OnePlus Nord CE 5G launched in India: first sale date on Amazon, launch offers


  • OnePlus Nord CE 5G has launched in India
  • It is a toned-down variant of the regular OnePlus Nord
  • The Nord CE 5G is the brand’s slimmest smartphone measuring 7.9mm in thickness since the OnePlus 6T.

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G (Core Edition) has launched in India. OnePlus says that the phone is built on the core aspects of the regular Nord, while being priced cheaper. The OnePlus Nord CE 5G has debuted alongside the OnePlus TV U1S.

Also Read: OnePlus TV U1S with 4K HDR10+ displays, Speak Now feature launched in India: price, specifications

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G looks identical to the standard Nord, but comes with slightly toned-down specifications. The latest offering is also priced under Rs 25,000, and competes against the likes of the OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G, Realme X7 5G (review), Redmi Note 10 Pro Max (review) and others in the market.  

OnePlus Nord CE 5G price in India

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is offered in three RAM and storage configurations. It is available in Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray and Blue Void colour options. Take a look at the pricing below. 

OnePlus Nord CE 5G variants Price
OnePlus Nord CE 5G 6GB + 128GB Rs 22,999
OnePlus Nord CE 5G 8GB + 128GB Rs 24,999
OnePlus Nord CE 5G 12GB + 256GB Rs 27,999

OnePlus Nord CE 5G sale date and where to buy

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G will go on pre-order from tomorrow with open sales commencing from June 16th. The smartphone can be purchased from Amazon, OnePlus’ website, and OnePlus Exclusive Stores in the country.

OnePlus Nord CE 5G launch offers

HDFC Bank cardholders can avail Rs 1,000 off on the purchase of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G. Select American Express cardholders are also eligible for up to 5 percent cashback. There is also up to 6 months no-cost EMI on transactions via HDFC Bank and Bajaj Finserv.

Those who pre-order the smartphone from the brand’s website or OnePlus Store app will get OnePlus Nord Handy Fanny pack and Rs 500 discount coupon on the OnePlus Buds Z and the OnePlus Band after the product delivery. 

OnePlus Nord CE 5G

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is a stripped down version of the standard Nord

OnePlus Nord CE 5G specifications and features

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G offers a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with a punch-hole cutout at the top right corner. The display features FHD+ resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate and an integrated fingerprint scanner. The back panel comes with a vertically stacked camera module that is similar to the standard Nord. 

In the photography department, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G sports triple rear cameras. The setup consists of a 64MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP mono unit. The device features a 16MP front-facing camera. There is a nightscape mode, ultrashot HDR, pro mode, 4K video recording and more features on the smartphone.

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G houses the Snapdragon 750G processor with an integrated X52 5G modem. It is coupled with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The smartphone draws its power from a 4,500mAh battery unit with support for Warp Charge 30T fast charging. Software-wise, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G runs on OxygenOS 11 based on the latest Android 11. The brand is promising two years of software updates and three years of security updates for the smartphone.

Connectivity options on the OnePlus Nord CE 5G include 5G, USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, 4×4 MIMO, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS.

OnePlus Nord CE 5G full specs

  • 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • Triple rear cameras (64MP + 8MP + 2MP)
  • Snapdragon 750G
  • 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 256GB
  • 4,500mAh battery, Warp Charge 30T
  • OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11 
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