OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes to town
By Digital News Asia June 14, 2021
CHINA-based smartphone maker, OnePlus, has revealed the new OnePlus Nord CE 5G (Core Edition).
In a statement, the company said the device is built on the core aspects of the Nord experience, and claims to deliver powerful essential features at an even affordable price and packed into a beautiful design.
The Nord CE includes a versatile 64 MP triple camera system, a 90 Hz fluid AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 750G 5G processor, and improved Warp Charge 30T Plus. It also sports OnePlus’s signature fast and smooth OxygenOS 11, which the company said will deliver a "fantastic everyday user experience."
“The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is the next step in our commitment to sharing great technology with the world,” said Pete Lau, Founder and CEO of OnePlus.
“The Never Settle spirit drives us to provide a better experience relative to what's available in any price segment. Nord CE is the newest addition to the OnePlus Nord product line that delivers a great everyday experience while maintaining the OnePlus quality that users have come to love.”
Fast and Smooth Experience
OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes with a large 4,500 mAh battery and improved Warp Charge 30T Plus Charging technology. This allows charging from 0% to 70% in just half an hour, OnePlus claimed.
Like all OnePlus devices, Nord CE adapts to reduce the time spent at 100% battery to maintain good battery heath while charging overnight.
OnePlus said Nord CE is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform, which offers a 20% CPU and 10% GPU boost over its predecessor, thanks to the Kryo 750 CPU and Adreno 619 GPU.
Its advanced "AI Engine" also provides users with an incredibly smooth and intuitive experience, from enhanced gaming to improved voice-chat, it added.
Nord CE comes pre-installed with OxygenOS 11, OnePlus’s fastest and most responsive software to date, OnePlus said.
OxygenOS 11 comes with significant improvements to beloved features like Dark Mode, Zen Mode, and a new always on display (AOD). In addition, it’s OOS 11 has been optimised for single-handed operations, thanks to repositioned touch controls and a simple design.
Nord CE sports a powerful triple rear camera setup with a 64 MP main camera with a large f/1.79 aperture that captures crisp, high-resolution images and next-level detail in bright lighting conditions, and boast of a 119° ultra wide angle lens for enhanced versatility.
On the front, Nord CE features a 16 MP camera for capturing great selfies.
Like all OnePlus flagship models, Nord CE comes with Nightscape for a better low-light photography experience. This feature for night time shooting takes up to eight pictures at varying exposures and weaves them together to produce clearer, brighter, and more dramatic photos, the company said.
Nord CE also comes with a 6.43" 90Hz AMOLED display that makes everything smooth and responsive. Meanwhile, HDR10+ offers vivid colors to ensure an immersive and enjoyable viewing experience.
Everything Else Users Love About OnePlus
At 7.9mm in thickness and 170g in weight, OnePlus Nord CE 5G is the slimmest OnePlus device since the OnePlus 6T. It also retains a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Nord CE comes in three colorways: Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray, and Blue Void. Nord CE will receive two years of software updates and three years of security updates to keep the phone smooth overtime.
Meanwhile, OnePlus will give a glimise of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G by allowing users to get a feel of the brand-new Nord CE through a web-AR experience.
Users will be able to participate in the AR experience from June 10 until June 30. The AR experience can be activated by visiting this site.
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