OnePlus has finally launched the eagerly-awaited Nord 3 5G smartphone and the Nord Buds 2r TWS earbuds last week in India during the OnePlus Nord Summer Launch Event. At the launch, OnePlus announced several attractive offers for these devices. Before jumping to the offers, let’s quickly scan through the key features of the devices:
OnePlus Nord 3 5G
The OnePlus Nord 3 5G features a large 6.74-inch 120Hz 1.5K AMOLED display with 93.5% screen-to-body ratio, that allows users to enjoy more content and connect with the visuals on the screen, thanks to 1.46mm narrow bezels on each side of the screen and 2.31mm below it.
The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 9000 5G chipset that gives the new Nord 42.9% better CPU performance and a massive 58.6% GPU performance increase compared to the Dimensity 1300 SoC in the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G.
It offers a smoother performance, and the MediaTek’s power and energy efficiency technology and OnePlus’s own GPA Frame Rate Stabiliser and HyperTouch and HyperBoost engine offer high frame rate, and extended gameplay.
In addition to up to 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM, the phone offers up to 12GB of virtual RAM for fast and fluid app loading and running applications smoothly in the background. It runs OxygenOS 13.1 out-of-the-box.
The Nord 3 5G has a 50-megapixel Sony IMX890, complete with optical image stabilisation, TurboRAW and more features. There is also a 8MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP macro camera. The 16MP front camera with enhanced software offer greater detail to human portraits.
The OnePlus Nord 3 5G is powered by a large, 5000mAh battery with support for 80W SUPERVOOC fast charging that can charge from 1-100% in just 30 minutes. It also comes with Battery Health Engine to give an expected lifecycle of up to 1600 charging cycles.
OnePlus Nord Buds 2r
The OnePlus Nord Buds 2r are the most affordable Nord earbuds with outstanding bass performance and burdenless durability. Powered by 12.4mm Extra Large Drivers, the OnePlus Nord Buds 2r deliver rich and detailed sound.
The Dual Mics and AI Clear Call Algorithm accurately filter ambient noise and capture clear human voices, delivering crystal clear phone calls. In addition to the dual mics, the OnePlus Nord Buds 2r feature a wind-noise reduction mechanism that optimizes voice quality in noisy or loud environments.
The earbuds feature IP55 water and sweat resistance, and a Smooth Ergonomic Design, and can withstand intense workouts and outdoor adventures without missing a beat.
It supports Bluetooth 5.3 for a strong and stable connection. The BassWave Enhancement allows audio content to stay true to its original quality and exhibit a broad bass.
The Dolby Atmos technology amplifies the sound for a smoother performance with higher fidelity, especially when connected to a OnePlus device, and there is also Dirac Audio Tuner support for other OnePlus devices that support it.
The OnePlus Nord Buds 2r can last up to 8 hours without its case and 38 hours with a charging case.
The OnePlus Nord 3 5G 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version is priced at INR 33,999 and 16GB RAM + 256GB variant costs INR 37,999. The smartphone is available in two colorways: Misty Green and Tempest Gray and will be going on sale starting from 15th July on Amazon.in, oneplus.in, OnePlus experience stores and select partner stores.
The OnePlus Nord Buds 2r comes at a price tag of INR 2,199, and the Deep Grey color variant went on sale from 5th July across oneplus.in, OnePlus store app, Amazon.in, Flipkart.com, Myntra.com, OnePlus experience stores and select partner stores.
The Nord Buds 2r Triple Blue variant will be available for purchase starting 15th July.
Starting 15 July, customers purchasing a Nord 3 5G on Amazon.in, oneplus.in, OnePlus experience stores and select partner stores will get a free Nord Buds till stock lasts.
- Select bank customers can avail an instant bank discount of INR 1,000 Instant Discount with Credit Cards, Debit Cards & Credit Card EMI from 15th July – 25th July
- Customers can also opt for No-cost EMI up to 6 months on select bank cards from 15th July – 25th July
- Customers can also avail 1-year warranty plan at just INR 99; and earn 2X Redcoins on Nord 3 5G. A special Redcoin discount of up to INR 1000 when purchased between 15th July – 25th July on oneplus.in.
- Additional benefits for JioPlus (Postpaid) users on the INR 399 plan, which provides 75 GB monthly data. JioPlus (Postpaid) users will get special benefits up to INR 4500 which includes additional 100 GB data (additional 10 GB data per month for 10 months) worth INR 1000 and additional coupons worth INR 3500 from Swiggy, Ajio, Ferns and Petals, Ixigo, Abhibus and ET Prime. Offer valid from 15th July 2023.
- Android and iOS users can avail a special exchange offer of INR 2,000 from 16th July – 25th July
Commenting on the sale, Mr. Ranjit Babu, Director, Wireless and Home Entertainment, Amazon India, said:
Our long-term engagement with OnePlus has won millions of hearts in India. The OnePlus Nord series is a true testament of power and performance, coupled with best-in-class, flagship-grade features. We are thrilled to once again engage with OnePlus and launch the OnePlus Nord 3 5G on Prime Day ensuring not only great value, but also quick, reliable and safe delivery to customers pan India.