Putting an end to the rumours and speculations, as announced earlier, OnePlus has today launched the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite as the first smartphone in India. The device was recently launched at a OnePlus event alongside the OnePlus 10R 5G and Nord Buds. It comes as an affordable mid-ranger device with a 120Hz display, Snapdragon processor, and more. Check out the details below.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite: Specs and Features
The chassis design of the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite is similar to that of last year’s Nord CE 5G. However, instead of the later round-strip rear camera module, the new Nord device sports a rectangular triple-camera camera module that houses the larger camera housing at the back. The phone comes in two color options: Blue Tide and Black Dusk.
there is one Primary 64MP camera with PDAF and a couple of 2MP sensors for portrait and macro shots, There is also a 16MP selfie shooter on the front of the device, which is located inside a punch-hole on the top left side of the display. It supports features like Nightscape Mode, Portrait Mode, Dual-Video Video Mode, and more.
Talking about the display, the Nord CE 2 Lite sports a 6.59-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD screen. Support for 120Hz refresh rate (which is AI-optimized so that it adapts to the display content), a 20:9 aspect ratio, and pixel density of 400ppi. Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite packs the 6nm Snapdragon 695 5G chipset that comes with an integrated Adreno 619 GPU. The processor here is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 1TB.
In the battery department, there is a 5,000mAh battery inside the device with support for 33W SuperVOOC fast charging. Another interesting part is that the device supports real-time temperature monitoring with 9 sensors and a dedicated chip to keep the battery safe and cool. It charges via the onboard USB-C port, and there’s also a 3.5mm audio jack on the Nord CE 2 Lite.
Apart from these, there is support for 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth version 5.1, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C, side-mounted fingerprint scanner and more. The device runs Android 12-based OxygenOS 12.1 out-of-the-box. OnePlus has promised 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security updates.
price and availability
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G is OnePlus’ first phone under Rs 20,000 in the last few years. It comes in two variants and here is a look at the prices.
- 6GB + 128GB – Rs 19,999
- 8GB + 128GB – Rs 21,999
As for availability, Nord CE 2 Lite 5G will be available from April 30 on Amazon and OnePlus official stores and major retail stores across India.