OnePlus Nord design officially revealed
Ahead of the launch, famous YouTuber Marques Brownlee held an interview with the company CEO Carl Pei where he confirmed a few design details of the smartphone. Pei also showed the earlier prototypes of the smartphone that had an L-shaped camera module.
Per the video, OnePlus Nord will also come with a glossy back, curved edges, and a quad rear camera setup placed in vertically align manner just like OnePlus 8 (Review). Although, the only difference is that OnePlus Nord’s camera module sits in the top left corner whereas, for OnePlus 8, it is placed in the center.
OneePlus had previously revealed a new company logo that had a black backdrop and blue colour accent. Turns out, OnePlus Nord will come in the same blue colour option in addition to a grey variant.
The video reveals that the smartphone will feature a dual punch hole camera for selfies that will be placed in the top left corner of the screen. We can also see that there is a Type-C port and a sim tray slot at the bottom edge of the phone.
OnePlus Nord expected specifications
As per a previous report, the smartphone might sport a 6.44-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz high refresh rate. As for the camera, OnePlus Nord will have a quad-camera setup on the rear that will house a 48 MP Sony IMX 586 sensor with an f/1.75 lens and Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) + Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) support. It is expected to have an 8 MP sensor with an ultrawide angle lens that has 119 field-of-view (FOV), a 5 MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens, and a 2 MP sensor with a f/2.4 macro lens.
The upcoming OnePlus smartphone will feature two selfie or front cameras. It includes a 32 MP sensor with an f/2.45 lens and an 8 MP sensor with a wide-angle f/2.45 lens. The device is said to run OxygenOS 10 and as for processor, it will have Snapdragon 765G 5G.
The OnePlus Nord is likely to be available in two variants – 8 GB RAM and 128 GB, and 12 GB RAM and 256 GB. The tipster has said that the phone will use LPDDR4X RAM. It will be powered by a 4,115 mAh battery with support for Warp Charge 30T. As for connectivity, it will include Wi-Fi 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth v5.1, NFC.
The phone will have face recognition as well as fingerprint display. The OnePlus Nord is expected to come in three colour variants: Blue Marble, Gray Onyx and Gray Ash.