OnePlus recently launched the new OnePlus Nord CE 5G in India. The Nord CE isn’t actually a successor to the original Nord that was launched back in July 2020. However, it is still a great mid-range device and retains the OnePlus DNA. Here, we share with you the Pros and Cons of the new OnePlus Nord CE 5G.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G Pros and Cons
Design and Colours – The new OnePlus Nord CE 5G looks identical to the original Nord and that’s actually a good thing as that was a stunning looking device and the same is the case with the Nord CE 5G too. The new OnePlus Nord CE 5G is available in three stunning colours – Charcoal Ink, Blue Void and Silver Ray.
Compact and Lightweight – The new OnePlus Nord CE 5G is a compact and lightweight smartphone. The smartphone has a sleek premium design with a depth of just 0.8 cm and it weighs around 170 grams.
Powerful Processor – The all-new OnePlus Nord CE 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor that comes coupled with the Adreno 619 GPU. It is a very powerful SoC for mid-range devices.
Good Cameras – The Nord CE 5G has good cameras that perform brilliantly in daylight usage. It features a triple camera set-up at the rear. The primary sensor is a 64 MP unit with EIS which is coupled with an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2 MP macro sensor. At the front, it gets a 16 MP camera for selfies and videos.
Software Experience – The OnePlus Nord CE 5G like all other OnePlus smartphones runs on Oxygen OS. The Nord CE runs the OS on top of Android v11 and it has started getting Oxygen OS 220.127.116.11 update too.
Only One 5G Band – The OnePlus Nord CE is a 5G smartphone. However, it gets only a single 5G band and so it isn’t clear whether it will run on 5G mobile netowork in India or not due to the available bands.
No Alert Slider – OnePlus has skipped its signature alert slider on the OnePlus Nord CE 5G which is a very useful feature on most OnePlus devices. Instead, the company has given it a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Average Low-light Camera Performance – The recently launched OnePlus Nord CE 5G has good camera performance but only in daylight. In low-light, the camera performance is just average.
Great Display but Protection questionable – The OnePlus Nord CE 5G features a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate system and it sports a punch-hole design for the selfie camera. However, the company hasn’t revealed what is the protection used on the display of the smartphone.
Price – The price of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G could have been more competitive by OnePlus in India. It is available in three variants. They are – 6 GB of RAM with 128 GB of internal storage; priced at Rs 22,999.
The 8 GB of RAM with 128 GB of internal storage variant is priced at Rs 24,999 and the top of the line variants gets 12 GB of RAM with 256 GB of internal storage has been priced at Rs 27,999.
So, these were the Pros and Cons of the new OnePlus Nord CE 5G. Do you own a new Nord CE 5G and want to share any pros and cons of this smartphone with fellow readers? Do feel free to share with us in the comments section below. You can also join our GizNext Tech Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) and even the GizNext Tech Enthusiast WhatsApp group which have been curated exclusively for the tech geeks.