OnePlus Announces Midrange Nord, Starting at 24,999 Rupees

OnePlus announced its new midrange smartphone Nord, which means “North” in several European languages, with an AR event on Tuesday. The device will be available on August 4.

OnePlus Nord is only coming to Europe and India for now, though the company said it will launch a limited beta program in the US where “50 North American users will have a chance to experience the OnePlus Nord.”

The Nord has a 6.44-inch flat display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 2400×1080. Powered by a Snapdragon 765G processor, it has Sub-6GHz 5G, a 4,100mAh battery and Warp Charge 30T fast charging, which is claimed to boast a 70% charge in 30 minutes.

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OnePlus Nord smartphone (Source: OnePlus)

The new phone features dual selfie cameras and a rear quad-camera module. Besides the main 32MB selfie camera, the 8MP wide-angle camera is designed for group selfies. The rear module has a 48MP primary camera for high resolution photos, 8MP for ultra-wide angle photos, 2MP macro for close-ups and a 5MP depth camera.

While OnePlus Nord offers the same color options – blue and gray – for European and Indian customers, it provides different price tags. As for the entry-level version with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, the Nord is sold at €399 ($456) in Europe, £379 ($480) in the UK, while 27,999 rupees ($375) in India. The version with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is available at €499, £469 and 29,999 rupees respectively. There is also an exclusive version launched in India with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage for 24,999 rupees.