OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei already acknowledged Nord system could be coming to the US earlier than 2020’s finish however now we’ve a possible identify (and new specs) to associate with this promise – meet the OnePlus Nord N10 5G.
The silence across the authentic Nord’s absence in US was deafening when the cellphone launched in each Europe and India, again in July. The US has a longtime fanbase, so the very fact the corporate did not convey its hottest and most reasonably priced new cellphone to the market appeared like a little bit of a slap within the face to loyal OnePlus followers on the time.
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Not lengthy after the Nord’s launch, co-founder Carl Pei, in an interview with Wired, promised that the US could be receiving a Nord system of its personal earlier than the 12 months was out. Certain sufficient, sources accustomed to the venture have now knowledgeable Android Central concerning the cellphone’s existence, its identify and some extra particulars.
What options will the OnePlus Nord Lite provide?
In keeping with the report, this new member of the Nord household, codenamed “Billie”, will probably be referred to as the OnePlus Nord N10 5G, boast a 64Mp major digital camera and will probably be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 690 chipset – one among its most reasonably priced 5G-capable SoCs and one that we might beforehand seen by means of a Geekbench leak, as noticed by Twitter person Mukul Sharma, again in mid-July.
So sure, the Lito motherboard certainly resonates to a Snapdragon 765 collection chipset, however as @Sudhanshu1414 has talked about, the GPU right here is the Adreno 619, which belongs to the SD690.#oneplus #OnePlusNord #newbeginnings pic.twitter.com/TLixOnDu0o
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings)
July 11, 2020
This ‘Lite’ model appears to be like to be fractionally bigger than the unique Nord, with a reported 6.49in Full HD+ show that retains a 90Hz excessive refresh charge. That foremost 64Mp rear digital camera can be acknowledged to be accompanied by an 8Mp ultra-wide-angle snapper and two 2Mp sensors; presumed to be a depth sensor and a macro or monochrome sensor, respectively.
OPPO in early September: launch a cellphone utilizing Snapdragon 662 priced below 20ok in IndiaOnePlus on the finish of September: launch a cellphone utilizing Snapdragon 662/665 priced round 16-18ok in India pic.twitter.com/s26n3S27o2
— Chun 🥮🥮🥮 (@chunvn8888)
August 23, 2020
There’s additionally a separate hearsay from Vietnamese tech-tipster, Chun lately stating that OnePlus will even launch an much more reasonably priced variant of the Nord that makes use of a Snapdragon 662/665 processor.
When is the OnePlus Nord Lite launching?
Whereas we nonetheless do not know when precisely the N10 5G will make its debut, it will reportedly comply with the arrival of the OnePlus 8T collection, which debuted on 14 October.
At that launch occasion, OnePlus unveiled a brand new color for the prevailing Nord, and acknowledged the rumours surrounding new units, promising US followers that there are “future Nord merchandise coming your approach quickly.”
Unique: OnePlus Nord N10 and OnePlus Nord N100 units are set for launch by the tip of this month.#oneplus #OnePlusNord
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings)
October 5, 2020
This has been compounded by more moderen data from Sharma, who reaffirmed that the Nord N10 5G ought to make its debut this month, alongside the little-known Nord N100 – assumed to be the identify of the Snapdragon 662/665-powered system additionally referenced briefly in Android Central’s report.
How a lot will the OnePlus Nord Lite value?
One of the crucial engaging features of the cellphone – if Android Central’s supply is to be believed – would be the N10 5G’s pricing, with a cited sub-$400 price ticket at launch.
Higher but, the N100 (whether it is certainly the extra reasonably priced Nord entry talked about) ought to clock in at round simply $200.
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