OnePlus Z aka OnePlus Nord Coming In July – Here’s All We Know

OnePlus is all set to launch a lighter version of the OnePlus 8 series devices. It will come with a hole-punch design. Read more to find about OnePlus Z Price in India, Specifications, and Features

OnePlus Z

Price and Availability

Price (starting) Rs 24,990 (expected)

OnePlus has started teasing a new handset. The company has an Instagram account (with username ‘OnePlusLiteZThing’) now with a Morse code that translates to the text “July”.

The OnePlus Z is likely to be launched in India on July 10. It is expected to be priced at Rs 24,990 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant.

OnePlus has confirmed ‘new, more affordable smartphone product line’ will launch first in India and Europe.

OnePlus Z aka OnePlus Nord

“As we have always done when we try something new, we are going to start relatively small with this new product line by first introducing it in Europe and India,” said Pete Lau, Co-founder & CEO, OnePlus.

“But don’t worry, we’re also looking to bring more affordable smartphones to North America in the near future as well,” he added.

The upcoming handset will the first OnePlus handset with an affordable price tag. The company hopes to attract customers who avoid OnePlus due to premium pricing.

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Specifications and Features

  • Hole-punch design
  • 6.4-inch display
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Triple rear cameras
  • 64MP primary sensor
  • 16MP selfie cam
  • Snapdragon 765G SoC
  • 12GB RAM
  • Android 10 OS
  • Oxygen OS 10
  • 5G support
  • 4,300mAh battery
  • 30W fast charging support

As per recent leaks and rumors, the upcoming handset will feature a hole-punch display design (with centrally-aligned cutout). It is said to house a 16MP front camera.

The OnePlus Z/ OnePlus 8 Lite is tipped to sport a 6.55-inch Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, minimal bezels, and an in-display fingerprint scanner.

The rear panel will feature a rectangular-shaped triple camera setup. It is expected to combine a 64MP primary sensor with a 16MP secondary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor.

OnePlus Z

The upcoming smartphone is said to be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor and up to 12GB RAM. It is likely to run Android 10-based Oxygen OS 10.

The OnePlus Z/ OnePlus 8 Lite is said to be backed by a 4,300mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.

Additionally,. the upcoming handset is expected to come with an alert slider, 5G support, USB Type-C port, and the speaker grille.

More details are likely to emerge in the coming days. Bookmark this [page for more regular updates.

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Recently, the Chinese brand launched the OnePlus 8 series. It was rumored to be working on a toned-down variant called the OnePlus 8 Lite. However, the OnePlus Z is reported to be a successor of the OnePlus X handset (launched in 2015).

The OnePlus Z/ OnePlus 8 Lite is likely to come with a cheaper price tag than the OnePlus 8 series. The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Plus price starts at Rs 41,999 and Rs 54,999, respectively.

Both new handsets come with features like Snapdragon 865 SoC, up to 12GB RAM, up to 256GB internal storage, 16MP selfie camera, and 5G support.

However, while the OnePlus 8 sports a triple camera setup on the back, the OnePlus 8 Pro comes with quad rear cameras.

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