OnePlus has revealed its latest affordable 5G smartphone, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G, promising “a little more than you’d expect” according to the company, with headline specs including a 90Hz AMOLED display, 65W SuperVOOC charging and a triple camera setup on the rear.
The question is, when will it be released and, more importantly, where will fans be able to buy it? We answer all you need to know about buying the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G at release in the UK and India right here.
For more on the mid-ranger, take a look at the latest OnePlus Nord 2 CE 5G news.
When will the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G be released?
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G will first make an appearance in India with release scheduled for 22 February 2022.
It’ll then go up for pre-order in the UK and Europe on 3 March 2022, before officially going on sale on 10 March 2022.
Those in the US are out of luck as, much like with the original Nord, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G isn’t currently scheduled for release in the States.
How much will the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G cost?
When it comes to OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G pricing, OnePlus has kept things refreshingly simple this time around – in the UK and Europe, anyway.
That’s because there’s only a single version of the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G going on sale, with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and it’ll cost interested buyers just £299/€349.
It’s a slightly different story in India, where there’s a base-level model with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage to go alongside the standard 8GB and 128GB variant. The former comes in at ₹23,999, while the latter starts at ₹25,999.
If you want to see how the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G compares to the mid-range competition, take a look at our selection of the best mid-range smartphones. We’ve also got the best mid-range phone deals if you’re looking to bag yourself a bargain with your next purchase.
Where can I buy the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G in India?
Indian buyers will be the first to get their hands on the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G with a release in less than 24 hours in the region – the question is, where should you go if you want to buy one?
While OnePlus hasn’t taken pre-orders for the Nord CE 2 5G, it’s usually available from its own storefront as well as popular third-party retailers including Amazon.
We’ve listed stores that stock other OnePlus phones in the collection ahead of its release, and we’ll mark retailers as confirmed as stock begins to appear.
Where can I buy the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G in the UK?
UK-based OnePlus fans are in a similar boat to Indian fans, with no OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G pre-orders ahead of the mid-rangers release in early March.
However, with years of OnePlus launches to go by, it’s fairly easy to predict where the Nord CE 2 5G will be available to buy at launch.
It seems to be limited to OnePlus itself during the pre-order phase, but it’s likely also going to be available at Amazon and John Lewis, with Laptops Direct also occasionally offering OnePlus smartphones.
We’ve included expected UK retailers below, and we’ll mark retailers as confirmed as stock is revealed.
Where to buy the OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G on contract in the UK
While carrier availability in the UK is yet to be confirmed, it’s worth noting that the original OnePlus Nord CE 5G was exclusive to the Three network, so it might be a similar story this time around.
We’ll be sure to update this section with top contract deals as soon as they begin to trickle through.
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