OnePlus Z to launch as OnePlus Nord? Here’s what we know so far

OnePlus filed a trademark application for the name ‘Nord for OnePlus’ earlier this year

Highlights
  • Upcoming OnePlus Z phone may be called OnePlus Nord
  • OnePlus has filed a trademark application for ‘Nord by OnePlus’
  • OnePlus Z/ Nord is tipped to launch on July 10th with the Snapdragon 765 SoC

OnePlus Z mid-range phone is all over the news the past couple of days and is reportedly gearing up to launch in India on July 10th. Now, while we for the announcement, an interesting leak has surfaced online which suggests the upcoming OnePlus mid-range phone could be marketed as ‘OnePlus Nord’ and not OnePlus Z. The moniker had popped up on the internet when OnePlus filed a trademark for – ‘Nord for OnePlus’ earlier this year. Though it doesn’t explicitly mention whether the OnePlus Nord is a smartphone, speculations are rife that it could be the upcoming mid-range phone, although you should take this with a fistful of salt. There’s every possibility that the Nord moniker could be a different product or service from OnePlus altogether.

OnePlus Z/ Nord specifications, price

OnePlus Z/Nord specifications and price recently leaked through an online survey. According to the survey, the mid-range phone may come with a 6.5-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout to accommodate the selfie camera. It is widely believed to be powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 765G 5G SoC with Adreno 620 GPU, 6GB and 128GB storage. The phone is likely to boot Android 10 with OxygenOS custom skin on top.

OnePlus Z

As for the photography, the OnePlus Z will have triple cameras at the back with a 64MP primary sensor, a 16MP secondary camera, and a 2MP third sensor. On the front, it’ll have a 16MP snapper for selfies and video chats. It packs a 4,300mAh battery with 30W fast charging support and no wireless charging. The handset will have an in-display fingerprint sensor but no IP rating for water and dust resistance. As for the OnePlus Z price, a previous leak suggests the phone will cost around Rs 24,990 in India.

Key Specs

OnePlus Z
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G | 6 GBProcessor
6.55 inches Display
64 MP + 16 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4300 mAh Battery
OnePlus Z Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 34,990
Release Date: 23-Dec-2020 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Rumoured
OnePlus Z Video