After months of rumours and leaks, OnePlus Nord is here. OnePlus Nord launched on Tuesday as a part of an unusual augmented reality (AR) presentation. OnePlus Nord is taking the company back to its roots of offering a good quality smartphone with great specifications with an affordable price tag. It is the first smartphone in the Nord series that will likely see more phones in the coming years.
OnePlus Nord Price in India
OnePlus Nord is launched in India at Rs. 24,999 for the base 6GB RAM variant. The phone will also be offered in 8GB RAM and 12GB RAM model that have been priced at Rs. 27,999 and Rs. 29,999, respectively. The 6GB RAM model of the OnePlus Nord comes with 64GB of storage and is exclusive to the Indian market.
OnePlus Nord sale details
However, the company hasn’t shared an exact sale date for the model and has just said that it will go on sale in early September. The 8GB RAM model and 12GB RAM model of the OnePlus Nord will feature 128GB and 256GB of storage, respectively. These two variants will be the first to go on sale beginning August 4 in the Indian market.
OnePlus Nord will be sold via the OnePlus.in website, OnePlus Experience Stores, and Amazon.in in the country. The company is offering two colour variants – Blue Marble and Gray Onyx. The 6GB RAM model will be limited to just the gray variant and won’t receive the blue version.
OnePlus Nord Pre-orders details and offers
OnePlus Nord actual pre-orders are now open via OnePlus Experience Stores, whereas Amazon will start taking the pre-orders from July 28. Additionally, the company will offer the Red Cable Club members a chance to buy the OnePlus Nord before anyone else on August 3 via OnePlus.in and OnePlus Experience Stores. As always, OnePlus Red Cable Club members will get exclusive offers on their Nord purchases.
OnePlus Nord sale offers for regular customers include Rs. 2,000 discount on purchases made using American Express cards and Rs. 6000-worth of benefits from Reliance Jio. The customers who pre-order the OnePlus Nord on Amazon will also get no-cost EMI options.
OnePlus Nord specifications and features
Coming to the specifications, OnePlus Nord features a 6.44-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G SoC that is capable of supporting 5G connectivity, thanks to an in-built modem. There is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 cover on the front as well.
In terms of optics, the OnePlus Nord comes with 48-megapixel main shooter camera with Sony IMX586 image sensor and an f/1.75 lens. The quad-camera setup on the smartphone also includes an 8-megapixel wide-angle shooter, a 5-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. Additionally, there are two selfie cameras as a part of a hole-punch design. These include a 32-megapixel main shooter and an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera.
OnePlus Nord runs on Android 10-based OxygenOS 10.5 and has already received its first software update in the form of OxygenOS 10.5.1. The company has promised to provide two years of software updates and three years of security updates to OnePlus Nord, just like the flagship OnePlus phones.
On the battery front, there is a 4,115mAh battery onboard that supports Warp Charge 30T. This fast charging tech enables the phone to get from zero to 70 percent in just half an hour. Additionally, you will get an in-display fingerprint sensor.