OnePlus has just announced three new Nord-branded products. These include the OnePlus Nord 3 5G and Nord CE3 5G smartphones, and the OnePlus Nord Buds 2r TWS earphones. In this article, we are going to discuss about the Nord 3. The phone arrives as the successor to the last year’s Nord 2.

OnePlus Nord 3 5G launched

The OnePlus Nor 3 5G comes with a 6.73-inch AMOLED display with a center-aligned punch-hole cutout. It offers a 1.5K resolution, 1,450 nits peak brightness, and a 120Hz refresh rate.

Design-wise, the device has a slightly boxy form factor with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and the iconic Alert Slider. The back panel has two camera rings.

OnePlus Nord 3 5G design

On the imaging front, the OnePlus Nord 3 5G features triple rear cameras. The setup comprises a 50MP OIS-assisted Sony IMX890 main sensor paired with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro unit. There is a 16MP front-facing selfie snapper. The device packs support for TurboRAW and 4K video recording at 30fps.

Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord 3 5G is equipped with a MediaTek Dimensity 9000 processor. It packs up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM along with virtual RAM support. There is 256GB of internal storage.

The smartphone features a 4129.8mm(sq) VC cooling chamber for heat dissipation. The Nord 3 5G draws its power from a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 80W VOOC fast charging. Software-wise, it runs on Android 13 out of the box.

The OnePlus Nord 3 5G comes with stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos, X-Axis Linear Motor, IR Blaster, and NFC.

OnePlus Nord 3 5G

OnePlus Nord 3 Specifications

Display: 6.74-inch (2772×1240 pixels) (120Hz/90Hz/60Hz/45Hz/40Hz adaptive) AMOLED display with up to 1450 nits peak brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 1440Hz high-frequency PWM dimming

Chipset: Up to 3.05GHz Octa Core Dimensity 9000 4nm processor with Mali-G710 10-core GPU

RAM/Storage: 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage

OS: Android 13 with ColorOS 13

SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)

Main Camera: Triple

  • 50MP with Sony IMX890 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, OIS
  • 8MP 120° ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX355 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, LED flash

Selfie Camera: 16MP with f/2.4 aperture

Sensor: In-display fingerprint sensor

Dimensions: 162.6×75.1×8.15mm

Weight: 193g

Multimedia: USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos

Network/Connectivity: 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS (L1 + L5)/ GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C

Battery: 5000mAh (typical) with 80W SuperVOOC fast charging

OnePlus Nord 3 Price and Availability

OnePlus Nord 3 5G in black

The OnePlus Nord 3 is offered in Temptest Grey and Misty Green colors.

  • 8GB/128GB model costs €499
  • 16GB/256GB model costs €549

However, OnePlus is offering an early bird discount on the latter until July 31 and it will set you back €499.

The smartphone will be available for purchase starting July 15 from Amazon, OnePlus website, and experience stores.

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