 4,500 on Ixigo, and a 3-month ET Prime subscription worth Rs 1,050 only for Rs 49.
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G: Specifications, Features
The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G comes with a bigger display than its predecessors, which is evident from its ‘Larger Than Life‘ tagline. The phone is equipped with a 6.72-inch IPS LCD display featuring an Adaptive 120Hz refresh rate, 2,400 x 1,080 FHD+ screen resolution, 91.40% screen-to-body ratio, and 8-bit colour depth. The panel also flaunts a protective Corning Gorilla Glass layer, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 680nits peak brightness, and RGB Display P3 support.
Under the hood, there’s the Snapdragon 695 SoC driving the performance of the handset. Notably, this is the same processor that also powered its predecessor. The processor is accompanied by an Adreno 619 GPU for visual and graphics. The phone offers 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB or 256GB UFS 2.2 storage depending on which variant you pick. Out of the box, the smartphone boots OxygenOS 13 based on Android 13 OS. There’s a 5,000mAh battery to keep the show going, supported by 67W SuperVOOC fast charging technology.
As for the optics, the new launch comes with an upgraded 108MP Samsung HM6 sensor with f/1.75 aperture and EIS. The 6P lens is accompanied by a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens. The camera system flaunts features like 9-in-1multi-autofocus, AI Scene enhancement, slow motion video, dual view video, HDR, and nightscape, among others.
Other features of the newest smartphone include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, face unlock, 5G, Bluetooth 5.1, GOS, BDS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, 3.5mm audio jack, and Type C port.