OnePlus on Thursday launched the OnePlus Nord CE 5G in India at a starting price of Rs 22,999. This is the second model in the Nord series, which already includes the original OnePlus Nord. Both smartphones feature 5G connectivity, an AMOLED display, fast charging support, and a Snapdragon 700-series chipset. Despite having a bigger battery and a 3.5 mm headphone jack, the mid-range OnePlus Nord CE 5G is positioned below its sibling in terms of price. Is the lower price a good enough reason to buy it? Let’s find out.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G vs OnePlus Nord: Prices
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes in three storage variants. The 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant is priced at Rs 22,999, the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant is priced at Rs 24,999 and the 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage variant will cost you Rs 27,999. It comes in Silver Ray, Blue Void, and Charcoal Ink color variants. The OnePlus Nord CE will be available for purchase starting 16 June in India.
On the other hand, the OnePlus Nord comes in three storage variants: the 6 GB RAM+ 64 GB storage variant priced at Rs 24,999, the 8 GB RAM+ 128 storage variant priced at Rs 27,999, and the 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage variant that will cost you Rs 29,999.
OnePlus Nord CE vs OnePlus North vs OnePlus 9D: Technical Specifications
All the three phones are taken away, with dual-SIM (Nano) support, in order to run on Android 11, with OxygenOS on top. The OnePlus Nord, CE, 5G has a 6.43-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2. 400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 90 Hz refresh rate. The OnePlus North has a 6.44-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2. 400 pixels), This is an AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. For comparison, the OnePlus K9 is equipped with a 6.5-inch full-HD+ OLED display (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) and a 120hz refresh rate.
All three phones have a punch-hole cut-out. Under the hood, OnePlus, Nord CE is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G France, as well as an Adreno 619 GPU, 12GB of RAM, and 256 GB of storage. The original of the North will come with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC paired with an Adreno 620 GPU, 12 GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and 256 GB of storage. The OnePlus K9 is powered by a Snapdragon 870 SoC with up to 12GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage.
In terms of optics, the OnePlus ‘ latest budget offerings include a triple rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f / 1.79 lens, 8-megapixel in the middle of the sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.25 lens, and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The front panel has a 16-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.45 lens and EIS support. On the other hand, the OnePlus North has a quad-core rear camera that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.75 lens, an 8-megapixel, medium-sensor with an f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter, and a 5-megapixel still a long way down-measurement of soldiers, both with an f/2.4 aperture.
The front features a dual selfie camera of 32-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.45 lens, and an 8-megapixel, medium-sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens. The OnePlus K9 is equipped with a quad-core and the rear-facing camera that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens, a 16-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens, and a 5-megapixel macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel monochrome shooter. For selfies and video chats, the OnePlus K9 has a 16-megapixel sensor with an f / 2.4 lens.
The connectivity can be said to be the same for all three phones. They are also equipped with 5G, 4G, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5. 1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Nord CE, 5G brings back the 3.5 mm earphone jack, and the more premium OnePlus K9, support for Wi-Fi 6. Sensors onboard, as well as an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, and a built-in fingerprint sensor.
OnePlus has reached the age 4500mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T, as well as Fast charging, support, Or CE-5G. OnePlus North comes with 4 of 115 mAh battery capacity, and 30W fast charging support. OnePlus K9 supports a 4500mAh battery capacity that supports Warp Charge, at the age of 65. When it comes to the dimensions, to the North of the CE, 5G measures 159. 2×73. 5×7. The 9 mm and weight 170 grams, the North of the measures 158. 3×73.3×8.The 2-mm and weighs 184 grams, and the OnePlus K9 measures 160.7×74.1×8.4 mm and weighs 189 grams.
Both the OnePlus Heller, OnePlus Nord CE, 5G has been its strong point. As the name suggests, the OnePlus North’s “Core Business” 5G smartphone, the following basic principles, including a great screen, and a big 4,500 mAh battery capacity, and support for, 30T, Plus the Warp Charge technology, and a 64-megapixel triple rear camera. In addition to his promise to stay, is a lot better than the usual North, as it is lightweight (weight: 170g), and has a thickness of only 7.9 million, etc
The price is lower than the standard OnePlus Nord CE, 5G also has 3.5 mm headphones, which is lacking in the previous unit. Finally, OnePlus has come to its senses!!!
It is important to note that in the North, the CE-5G, has a plastic body, while the OnePlus NORG has a metal frame. Nor will a more powerful chipset than in the North, the CE-5G. This is where the company decided to cut costs, hence, the lower the demand, the price of Rs 22,999 for the 5G CE.
That is, in order to get a title. And in the end, it comes down to your budget, and your expectations for a premium of just Rs 2,000 in cash the default OnePlus Nora, still seems to be leaving some to choose from.