OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G was launched in India on February 17, as a successor to the company's OnePlus Nord CE 5G smartphone that made its debut in June 2021. The latest midrange smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker is equipped with a MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC and comes with up to 8GB of RAM. Like its predecessor, the new smartphone runs on OxygenOS 11, which is based on Android 11. The new smartphone features a 3.5mm headphone jack and a microSD card slot and will go on sale in India next week.
In this article, we have compared OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G price in India and specifications with the previous generation OnePlus Nord CE 5G smartphone.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G vs OnePlus Nord CE 5G: Price in India
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G price in India starts at Rs 23,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, while the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 24,999. OnePlus will sell the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G smartphone in Bahama Blue and Grey Mirror colour options. The smartphone will go on sale on February 22 via Amazon, the company's official website, and through retail stores, according to OnePlus.
In comparison, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G was launched in June 2021 and is priced at Rs. 22,999 for the base 6GB+128GB RAM and storage model, while the phone is also available in 8GB+128GB storage variant that costs Rs. 24,999, and the highest 12GB+256GB memory and storage variant has a price tag of Rs. 27,999. The smartphone is available for purchase in Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, and Silver Ray colours, from Amazon and the company's website.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G vs OnePlus Nord CE 5G: Specifications
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G and OnePlus Nord CE 5G both offer dual-SIM connectivity. Both OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G and OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G run on Android 11 with the company's OxygenOS 11 skin running on top
Both OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G and OnePlus Nord CE 5G sport a 6.43-inch (1,080x2,400) full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC, paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM. Meanwhile, OnePlus Nord CE 5G is equipped with a Snapdragon 750G SoC, paired with up to 12GB of RAM.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is equipped with a triple camera setup that is led by a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture lens, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera with a 119-degree field of view and an f/2.2 aperture lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture lens. OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G sports a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front of the handset.
Meanwhile, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G is equipped with a 64-megapixel triple camera setup with an f/1.79 aperture lens, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera with an f/2.25 aperture lens, and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f/2.4 aperture lens. OnePlus Nord CE features a 16-megapixel selfie camera at the front with an f/2.45 lens.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G comes with 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via a microSD (up to 1TB) via a dedicated card slot. Meanwhile, OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes with up to 256GB of inbuilt storage which cannot be expanded as it does not come with a microSD card slot.
Connectivity options on both OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G and OnePlus Nord CE 5G include 5G, 4G LTE, NFC, GPS, USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. However, the newer OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G smartphone offers Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 support, while the older handset offers dual band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.1 support.
Both the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G and its predecessor, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G run on a 4,500mAh battery. However, OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G supports 65W SuperVOOC fast charging, while OnePlus Nord CE 5G charging is slower at 30W. The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G measures 160.6x73.2x7.8mm and weighs 173 grams, while the OnePlus Nord CE 5G measures 159.2x73.5x7.9mm and weighs 170 grams.
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OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G vs OnePlus Nord CE 5G comparison
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|Key Specs|| || |
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 900||Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G|
|Front Camera||16-megapixel ||16-megapixel |
|Rear Camera||64-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel ||64-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel |
|RAM||6GB, 8GB||6GB, 8GB, 12GB|
|OS||Android 11||Android 11|
|Resolution||1080x2400 pixels||1080x2400 pixels|