OnePlus Nord 3: Flagship Features Getting Pretty Affordable

Abhishek Kumar
3 min readJul 12, 2023

OnePlus launched a trio of devices in the third generation of the Nord series and, ranking from the best in terms of specs, you have OnePlus Nord 3, OnePlus Nord CE 3, and OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite. Out of these, OnePlus Nord 3 is getting a lot of attention for bringing the latest flagship features at a really low cost.

But do you agree with the assertion that OnePlus Nord 3 has made the flagship features really affordable for mid-range buyers? Let us check the major features and specifications of the new OnePlus Nord 3 to get a better idea about it:

Specifications and Features of OnePlus Nord 3:

  • OnePlus Nord 3 is an extremely elegant device and with a size of 8.2mm in thickness, it weighs about 193.5g. Besides, it contains Dragontrail glass in front and Gorilla Glass 5 at the back with a plastic frame. It also comes with an IP54 rating which makes it resistant to dust and occasional splashes. It has been launched in Misty Green and Tempest Gray colors.
  • The device comes with a 6.74-inch Fluid AMOLED display with a 120Hz display refresh rate and HDR10+ support. It supports peak brightness up to 1450nits and 89.8% screen-to-body ratio. It also contains a display resolution of 1240 x 2772 pixels and, as aforementioned, you get Dragontrail glass for extra durability.
  • You can call it a flagship because you get a flagship processor. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 9000 processor which is just 4nm in size and octa-core in structure with a primary clock speed of 3.05GHz. This MediaTek processor is one of the flagships and can be a good option for gamers. It also contains an Arm Mali-G710 MC10 as the GPU support and OxygenOS 13.1 over Android 13 as the OS support.
  • It has been launched in India in two variants. The lower variant comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage and the cost of this variant in India is 33,999. If you want more RAM and ROM in your device, you can go for the higher variant that comes with 16GB RAM and 256GB internal storage and the cost of this variant is 37,999 in India.
  • The camera section of the OnePlus Nord 3 is one of the highlights and it comes with a 50MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear camera with an LED flash and it comes with an LED flash to help you get good images and videos even in low lights. Besides, it can capture 4K videos as well at 60 frames per second. The device also contains as much a 16MP front camera that comes with an HDR feature and can be a good thing for selfies and video calls.
  • Talking about the battery support with the device, you get a powerful 5000mAH battery which is good enough to last a pretty good while. And this is still not the best thing. In fact, the smartphone comes with as much as 80W fast charging support and you can charge the device from 0 to 100 in just 32 minutes, as advertised by the brand.
  • The device comes with an under-display, optical fingerprint sensor along with a face unlock feature, USB Type-C 2.0 support, USB on the go feature, and stereo speakers.

These are some of the major features of the new OnePlus Nord 3 smartphone that make it an interesting option for buyers. But do you think it is good enough to qualify as a flagship in the mid-range segment?

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Abhishek Kumar

A Passionate Writer with love for Technology. I love discovering new gadgets and writing about smartphones. However, do not let technology take away your sleep.