OnePlus will officially launch its appropriate Nord successor on July 22, but for now, we can only learn more about the Nord 2 thanks to data leaks. While we have already seen the initial renderings of the phone and received official confirmation about some important specifications, thanks to the leak of 91mobiles information, now a complete picture of it has been obtained.
As previously suspected, the Nord 2 will be almost identical to the OnePlus 9R, with a protruding camera array on the upper left of the back and a selfie camera in the upper left corner of the display with almost no borders. 91mobiles says the panel will be 6.43 inches with FHD + resolution and a refresh rate of 90 Hz – exactly the same as the previous version. The back will be available in “Sierra Gray” and “Fog Blue”, just like the gray and blue examples we know from the original Nord. A special version of the green leather back is also planned.
As previously rumored, the Nord 2 has a slightly different camera setting with a 50MP IMX766 primary sensor that you can find in many other BBK Electronics categories. It’s thought to come with an 8-megapixel ultrasound and a useless 2-megapixel single-use camera – which is a shame, because I personally like the 2-megapixel macro. On the front, there’s a 32-megapixel selfie sensor that makes the screen more beautiful. As always, we have to wait for reviews to be able to judge this hardware correctly. The camera was certainly not very impressive in the original Nord.
The 91mobile has a few other cool features, such as a 4500 mAh battery with 65W WarpCharge support, UFS 3.1 storage, dual speakers, dual 5G, and a plastic bezel between the two layers of Gorilla Glass, 5 layers front and back. These features come with the usual more or less meaningless margins such as Haptic 2.0, AI, AI and AI modes. Looks like there will be no more headphone jack. We know for a fact that the core of the Nord 2 will be the Dimensity 1200-AI processor that Mediatek has developed specifically for this phone with OnePlus.
91mobiles also claims that depending on the choice of the 8GB + 128GB model or the 12GB + 256GB model, the Nord 2 will cost 99 31,999 and 99 34,999. This translates to $ 430 (360 360/10 310) and $ 470 (400 400/40 340), respectively, although as always, we need to be careful about direct currency conversions. It is much more likely that the Nord 2 will be at the same price as the original Nord, ie 400 400/80 380 and 500 500/70 470.
Nord 2 seems to be a completely repetitive version of Nord, though we should not expect it to be something glamorous. This gives us hope that OnePlus is focused on improving its recent software bugs by improving system updates and security patches. The company has already promised to support Pixel-beat software by integrating OxygenOS with ColorOS, so let’s see how things go.
Hero image: OnePlus Nord Original.