OnePlus Nord CE 2 starts at ₹23,999 in India for the 6+128GB model.
OnePlus India has introed the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G smartphone as well as the OnePlus TV Y1S and OnePlus TV Y1S Edge in India. The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC and sports other specifications like a 90Hz AMOLED screen, Oxygen OS based on Android 11, 65W fast charging support, and 64MP triple rear camera stack. Meanwhile, the TVs feature HDR10+ display, 20W speakers supported by Dolby Audio, Android TV 11 software, and a more “accessible connected ecosystem experience” according to the company.
Let’s kick off with the rates and release details and then get to their repertoire.
Price and Availability
The OnePlus TV Y1S is available through online outlets (like Amazon, Flipkart and OnePlus.in) whereas the TV Y1S Edge will be hitting OnePlus.in and offline store shelves like Reliance Digital, Croma, etc. The 32-inch model of TV Y1S is priced at ₹16,499 and will be on open sale from February 21 at 12 PM. Meanwhile, the 43-inch variant of TV Y1S comes at ₹26,999 and will be on open sale starting March 2 at 12 PM. As for the Y1S Edge, it’s 32-inch unit costs ₹16,999 and 43-inch one carries a price tag of ₹27,999.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G will be available in Gray Mirror and Bahamas Blue colors. THe memory configurations are 6+128GB (India only) at ₹23,999 as well as an 8+128GB model. The Indian open sale starts from February 22 through OnePlus.in, OnePlus Store app, Amazon as well as retail partner stores.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G Specs and Features
OnePlus Nord CE 2 dons a familiar punch-hole front and a camera domino at the back. Its face is 6.43-inch AMOLED diagonally with a 90Hz refresh rate, FHD+ resolution, HDR10+ certification, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Within that cutout is a 16MP selfie shooter. As for the other cameras, flip and inside that rounded rectangular island resides a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultrawide snapper, and a 2MP macro lens. You get to record 4K30fps from the back and 1080p at 60fps from the front.
Using facial recognition or fingerprint scanning with the in-screen solution, you get to interact with Android 11 based Oxygen OS 11 UI. This is overlaid on a hardware potpourri consisting of Dimensity 900, LPDDR4x RAM, UFS 2.2 storage, and a 4500mAh battery with 65W charging support. This adapter claims to fill 65% of the battery in 15 minutes.
Other miscellaneous things you get with the phone are dual-band WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, 3.5mm headphone jack, dedicated expandable storage up to 1TB, and USB-C 2.0 ports. The supported 5G bands are SA: 1/3/5/8/40/41/78 and NSA: 1/3/5/8/40/41/77/78.
OnePlus TV Y1S and OnePlus TV Y1S Edge: Specs and Features
These OnePlus TVs come in 32-inch and 43-inch screen sizes. They are an FHD panel with HDR support, a TUV Rheinland Bluelight filter, and slim bezels. The visuals are backed by 24W speaker output with Dolby Audio support. The software is OxygenPlay on top of Android TV 11 core.
You get to connect devices like the OnePlus Watch and OnePlus Buds to the TV for enjoying the connected ecosystem experience. You can also tether your phone with the TV through the OnePlus Connect 2.0 app without WiFi or data and still cast (over Miracast, DLNA and Chromecast) or control the TV with the phone as the remote control.
Other things in the mix are dual-band WiFi support, ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) over HDMI, and the option to stream up to 230 Live Channels.
In related news, we have learned that OnePlus is aiming to release a variety of devices in 2022 including phones with the Nord branding, smartwatch, and smart band.