OnePlus has announced a new version of the successful OnePlus Nord 2, the OnePlus Nord 2 × PAC-MAN Edition. The renowned technology company, together with Bandai Namco Europe, surprise video game lovers with a commemorative edition of which remains one of the best mid-range on the market. With a totally personalized experience, the buyers of this smartphone will be able to have a totally personalized experience; from the design to the interior, with games, challenges and exclusive content in the form of signature sounds and details.
Pac-Man eats OnePlus; a OnePlus Nord 2 packed with details
The OnePlus Nord 2 × PAC-MAN Edition seeks to reinvent the design of the original OnePlus Nord 2 starting with its double-layer back cover, with an aesthetic combination of both brands. In the outermost layer, OnePlus maintains its design style based on “simplicity and elegance”; now combined with signature Pac-Man elements such as the PAC-DOTS and PAC-MAN from Toru Iwatani’s work. In the innermost layer, this special edition features a phosphorescent design that Shine in the darkness (hides a neon maze inspired by PAC-MAN). The design exudes originality and details in every corner; but not only on the outside, but also on the inside.
The alert slider of the OnePlus Nord 2 × PAC-MAN Edition is the same dark blue color as the TURN-TO-BLUEVulnerable, PAC-MAN ghosts that appear when we eat a POWER PELLET in the video game.
In addition, as we can see in the images, the OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN Edition incorporates a DIY phone holder (Do-It-Yourself) the PAC-MAN, with recognizable characters and a design inspired by the famous Penrose stairs, which symbolizes the original PAC-MAN loop.
Speed, fluidity and the soul of a high-end phone; a gamified experience
If the first OnePlus Nord already made it clear that it wanted to challenge the concept of mid-range (rather mid-high range), the OnePlus Nord 2 ratified those feelings with a magnificent phone that tops the lists of most recommended devices in the Android ecosystem. . One of the keys to the brand, which maintains its “Never Settle” blanket, is its operating system, OxygenOS, which this time is gamified and adopts a retro style that – we already anticipated – we are enchanting. From MeriStation we have been using this OnePlus Nord 2 × PAC-MAN Edition for a few days; soon you will be able to read our analysis. Static and dynamic wallpapers, sound effects, camera filter and custom animations… and the PAC-MAN 256 game, which also comes standard. The gaming experience is sensational thanks to a screen with 90 Hz refresh rate and a total color intensity of 410 dpi. We are talking about a 6.43-inch (2,400 x 1,080 px) high-end AMOLED panel.
What perhaps most surprises future buyers of the terminal is the unlockable content, with ringtones, stickers with photos, etc. The mere fact of using the Smartphone will reveal details and secrets little by little.
Power, speed and fluidity
The OnePlus Nord 2 × PAC-MAN Edition does not change the hardware of the original terminal, with a battery of 4.500 mAh with fast charge Warp Charge 65 and the same performance. For now we only have good words when using it as a day-to-day device. Outdoors, your 50MP AI triple camera, with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and a Sony IMX766 sensor, it captures 56% more light than the original OnePlus Nord. Thanks to the integration of the software, techniques such as Nightscape Ultra, an improved version of OnePlus Nightscape mode, which guarantees better results in low light conditions (such as 1 lux). All this powered by the chipset MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI, which provides 65% faster CPU performance and 125% higher GPU performance than the original OnePlus Nord.
Date and availability of the OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN Edition
The OnePlus Nord 2 × PAC-MAN edition goes on sale this Tuesday, November 16 at 11:00 AM for a price of 529€. A single variant of the device will be sold with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage in the OnePlus page and Amazon.
“The OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN edition reaffirms OnePlus’ commitment to providing refreshing and different experiences to our ever-growing community,” said Pete Lau, founder of OnePlus. “The OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN Edition comes with all the amazing features that our community loved about the Nord 2, but in a totally custom and expertly designed bundle to honor the gaming icon, PAC-MAN.”
“Since 1980, PAC-MAN has brought fun to gamers around the world with its intuitive gameplay, distinctive art style and colorful personality,” said Aâdil Tayouga, Director of Licensing and Strategic Partnerships for EMEA, BANDAI NAMCO Europe SAS. “I am delighted to see how the OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN Edition captures the joy and fun of its legendary character with its custom hardware and software.”
Yutaka Fuse, Head of PAC-MAN and the Global Business Section of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment adds: “We are very happy to see this wonderful collaboration with the OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN Edition, where you will find the design and the features that they represent. to PAC-MAN so well integrated into the world of the OnePlus Nord 2 ”.