The OnePlus Nord CE has arrived, becoming a member of the corporate’s standard household of midrange telephones. It has 5G, first rate specs and an reasonably priced value, so it is nice in case you’re on a price range. However how does it evaluate to earlier members of the Nord household — and which one is best for you? You may check out the specs sheet beneath for particulars, however listed here are some high-level issues to know earlier than you make the leap.
The Nord telephones featured right here all share some key options: 5G connectivity, 30-watt fast-charging help, 90Hz refresh price and full HD plus decision. All three telephones are available in an identical dimension. Given these are midrange telephones, OnePlus has saved on prices throughout units in a few methods: none carry the most recent Qualcomm chipsets and none have an IP ranking for water and dirt resistance, as you may get on the OnePlus Eight and OnePlus Eight Professional. None are getting (or have acquired) an official US launch, both. However there are some notable variations too.
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First some context: The OnePlus Nord is the OG Nord smartphone. It was launched in 2020 and have become the Chinese language phone-maker’s best-selling OnePlus machine in Europe, shattering first-day gross sales information. Of the three, it is probably the most premium smartphone, although it is nonetheless reasonably priced. In comparison with the opposite two, the unique Nord additionally has probably the most highly effective processor within the type of the Snapdragon 765G and it contains some premium touches such because the in-display fingerprint scanner.
In contrast to the unique Nord, OnePlus’ Nord CE contains a 3.5mm headphone jack.
With the Nord N10 5G and N100, OnePlus expanded its extra reasonably priced Nord household of telephones after launching its first OnePlus Nord in 2020. This telephone shares these premium options talked about earlier, and brings again some retro options just like the headphone jack, nevertheless it does minimize some corners. The Nord 10 5G is the one one out of the pack that has an LCD show as an alternative of OLED, it lacks an in-screen fingerprint sensor, and has the lowest-end processor (Snapdragon 690). That mentioned, the Nord N10 5G is the one one out of the gang stacked with expandable storage.
The Nord CE in the meantime, is the most recent member of the Nord household of telephones. CE stands for Core Version presumably as a result of it is centered on the unique Nord’s “core” options (plus a number of extra), and goals to raise your day-to-day expertise. The Nord CE value comes within the lowest, nevertheless it’s outfitted with a 4,300-mAh battery, the biggest of the three. OnePlus “compromised” on the processor, nonetheless, cramming in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset. It is a step down the vary from final 12 months’s 765G chip, however not as little as the one within the Nord N10 5G. You may additionally discover a headphone jack.
For extra particulars on how the assorted members of OnePlus Nord stack up towards one another, check out our specs chart beneath. Alternatively, you may give every of our in-depth critiques a learn. Here is the OnePlus Nord CE overview, the unique Nord overview and the Nord N10 5G overview.
OnePlus Nord CE vs. OnePlus Nord vs. OnePlus Nord N10 5G
OnePlus Nord CE
OnePlus Nord N10 5G
Show dimension, decision
6.43-inch Fluid AMOLED; 2,400×1,080-pixels
6.44-inch AMOLED; 2,400×1,080-pixels
6.49-inch LCD; 2,400×1,080 pixels
Weight (Ounces, Grams)
5.99 oz; 170 g
6.49 oz; 184g
6.7 oz; 190g
Cellular software program
64-megapixel (large), 8-megapixel (ultra-wide), 2-megapixel (monochrome)
48-megapixel (customary), 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 2-megapixel (macro), 5-megapixel (depth-sensing)
64-megapixel (customary), 8-megapixel (ultra-wide), 2-megapixel (macro), 2-megapixel (monochrome)
Entrance-facing digital camera
32-megapixel, 8-megapixel (wide-angle)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690
As much as 512GB
5G-enabled, 30-watt quick charging, 90Hz show
5G-enabled, 90Hz refresh price, 30-watt fast-charging
5G enabled, 90Hz show, 30-watt fast-charging
Worth off-contract (USD)
$420 (transformed from UK value)
$540 (transformed from UK)
$460 (transformed from UK)