tech2 News StaffJul 21, 2020 10:20:09 IST
OnePlus will launch its much-awaited affordable smartphone, OnePlus Nord, along with its first-ever TWS earbuds OnePlus Buds today (21 July) in India. Thecompany CEO Carl Pei has previously revealedthe design details of the smartphone.
For the first time, OnePlus will host an Augmented Reality (AR) launch event. Here is how you can catch all the live updates of the same.
OnePlus Nord. Image Amazon
Bloatware? Ads? Unnecessary apps? They’re not really our thing.
A lightweight, Fast and Smooth experience? That’s more like it.
Nord runs OxygenOS. Did you really think it was going to be anything else?
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN)July 20, 2020
OnePlus Nord AR launch event: How to watch it live
Step 1:Download theOnePlus Nord ARapp fromGoogle Play storeor the App store
Step 2:Tap on “Create your avatar” or “Be boring and skip this” as per your wish
Step 3:If you prefer creating your own avatar, you will need to choose from multiple options to customise your avatar and then tap on “Confirm and continue”
Step 4:Now all you need to do is hover your device on a flat surface like floor or table top (make sure you have the earplugs plugged in to enjoy the launch event)
OnePlus Nord AR app
And that’s it! You can open the app at 7. 30 pm IST today (21 July) and you are good to go.
OnePlus Nord expected specifications
In terms of design, OnePlus Nord will come with a glossy back, curved edges, and a quad rear camera setup placed in vertically align manner just like OnePlus 8 (Review). Although, the only difference is that OnePlus Nord’s camera module sits in the top left corner whereas, for OnePlus 8, it is placed in the center. It will sport a dual punch hole camera for selfies.
It is also confirmed that OnePlus Nord will come in a blue colour option in addition to a grey variant.
The smartphone is expected to ditch the 3.5 mm headphone as well,reportedGizmochina.
As pera previous report, the smartphone might sport a 6.44-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz high refresh rate. As for the camera, OnePlus Nord will have a quad-camera setup on the rear that will house a 48 MP Sony IMX 586 sensor with an f/1.75 lens and Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) + Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) support. It is expected to have an 8 MP sensor with an ultrawide angle lens that has 119 field-of-view (FOV), a 5 MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens, and a 2 MP sensor with a f/2.4 macro lens.
The upcoming OnePlus smartphone will feature two selfie or front cameras. It includes a 32 MP sensor with an f/2.45 lens and an 8 MP sensor with a wide-angle f/2.45 lens. The device is said to run OxygenOS 10 and as for processor, it will have Snapdragon 765G 5G.
The OnePlus Nord is likely to be available in two variants – 8 GB RAM and 128 GB, and 12 GB RAM and 256 GB. The tipster has said that the phone will use LPDDR4X RAM. It will be powered by a 4,115 mAh battery with support for Warp Charge 30T. As for connectivity, it will include Wi-Fi 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth v5.1, NFC.
The phone will have face recognition as well as fingerprint display.
OnePlus Buds expected specifications
It is confirmed that the OnePlus Buds will come with 30 hours battery life. In terms of pricing,the company has teased the earbuds onInstagramwith a caption, “$XX.XX”. Hence, we can expect the upcoming earbuds to be priced under $100 (approx Rs 7,500).
As per the latest images shared by leaksterMax Weinbach on Twitter, OnePlus Buds are likely to come in blue, white and black colour options. The leakster has shared the images of the earbuds revealing their design.
— Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach)July 19, 2020
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