OnePlus is preparing to open a new chapter in its history and introduce a mid-range mobile phone to the world: OnePlus Nord. The Chinese manufacturer announced that the revelation date is already set for 2 pm on July 21, in a virtual world event that claims to be the first launch of a smartphone using augmented reality.
According to the brand, in order to experience the event it will be necessary to install a specific application, which will be available for both Android and iOS. In the pipeline are also exclusive invitations, where a QR code gives access to a hands-on view of the new OnePlus Nord.
The official disclosure of the launch date of the new smartphone comes after two Twitter users, TechDroider and Ishan Argawal, faced an accidental leak of information from the manufacturer. According to the XDA Developers portal, in question was the sale of exclusive invitations to the event on July 21 through Amazon India.
OnePlus Nord: What is already known about the new smartphone?
Recently, Carl Pei, co-founder of the brand and one of those responsible for launching the new smartphone, revealed that inside the equipment will be a Snapdragon 765G processor, a revelation that was later confirmed by Qualcomm on Twitter.
As far as prices are concerned, Pete Lau, CEO of the company, had already confirmed to the international press that the cost of the new OnePlus Nord will be below 500 dollars. Also in this month, the official informed that the smartphone would reach Europe and India first and that an exclusive number of North American users would have the opportunity to try it through a beta program after the official launch date.
Although Carl Pei did not reveal any more specific details about the remaining components of the smartphone, the official explained that the equipment takes into account three essential points: the camera, the user experience and quality. With OnePlus Nord we will bring a camera that is at the level of a flaghship model to a device with a mid-range price, said the official.
Keeping the theme of the campaign and teaser story published on Instagram, the co-founder of OnePlus decided to respond to the latest rumors about the smartphone camera, indicating only that it has a photographic configuration that is level and a flagship model.
The true aspect of the OnePlus Nord is still a secret from the Gods, although the brand new documentary about the smartphone development process presents a prototype of the equipment.
In addition to the aspect, still to be confirmed are the advanced rumors that account for a possible configuration of two front cameras, one with 32 MP and the other with 8 MP, in a similar configuration of the smartphones of the Huawei P40 line. Other rumors also state that the equipment will have an AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of 90 Hz.