The OnePlus Nord 2 has launched in India. It arrives as the successor to last year’s OnePlus Nord. Prior to launch, the brand had teased several features of the smartphone.
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The OnePlus Nord 2 is the brand’s first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity processor. The latest offering falls in the sub-Rs 35,000 price bracket and competes against the likes of Mi 11X (review), Reno6 5G, Pixel 4a, and others in the market. Read on to know what the Nord 2 offers out of the box.
OnePlus Nord 2 price in India
The OnePlus Nord 2 is launched in three RAM and storage configurations. It is offered in Gray Sierra, Green Wood, and Blue Haze colours. Take a look at the prices below.
|OnePlus Nord 2 variant||Colour option||Price|
|OnePlus Nord 2 6GB + 128GB||Blue Haze||Rs 27,999|
|OnePlus Nord 2 8GB + 128GB||Blue Haze|
|OnePlus Nord 2 12GB + 256GB||Blue Haze|
OnePlus Nord 2 sale date and where to buy
The OnePlus Nord 2 will be available for purchase from Amazon, the OnePlus website, Vijay Sales, and exclusive retail stores across the country. The 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB variants in Blue Haze and Gray Sierra will be available starting July 28th. The 6GB + 128GB Blue Haze and 12GB + 256GB Green Woods variant will be available in August.
OnePlus Nord 2 launch offers
The 8GB and 12GB variants of OnePlus Nord 2 will be available to Red Club Members on July 26th and 27th through the Red Cable First Sale on OnePlus.in, OnePlus Store app, and OnePlus Experience Stores. Those purchasing during the Red Cable First Sale will be eligible to pick OnePlus Budz Z at Rs 1,499 and the first 2,000 customers on the OnePlus Store app will receive a OnePlus handy fanny pack. Additionally, customers can avail Rs 1,000 instant discount and no-cost EMI for three and six months on HDFC Bank credit cards and EMI transactions on OnePlus.in.
Regular customers can purchase the OnePlus Nord 2 from Amazon India from July 28th. They will be able to avail of the same HDFC bank offer as above and a Rs 1,000 instant discount. Additionally, they can trade in their old smartphone for additional Rs 1,000 off from July 26th to July 31st. Non-Red Cable members who purchase from the OnePlus Store app and OnePlus.in can buy the OnePlus band for Rs 1,499 with their Nord 2 purchase.
OnePlus Nord 2 users who sign up for Red Cable Clube on their smartphones will get additional 1TB cloud storage with the Red Cable Care plan under Red Cable Pro if they sign up before August 31st, 2021. They can also claim a free 3-month Spotify Premium membership through Red Cable Club from September 3rd. Other benefits include a 12-month extended warranty, annual Amazon Prime membership, Uber Executive access, and annual Spotify Premium from August 15th for new Red Cable Club members.
OnePlus Nord 2 specifications and features
The OnePlus Nord 2 retains the same 6.43-inch Fluid AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution, HDR10+, 90Hz refresh rate, and a punch-hole cutout from the original Nord. The screen is integrated with a fingerprint scanner and there is an alert slider on the right side of the device. The smartphone is equipped with dual stereo speakers with noise cancellation.
The OnePlus Nord 2 features a OnePlus 9-like triple camera module housing two vertical sensors and a smaller third unit located beside the LED flash. The setup comprises a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary lens (supports OIS to reduce hand-shake), an 8MP ultra-wide unit, and a 2MP mono shooter. Up front, the smartphone comes with a single 32MP selfie snapper. The OnePlus Nord 2 is capable of recording 4K videos and packs features like AI photo enhancement, dual view video,
Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord 2 houses a MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI processor. It packs up to 12GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage. The smartphone draws its power from a 4,500mAh battery unit with support for Warp Charge 65 fast charging. The OnePlus Nord 2 runs on OxygenOS 11.3 based on Android 11 out of the box with 2 years of guaranteed OS and 3 years of security updates.
Connectivity options on the OnePlus Nord 2 include a USB-C port, dual-SIM, 5G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, and NavIC.
OnePlus Nord 2 full specs
- 6.43-inch AMOLED display
- 90Hz refresh rate
- Triple rear cameras (50MP + 8MP + 2MP)
- Dimensity 1200-AI processor
- 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 256GB
- 4,500mAh battery, 65W fast charging