OnePlus Nord CE3 5G | The Revival Of Flagship Killer

OnePlus has officially released its budget smartphone, OnePlus Nord CE3 5G, in China and all parts of the world. It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G chipset, a 6.7-inch OLED screen, 16MP front camera, a triple camera setup on the back, a 5000mAh battery and much more. This year, OnePlus is targeted towards making their comeback and retaining the title of flagship killer.

Release Highlights

  • The OnePlus Nord CE3 5G gets its processing power from Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G chipset.
  • The device has RAM options of 8GB and 12GB,
  • As for device storage, it comes with 128GB and 256GB memory options.
  • It has a 6.7-inch OLED screen that supports a 120Hz refresh rate
  • The device has a 16MP front camera. On the rear side, it comes with a triple camera setup of 50MP, 8MP and 2MP.
  • It comes with a 5000mAh battery that supports 80W fast charging

Display & Appearance

The OnePlus CE3 5G comes with a 6.7-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 2142 x 1080. It supports 120Hz refresh and 240Hz touch sampling rates for a buttery smooth experience. The device has 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, 10-bit colour depth, and is HDR10+ certified. 


The phone has a thickness of 8.2mm and weighs around 184g. For wireless connectivity, the device comes with Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6, NFC and infrared remote control. It has a fingerprint sensor under the display and dual stereo speakers for optimal audio experience. The device runs on Oxygen OS 13.1 system based on Android 13. It is available in two colours

  • Water Surge
  • Grey Shimmer

Processor & Storage

The OnePlus Nord CE3 5G features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G chipset. It also has LPDDR4X memory combined with UFS 3.1 flash memory for a smoother and faster user experience. The device has a 4129.8mm2 VC vapour chamber to keep the device cool even after continuous usage.


It has RAM options of 8GB and 12 GB. The device storage options vary between 128GB and 256 GB. 


The front camera of the OnePlus Nord CE3 5G is 16MP. On the rear side, it comes with a triple camera setup. The primary lens is 50 MP (Sony IMX890, 1/1.56” with OIS), 8MP super wide angle lens (Sony IMX355) and a 2MP macro lens. 



The battery capacity of the OnePlus Nord CE3 5G is 5000mAh which supports 80W fast charging. It can charge the phone to 61% in just 15 minutes. 

Price & Availability

The OnePlus Nord CE3 5G has been officially released overseas as well. It comes in two variants to make the buying process simple for consumers.

  • The price of 8+128GB is 26,999 rupees ($326)
  • The price of 12+256GB is 28,999 rupees ($350)

What do you think of the latest release by OnePlus? Do you think it would help them become relevant once again?

Source (Weibo, in Chinese)