OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G: Full Specs, Price, Launch Date

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G

OnePlus has been a popular brand in the upper-midrange and premium segment, but its first time that the company has hosted a event for its affordable 5G smartphone. Although the Nord Brand is famous in midrange section. This new Nord CE 3 fits into the under 20k price point, which is the most high-volume segment, as per sales in India.

Today, in an event, OnePlus announced two new products for India, the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G and the OnePlus Nord Buds 2. Considering the brand value and the overall looks and specs, the phone is very promising. Here is full detailed specs and insights you need to know before purchasing the phone.


Design and Display

The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite has a sleek design with a glass front, plastic frame, and plastic back. It measures 165.5 x 76 x 8.3 mm (6.52 x 2.99 x 0.33 in) and weighs 195 g. The device comes with a hybrid dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) slot.

The phone boasts a 6.72-inch IPS LCD with a 120Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a screen-to-body ratio of approximately 87.1%, making it ideal for users who enjoy immersive displays. The device is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, ensuring durability and scratch resistance.

Performance and Storage

Under the hood, the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite is powered by a Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm) chipset. It is an octa-core CPU with 2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold and 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver processors. It has an Adreno 619 GPU for enhanced graphics performance.

The device is equipped with 8GB of RAM and comes in two internal storage options, 128GB or 256GB, both of which use UFS 2.2 technology. The phone also has a microSDXC card slot that uses a shared SIM slot.



The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite boasts a triple rear camera system with a 108-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 1/1.67″ size, allowing users to capture stunning photos with high clarity and detail. The phone also has a 2-megapixel macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The rear camera setup also features LED flash, HDR, and panorama. The device supports 1080p@30fps video recording.

On the front, the phone has a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture and 1.0µm pixel size. The front camera also supports HDR and panorama and can record 1080p@30fps video.

Battery and Charging

The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite has a powerful Li-Po 5000 mAh non-removable battery. The phone supports 67W fast charging, allowing users to charge their device up to 80% in just 30 minutes, according to the company’s claims.


Connectivity and Sensors

The device comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1 with support for aptX HD, LDAC, AAC & SBC. It also supports GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS, and QZSS positioning.

In terms of sensors, the phone features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Software Support 

The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite comes with OxygenOS 13.1 as its pre-installed software. OnePlus’ software has been much sought after due to its minimalist and clean interface. This also translates to impressive benefits such as reduced app power consumption, faster app installation, and improved app optimization. 

Additionally, the device is set to receive two years of major Android OS updates and three years of security updates, ensuring that users stay up-to-date with the latest software improvements and security patches. Furthermore, the phone’s Widevine L1 certification enables it to support HD content streaming on major OTT platforms such as Netflix, Prime Video, and Disney+Hotstar, elevating your entertainment experience to the next level.


Box Contents

When you purchase the Nord CE 3 Lite, you can expect to find the following items inside the box: the smartphone itself, an 80W SUPERVOOC Power Adapter (although the phone supports 67W fast charging), a Type-C Cable that supports USB 2.0, a phone case, a pre-applied screen protector, a SIM tray ejector, a welcome letter, a brand sticker, a quick guide, a Red Cable Club membership card, and a safety guide. 

Price and Availability

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite will be first available on April 11, 2023, on Amazon and OnePlus Store (online and offline). The device will be available in two colours, Pastel Lime and Chromatic Gray. The RAM is 8 GB for both the storage variants of 128GB and 256 GB.

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G price in India

There is any early bird discount for the first sale. ICICI Bank card users can get ₹1000 discount on credit & debit card EMI on the purchase.

8 GB RAM+128 GB Storage: Best Price: ₹18,999

8 GB RAM+256 GB Storage: Best Price: ₹20,999


What is the price of OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite?

The starting price of Nord CE 3 is Rs 19,999.

What is the chipset used in OnePlus Nord CE 3?

The Phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G chipset.

What is the RAM and storage capacity of OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite?

CE 3 Lite comes with 8GB RAM and a choice of either 128GB or 256GB of internal storage.

Does OnePlus Nord CE 3 support fast charging?

Yes, it supports 67W SuperVOOC fast charging, although you get a 80W charger in the Box.

What is the camera setup of OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite?

It has a triple rear camera setup with a 108-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The front camera is a 16-megapixel sensor.

What is the operating system of OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite?

The Phone runs on Android 13 with OxygenOS 13.1. It promises 2 years of major OS updates and 3 years of security updates.

Does OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite support 5G connectivity?

Yes, the Nord CE 3 Lite supports 5G connectivity.

What are the 5G bands supported by the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite?

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite all the bands supported by Airtel and Jio, i.e, 700 Mhz (n28), 900 MHz (n8), 1800 MHz (n3), 2100 MHz (n1), 3500 MHz (n78)

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