OnePlus may soon launch a new device in the company’s mid-range Nord series. The new phone isn’t a variant of the Nord 2, but would be the third phone in the series, which may end up being called the OnePlus Nord 3.
Tipster Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) recently spotted a mention of the OnePlus Nord 3 on the brand’s official website earlier this week. Sharma took to Twitter to announce the same. Interestingly, the Nord 3 mention was first spotted on the Indian website, suggesting that we might see an India launch before elsewhere.
Check out the tweet below.
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) May 2, 2022
OnePlus Nord 3: What we know so far
While this sounds like the first official nod to the OnePlus Nord 3, it’s not the first we’ve heard of the device. Weibo Tipster Digital Chat Station previously suggested that the Nord 3 would sport the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset and also come with other upper-midrange specs, including a 6.7-inch display and 120Hz refresh rate.
The phone is also expected to share some specs with the recently launched OnePlus 10R. This includes a 50 MP main camera on the back, along with an 8 MP ultra wide sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor. The phone is also expected to sport a 16MP front camera.
Other expected specs include a 4,500mAh battery and support for 150W fast charging, which we also saw on the OnePlus 10R.
We wouldn’t completely trust these specs just yet, as they seem too similar to the OnePlus 10R down to the chipset. The phone may launch with a lower end chipset compared to the Dimensity 8100 as the Nord series is expected to be a watered down version of the brand’s number series. That said, other specs like the camera setup might be similar to the 10R.
Anyway, with the first official mention already on the site and the fact that we are getting closer to the one year mark since the launch of the OnePlus Nord 2, more official details about the phone as well as leaks should do surface soon.