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OnePlus 7 launch effect: OnePlus 6T may get price cut

OnePlus during the launch of the OnePlus 7 revealed that the company intends to continue the OnePlus 6T sale in India. This is a common practice, as Apple, Samsung and other brands too, follow the same strategy, but offer the old devices for a reduced price. 

Strangely, OnePlus 6T models are selling at a higher price than OnePlus 7 on Amazon India. It can be noted that 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model costs, Rs 37,999, Rs 5,000 more than the 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage (Rs 32,999). 

Aforementioned OnePlus 6T variants are sold by different sellers -- Rocket Kommerce LLP and Sigma Online-- on Amazon India. 

Deccan Herald contacted OnePlus India over the confusing pricing of the OnePlus 6T variants. In reply, the spokesperson said that the company will continue to sell OnePlus 6T until stock lasts. And when asked about the varying price, the company PR representative revealed that 8GB RAM model is being sold with a promotional offer by the partner seller, while the 6GB RAM variant will continue to be sold for MRP. 

Since the generic OnePlus 7 is slated to go on sale in June, OnePlus is expected to slash the prices of all OnePlus 6T variants in coming days, so that it can be sold as a cheaper alternative.

Read:  OnePlus 7,7 Pro vs OnePlus 6T: What's changed?

So, consumers are advised to wait a little longer to buy OnePlus 6T for a lesser price or you can go for the OnePlus 7 in June. It's price starts at Rs 32,999.

For those unaware, the top-end OnePlus 7 Pro will go on sale on May 17. It sports 6.67-inch Quad HD+ FullView display with 90Hzs refresh rate and it has no notch.

Inside, it comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, 8GB/12GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, triple-camera 48MP+16MP+8MP sensors on the back, 16MP pop-up selfie shooter and a 4,000mAh battery with 30W Warp charing, wherein 20 minutes is enough powerup the phone from zero to 50-percent and if the company is to be believed, it can last a whole day.


OnePlus 7 Pro; picture credit: OnePlus

On the other hand, OnePlus 7 comes with a smaller 6.41-inch full HD+ water dew notch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa-core,  6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, dual 48MP (with Sony IMX586 sensor)+ 5MP primary camera with LED flash, 16MP (with Sony IMX471 sensor) front snapper and  a 3,700mAh cells with a fast charging capability

OnePlus 6T features 6.41-inch full HD+ screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor, 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, Android Pie-based OxygenOS 9, 16MP+20MP dual shooter, a 16MP snapper on the front and a 3,7000mAh battery with quick charge support. 

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