OnePlus is known for releasing premium flagship devices. They focus very less on mid-range smartphones. It was the Nord series, which OnePlus released to enter the OnePlus ecosystem. With the successor of the OnePlus Nord CE and a more affordable version of the device, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G.
About The Device OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G
Box Contents: The box of the device consist of the device itself, along with a clear transparent case, with a 65W fast charger and a USB-A to USB-C charging port. It also has a lot of documentation, a Red-Cable Club card,w which welcomes you to the OnePlus family, and a few Nord stickers.
Design: Nord CE 2 Lite 5G has a glossy design. The backside of the design is made up of glass. It is very glossy. The sides of the device are made out of metal.
The right side of the device has a lock/unlock button. The left side of the device has a volume rocker along with a sim-card tray above. The bottom of the device has a USB-C port along with a speaker grill. Surprisingly it has a headphone jack. The display of the device is a punch hole.
In-Hand experience: The device does feel small in hand, but it is very comfortable to hold. it feels premium while holding it. Even the bezels on the display are very thin.
Display: The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G Lite has a 6.4″, FHD+ display panel with 90Hz Refresh Rate and 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate which makes the display feel a lot smoother. It is an AMOLED panel. While watching videos, the black in this device is well and the colors are saturated. The brightness of the device is great and shouldn’t offer any problem in daylight usage.
Cameras: It has a triple camera setup, with a primary camera with 64MP resolution, along with an 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP telephoto lens. Pictures from this device are decent. They are natural in color and have great photo quality. The front of the device is equipped with a 16MP camera. On the videography side, the device does support 4K 30FPS resolution.
Specifications: Nord CE 2 5G has been equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor. This processor has been integrated with two specifications, 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM along with 8GB RAM+256GB ROM. The device works very smoothly and has remarkable daily performance. This processor performs great for gaming.
Battery: OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G has a 4500mAh battery backup which can ve charged with a 65W SuperVOOC charger. The battery performance is great because the chipset architecture is based on 6nm.
Connectivity: The device has equipped with all types of sensors. It also has 5G support, but the company hasn’t specified bands. Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2, along with Wi-Fi calling support are also there with this device
Final Verdict: If you are looking for a device with a great headstart experience, then you can consider the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G. Although matched Oppo or Vivo device’s design but it still has OxygenOS. It could have been better if OnePlus could have offered Android 12 out of the box