OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G India launch could be near, bags multiple certifications


  • OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G’s India launch seems imminent
  • It has bagged approval from TDRA and BIS certification site
  • It has also received certification from the Bluetooth SIG authority

OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite India launch seems imminent. The handset has surfaced at certification sites such as TDRA, India’s BIS, and Bluetooth SIG. These certifications indicate that the Nord 2 CE Lite may go official soon in India and other markets.

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In February 2022, OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G smartphone with a starting price of Rs 23,999. As the name suggests, the Nord CE 2 Lite will be a toned-down version of the Nord CE 2. Rumours have it that it will come with key specs like a high refresh rate display, Snapdragon 6-series chipset, and 64-megapixel triple rear cameras

OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite spotted at certification sites

The TDRA certification listing reveals that the OnePlus device with model number CPH2409 will debut as the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite. The same device has reportedly appeared with a CPH2401 model number in the database of the BIS authority. While the BIS certification has no information on the specs of the device, it is a good hint that it could be launched soon in India.

Previous reports have revealed that the model number GN2200 is also associated with the Nord CE 2 Lite. The GN2200 device was previously seen on certification platforms such as FCC and UL (Demko). It has now been certified by the Bluetooth SIG authority. These listings reveal that the Nord CE 2 Lite is equipped with features like a 4.500mAh battery with 33W rapid charging, a Snapdragon chipset, Bluetooth 5.1, and dual-band Wi-Fi.

OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite specifications (rumoured)

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite is rumoured to come with a 6.58-inch IPS LCD FHD+ screen featuring a 120Hz refresh rate. The Snapdragon 695 chipset will power the Nord CE 2 Lite. It is expected to arrive with 6GB / 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB / 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

It reportedly has a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 front-facing camera. The rear panel of the phone features a 64-megapixel OmniVision primary camera with an f/1.79 aperture. It will be backed by a 2-megapixel depth camera and a 2-megapixel macro snapper.

The Nord CE 2 Lite is tipped to feature a 4,500mAh or a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. It is likely to feature a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The device will run on the Android 12 OS, which will be overlaid with the OxygenOS 12 UI.

OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite price in India (rumoured)

The rumour mill is yet to leak the price of the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G. Since it is likely to be positioned under the Nord CE 2, it may carry a sub Rs 20,000 starting price.


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