OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G Gaming Review: OnePlus has launched another sequel in the Nord segment on Feb 17(Thursday, 07:00 PM IST). Last year OnePlus had launched Nord CE and it made a decent place for itself in the gaming sector. Now, it’s time for Nord CE 2 to unveil its features and outstand with other smartphones.
Is OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G worth a purchase for gaming? Let’s deep dive and look at its specifications to know it in more detail.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G Specifications And Gaming Review
Display & OS
Nord CE 2 5G comes with a 6.43 inches (1080×2400 full HD) Fluid AMOLED display, making the gaming experience smooth. It has a pixel density of 409ppi for better quality and holds a refresh rate of 90Hz.
Playing games at a higher refresh rate can make a substantial impact on the gaming experience. While playing high-end games, it is recommended to play on smartphones having more than 90Hz.
It has an HDR10+ certification and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. This smartphone is packed with Android 11, and OnePlus OxygenOS 11.
Processor & RAM
Nord CE 2 5G is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset brought into a good gaming smartphone. MediaTek Dimensity 900 allows you to perform tasks faster which includes faster app opening and faster gaming. It has been paired with 6GB/8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. RAM is used to boost system responsiveness and improve frame rates.
Camera & Battery
Surprise……….. Oneplus Nord CE 2 5G
Closer LOOK at the camera module……….. pic.twitter.com/3IgTKnzkm9
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Packed with a triple camera of 64 MP (Primary) + 8 MP (Wide-Angle) + 2 MP (Macro) and a front camera of 16 MP. Making it gaming and a camera smartphone on the go.
OnePlus is always concerned about its charging speed as it plays a crucial role while playing games on smartphones. Nord CE 2 has a 65W SUPERVOOC charger which fully charges at 30mins. It has a non-removable Li-Po 4500mAh battery and supports Type-C charging.
Nord CE 2 5G price in India
One Plus kept this smartphone under a budget smartphone segment. Price range starting from ₹23,999 for 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage will be priced at 24,999. Those who have HDFC debit/credit cards can avail of this discount offer of up to ₹1,500.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G vs Other Smartphones: Gaming Review
*All comparisons are done while considering every feature from a gaming angle.
1. OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G vs Oppo Reno 7 5G
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- The price of Nord CE 2 starts from 23,999 and Reno 7 starts from 28,999.
- OnePlus Nord CE 2 offers a 6GB/8GB RAM variant but Reno 7 has only an 8GB RAM variant.
- While Nord CE 2 runs on Android 11, Reno 7 runs on Android 12.
- Nord CE 2 has a 65W SUPERVOOC charging whereas Reno 7 has a 65W SUPERVOOC charging.
Conclusion: Nord CE 2 5G is much preferred in comparison to Reno 7 5G as you get almost the same features at a better price.
2. Nord CE 2 5G vs Realme 9 Pro Plus 5G
- The price of Nord CE 2 starts from 23,999 and Realme 9 Pro Plus starts from 24,999
- Nord CE 2 runs on Dimensity 900 whereas Realme 9 Pro Plus runs on Dimensity 920.
- OnePlus Nord CE 2 has a GPU of 2.0 GHz but Realme 9 Pro Plus has a GPU of 2.5 GHz.
- Nord CE 2 has a 65W SUPERVOOC charging whereas Reno 7 has a 60W SUPERVOOC charging.
- OnePlus offers a Fluid AMOLED display but Realme offers a Super AMOLED display
Conclusion: Realme 9 Pro Plus is a better smartphone in comparison with OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G.
3. Nord CE 2 5G vs Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
- The price of Nord CE 2 starts from 23,999 and Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro starts from 17,990
- Nord has a smaller display of 6.43 inches in comparison to Poco, as it has a 6.67 inches display.
- In comparison to weight Nord is much lighter as it weighs 173g but, Poco weighs 215g.
- OnePlus Nord CE 2 has a GPU of 2.0 GHz but Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro has a GPU of 2.96 GHz.
- Nord CE 2 offers 4500mAh and Poco X3 Pro offers 5160mAh.
- OnePlus Nord CE 2 comes with Color Fluid AMOLED display and Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro comes with a Color IPS LCD display.
- In CPU comparison Nord CE 2 lacks behind as it has a 90Hz refresh rate but Poco X3 Pro has a refresh rate of 120Hz.
- But in charging speed Nord CE 2 drags down Poco X3 Pro, as it offers 65W SUPERVOOC Charge whereas Poco X3 Pro has a 33W SuperCharge.
Conclusion: Overall it can be concluded that Poco X3 Pro is way superior to Nord CE 2 in lots of fields.
4. Nord CE 2 5G vs Redmi Note 11 Pro
- The price of Nord CE 2 starts from 23,999 and Redmi Note 11 Pro Max 5G starts from 19,999.
- OnePlus Nord CE 2 has a GPU of 2.0 GHz but Redmi Note 11 Pro Max 5G has a GPU of 2.4 GHz.
- Nord CE 2 offers 4500mAh and Redmi Note 11 Pro Max 5G offers 5200mAh.
- But in charging speed Nord CE 2 drags down Redmi Note 11 Pro Max 5G, as it offers 65W SUPERVOOC Charge whereas Redmi Note 11 Pro Max 5G has a 33W SuperCharge.
Conclusion: Redmi Note 11 Pro Max 5G is a bit superior to OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G in gaming as well as price POV.
So these are the major competitors in the market that can give tough competition to OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G in the Gaming segment. The status of this smartphone is still Coming Soon as the sale is going to start on 22nd Feb 2022 at Amazon.