OnePlus Proclaims Nord 2 with Dimensity 1200 SoC

OnePlus Announces Nord 2 with Dimensity 1200 SoC

At present OnePlus is asserting the 2021 successor to the OnePlus Nord – the corporate mid-range line-up cellphone. The brand new cellphone takes the {hardware} platform from the OPPO Reno 5 Professional in that it’s now powered by the brand new MediaTek Dimensity 1200. What’s uncommon right here is that it seems that OnePlus goes solely MediaTek for the gadget, and possibly correlated to this truth is that the gadget isn’t presently being introduced for the US.

OnePlus Nord 2
  OnePlus Nord 2
SoC MediaTek Dimensity 1200

1x Cortex A78 @ 3.0GHz

3x Cortex A78 @ 2.6GHz

4x Cortex A55 @ 2.0GHz

Mali-G77MP9 @ ? MHz

Storage 128/256GB UFS 2.1
Show 6.43″ AMOLED

2400 x 1080 (20:9)

Measurement Top 159.12mm
Width 73.31mm
Depth 8.25mm
Weight 189grams
Battery Capability 4500mAh (2x 2250mAh)

65W charging

Wi-fi Charging
Rear Cameras
Broad 50MP IMX766

1.0µm pixels (2.0µm 4:1 12MP)

f/1.88 w/OIS

26 mm eq.

Extremely-wide 8MP


13mm eq.

Additional 2MP (Macro)
Entrance Digicam 32MP IMX615 0.8µm

I/O USB-C 2.0
Wi-fi (native) 802.11ax WiFi 6

Bluetooth 5.2 LE + NFC
Different Options Below-screen optical fingerprint sensor
Twin-SIM Twin nanoSIM
Launch Worth 8GB+128GB: £399 / €399

12GB+256GB: £469 / €499

Beginning with the SoC, the Nord 2 is powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 1200, which is a 6nm SoC improve to the Dimensity 1000 era from final gen, that includes new a Cortex-A78 core that clock as much as 3GHz, three A78’s at 2.6GHz, and 4 A55’s at 2.0GHz. The GPU is an older Mali-G77MP9 at an undisclosed frequency. OnePlus claims they’ve an unique “AI” variant of the chip that seemingly has greater clock speeds within the NPU and DSP blocks.

The cellphone is available in both 8 or 12GB RAM variants with LPDDR4X and 128 or 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

Connectivity clever there’s naturally the 5G capabilities of the SoC (sub-6GHz), however there’s additionally a brand new WiFi 6 suitable combo chip and an improve to Bluetooth 5.2.

The show specs seem an identical to the unique OnePlus Nord, nevertheless with smaller diagonal at 6.43” vs 6.44”. It’s nonetheless an AMOLED show at 2400 x 1080 decision and 90Hz refresh charge.

What’s totally different right here design clever is that OnePlus has dropped the ultra-wide module, so as an alternative of two entrance cameras in a pill-shaped cut-out you solely stay with the identical 32MP major unit, although this time it’s marketed as an IMX615 versus IMX616 final era – the variations between the 2 are unclear as the elemental specs are the identical.


The rear of the cellphone has a digicam island design that appears just like that of the OnePlus 9 Professional but additionally takes queues from the Reno 5 Professional sequence. It’s basically a dual-camera cellphone, with the principle module being an IMX766 at 50MP which we additionally noticed on the Discover X3 Professional, it’s usually a big 1.0µm pixel unit and sensor dimension at 1/1.56” which is considerably distinctive and uncommon for the mid-range, and options f/1.88 26mm equal optics with OIS.

The secondary digicam is an 8MP unit with an ultra-wide diagonal area of view of 119° and f/2.25 aperture optics – no additional particulars had been provided on this module, so it’s in all probability fairly primary. There’s additionally a 2MP macro digicam however these usually are unusable and are there only for advertising functions.


The cellphone weighs in at 189g which is usually according to the business because it has a 4500mAh battery in two cells for serial high-voltage charging at as much as 65W energy. It is going to be attention-grabbing to see the cellphone’s energy effectivity as this was one side that wasn’t convincing on the 9 Professional.

The design seems very ergonomic and within reason skinny at 8.25mm. There’s a rounded body and again cowl curvature whereas the display solely seems to have a smaller 2.5D edge.

The cellphone options twin stereo audio system (one being the earpiece), and a merely USB-C with 2.0 connectivity. Twin nanoSIM slots serves for extra versatile connectivity for goal markets.

Beginning at €/£399

Within the 8/128GB configuration, the cellphone is beginning at £399 and 399€, with pre-orders beginning now, and salves going stay on July 28th. OnePlus wasn’t clear what markets will get the Nord 2 – however at time of writing the product pages are solely out there for European nations and India.


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