The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite and the Nord Buds 2 are available in the Philippines starting April 21, 2023. The phone is priced at P14,990, available in Pastel Lime and Chromatic Gray, while the TWS is priced at just P3,990.
Both devices are available for pre-order in all OPPO and OnePlus authorized stores nationwide starting April 21 to 30 and will be available in-store on May 5. From April 21 to May 4, pre-orders of the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G will come with a free OnePlus Bullets Wireless Earphone Z2.
The devices are also coming to Lazada starting April 21 with an option for 0% interest installment for 45 days via LazPayLater. On the other hand, they will also become available on Shopee starting April 26 with an option for 0% interest installment for 3 months via SPayLater. The Nord CE 3 Lite 5G will also come bundled with the Bullets Wireless Earphone Z2 from April 21 to 30.
The phone is also available through Home Credit with installment options for 6 to 18 months.
The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite features a 108MP main camera with 3x lossless zoom and two 2MP cameras for macro and depth.
The phone has a 6.72-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. It also has a peak brightness of 680 nits, Gorilla Glass protection, and a 16MP hole-punch selfie camera.
The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite is powered by the Snapdragon 695 chip, a decent performer for the class, with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It has a 5,000mAh battery that supports 67W SuperVOOC charging, which can charge the phone from zero to 80 percent in just 30 minutes. It also has a SuperVOOC Endurance Edition feature that prevents overcharging and extends the battery’s lifespan.
The phone has other features that give it a good value proposition, including stereo speakers, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It comes in two colors: Pastel Lime and Chromatic Gray.
For more information, you can check out our initial review here.
The OnePlus Nord Buds 2, on the other hand, are the second generation of OnePlus’ wireless earbuds and feature active noise cancellation (ANC) and transparency modes. They have an in-ear design with silicone tips and touch controls, powered by 12.4mm drivers with Dolby Atmos support.
The Nord Buds 2 have a battery life of up to five hours with ANC turned on, up to seven hours with ANC turned off, and up to 36 hours with the charging case. It also has an IP55 dust and water resistance rating, Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity, and AAC codec support.
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite specs
|Display||6.72-inch FHD IPS display, 2400×1080, 120Hz refresh rate|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G|
|Rear Camera||108MP main|
|Network||5G, 4G LTE, Dual SIM|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC|
|Others||Side fingerprint sensor, face unlock, USB-C, headphone jack, stereo speakers|
|OS||OxygenOS, Android 13|
|Colors||Pastel Lime, Chromatic Gray|
|Battery||5000mAh Battery, 67W Wired SUPERVOOC fast charging|