OnePlus Nord 2 CE roundup: release date, expected price, design, specifications

Here's a quick roundup of the OnePlus Nord 2 CE price, specifications, launch date and design.

Highlights
  • OnePlus Nord 2 CE will be the company’s premium mid-range offering with 5G network connectivity.
  • Key Nord 2 CE specifications include a 90Hz AMOLED display, 64MP primary camera, and MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC.
  • The handset is expected to launch in India and Europe in Q1 2022.

OnePlus Nord 2 CE is tipped to be in the works as a successor to the original Nord CE. 91mobiles had exclusively shared the renders revealing the design and complete specifications. The handset will be another premium mid-range offering the company and should be priced slightly below the vanilla OnePlus Nord 2. While we’re yet to learn the exact launch date in the country, it is said to debut in the first quarter of 2022, which means we should start hearing more details from the company. The OnePlus Nord 2 CE specifications include a 90Hz AMOLED display, Android 12 OS, and MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC with 5G network connectivity.

OnePlus Nord 2 CE: Release date

OnePlus Nord 2 CE India launch date hasn’t been specified but it is believed to launch in Q1 2022. The handset will also debut in European markets around the same timeline. 

OnePlus Nord 2 CE: Design

The OnePlus Nord 2 CE has a punch-hole cutout on the front for the selfie snapper, slim bezels, and a flat screen. The top bezel has a speaker grille and microphone. The bottom edge houses a 3.5mm, USB Type-C port, speaker grille, and a primary microphone. While the top portion houses a secondary microphone for noise cancellation.

OnePlus Nord 2 CE

The volume rocker (up and down buttons) is on the left, while the power button is placed on the right. There’s a rectangular module on the back that houses triple camera lenses and an LED flash and OnePlus logo.

OnePlus Nord 2 CE: Price

OnePlus Nord 2 CE price in India is expected to be under Rs 30,000 and it will be sold in a Grey colour option. We will know the exact RAM/storage configuration details and their prices when the phone is launched.

OnePlus Nord 2 CE: Specifications

OnePlus Nord 2 CE specifications include a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, slim bezels, a punch-hole cutout to house the selfie snapper, and Corning Gorilla Glass layer. The phone is said to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 900 5G processor coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage options. We can speculate there could be a 12GB RAM model in the works as well.

The phone is likely to boot Android 12 OS with OxygenOS 12 custom skin out of the box and pack a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging support. The phone has triple cameras on the back, with a 64MP primary OmniVision sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro lens. There is a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.  Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, dual SIM, microSD card slot, GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.