The Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus is on a launching spree with a series of product launches lined up. The company has now announced the launch of the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite amidst the rumors of the OnePlus Nord 3 launch. OnePlus has announced that the Nord CE 3 Lite will be unveiled on April 4th at 7:00 PM IST. As usual, the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite will be available on Amazon and you can click the “Notify Me” button to send you an alert of the launch.
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Let us dig deep into the details of the device.
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite Price & Availability
There is no word on the pricing of the device by the company. However, OnePlus has announced a launch event on April 4th. It is difficult to say if the phone will go on sale on the same day. The company’s first tablet the OnePlus Pad is also available for Pre-Orders. It’s possible that OnePlus could announce the same sale date for Nord CE 3 Lite, OnePlus Nord Buds 2, and the OnePlus Pad.
The leaks suggest a price tag of ₹27,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage variant. The actual selling price could be lower than this and we expect it to target the sub-25k price category.
OnePlus is currently running the 5G Upgrade Days. Other benefits of buying a phone from Oneplus’s official website include Free YouTube Premium for 2 months, Exchange programs, an extended warranty, 6 months of Spotify Premium, and more.
Another leak by tipster Abhishek Yadav suggested that the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite base variant could cost around ₹21,999.
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G Design
OnePlus has recently released a promo video of the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite. The first thing to notice is the Pastel Lime colour. The other thing we can see is that the Alert slider is missing. At the back, there is a left-aligned circular camera module with an LED Flash. Just below that, there is a OnePlus logo. There is a power button on the right edge which probably doubles as a fingerprint sensor, and the volume rockers lie on the left edge.
The smartphone will be available in two colour variants: Pastel Lime and Chromatic Gray.
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G Specifications
We do not have any official confirmation from the brand right now but we have gathered the information from various leaks and teasers in the market and here is what they have to say.
The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite might sport a 6.72-inch FHD+ IPS LCD with a 1080 X 2400 pixels resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. It is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 695 chipset along with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage. The smartphone will come with expandable internal storage via a MicroSD card.
On the software front, the smartphone is expected to boot on Android 13-based OxygenOS 13 out of the box with a promise of 2 years of Android and 3 years of major security updates. The phone will come with a plastic build and a polycarbonate frame and could weigh around 195g.
The teaser confirms a triple camera set-up at the back with a 108MP primary camera which offers a 3x Lossless Zoom, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. A 16MP punch-hole camera for video calls and selfies with a punch hole.
It will house a 5000mAh battery with 67W fast charging. In terms of connectivity, the upcoming smartphone will come with 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, and a USB Type-C port.
|Dimension||165 x 76 x 8.3mm|
|Display||6.72-inch 1080X2400p 120Hz IPS LCD display|
|Performance||Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G processor|
|Memory||8GB LPDDR4X RAM|
128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage
Expandable via micro SD card
|Camera||108MP Primary Sensor with 3x Lossless Zoom with 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro sensor|
16MP f/2.4 front-facing camera
|Software||Android 13-based Oxygen OS 13|
with 2-year Android and 3-year Major security updates
|Battery||5000mAh with 67W SUPERVOOC Fast Charging|
That’s all in this one. Stay tuned for more such updates.
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