The much-awaited OnePlus Nord launch has finally taken off at 7.30 pm IST with Carl Pei, Director at OnePlus, on the stage as the host of the first of its kind, an AR(Augmented Reality)-powered launch. Pei discussed the success and great positive feedback received for OnePlus 8. He added that the company patiently listened and listed all the feedback and tried to overcome them in this recent launch.
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Moving on to the launch, Pei exclaimed that OnePlus Nord has embarked the company back to its roots. Pei added that this company’s invention is targeted to serve the mid-range segment buyers.
OnePlus Nord Specifications
The much anticipated phone went through various leaks and render showoffs. Finally, OnePlus Nord launch in India has opened up the box of specifications about OnePlus Nord. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 756G chipset and will be available in two color gradients – Gray Onyx and Marble Blue.
OnePlus Nord launch became an eye-catcher when Pei showcased the mobile. The smartphone was glaring with a 6.44-inch full HD+ Fluid AMOLED screen featuring a refresh rate of 90Hz. It boards up to 12GB RAM and up to 256GB internal storage. The RAM is LPDDR4X. Also, the onboard storage is UFS 2.1.
Moving on to the camera optics, Oneplus Nord is equipped with a quad-rear camera setup in vertical alignment which is headlined by a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle snapper, a 2MP macro lens, and lastly a 5MP depth sensor for offering bokeh effect. The front screen features two punch-hole cutouts which outline a 32MP primary selfies camera along with an 8MP wide-angle camera.
When it comes to enhancing the user experience and engagement with the phone, Oneplus Nord comes pre-installed with Google Messages, Duo, and other essential phone apps. The smartphone software is based on Android v10 with OxygenOS v10.5 skin on the top of it.
Furthermore, the smartphone is fueled with a 4,115mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T fast-charging technology. Pei claimed that with this technology the phone will reach from 0% to 70% in just 30 minutes of constant charging. The company revealed that the earbuds will weigh 4.6 grams each and the charging case would weigh 36 grams only.
OnePlus Nord Launch Price in India
OnePlus Nord Launch in India with a starting price of INR 24,999 for the base variant incorporating 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Then comes the other storage variants with 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage costing INR 27,999. Lastly, the option with 12GB+256GB storage tagged with price label INR 29,999.
After OnePlus 8 success, the company has many expectations from Indian buyers for a positive response to the recently launched Oneplus Nord. Amid the anti-Chinese sentiments and refrained Indian buyers from making unnecessary expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the smartphone may face some challenges in reaching the predicted sales milestone within a stipulated timeframe.
Above everything, Oneplus Nord was a much-awaited smartphone in the Indian market and the launch has proved that the expectations are fulfilled by the company as the earlier teasers and documentary claimed.
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