After all the waiting, OnePlus has officially unveiled the second-generation’s OnePlus Nord 2 5G smartphone in the global market. The new Nord 2 smartphone comes with a fresh design language and upgraded specs which makes it one of the most exciting model within the mid-range segment.
Starting with the front, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G greets us with a 6.43” Fluid AMOLED display that offers a FHD+ screen resolution, 410 PPI, 90Hz refresh rate, as well as a 20:9 tall aspect ratio.
Similarly, the front display also feature a hole-punch cutout on the upper-left corner of the screen which houses a 32 megapixels front-facing camera for selfie and video-calling purposes.
On the flipside of the phone, there’s a rectangular camera island which boasts a triple-cam setup comprising of a 50 megapixels Sony IMX766 main camera (w/ OIS stabilization), 8 megapixels ultra-wide lens, as well as a 2 megapixels monochrome lens.
Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI mobile platform – a custom chip that was developed through a partnership between OnePlus and MediaTek to improve the AI capabilities of the phone in the camera, display, as well as gaming aspects. This will be coupled with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage in the memory department.
To keep the phone running through the day, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G draws power from a respectable 4,500mAh dual-cell battery with 65W Warp Charge support. According to OnePlus, the 65W Warp Charge technology is able to fill the device from 0 to 100% within a short span of just 30 minutes.
On the software-front, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G boots on OxygenOS 11.3 (ColorOS codebase) which will receive 2-years major OS update and 3 years security patches.
For those who’re interested, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G will be available in three different colorways namely Blue Haze, Gray Sierra, as well as Green Wood. It’s worth noting that the Green Wood variant actually comes with a vegan leather back, and is exclusive to the Indian market.
In terms of pricing, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G carries a starting price of €399 (US$470) and INR27,999 (US$376) respectively in the European and Indian markets for it’s 6GB+128GB model.