OnePlus Nord CE 5G is the latest addition to the company’s smartphone portfolio. CE stands for Core Edition, and the company says it retains all the key elements of the popular OnePlus Nord. It is a budget friendly offer and also the cheapest phone that the company offers in India. On the other hand, the OnePlus 9R is the cheapest offer in the OnePlus 9 series, but still included almost in the flagship specifications. So let’s compare OnePlus Nord CE, OnePlus Nord and OnePlus 9R to see what’s all different.
OnePlus Nord CE vs. OnePlus Nord vs. OnePlus 9R: Price in India
OnePlus Nord CE 5G is priced at Rs. 22,999 for 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage model and R disks. 24999 for the 8GB + 128GB model. There is also a 12GB + 256GB conversion that costs Rs. 27999. It is available in Blue Void, Charcoal Black and Silver Ray. The phone is currently pre-ordered and will begin shipping within six days. The 6GB and 128GB base models are not available OnePlus website and is not present Amazon either.
OnePlus Nord is priced at Rs. 24999 for 6GB + 128GB model, Rs. 27999 in 8GB and 128GB mode, and Rs. 29999 for the 12GB + 256GB model. The colors of the phone are blue marble, gray ash and gray onyx. It was launched In India in July last year.
OnePlus Nord CE vs. OnePlus Nord vs. OnePlus 9R: Specifications
All three phones have dual-SIM (Nano) support and work Android 11 on OxygenOS. The OnePlus Nord CE 5G features a 6.43-inch full-HD + (1080 x 400 pixels) AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 20: 9 and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The OnePlus Nord features a 6.44-inch full-HD + (1080×400 pixels) liquid AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. By comparison, the OnePlus 9R features a 6.5-inch full-HD + (1080×400 pixels) OLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. All three phones have a slot. Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord CE runs on an eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC, Adreno 619 GPU, up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The original Nord comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, combined with an Adreno 620 graphics card, up to 12GB of LPDDR4x memory and up to 256GB of storage. The OnePlus 9R is powered by the Snapdragon 870 SoC, up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
In terms of optics, OnePlus ’latest budget offer includes a triple rear camera configuration that includes a 64-megapixel main sensor with an f / 1.79 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide f / 2.25 lens, and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f / 2.4 lens. The front has a 16 megapixel self-contained camera with f / 2.45 lens and EIS support. On the other hand, OnePlus Nord packs a four-rear camera configuration that includes a 48-megapixel main sensor with an f / 1.75 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f / 2.25 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel macro shooter and a 5-megapixel depth-of-field . The front has two selfie camera configurations with a 32-megapixel main sensor with an f / 2.45 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f / 2.45 ultra-wide-angle lens. The OnePlus 9R uses a quad-camera configuration with a 48-megapixel main sensor with an f / 1.7 lens, a 16-megapixel secondary sensor with an f / 2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5-megapixel macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel monochrome shooter. For selfie and video chat, the OnePlus 9R has a 16-megapixel sensor with an f / 2.4 lens.
The connection options are almost the same on all three phones. They have 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS / A-GPS, NFC and USB Type-C port. The Nord CE 5G brings back a 3.5mm headphone jack, while the premium OnePlus 9R has Wi-Fi 6 support. The sensors on board are the same as the ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, and display fingerprint sensor.
OnePlus has packed a 4,500 mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 30T Plus quick charge in the Nord CE 5G. The OnePlus Nord comes with a 4,115 mAh battery that also supports 30W fast charging. The OnePlus 9R has a 4500 mAh battery behind it, which supports the Warp Charge 65. The dimensions of the Nord CE 5G are 159.2×73.5×7.9 mm and weighs 170 grams, the Nord is 158.3×73.3×8.2 mm and weighs 184 grams, and the OnePlus 9R is 160.7×74.1×8.4 mm and weighs 189 grams.