OnePlus Nord 2 announced with promising specs but very few surprises

OnePlus has now unveiled its latest and long-awaited mid-ranger, the OnePlus Nord 2, but in fact the company announced the phone in the past few weeks, drip-feed reveals that it sure was That was not a huge amount. of new accessories to be unveiled at the official launch.

Still, what’s here looks promising. The OnePlus Nord 2 flaunts a 6.43-inch 1080 x 2400 AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate, while on the power front is a MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI chipset, which the company claims will offer 65% faster CPU performance and 125% better performance. Provides GPU performance. Compared to the original OnePlus Nord.

On the camera front, there’s a 50MP f/1.88 main snapper (which you’ll also find on the OnePlus 9 range), coupled with an 8MP f/2.25 ultra-wide, 2MP f/2.5 mono camera, and 32MP f/2.4 mono camera. / 2.45 Selfie Snapper. Videos can be shot at up to 4K quality at 30fps, and OnePlus also claims to have an improved Night Mode on the camera, so you can get usable snaps even when it’s really dark.

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Fast charging and mid-range price

As for the battery, it’s 4,500mAh, and it supports 65W fast charging, which OnePlus says is fast enough to get the Nord 2 from zero to 100% in just 30 minutes.

Rounding out the specs is an in-screen fingerprint scanner, dual stereo speakers, 5G support, and Android 11 – with two major operating system updates and the promise of three years of security updates.

The OnePlus Nord 2 isn’t coming to the US or Australia, but you’ll be able to buy it in the UK starting July 29, starting at £399. This gives you a model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and that version will be sold on John Lewis, OnePlus, Amazon, Three, and O2.

There’s also a version with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for £469, which will be sold at John Lewis, OnePlus and Amazon. A model with 6GB of RAM has also been announced, but it doesn’t look like it will be coming to the UK.

As well as storage and RAM, you’ll also be able to choose the color of the phone, with the Gray Sierra, Blue Haze and Green Wood models all available.

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