OnePlus Nord Price Confirmed: Perfect Mid-ranger?

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We have been waiting for news about an affordable offering from OnePlus brand ever since OnePlus 8’s ‘flagship’ pricing. This is where the OnePlus Nord previously rumored to be OnePlus Z or OnePlus 8 lite comes in.

The brand has been inching towards a premium pricetag ever since its ‘enthusiast’ beginnings, OnePlus 8 Pro completed this transformation. It was a true flagship chock-full of features including IP68 and Wireless charging. This also came with a flagship-level pricing and some fans of OnePlus felt betrayed that the flagship killer has turned into a flagship.

OnePlus Nord Price Confirmed: Perfect Mid-ranger?

The news of the price comes soon after the OnePlus Nord name was officially confirmed. The phone is said to come with a Snapdragon 765G, three rear-facing cameras and dual front-facing camera setup.

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There were previous rumors that the phone will be equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 1000 chipset but that mentioned a single front facing camera with a cutout. We still don’t know which chipset will be used for the OnePlus Nord.

OnePlus Nord Price Confirmed: Perfect Mid-ranger?

OnePlus has definitely seemed to target the new iPhone SE in terms of pricing. As the latter is priced at $399 for the 64GB while the 128GB and 256GB goes for $449 and $549 respectively. So the pricing of ‘under $500’ which might as well be $499 props it right in the middle especially if the OnePlus Nord comes with a base storage of 128GB.

On the Android side of things, we have the Pixel 3a XL which costs $479 but could be found for cheaper. But that phone is about a year old and the new Pixel 4a is rumored to be released soon. So we would have to wait for that to compare.

OnePlus Nord Price Confirmed: Perfect Mid-ranger?
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The ‘under $500’ pricing of the OnePlus Nord is perfect for those looking for a OnePlus phone but don’t want to spend the extra premium for a proper flagship. This was found in a story on their official Instagram page OneplusZLiteThing.

The OnePlus Nord Launch date

OnePlus Nord is opening pre-order for 100 units at 9 A.M on July 1st, 2020. It has also been said that European and Indian markets will receive the product first while the US will have a beta program before a full launch.

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OnePlus Nord Price Confirmed: Perfect Mid-ranger?
Chirag Govindaraj
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