OnePlus introduced its first mid-range smartphone, OnePlus Nord, last year. OnePlus added two more smartphones to the Nord series last year( Not launched in India). The company has now decided to expand the Nord family efficiently in 2021 with the OnePlus Nord CE 5G and a few more products, including the OnePlus Nord 2. The OnePlus Nord CE was launched last month globally with a base variant starting from Rs 23,000 in India. Now, the rumours about the specifications of the OnePlus Nord 2 has been going around for quite some time.
However, no official statements regarding the successor of the OnePlus Nord have been made, but several leaks and images have surfaced online. Earlier leaks also claimed that the OnePlus Nord 2 would be a rebadged Realme X9 Pro listed on TENAA, but they came out to be false. Here are the complete details about the expected specifications and price of the OnePlus Nord 2.
OnePlus Nord 2 Specification and Features
According to the leaks, the OnePlus Nord 2 will be the first smartphone by OnePlus to run the MediaTek processor. Octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor will power the smartphone. The OnePlus Nord 2 will have a 4500mAh battery and will also support fast charging. However, it is still unclear if this would be 30W or 65W. It is also rumoured to come with a 12GB RAM variant with up to 256GB storage.
Talking about the camera, the OnePlus Nord 2 will have a similar design to the OnePlus 9 launched this year. The leaked images of 91mobiles suggest that it will have a rectangular triple-camera module at the back with a 50-MP primary sensor, 8-MP ultrawide, and 2-MP macro sensor. However, at the front, the OnePlus Nord 2 will have a 32-MP single selfie camera. Moreover, it will have a plastic frame and body.
The OnePlus Nord 2 will feature a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate similar to the original Nord. Moreover, it will offer an in-display fingerprint sensor. It will also have a dedicated alert slider, which was missing in the OnePlus Nord CE 5G. The OnePlus Nord 2 will run on Android 11 and OxygenOS out of the box. As far as the connectivity is concerned, the OnePlus Nord 2 will include Wi-Fi 802.11, GPS, USB Type-C, 3G, 4G and 5G.
The main issue with the OnePlus devices seen so far is the number of available 5G bands. The OnePlus Nord 2 will have limited 5G bands similar to the OnePlus 9 series and OnePlus Nord CE 5G. The OnePlus Nord 2 will run on Android 11 and OxygenOS out of the box.
OnePlus Nord 2 Launch and Price in India(Expected)
Earlier leaks hinted that the OnePlus Nord 2 would arrive in Q2, but now it doesn’t seem so. Now the recent leaks by Tipster Mukul Sharma suggest that the OnePlus Nord 2 is set to launch in July.
The OnePlus Nord 2 is expected to launch at a price between Rs 25,000 and Rs 30,000. However, the Realme X7 Max with the same MediaTek processor was launched at Rs 29,999 for the base variant in India. Keeping in mind the specifications of the OnePlus Nord 2, it will be priced at around Rs. 27,000(expected).
UPDATE: Leaks suggests that the OnePlus Nord 2 will launch during the last 10 days of July, most probably on 24th July.
We’ll update you once the official announcement is made. You can also share your thoughts about the OnePlus Nord series in the comments.