OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G vs OnePlus Nord CE 5G: What buyers will get by paying Rs 1,000 extra


OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is here. The smartphone expands OnePlus’ affordable premium range — Nord series of smartphones. OnePlus launched the first Nord series phone in 2020. While the price of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G starts at Rs 22,999, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G has a starting price tag of Rs 23,999. This makes the price of the entry-level variant of the new OnePlus Nord higher by Rs 1,000.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G comes with a new design and form factor. The smartphone also packs a better processor and some camera improvements. The mid-range OnePlus smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor and runs the Android 11 operating system. The smartphone sports a 64MP triple rear camera and is backed by a 4500mAh battery with 65W fast charging support.
For those wondering if they should go for the new OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G or save Rs 1,000 by buying a OnePlus Nord, here’s a specs comparison to help decide where to spend their money. The comparison may also help the existing OnePlus Nord CE 5G users decide if they should upgrade or not.

Specifications OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G OnePlus Nord CE 5G
Display 6.43-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 6.43-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) Full HD+
Operating system Android 11 Android 11
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 900 Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
Storage 128GB 128GB/256GB
Camera 64MP+8MP+2MP, (16MP front) 64MP+8MP+2MP, (16MP front)
Battery 4,500 mAh with 65W fast charging 4,500 mAh battery with 30W fast charging
Price Starting at Rs 23,999 Starting at Rs 22,999