After weeks of teasing on social media, OnePlus has finally officially introduced the next generation of the Nord series – the OnePlus Nord 2 5G. The new Mid-Ranger comes with many changes and improvements. The focus of the series has remained the same: to offer an affordable device with many of the features of the OnePlus 9 flagship series. In addition to the Nord 2 5G, OnePlus also presented the OnePlus Buds Pro.
The OnePlus Nord 2 5G has a large 6.43-inch fluid AMOLED panel with 1080 x 2400, also supports a refresh rate of 90 Hz and is HDR 10+ certified. Both the front and rear glass are protected by Gorilla Glass 5, while the plastic frame should be robust to withstand falls.
As we’ve seen from the numerous leaks from the past, it’s powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5G chipset. As for memory and storage, it comes with UFS 3.1 and there will be two models available. One comes with 6/8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, while the higher variant has 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.
There are 3 cameras on the back of the OnePlus Nord 2 5G. The primary sensor is 50 MP f / 1.9, the secondary is an 8 MP ultrawide that can capture images up to 119 degrees, and the last is a 2 MP macro sensor. As mentioned earlier, the camera has a number of software AI enhancements that can be used to automatically change the color, contrast, and brightness while recording a video or taking a picture. There is a single 32MP sensor on the front.
The 4,500 mAh battery is said to last more than a day on a single charge. If you want to quickly charge the device, you’ll be happy to know that it supports Warp Charge 65W fast charging and OnePlus says it can go from 0% to 100% in just 30 minutes.
The Nord 2 will come with Android 11 and OxygenOS 11.3 on top. OnePlus promises 2 major Android operating system updates and 3 years of security patches in the future, which is great to see for a device that costs so much. Speaking of price, the Nord 2 will cost 399 euros in Europe and 399 pounds in the UK.
You can pre-order the OnePlus Nord 2 now and it will be available from July 28th in Europe and July 26th in India. Unfortunately, North America will also miss this North model. It will be available in Gray Sierra and Blue Haze color combinations, although India is getting Green Woods as an exclusive option.