OnePlus returned to its roots this yr with the discharge of the value-oriented OnePlus Nord. Two extra Nord gadgets adopted in a while, and final month we heard rumors of a Nord SE that sounded fairly thrilling. Now new details about the telephone has come to mild, and although SE could stand for Particular Version, it would not sound fairly as particular as some hoped.

Relatively than providing a wholly new type issue like Apple does with its iPhone SE, a brand new report claims that the upcoming Nord SE is merely a brand new version of the unique Nord that’s unlikely to incorporate vital upgrades in relation to the internals. As an alternative, it is being created in collaboration with designer Joshua Vides to offer largely aesthetic modifications like distinctive customized wallpapers and a redesigned rear panel.

The Nord SE could characteristic a unique rear panel, but it surely in all probability will not differ a lot internally.

Since vital {hardware} upgrades are in all probability not within the playing cards, followers can anticipate to see the identical 6.4″ 90Hz AMOLED show, Snapdragon 765G, and rear quad-camera setup. Earlier rumors indicated that OnePlus may convey its Warp Cost 65 know-how, which debuted on the OnePlus 8T, to the brand new Nord — which might be one solution to distinguish the brand new mannequin with out pricey part upgrades.

We’ll know the reality of the SE quickly sufficient, as OnePlus is prone to introduce new {hardware} sooner than regular. We might hear extra in regards to the OnePlus SE together with the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus smartwatch as quickly as March of 2021. Regardless of the SE seems to be, let’s hope it seems higher than the final Nord telephone the corporate launched, which we referred to as “a disappointment at any worth.”