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OnePlus Nord Launch Highlights: OnePlus Nord launches at Rs 24,999; Buds at Rs 4,990

OnePlus Nord Price, Specifications, Launch Live Updates: OnePlus Nord launched, price in India starts at Rs 24,999. OnePlus Buds are priced at Rs 4,990.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 22, 2020 11:18:11 am
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OnePlus Nord Launch Highlights: OnePlus has launched its ‘affordable’ Nord smartphone via an AR launch event on July 21, Tuesday. The OnePlus Nord starts at Rs 24,999 for the base 6GB RAM/64GB variant, which will be made available in September. The 8GB RAM/128GB storage and 12GB RAM/256GB storage variants priced at Rs 27,999 and Rs 29,999, respectively, will be made available starting August 4 via Amazon and company’s own website.

In terms of specifications, the OnePlus Nord sports a 6.44-inch full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G processor paired with up to 12GB LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.1 storage. The device runs Google’s Android 10 operating system with the company’s own OxygenOS 10.5 skin on top. All of this is backed by a 4,115mAh with support for the company’s own Warp Charge 30T fast charging technology.

The Nord sports a quad camera setup on the back consisting of a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor paired with an 8MP ultra wide angle sensor, a 2MP macro lens and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, it features a dual camera setup, consisting of a 32MP Sony IMX616 primary sensor along with an 8MP secondary sensor for taking selfies. Along with the Nord, the company has also launched its first-ever truly wireless earphones, called OnePlus Buds.

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OnePlus Nord Launch Live Updates: OnePlus has launched its 'affordable' Nord smartphone via an AR launch event today. The OnePlus Nord starts at Rs 24,999 for the base 6GB RAM/64GB variant, which will be made available in September. The 8GB RAM/128GB storage and 12GB RAM/256GB storage variants priced at Rs 27,999 and Rs 29,999, respectively, will be made available starting August 4.

21:27 (IST)21 Jul 2020
Twitter reactions to OnePlus Nord

21:17 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord vs OnePlus 8

OnePlus Nord might be an affordable smartphone, however, it does not compromise on the quality or the looks. One of the closest competitors the device has its from itself only, the OnePlus 8. There might be a difference in the processor and a few other things. But, we can say that the Nord can take on the OnePlus 8 without losing many points. Take a look here to check out how the Nord compares to the OnePlus 8.

OnePlus Nord vs OnePlus 8

21:13 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord: 7 facts you must know about the Nord

OnePlus Nord is an interesting smartphone in its entirety. It is currently the most affordable 5G smartphone you can get in India. Despite the affordable price, the OnePlus Nord comes with all the top-notch features. Moreover, it looks and feels premium. There are a lot of interesting facts you need to know about the Nord, here we have listed the top 7 facts you must know about the Nord.

OnePlus Nord: 7 facts you must know about the Nord

20:47 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord photos

To take a closer look at the OnePlus Nord you can head over to the photo gallery we have made for you by clicking here. Or you can scroll through some of the images below.

To take a look at more photos of the OnePlus Nord click here.

20:30 (IST)21 Jul 2020
Here's your first look at the OnePlus Nord

Here's a look at the just launched OnePlus Nord.

20:17 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord first impressions

OnePlus Nord is officially announced in the country alongside OnePlus Buds. The India price of the OnePlus Nord starts at Rs 24,999 and will go on sale on August 6. You can read what Nandagopal Rajan has to say about the OnePlus Nord after using the phone for few days. 

20:09 (IST)21 Jul 2020

OnePlus Buds launched alongside the OnePlus Nord are priced at Rs 4,990. The company has stated that it will announce availability for the OnePlus Buds soon.

It claims that the Buds have a playtime of 10 hours on a single charge and when completely charged they can have a total playtime of 30 hours. They come with 13.4mm dynamic drivers and feature environmental noise cancellation technology.

20:04 (IST)21 Jul 2020
Here's a look at the exclusive OnePlus Nord cases

OnePlus has launched exclusive cases along with the OnePlus Nord like the JerryRigEverything teardown case that shows the internals of the phone. Here's a look at the new cases.

19:59 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord India price

For India specifically, OnePlus brings the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage model given its a price-sensitive market. The base model of the OnePlus Nord 6GB RAM + 64GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 24,999 while the 8GB RAM/128GB storage model and 12GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB UFS 2.1 storage variant 27,999 and 29,999 respectively. The smartphone comes in two colour options - Blue Marble and Gray Onyx.

19:50 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord India pricing revealed on Amazon

During the launch, Amazon India has revealed the price of the OnePlus Nord. According to Amazon, the OnePlus Nord starts at Rs 24,999. The listing has been removed now. 

19:47 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord is a 5G device

OnePlus Nord just like the OnePlus 8 series comes with 5G support.

19:41 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord specifications

OnePlus Nord includes a 6.44-inch AMOLED display that offers a 90hz refresh rate. The Corning Gorilla Glass 5 support on the front as well as back acts as a protection against scratches and cracks. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor paired with up to 12GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB UFS 2.1 storage. The Nord runs Android 10 based on OxygenOS 10.5 and includes a 4115mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T in the box.

19:40 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord introduced

OnePlus Nord includes four cameras at the back including 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 5MP depth sensor and 2MP macro lens. On the front, the Nord includes a 32MP primary main shooter and a secondary 8MP ultra-wide image sensor. 

19:36 (IST)21 Jul 2020
Carl Pei talks about OnePlus Nord

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei talks about OnePlus Nord. Pei says that Nord hasn't compromised on the standards despite the affordable pricing it is said to have. It comes with six cameras at the back and two on the front. He says that the Nord is as smooth as the flagship OnePlus devices.

19:31 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord launch event begins

OnePlus Nord launch event begins. The company is all set to launch its first affordable OnePlus phone after the OnePlus One which wasn't very successful in the country. Alongside the OnePlus Nord the company will also announce the OnePlus Buds, the company's first ever truly wireless earphones. Stay tuned as we bring the live updates from the OnePlus Nord AR launch event. 

19:14 (IST)21 Jul 2020
How to watch OnePlus Nord launch event

To host the event, OnePlus will use Augmented Reality technologies. The company has also sold AR launch invites on Amazon at Rs 99 each, with the help of which people can experience the new Nord in AR. The event will start at 7:30 PM IST today.You will be able to watch the event in two ways: First, by visiting the official website of the company and watch the livestream of the event and the second one is by using the OnePlus Nord AR app. 

17:25 (IST)21 Jul 2020
What OnePlus aims to achieve with OnePlus Nord

OnePlus has been working on an affordable smartphone for years now. The smartphone was initially expected to launch alongside the OnePlus 8 series but was said to be delayed to the coronavirus pandemic. With the affordable OnePlus Nord the company will aim to target consumers looking for a smartphone that costs less but doesn't compromise a lot of offerings. The affordable series will be called Nord and we can expect the OnePlus to bring more and more affordable phones year after year. This is the first time after OnePlus One that the company is bringing an affordable smartphone.

16:05 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord at Rs 19,999 trends; company responds

OnePlus Nord is all set to launch in India today at an AR event. Hours before the launch the #NordatRS1999 starts trending on Twitter but OnePlus dismisses the trends and ask competitors to "Chill". OnePlus Co-founder Carl Pei posted on Twitter, "We're all for fair competition. Make the best product and have the market decide who's the best. To our competitor in India who thought it would be a good idea to attack us with a bot army, we only have this to say: chill."

14:50 (IST)21 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord: Expected specifications

OnePlus has already confirmed that the Nord will feature a 90Hz AMOLED panel, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G processor, 48MP quad rear cameras, and 32MP dual selfie camera. During a YouTube interview, Carl Pei revealed that the OnePlus Nord will not sport an official IP rating. However, similar to other OnePlus smartphones it will have all the necessary seals and gaskets required to make a phone water-resistant. The OnePlus Nord is expected to sport a 6.44-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, up to 128GB/256GB internal storage, OxygenOS 10 on top of Android 10, 4,110mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T.

(Image: MKBHD)

13:44 (IST)21 Jul 2020
How to make your own OnePlus Nord AR cardboard

OnePlus with its Rs 99 Nord AR invite is providing customers with the Nord AR Cardboard to experience the new device in AR. If you also want to experience the phone but missed out on the invite, OnePlus on its forum has provided a step by step DIY method for you to make a Nord AR Cardboard.

Here's how you can create your own Nord AR Cardboard

* Print out the Nord Cardboard design from the image below.

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* Cutout the images.

* Stick the images to a piece of cardboard.

OnePlus Nord, Buds Launch Live Updates:

In terms of specifications, the OnePlus Nord sports a 6.44-inch full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G processor paired with up to 12GB LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.1 storage. The device runs Google's Android 10 operating system with the company's own OxygenOS 10.5 skin on top. All of this is backed by a 4,115mAh with support for the company's own Warp Charge 30T fast charging technology. The device sports a quad camera setup on the back consisting of a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor paired with an 8MP ultra wide angle sensor, a 2MP macro lens and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, it features a dual camera setup, consisting of a 32MP Sony IMX616 primary sensor along with an 8MP secondary sensor for taking selfies. Along with the Nord, the company has also launched its first-ever truly wireless earphones, called OnePlus Buds.