OnePlus Nord 2T, CE 2 Lite launched globally: Check features
OnePlus has launched its latest mid-rangers, the Nord 2T and Nord CE 2 Lite, globally. The former starts at €399 (nearly Rs. 32,700) for its 8GB/128GB base configuration and the latter bears a price-tag of €299 (nearly Rs. 24,500) for its 6GB/128GB sole variant. The smartphones are currently available for pre-order and their deliveries will commence from May 24 onward across several markets.
Why does this story matter?
OnePlus is gaining foothold in the European market. In the first quarter of 2021, the company recorded a stunning 388% growth in sales. Driving this success is OnePlus's Nord line-up, which offers a modern design and mid-tier hardware, including high refresh rate screens, multiple cameras, 5G connectivity, and fast-charging. The newly introduced handsets aim to attract buyers with their value-for-money proposition.
The Nord 2T gets a 90Hz AMOLED panel
The Nord 2T and Nord CE 2 Lite have a left-aligned punch-hole cut-out, noticeable bezels, and an in-display and side-mounted fingerprint sensor, respectively. The former bears a 6.43-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The latter sports a 6.58-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
The Nord CE 2 Lite has a 64MP main lens
The Nord 2T is equipped with triple rear cameras including a 50MP primary snapper with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP monochrome lens. The Nord CE 2 Lite also offers a triple rear camera arrangement comprising a 64MP main sensor and 2MP monochrome as well as macro lenses. On the front, the smartphones pack a 32MP and 16MP selfie camera, respectively.
The devices boot Android 12-based OxygenOS 12.1
The Nord 2T is powered by a Dimensity 1300 SoC, coupled with up to 12GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage, and a 4,500mAh battery with 80W fast-charging. The Nord CE 2 Lite is backed by a Snapdragon 695 processor, with 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a 5,000mAh battery with 33W charging. The handsets boot Android 12-based OxygenOS 12.1.
What is the cost of the smartphones?
The Nord 2T comes in Jade Fog and Gray Shadow colors. It costs €399 (around Rs. 32,700) for its 8GB/128GB version and €499 (roughly Rs. 40,900) for its 12GB/256GB model. The Nord CE 2 Lite is offered in Blue Tide and Black Dust shades. It is priced at €299 (nearly Rs. 24,500) for its 6GB/128GB single configuration.