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Late last month, the OnePlus Nord 2 was announced as a feature-packed mid-range phone with a compelling price tag. The smartphone features a MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI SoC, a 6.43-inch Full HD OLED 90Hz display, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. Also in the mix is a 4,500 mAh battery that supports Warp Charge 65 fast charging. Unfortunately, it's the battery that is causing issues for one unlucky new OnePlus Nord 2 owner. According to Ankur Sharma's post on Twitter, his wife was out for a bike ride carrying her 5-day-old Nord 2 in a sling. Then, out of nowhere, the phone seemingly exploded, and smoke started billowing from the sling. Sharma posted images of the charred smartphone to Twitter,... Read more...
No longer a rumor, OnePlus has confirmed it is launching a Nord 2 smartphone with 5G connectivity, though it will not be rocking a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset like the first iteration. Instead, this will be the first OnePlus device to feature a MediaTek system-on-chip (SoC). Perhaps equally surprising, OnePlus is billing the MediaTek-powered Nord 2 as a "flagship killer." We have seen that designation from OnePlus before, though it was in the company's earlier days when it aggressively sought to shake up the smartphone landscape. The OnePlus 2 was deemed such a phone—a flagship killer with premium features and high-end capabilities, at a delightfully much lower price than what a typical... Read more...
As we stated in our OnePlus Nord review, the handset is an excellent mid-range 5G Android phone with a beautiful screen, versatile cameras, and strong performance for the money. Will the eventual Nord 2 follow in its predecessor's footsteps and offer the same kind of value proposition? We'll find out very soon—it's apparently launching in just a few months, and without a Qualcomm chip in tow. To be clear, there is no official release date for the Nord 2. The name of the phone does not even officially exist, either. However, what are claimed to be "reliable insider sources" have indicated to AndroidCentral that the Nord's successor for 2021 will indeed be called the Nord 2, and that it will... Read more...