OnePlus is set to make a splash in the Indian smartphone market with its upcoming Nord CE 3 5G. This highly anticipated device is expected to be the most premium smartphone in the Nord series. However, it seems that OnePlus has more surprises in store for its fans. Recent leaks suggest that the company is also working on another smartphone under the Nord series, known as the OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G, which is slated for release later this year.
OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G: A Mid-Range Marvel with Impressive Features
While OnePlus has not officially confirmed any details about the Nord CE 3’s launch, tipster Mukul Sharma, also known as Stufflistings, has shared some intriguing specifications about the device. According to Sharma, the Nord CE 3 5G, internally codenamed Ziti, will feature the same primary camera found in OnePlus’ flagship OnePlus 11 5G. This promises impressive camera capabilities for the Nord CE 3.
The OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G is positioned as a mid-range smartphone, with an expected price tag of around Rs 25,000 in India. Although OnePlus has not confirmed the launch date for this phone in India, Sharma suggests that the Indian variant will be equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G SoC, offering slight improvements over the popular Snapdragon 778G SoC.
The device is rumored to come with up to 12GB of LPDDR4x RAM, while OnePlus’ proprietary RAM-vita technology will support virtual RAM up to 16GB. In terms of gaming features, the Nord CE 3 will include HyperTouch and HyperBoost, catering to the needs of mobile gamers.
Powering the Nord CE 3 5G will be a substantial 5000mAh battery, ensuring extended usage without the need for frequent charging. Additionally, the phone will support 80W fast charging, providing a convenient solution for users on the go.
The Nord CE 3 5G is said to boast a tall 6.7-inch Fluid AMOLED display. With a flat screen design and a brightness of up to 950 nits, users can expect vibrant visuals. The display will also feature a 120Hz refresh rate, enhancing the overall viewing experience.
Unveiling the OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G: Everything You Need to Know
Sharma has also divulged details about the camera setup on the Nord CE 3. The device is expected to sport a triple-camera configuration on the back. The main camera will be a 50MP Sony IMX890 sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS), the same sensor used in OnePlus’ flagship OnePlus 11. However, it is important to note that the camera performance may differ due to different tuning and hardware variations. Accompanying the main camera will be an 8MP ultra-wide camera with a 112-degree field of view and a 2MP macro sensor. The rear camera setup is rumored to support 4K 30fps video recording.
Some additional features of the Nord CE 3 include an IR blaster, an X-axis linear motor, and NFC support. However, it is worth noting that the device will not include the alert slider, a popular feature found in many premium OnePlus phones.
The Nord CE 3 will come with a plastic frame and will be available in two color options: Aqua Surge and Grey Shimmer, as per Sharma’s leaks. On the software front, the phone will ship with OxygenOS 13.1 out of the box and will receive two major Android updates along with three years of security updates.
While the OnePlus Nord 3 5G is generating considerable excitement, the leaked details about the OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G have also piqued the interest of OnePlus fans. As OnePlus continues to expand its smartphone portfolio, these upcoming devices are expected to offer a range of features and specifications that cater to the diverse needs of smartphone users. With the
launch dates yet to be confirmed, OnePlus enthusiasts eagerly await further official announcements regarding these highly anticipated devices.