OnePlus Nord CE 2 launched in India at Rs. 24,000
OnePlus has launched the much-anticipated Nord CE 2 5G handset in India. The company's latest mid-range offering is priced at Rs. 23,999 for the base 6GB/128GB model. The handset will be up for grabs from February 22 via OnePlus's official online store, Amazon India, and partner retail stores. The company has also launched the OnePlus TV Y1S and Y1S Edge models alongside the smartphone.
Why does this story matter?
The Nord CE 2 5G is the latest addition to OnePlus's Nord series of handsets. With premium features on offer at a competitive price, it is part of the company's plan to strengthen its foothold in the mid-range segment. The company has also expanded its portfolio of affordable televisions with the new Y-series models that will take on Xiaomi's Android TVs under Rs. 30,000.
The handset sports a 90Hz AMOLED display
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G features a left-aligned punch-hole cut-out with a noticeable bottom bezel, rounded corners, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. On the rear, it has a vertical camera unit. The handset bears a 6.43-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a 90Hz refresh rate. It is offered in Bahama Blue and Gray Mirror color options.
It flaunts a 64MP main camera
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is equipped with a triple rear camera arrangement, including a 64MP main shooter, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. Up front, it sports a 16MP selfie snapper.
It houses a 5,000mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is fueled by a MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. Under the hood, it boots Android 11-based OxygenOS 11.3 and packs a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the handset offers support for 5G, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6, and a Type-C port.
OnePlus TV Y1S series sports a bezel-less display
The OnePlus TV Y1S range features a conventional rectangular screen with a bezel-less design. The Y1S and the Y1S Edge are available in both 32-inch and 43-inch sizes with a Gamma engine and HDR10+ support. For audio, they pack 20W speakers with Dolby Atmos support. The televisions run on Android TV 11 with Auto Latency mode and support dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G: Pricing and availability
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is priced at Rs. 23,999 for the 6GB/128GB model and Rs. 24,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant. It will be up for grabs from February 22. The TV Y1S series starts at Rs. 16,499 and goes up to Rs. 27,999.