OnePlus Nord 2 5G debuted last week as the successor to the original OnePlus Nord. The new smartphone includes a number of upgrades: a bigger principal camera, larger battery, plus faster charging over the last yr model. It is also the first telephone from OnePlus to have a MediaTek SoC over a Qualcomm a single. In addition to those hardware specs, the OnePlus Nord two 5G also carries a new OxygenOS version. The mobile phone overall has many features to attract people looking for a phone below Rs. 35, 000.
This week, host Akhil Arora speaks with Reviewer Aditya Shenoy and Deputy Reviews Editor Roydon Cerejo on the Gadgets 360 podcast Orbital to talk about the OnePlus Nord 2 5G plus pit it against the competition.
The OnePlus Nord 2 5G starts at Rs. 27, 999 for the base 6GB MEMORY + 128GB storage variant. It also comes in 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB options that are priced at Rs. 29, 999 plus Rs. 34, 999, correspondingly. The pricing is slightly higher when compared with that of the OnePlus Nord . However , it is aiming with the competition that includes the particular recently launched Poco F3 GT , which starts at Rs. 29, 999 for the same 6GB + 128GB configuration.
The OnePlus Nord 2 has provided a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 primary digital camera sensor, and a 4, 500mAh battery along with Warp Charge 65 fast charging. These types of additions provide customers a decent upgrade over the original OnePlus Nord that came with the 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 main camera and a 4, 115mAh battery with Warp Cost 30T support.
It also comes with an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI SoC which makes it a different phone altogether in the OnePlus portfolio. The chipset is claimed to be designed in collaboration with MediaTek to deliver a list of artificial intelligence (AI) backed enhancements. Such as quicker scene detection along with the ability to increase the sharpness and boost the colours on specific apps, including YouTube and MX Gamer . The enhancements make user experience on the OnePlus Nord 2 different from the particular Poco F3 GT that will has a vanilla variant of the aforementioned MediaTek Dimensity chipset.
Unlike the Minimo F3 GT that operates on Xiaomi’s highly-customised MIUI skin, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G carries OxygenOS 11. 3 that offers an investment Android-like experience. There are, however , some signs that make the custom skin closer to Oppo’s ColorOS .
We discuss those signs and how the particular recent OnePlus- Oppo merger is streamlining right after between OxygenOS and ColorOS as a whole. We also talk about the Nord 2’s competitors — chiefly the Pequeno F3 GT — and who should pick OnePlus’ new phone.
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