OnePlus Nord 2 confirmed to arrive with MediaTek Dimensity 1200 AI chipset

Last week, a new leak suggested that OnePlus might be launching the long-rumored OnePlus Nord 2 smartphone during the last ten days of July – and that seems highly probable since the company has already kicked off it’s marketing campaign on the device.

OnePlus Nord 2 Dimensity 1200-AI

In the latest teaser released by the company, it reaffirmed one crucial piece of details about the upcoming OnePlus Nord 2 – that is the phone will be powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI chipset.

You are not reading it wrong, the chipset indeed carries the ”AI” branding as this is in fact 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.

With that in mind, the OnePlus Nord 2 is certainly a huge jump from last year’s OnePlus Nord when it comes to smartphone performance. But apart from that, the new OnePlus Nord 2 is also really different from it’s predecessor in terms of design too.

OnePlus Nord 2 Render -2
OnePlus Nord 2 5G | Image: 91Mobiles

According to the recently leaked renders of the OnePlus Nord 2,  the rear camera module of the OnePlus Nord 2 closely resemble what we saw on the OnePlus 9 series smartphone, amidst some rearrangement to it’s camera sensor and flash unit. Unlike the OnePlus Nord, the upcoming Nord 2 will be coming with three cameras instead of four this time round.

These cameras, according to reports, are expected to be a 50 megapixels main camera, 8 megapixels ultra-wide unit, as well as another 2 megapixels sensor which is likely to be used for macro shot or depth sensing.

On the frontside of the phone, it also ditches a dual-cam setup and instead opted for a single 32 megapixels selfie camera that’s housed within a hole-punch cutout on the upper-left corner of the screen.

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