OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G With 108MP Camera, 67W Fast Charging Goes on Sale in India But Should You Buy?

The budget OnePlus phone will be available on Amazon,, and offline stores across India.

  • The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G is an affordable option from the house of OnePlus.
  • This is the successor to the best-selling sub-Rs 20,000 phone from last year, the Nord CE 2 Lite 5G.
  • Buyers will get a free OnePlus Nord Buds CE TWS with the purchase of the phone.


The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G was launched in India without much fanfare last week. Today, the device will go on sale for the first time in India. The latest budget phone from the house of OnePlus is expected to sell in good numbers as the predecessor, Nord CE 2 Lite 5G was the best-selling sub-Rs 20,000 phones in India for 2022.

The third-gen CE Lite model comes with improved fast-charging performance, a slightly bigger battery, and better optics as well. As for the pricing, the device is priced under Rs 20,000 for the base model. Along with this phone, the OnePlus Nord Buds 2 will also go on sale for the first time today and here is everything you need to know about today’s sale.

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G: Price in India, Launch Offers, and Availability

The Nord CE 3 Lite 5G starts at Rs 19,999 for the 8GB+128GB varint and the 8GB+256GB variant is priced at Rs 21,999. The device will be available in two colour options 一 Chromatic Gray and Pastel Lime. In terms of availability, the device will be up for grabs starting at 12 noon on,, OnePlus Experience Stores, authorised stores and select partner stores. 

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G Price
8GB + 128GB Rs 19,999
8GB + 256GB Rs 21,999

As for the offers, buyers can avail Rs 1,000 instant discount with ICICI bank credit cards and credit/debit card EMI options. Along with the card offer, OnePlus is also free OnePlus Nord Buds CE true wireless earbuds along with the purchase of Nord CE 3 Lite 5G device via,, and authorised stores.

In addition, the brand is also offering a Rs 1,000 discount on OnePlus Nord Watch. The offer would be limited for purchases through and OnePlus Store App between April 12 and April 15.

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G: Should You Buy?

If you are in the market for a phone in the sub-Rs 20,000 segments and looking for a phone with fast charging, a smooth UI experience, and eye-catching colour 一 the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G would be a good choice. However, the device misses out on features like an ultra-wide angle camera and an AMOLED screen. If you looking for a phone with an AMOLED screen in this segment, the iQOO Z7 [Review] is the one to go for. Or, if you prefer an ultra-wide lens, the Moto G73 [Review] can be purchased for under Rs 20,000 as well.

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G: Specifications, Features

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G

The Nord CE 3 Lite 5G sports a 90Hz 6.72-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution. Under the hood, it is backed by the Snapdragon 695 SoC with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.2 storage. The phone features a 5,000mAh battery and offers a 67W SuperVOOC fast charge.

In the optics department, the phone flaunts a triple rear camera led by a 108MP Samsung HM6 sensor. This is followed by a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens. The selfies are handled by a 16MP snapper on the front. The phone runs on Android 13 based on OxygenOS 13.1 out of the box.

iQOO Z7 Moto G73 5G
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G
Display 6.38-inch AMOLED
90Hz, Full HD+
6.5-inch LCD
120Hz, Full HD+
6.72-inch LCD
90Hz, Full HD+
Processor Dimensity 920 Mediatek Dimensity 930 Snapdragon 695
Camera 64MP (OIS) + 2MP Bokeh
16MP Front Camera
50MP + 8MP
16MP Front Camera
108MP + 2MP + 2MP
16MP Front Camera
Battery 4500mAH 5000mAH 5000mAH
Charging 44W Fast Charging
Type-C Charging
30W Fast Charging
Type-C Charging
67W Fast Charging
Type-C Charging
Price Rs 18,999 (6+128GB) Rs 18,999 (8+128GB) Rs 19,999 (8+128GB)
Rs 21,999 (8+256GB)


OnePlus Nord Buds 2: Sale in India Today

The OnePlus Nord Buds 2 will also go on sale in India today at 12 noon. The latest TWS will be available on Amazon, Flipkart, and, and offline stores. In terms of pricing, these new buds are priced at Rs 2,999. Buyers can get an instant discount of Rs 200 on ICICI bank cards and EMI transactions.

Some key features of the buds include a 12.4mm Titanium driver setup, Bluetooth 5.3, up to 7 hours of battery life on a single charge, and Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). You can check out the full features of the TWS here.