OnePlus today introduced two new additions to the company’s affordable smartphone line, OnePlus Nord, to the Malaysian market: the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G and OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G. Both smartphones are OnePlus’ first-ever official launches in Malaysia, reiterating the brand’s commitment to Malaysian customers and OnePlus enthusiasts while fulfilling the promise to Never Settle.
Andy Shi, APAC President for OPPO and OnePlus brand said, “OnePlus has always stood for delivering the best possible technology to our users across the globe. As such, we owe it to our Malaysian community as well, to deliver only the very best in performance, software and user experience in various price categories, whether in our cutting-edge premium flagships; or the affordable yet uncompromising OnePlus Nord line of midrange flagship smartphones.”
The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G is a perfect marriage of all the flagship essentials taken to the next level. “Everything You Could Ask For,” it will include the same flagship 80W SUPERVOOC fast charging that debuted on the OnePlus 10 Pro, a faster, holistically upgraded MediaTek Dimensity 1300 chipset, an AI-enhanced flagship camera from the OnePlus 10R, and OxygenOS 12.1 to deliver an experience that is undeniably fast and smooth, all at an affordable price.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G, on the other hand, promises to deliver all of the core features that OnePlus customers have come to expect, while doing so at the brand’s most affordable price. It is a power-packed device that offers “A Little More Than You’d Expect,” with a fast, energy-efficient chipset, a massive battery with fast charging, and a 120 Hz display. The device also comes with OxygenOS 12.1, 5G connectivity, and popular Nord CE series features like a 3.5 mm headphone jack and expandable storage via a microSD card.
He added, “The introduction of the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G and OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G to our Malaysian customers and enthusiasts brings to life the promise that ‘Fast and Smooth has arrived’ – both devices are uncompromising in their performance, features, and user experience. Beyond that, it is a significant milestone for us as a brand, as it embodies our belief that the OnePlus experience should be made more accessible for everyone. This is only the beginning, however, as we plan to introduce more products that will bring OnePlus closer to our Malaysian community, and along the way, inspire all Malaysians to Never Settle.”
OnePlus Nord 2T 5G: OnePlus Flagship Essentials, Upgraded
Upgraded flagship essentials
The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G features the same flagship 80W SUPERVOOC fast charging technology as the OnePlus 10 Pro, which charges the device’s massive 4,500-mAh dual-cell battery from 0 to 100 percent in 27 minutes. It only takes 15 minutes to charge for a day, which is 120 percent faster than the original OnePlus Nord.
It is also TÜV Rheinland certified for safe fast charging and usage, indicating that it has been approved by a globally recognised body to provide safe fast charging. Furthermore, the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G has 9 temperature sensors built in to monitor the charging temperature in real time, ensuring that the phone remains safe and cool during the charging process. Simultaneously, the charging system is managed by an independent integrated circuit (IC) to ensure charging safety and stability.
The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G keeps its promise to deliver flagship essentials by stacking a powerful camera unit on its back that includes the same flagship 50 MP Sony IMX766 sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS) as the OnePlus 10R, a 120° ultra-wide camera, and a 2 MP mono lens. The 50 MP Sony IMX766 sensor was chosen for its 1/1.56-inch large sensor size, 1.0-m pixel size, and support for OIS, which, when combined with its ability to let in 56 percent more light, allows the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G to capture brighter and more detailed photos in low-light conditions. The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G also has an 8 MP ultra-wide camera with a 120° field of view to capture more of each scene.
Furthermore, the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G supports Nightscape mode, which can capture photos with high levels of detail and natural colours in low light. AI computational photography on the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G is taken to another level, powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 chipset, delivering the best quality low-light images in OnePlus Nord history.
The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G’s AI Highlight Video mode improves the brightness, colour, and contrast of video clips shot in backlit environments, uneven lighting, or at night by leveraging the power of Sony’s DOL-HDR image processing technology. The AI Highlight Video mode also reduces video shortening and overexposure to produce more balanced, natural-looking footage. The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G can record high frame rate slow-motion videos at up to 960 fps thanks to the improved computational power of the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 chipset, allowing users to capture quick movements with high levels of detail.
On the front, the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G is fitted with the same 32 MP front-facing sensor as the OnePlus 10 Pro. The selfie camera supports electronic image stabilisation (EIS) and an AI-deblurring algorithm, which improves the clarity and sharpness of photos and videos.
Fast and Smooth
The MediaTek Dimensity 1300 chipset powers the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G, which features an octa-core CPU with speeds of up to 3 GHz. With HyperEngine 5.0, the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 is manufactured using a 6 nm process, which provides better gaming performance, more efficient power consumption, and better temperature control. To ensure OnePlus’ signature fast and smooth experience, the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 is accompanied by up to 12 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
Additionally, the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G supports Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Hybrid 2.0 technology, that not only allows for more consistent data speeds when connected to Wi-Fi networks, but also lowers audio latency when the phone is connected to both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices simultaneously.
The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G features a large 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz, allowing for fast and smooth scrolling. Users with HDR10+ support can watch videos from popular streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video in richer, more vivid colours. The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G’s dual ambient light sensors on the front and back automatically adjust the brightness of its display in an accurate and subtle manner to best suit your environment for a better, more comfortable visual experience.
The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G comes pre-installed with OxygenOS 12.1 based on Android™ 12, allowing for better multitasking, improved power consumption, and smoother gallery viewing. The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G will receive 2 major Android updates and 3 years of security updates to ensure the smoothest and most secure experience.
Design, two stunning colourways
Coming in at just 8.2 mm in thickness and 190 g in weight, the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G feels comfortable in hand. The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G comes in two stunning colourways – Gray Shadow and Jade Fog. Gray Shadow has a dark sandstone finish with an anti-glare treatment that offers a textured, sanded look with micro-beads that increase the colourway’s resistance to sweat and fingerprints and deliver an aesthetic that – for the nostalgic – is reminiscent of the OnePlus One. The Jade Fog variant, on the other hand, has a glossy jade green finish and misty undertones, offering a flashy and elegant aesthetic.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G : OnePlus’ Most Accessible 5G-ready Smartphone
Powerful and seamless performance
The Snapdragon® 695 5G Mobile Platform powers the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G, which features an octa-core CPU with speeds up to 2.2 GHz. The chipset is manufactured using a 6 nm fabrication process, which contributes to powerful, energy-efficient performance, and it is supported by a Qualcomm® AdrenoTM 619 GPU, which improves performance by up to 30% over the previous generation. The chipset is accompanied by up to 8 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128 GB of storage.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G is equipped with a large 5,000-mAh battery that can power the device for an entire day of gaming, streaming, and social media scrolling. The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G can stream YouTube videos for approximately 21 hours or play 23 consecutive 30-minute rounds of PUBG Mobile on a single charge, according to internal OnePlus testing. The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G charges quickly and easily thanks to its 33W SUPERVOOC, which can charge its battery from 0 to 50% in 30 minutes. 33W SUPERVOOC also supports hardware-assisted temperature monitoring, thanks to the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G’s 9 different sensors, which ensure the device stays cool and runs smoothly during charging.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G features a 6.59-inch FHD+ display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and LCD technology that provides a smooth and power-efficient viewing experience. The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G’s display employs an AI dynamic refresh rate management system that adjusts the refresh rate based on the type of content being consumed in order to further reduce power consumption.
Moreover, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G supports the HyperBoost Gaming Engine, which powers features such as the General Performance Adapter (GPA) Frame Stabilizer, which work to provide a more stable and responsive gaming experience. GPA Frame Stabilizer aims to reduce frame rate fluctuation when gaming on the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G and works to ensure that if frame rate drops occur, they occur gradually rather than abruptly.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G also comes with OxygenOS 12.1 and will receive two major Android updates as well as three years of security updates.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G has a triple camera system on its rear headlined by a 64 MP main sensor, offering a large pixel size that allows it to capture sharper, more detailed photos with less blur and noise, particularly in low-light environments. The 64 MP main sensor works in tandem with a 2 MP depth-assist camera to ensure Portrait Mode shots have excellent depth and clarity, with subjects outlined accurately.
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G also supports Nightscape, which works with the device’s 64 MP main camera to capture up to eight shots at varying exposures in an instant and intelligently weaves them together to produce clearer, brighter, and more dramatic photos.
A 16 MP camera with electronic image stabilisation (EIS) is present on the front of the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G. EIS helps to reduce blurriness caused by external factors like moving vehicles and shaky hands to take clearer and more stable photos and videos.
With Dual-View Video, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G allows you to record with both its front and rear cameras at the same time, opening a range of new creative possibilities while filming.
Lastly, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G comes in two eye-catching fingerprint and smudge-resistant colorways – Blue Tide and Black Dusk. Blue Tide offers a rolling gradient of blue and yellow, while Black Dusk has a dark and stormy matte black finish. The edges of the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G are flatter which, combined with its slim 8.5 mm build, ensure it is comfortable to hold for long periods, both horizontally and vertically.
OnePlus Buds Pro and OnePlus Nord Buds
Bringing industry-leading noise cancellation technologies and premium audio to consumers in Malaysia, OnePlus is also introducing two feature-rich and high-quality OnePlus audio devices at two different price points that deliver great value – the OnePlus Buds Pro and the OnePlus Nord Buds.
The OnePlus Buds Pro is the brand’s first smart adaptive noise cancellation (ANC) earbuds. The new, premium, true wireless earbuds feature an industry-leading smart noise reduction system, superior call quality, extended battery performance, and a more personalised sound to create a truly immersive and premium audio experience.
The OnePlus Nord Buds, on the other hand, expands the Nord product portfolio and philosophy to hearables, offering excellent audio technology at a competitive and accessible price point. Building on community-favourite features, the Nord Buds boasts 12.4 mm titanium dynamic drivers, supports Dolby Atmos, and offers 30 hours of combined playback on a single charge.
Pricing and Availability
The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G, OnePlus Nord Buds, and OnePlus Buds Pro will be available for purchase from 19th July 2022 at OnePlus retail stores, OnePlus authorized dealers and the OnePlus official website, as well as OnePlus flagship stores on Shopee and Lazada.
The retail pricing of the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G and the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G start at RM1,899 and RM1,199 respectively.
OnePlus Nord 2T 5G
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G
|8GB||128||Blue Tide, Black Dusk||RM1,199|
Meanwhile, retail pricing of the OnePlus Buds Pro and the OnePlus Nord Buds start at RM799 and RM299 respectively.
For more information on the new OnePlus Nord 2T 5G, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G, the OnePlus Buds Pro and OnePlus Nord Buds, visit OnePlus’ official website, OnePlus Community, or check out OnePlus’ Facebook and Instagram page.