OnePlus to launch affordable smartphone on July 21
OnePlus Nord launch will be streamed in AR
OnePlus Nord pre-orders to begin in India on July 15
OnePlus has announced that it’s going to launch the much-anticipated OnePlus Nord in India on July 21 in what’s going to be the “world’s first smartphone launch in AR”. Ahead of the launch, OnePlus Nord is going up for pre-orders in India from July 15 on Amazon India. OnePlus has been revealing key details about its upcoming affordable phone confirming some rumours. The company is also confirmed to launch its first TWS earphones dubbed OnePlus Buds alongside the Nord.
“OnePlus Nord represents a new beginning for OnePlus, giving us an opportunity to share our technology with more people around the world. For this launch, we want everyone to sit back, relax, and experience our new phone for the first time right in the comfort of their living room,” said Paul Yu, Head of OnePlus Nord.
How to pre-order OnePlus Nord?
OnePlus Nord will be up for pre-orders starting July 15 on Amazon India. Interested buyers will have to pay Rs 499 upfront to book the phone. Everyone who pre-books the phone will receive a gift box with merchandise and those who pay and purchase the phone will receive a second gift box with OnePlus Bullets Wireless and a phone case.
For pre-booking the OnePlus Nord, go to this Amazon India page. The pre-orders will go live starting at 1:30 PM on July 15 with a link to pay the pre-order amount and reserve the OnePlus Nord.
OnePlus Nord AR app announced
OnePlus has launched its AR app for the launch event and users can watch everything unfold from this app which is available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The OnePlus Nord is scheduled to launch on July 21 at 7:30 PM IST.
The company notes that viewers should ensure they are on a “good internet connection” to watch the AR live stream without any hiccups.
OnePlus Nord leaked specifications
OnePlus Nord is rumoured to feature a 6.55-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED screen with a 90Hz high-refresh-rate. The leaks have indicated that the phone could have a dual punch-hole cutout in the corner for the selfie camera.
The phone is confirmed to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset with an octa-core processor and Adreno 620 GPU. This is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and there could be more variants as well.
The OnePlus Nord could come with a triple camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 64MP camera, a 16MP ultra-wide-camera and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, there is a 32MP primary camera supported by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera for selfies.
It is rumoured to be fitted with a 4,300mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging out-of-the-box. As per some rumours, the phone could be priced as much as the original OnePlus One, which launched at around Rs 22,000.