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OnePlus Nord launch live updates: OnePlus Buds is also going to be showcased tonight

OnePlus Nord launch highlights: OnePlus unveiled its ‘affordable’ smartphone, Nord alongside OnePlus Buds. Here's everything we know about these two products.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 22:00 IST
OnePlus Nord
OnePlus Nord (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)

OnePlus today unveiled its new smartphone today called OnePlus Nord. The handset features high-end specifications like 5G connectivity, AMOLED screen and more and is priced at 24,999 for the base model. It comes in three variants based on 6+64GB, 8+128GB and 12+256GB models. 

Apart from OnePlus Nord, the company also launched its first ever TWS earbuds, OnePlus Buds. These comes in three colours and are priced at 4,990. 

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And that's it! That was OnePlus' AR launch

And here's the OnePlus Buds pricing!

OnePlus Buds pricing.
OnePlus Buds pricing. (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)
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OnePlus Buds pricing. (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)

OnePlus Nord starts at 24,999 and will go on sale starting August 4 on Amazon India and OnePlus India website.

Also, IPX4 water resistance rating for OnePlus Buds 

Colours: Grey White and Nord Blue

OnePlus Buds are here!

Features ‘Environmental Noise Cancellation'

From 0% to 70% in 30 minutes - thanks to Warp Charge tech

There's a 32-megapixel front camera with 105 FoV lens

OnePlus Nord has four rear cameras

It features a Sony IMX 586 sensor primary camera + 119-degree FoV + Macro camera and Depth sensor.

Android 10-based OxygenOS 10.5 powers OnePlus Nord

OnePlus Nord
OnePlus Nord (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)
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OnePlus Nord (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)

There's a 6.4-inch 90Hz ‘Fluid Display' onboard

The touch sampling rate is 180Hz.

OnePlus Nord features 12GB of RAM

It has signature metal sliders on the side. Powering it is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor with 5G connectivity.

Here's OnePlus Nord 

It is available in Blue Marble and Grey Onyx colours.

OnePlus Nord
OnePlus Nord (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)
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OnePlus Nord (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)

Pei finally announces OnePlus Nord

Pei talks about OnePlus Nord and three key focus points - Camera, experience and quality

He confirms Nord has six cameras in total.

OnePlus CEO, Carl Pei shows up in the AR launch

Popular Youtuber ‘Unbox Therapy' shows the official retail box of OnePlus Nord

Unbox Therapy shows retail box of OnePlus Nord
Unbox Therapy shows retail box of OnePlus Nord (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)
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Unbox Therapy shows retail box of OnePlus Nord (Unbox Therapy/YouTube)

OnePlus Nord launch event is about to begin. Here is a round up!

We're looking at 6.55-inch AMOLED full HD+ display, Snapdragon 765G processor, quad rear cameras and more. Check it out.

OnePlus Nord is a milestone for the company

The fact that OnePlus is going for something new is exciting enough as it is, however, there are other reasons as well for the OnePlus Nord being an important milestone for the company.

Almost 2 hours remaining before we know more about OnePlus Nord

 Any guesses on the OnePlus Nord pricing? 

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has already confirmed the OnePlus Nord will be priced under $500 ( 37,320 approximately) in the European market. What do you think?

OnePlus Nord: 5 things to know

Ahead of the official launch, here's a brief round-up of the five most important things about the OnePlus Nord.

OnePlus 8 Pro vs OnePlus Nord

OnePlus Nord is going to be more affordable than the OnePlus 8 series. OnePlus 8 Pro is currently available for 54,000. The phone comes with 6.78 inches display, Snapdragon 865 SoC, and 48-megapixel triple rear cameras. 

Not the first virtual event

This is not the first time OnePlus has unveiled a new smartphone virtually. In 2016, OnePlus live stream the phone launch event through Virtual Reality. 

OnePlus Nord camera

OnePlus Nord will reportedly come with a quad-camera set-up. The module will feature a 48-megapixel Sony IMX 586 sensor with an f/1.75 lens. It will also have an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens with 119 field-of-view (FOV), a 5-megapixel macro lens with an f/2.4 aperture, and 2-megapixel depth sensor unit.

Carl Pei wants the competitors to ‘chill'

Hours before the official launch, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has taken a swipe at the competitors. Here is what he said:

OnePlus Nord battery

OnePlus Nord is said to run on a 4,115mAh battery. The phone is also expected to come with fast charging support. According to reports, the phone will support 30W fast-charging support. Right now, it is not clear whether the phone will support wireless charging as well.

High-end specs?

OnePlus Nord is said to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset which comes with 5G support. On the software front, it will offer OxygenOS 10 operating system based on Android 10. The phone is said to come with 8GB or 12GB of RAM, and storage of 128GB or 256GB.

Google Duo, Phone and Messages

OnePlus Nord comes with Google Duo, Phone and Message apps pre-installed instead of its own SMS and dealer apps.

OnePlus Buds

OnePlus Buds reportedly looks identical to Google Pixel Buds. The TWS earbuds will also have Apple AirPods-like design. The device is said to come in black, blue, and white colour options.

How to watch OnePlus Nord launch live

The launch event can be watched on the company's dedicated microsite. Here, you will get the links to download the OnePlus Nord AR app for both Android and iOS platforms.  Here is a step-by-step guide to download and use the AR app.

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First Published Date: 21 Jul, 13:58 IST