Recently, the spec sheet of the OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G surfaced online. If it is believed to be true, then we are going to see a lot of changes as compared to its predecessor, which is the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G. As of now, there is no confirmation on what we can see in terms of design as the design of Nord CE 2 5G is still under wraps. However, one thing which we are sure of is that the upcoming OnePlus smartphone is going to be better than its predecessor in most of the aspects. Here we are going to compare the specifications and features of the two to figure out which one is going to be a better deal in the future.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G vs OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G: Specifications and features
Starting with the older version, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G comes with a 6.43-inch AMOLED display coupled with a 90Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Nonetheless, we are going to see a downgrade in terms of the display panel as the Nord CE 3 5G will most probably ship with a 6.43-inch FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Apart from that, we are not going to see any changes in the RAM variants and the storage capacity paired with them.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G runs on the MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor paired with Oxygen OS 12 based on the Android 12 operating system. On the other hand, rumours have it that the OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G will work on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor. As per the comparison done on versus.com, the Snapdragon chipset emerges as a better option compared to the Dimensity SoC. The Qualcomm offering has a better RAM speed along with a better DDR memory version and a lot more to mention. This clearly means that the Nord CE 3 5G is going to be better when it comes to performance.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G flaunts a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 64MP primary shooter, an 8MP ultrawide angle shooter, and a 2MP macro shooter. For selfies and video calls, the smartphone has a 16MP front camera. In the OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G, we can get to see an upgrade in terms of the camera system with a 108MP primary shooter, 2MP depth shooter, and a 2MP macro shooter. It will also have a 16MP front camera for video calls.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G draws power from a 4500mAh battery that comes with 65W fast charging support. It is being said that we will get to see an upgrade in terms of battery as the OnePlus Nord CE 3 5G is rumoured to get a 5000mAh battery along with 67W fast charging support. In terms of pricing, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G is available for Rs 24,000. However, it is in the air that the Nord CE 3 5G will be priced under Rs 20,000.