OnePlus 10R, Nord CE 2 Lite, Nord Buds launch today: Expected features, pricing

OnePlus is conducting a launch event with numerous new products entering the Indian market. The new line-up will include one OnePlus 10 series smartphone, one Nord-series device and OnePlus Nord Buds. With such a diverse product range, OnePlus is expected to target the mid-range smartphone segment, premium segment and the entry-level TWS segment.

The launch event has been scheduled for 7 PM IST. The event can be streamed live on OnePlus’ official YouTube and Facebook page. You can also view the launch event live using the embed below.

OnePlus 10R

The OnePlus 10R will be the re-branded version of the OnePlus Ace launched in China. The device is expected to be identical in terms of specifications as well as design. The OnePlus 10R will be a premium mid-range device to take on the likes of Realme GT Neo 3 which will also feature the same chipset as the OnePlus 10R.

The OnePlus 10R may come with a Mediatek Dimensity 8100 chip, the same chip that also features in the OnePlus Ace. The device may come with a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display. The display may also get 120Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The highlight of the device is the 150W charging speed. However, users may get an option to either buy a device with 150W charging or 80W charging speed.

Reports have suggested the device will be launched at around Rs 38,999. The buyer may get a variant with 12GB RAM.

OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite is the second smartphone that is slated for a launch at the event today. CE 2 Lite will be one of the cheapest OnePlus phones launched in a long time. The device will be getting a 6.59-inch display with 120Hz refresh rate. In terms of optics, you will get a triple camera setup. A primary lens is a 64-megapixel unit.

You won’t get fast charging as quick as the OnePlus 10R but the CE 2 Lite will support 33W fast charging. The device features a 5000 mAh battery.

OnePlus Nords Buds

The OnePlus Nords Buds will be OnePlus’ take on the entry-level TWS earbuds. The earbuds will get a AI-backed noise cancellation feature. It also comes with a 12.4mm driver. The earbuds will be able to provide 5 hours of playback after 10 minutes. The buds also get IP55 sweat and dust resistance.

Faqs

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Review OnePlus has now launched the new OnePlus Nord CE 5G, which takes the price further down while still offering 5G connectivity as well as three rear cameras.

In terms of build quality, it is the OnePlus Nord that feels more premium, in keeping with its price. You get the alert slider on the Nord, but there is no 3.5mm headphone jack. While the Nord CE 5G has a slightly bigger battery than the OnePlus Nord, battery life is considerably better.21-Jun-2021

OnePlus Nord CE 5G price in India starts from ₹ 24,999. The lowest price of OnePlus Nord CE 5G is ₹ 24,999 at Amazon on 28th April 2022.

The display, camera setup and battery are similar to its predecessor. But, the good thing is the new version brings support for eight 5G bands in India rather than just one band that you get with the OnePlus Nord CE. So, all-in-all the Nord CE 2 is a fairly good option.18-Feb-2022

All in all, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 is a good smartphone that you can consider buying if you can spend around Rs 24,000. It has a powerful enough chipset, a big battery with support for faster (65W) charging speed, a capable primary rear camera, and polished software.04-Mar-2022

HIGHLIGHTS. OnePlus Nord has been discontinued from India as Nord 2 makes its way. Navnit Nakra of OnePlus India stresses that the Nord caters to those who want a flagship at an affordable price. He stresses that the Nord CE isn’t a rival to the new Nord.23-Jul-2021

Conclusion

OnePlus is conducting a launch event with numerous new products entering the Indian market. The new line-up will include one OnePlus 10 series smartphone, one Nord-series device and OnePlus Nord Buds. With such a diverse product range, OnePlus is expected to target the mid-range smartphone segment, premium segment