The much-awaited OnePlus Nord 2 is here. The latest OnePlus offering takes on phones like Poco F3 GT and Realme X7 Max in its price range. The launch event that aired yesterday unveiled the new OnePlus Nord 2 alongside OnePlus buds Pro.
OnePlus Nord 2 tech specifications and Gaming experience
The latest Nord comes in three variants, all powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI chipset paired with an ARM G77 MC9 GPU. It features a 4500 mAh battery charged by 65W warp charge. OnePlus also debuted its Haptics 2.0 and dual stereo speakers. The alert slider also makes a comeback on OnePlus Nord 2 after missing out on Nord CE. The phone is available in 6/8/12GB of RAM across 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage options.
The phone is 5G ready and supports Bluetooth 5.2 with aptX HD capabilities. There is no headphone jack available but the Nord 2 comes with Dual Stereo speakers and Noise Cancellation support. The usual USB type C, In-display fingerprint sensor, and Always-On-Display are available. All of this running on the latest OxygenOS 11.3 based on Android 11.
OnePlus takes a step forward with mobile Gaming on the Nord 2, now the games mode on OnePlus supports Discord. Users can expect top-of-the-line flagship gaming performance from the Dimensity 1200 chipset. The phone also comes with a 90 Hz screen for ultra-smooth refresh rates while gaming. The dedicated pro gaming mode enhances the phone for lag-free gaming. Nord supports AptX codec over Bluetooth to reduce latency while gaming on wireless devices. The inclusion of Haptics 2.0 also contributes to the gaming experience on the phone.
OnePlus Nord 2 Display and Camera Module
Nord 2 sports a 6.5″ screen with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels at 410ppi. The 90 Hz Fluid AMOLED screen comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio and is capable of displaying sRGB and Display P3.
Similar to the OnePlus 9 and 9r, Nord 2 comes with a Sony IMX766 50 MP main camera featuring OIS and f/1.88 Aperture capable of shooting 4K video at 30 fps or
1080p video at 30/60 fps. An 8MP Ultra-Wide camera comes with EIS capabilities and 120° FOV. This is paired with a 2MP Mono Lens.
Unlike the previous Nord mobile phones, the Nord 2 consists of just a single 32MP front-facing camera that features a Sony IMX615 sensor. It’s capable of shooting 1080p video at 30fps with EIS and Time-lapse. The Integration with MediaTek promises AI-enhanced photography powered by the Dimensity 1200 chipset.
OnePlus Nord 2 Pricing and Availability
OnePlus Nord 2 is available in three color variants.
- OnePlus Nord 2 5G (8GB+128GB): 29,999 INR in Blue/Gray colors available on early access from 26th July 2021
- OnePlus Nord 2 5G (12GB+256GB): 34,999 INR in Blue/Gray/Green colors available on early access from 26th July 2021
- OnePlus Nord 2 5G (6GB+128GB): 27,999 INR in Blue color available from August 2021
The early access will be available on the OnePlus Store. Open Sales start on 28th of July India and customers get 3 months of Spotify Premium on purchase.