Priya singhJune 11, 2021 3:02:33 PM IST
OnePlus launched the OnePlus Nord CE 5G in India on Thursday at a starting price of Rs 22,999. This is the second model in the Nord series that already includes the OnePlus Nord. Both smartphones feature 5G connectivity, AMOLED display, fast charging support, and Snapdragon 700 series chipset. Despite having a larger battery and 3.5mm headphone jack, the mid-range OnePlus Nord CE 5G ranks below its older brother in terms of cost. But is that a sufficient reason to buy it? Let’s find out.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G, OnePlus Nord prices
OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes in three storage variants. The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 22,999, the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 24,999, and the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant will cost you 27,999 rupees. It comes in Silver Ray, Blue Void, and Charcoal Ink color variants. OnePlus Nord CE will be available for purchase on June 16 in India.
OnePlus Nord comes in three storage variants: 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, priced at Rs 24,999, 8GB RAM + 128 storage variant, priced at Rs 27,999, and a 12GB variant. of RAM + 256GB of storage that will set you back Rs 29,999.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Vs OnePlus Nord: Detailed Specs Comparison
Here is the detailed comparison of the OnePlus Nord and OnePlus Nord CE 5G specifications:
|OnePlus Nord CE 5G||OnePlus North|
|Screen size (inch)||6.43||6.44|
|Resolution (pixels)||2,400 x 1,080||2,400 x 1,080|
|Display type||AMOLED fluent, 90 Hz||AMOLED fluent, 90 Hz|
|Dimensions (mm)||159.2 x 73.5 x 7.9 mm||158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2|
|SIM type||Elder brother||Elder brother|
|Processor||Snapdragon 750G 5G||Snapdragon 765G|
|CPU cores||Eight cores||Eight cores|
|GPU||Adreno 619||Adreno 620|
|RAM.||6, 8, 12 GB||6, 8, 12 GB|
|Built-in memory||128, 256 GB||64, 128, 256 GB|
|Rear Camera Matrix||Triple camera setup||Quad camera setup|
|Rear Camera Settings||64 MP primary sensor + 8 MP ultra-wide lens + 2 MP mono lens||
48 MP Sony IMX586 + 8 MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens + 5 MP Depth Lens + 2 MP Macro Lens
|Secondary camera||16 MP||
32 MP Sony IMX616 + 8 MP Ultra Wide Lens
|Video capture||4K @ 30fps, 1080p @ 30/60 / 120fps, gyro-EIS||1080p @ 30/60 / 240fps, gyro-EIS|
|operating system version||Android 11||Android 11|
|Gps||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NavIC||
Yes, (L1 + L5 dual band), GLONASS, Galileo (E1 + E5a dual band), Beidou, A-GPS, NavIC
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, 2.4G / 5G||
2×2 MIMO, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, 2.4G / 5G
|USB standard||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|Battery (mAh)||4,500 mAh||4,115|
|Fast charge||Yes, 30T Plus||Yes, Warp Charge 30T|
|Colors||Blue void, charcoal ink, silver beam||Blue marble, gray onyx|
|starting price||Starting at 22,999||Starting from Rs 24,999|
OnePlus Nord and OnePlus Nord CE 5G have their strengths. As the name suggests, OnePlus Nord “Core Edition” 5G, the smartphone focuses on fundamentals like a good screen, a larger 4,500mAh battery that supports 30T Plus Warp Charge technology, and a 64MP triple rear camera setup. . It is also more manageable than Nord due to its light weight: 170gm and 7.9mm thick.
Priced lower than the OnePlus Nord, the Nord CE 5G also features a 3.5mm headphone jack that is missing from its predecessor. Finally, OnePlus has returned to its senses!
In particular, Nord CE 5G has a plastic body, while OnePlus Nord has a metal frame. OnePlus Nord also comes with a more powerful chipset than the OnePlus Nord CE 5G. This is where the company decided to cut corners to save costs and therefore the price: Rs 22,999.
Which one should you buy, you ask?
While at the end of the day it all comes down to your budget and what you need from the phone, but at a mere Rs 2,000 difference, the OG OnePlus Nord remains the better option of the two.