OnePlus Nord CE 5G official: focus on the core of the Nord series

OnePlus has officially announced the Nord CE 5G. The phone builds on the Nord series, but with the focus on the core. The OnePlus Nord CE 5G has a suggested retail price from 299 euros.

OnePlus North CE 5G

The OnePlus Nord has been the brand’s best-selling phone last year, outperforming the more expensive premium phones. It makes sense then to add a new Nord phone to the series, and this time it’s one that captures the ‘core aspects of the Nord experience’, ‘at an even lower price in a beautiful design. ‘.

This translates into, among other things, a phone with a 64 MP main camera, a 90 Hz Fluid AMOLED screen, the Snapdragon 750G 5G processor and the improved Warp Charge 30T Plus together with OxygenOS 11. With the Nord CE 5G, OnePlus wants an even more reach a larger target group than with its high-end phones and without letting go of the look & feel of these more expensive phones.OnePlus Nord CE 5G official

The Nord CE 5G places itself in different places between the OnePlus Nord , the OnePlus Nord N10 5G and the OnePlus Nord N100 . Based on the suggested retail prices, that picture looks like this:

  • OnePlus Nord (12GB/256GB) – 499 euros
  • OnePlus Nord (8GB/128GB) – 399 euros
  • OnePlus Nord CE 5G (12GB/256GB) – 399 euros    
  • OnePlus Nord N10 5G (6 GB/128 GB) – 349 euros
  • OnePlus Nord CE 5G (8 GB/128 GB) – 329 euros  
  • OnePlus Nord CE 5G (6 GB/128 GB) – 299 euros
  • OnePlus Nord N100 (4GB/64GB) – 199 euros

Spearheads of the Nord CE 5G

What does OnePlus mean by focusing on the core of the Nord series? With the Nord CE 5G, the company focuses on design, 5G support, memory and storage, speed and durability. In terms of design, the phone is very similar to the more expensive OnePlus phones. The housing is made of glass, but still very thin at 7.9 mm and light with a weight of 170 grams. OnePlus has opted for the Snapdragon 750G processor because it also makes 5G possible for cheaper phones, without sacrificing speed. The Nord CE 5G also has sufficient working and storage memory. You can choose from three variants.Buy OnePlus Nord CE 5G

Compared to the OnePlus Nord, this phone has a slightly larger battery than the OnePlus Nord, and the fast charger has also become slightly better. The phone charges from 0% to 70% in 30 minutes. In addition, the 48 MP main camera of the Nord has been upgraded to a 64 MP one, the same as that of the OnePlus Nord N10 5G. The other two cameras are the same as those of the OnePlus Nord.

OnePlus has also added a 3.5mm headphone jack and left out the well-known alert slider and the double selfie camera of the OnePlus Nord. According to OnePlus, the alert slider is important for the community but less important for a larger target group.


OnePlus North CE 5G
Housing: Glass
Dimensions and weight: 159.24 x 73.5 x 7.9mm, 170 grams
Screen: 6.43″ AMOLED (HD+ 2400 x 1080 pixels), 410 ppi, 20:9, 90 Hz
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G
Random access memory: 6GB + 8GB + 12GB
Storage Memory: 128GB + 256GB
Rear cameras: 64 MP main camera, 8 MP wide-angle camera, 2 MP mono camera
Cameras for: 16MP
Battery: 4,500 mAh, Warp Charge 30T Plus
Android version: OxygenOS 11, based on Android 11
Extras: 3.5mm audio jack, 5G, in-screen fingerprint scanner
Colors: Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray
Recommended retail price: From 299 euros

Software and updates

The Nord CE 5G runs on OxygenOS 11 and has an ambient display, a dark mode, a reading mode and a new Always-On Display (AOD).

OnePlus gives the Nord CE 5G the same update policy as the OnePlus 9 series: 2 years of version updates and 3 years of security updates. This may be expanded in the future.

Buy OnePlus Nord CE 5G

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G will be available for purchase from June 21 via, Coolblue and Belsimpel. Before that, the OnePlus community will have the exclusive opportunity to access the Nord CE early through the Core Sales on

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is available in several colors and storage configurations:

  • Buy OnePlus Nord CE 5G  (6 GB + 128 GB – Charcoal Ink ) –  – 299 euros
  • Buy OnePlus Nord CE 5G  (8 GB + 128 GB – Blue Void, Charcoal Ink ) –  –  329 euros
  • Buy  O nePlus Nord CE 5G (12 GB + 256 GB – Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray ) –  –  399 euros  

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