OnePlus Nord and OnePlus Buds are all set to make their debut today as a part of the Chinese smartphone maker’s launch event. The event will be hosted virtually owing to the coronavirus pandemic and can be watched online. As a novelty, OnePlus will also be providing an augmented reality (AR) version of the launch event through its OnePlus Nord AR apps. OnePlus Nord is a much-anticipated smartphone that is already teased to be priced under $500. It is also the first phone in OnePlus’ Nord series.
OnePlus Nord launch live updates
OnePlus Nord launch event will kick off at 07:30pm IST (2pm GMT) online and can be checked out on the OnePlus website or via the OnePlus Nord AR apps – Android and iOS. If you are more interested in OnePlus Buds, the earbuds launch is said to begin at 07:50pm IST (2:20pm GMT). As always, Gadgets 360 will bring you live updates of the launch right here. If you prefer to also keep an eye on the livestream, we have also embedded the same.
OnePlus Nord: What to expect
OnePlus has already teased a number of Nord’s features. It will be a mid-range smartphone that will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. It also features a Fluid AMOLED display, same as OnePlus 8 series, and a quad camera setup. The main 48-megapixel camera sensor is also said be same as OnePlus 8. The other three shooters are going to include an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 5-megapixel depth sensor, and a macro camera.
Additionally, the phone will pack dual front shooter for selfies, including the 32-megapixel main selfie shooter. The presence of OxygenOS 10, based on Android 10, for software is a non-brainer.
OnePlus Buds: What to expect
OnePlus Buds are set to be the company’s first pair of truly wireless earbuds. The earbuds are already teased to come with seven hours of battery life on a single charge. The runtime increases to 30 hours when re-charged using the battery in the case. The case is also confirmed to support Warp Charge. Also, OnePlus has revealed that the earbuds will weigh 4.6 grams each and the charging case weighs 36 grams.