As Flipkart gears up for its Big Shopping Days sale between December 18 and 21, the e-commerce giant surprised everyone with one of its teasers featuring the OnePlus 3. After hinting that the smartphone will be available for under Rs 20,000, Flipkart has now updated the banner with more details. OnePlus 3 will go on sale on December 18 at 4PM, and you ll be able to purchase it for as low as Rs 18,999. While that is awesome, there s a catch. Also Read - OnePlus 9RT receives first Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 beta update in IndiaAlso Read - OnePlus Nord 2T to go on sale starting July 5 in India, other products to launch as well
Considering the Rs 27,999 price tag of OnePlus 3 at launch, getting one for as low as Rs 18,999 sounds like a good sweetest deal. Its flat discount of Rs 9,000, and the smartphone will be available in limited quantities. However, Flipkart did run into trouble after putting the teaser. OnePlus CEO Carl Pei slammed Flipkart on Twitter by calling out Sachin Bansal. He mentioned that OnePlus has an exclusive partnership with Amazon India to sell the OnePlus 3. The company also released a statement saying it cannot guarantee authenticity of products purchased outside its official channels. Also Read - OnePlus Nord Watch is now being tested in India: Report
In reply, Flipkart also mentioned that its marketplace model lets sellers connect with customers across the country. Also the prices and discounts offered are decided by participating brands and sellers. In short, if you re considering purchasing the OnePlus 3 from Flipkart, make sure you check for the warranty details mentioned by the seller. ALSO READ: OnePlus co-founder calls out Sachin Bansal over Flipkart s OnePlus 3 for less than Rs 20,000 stunt
Besides the OnePlus 3, there are a lot of interesting deals on a range of other products including smartphones, laptops, smartwatches and television sets. The Moto E3 Power will be available for Rs 7,499, a discount of Rs 500, the Asus ZenFone 2 gets a flat Rs 7,000 off, whereas the Moto X Force will be offered for a flat discount of Rs 12,000. LeEco s Le 2 will also be on sale for Rs 10,999, which is Rs 1,000 less compared to the launch price. The Samsung Galaxy On Nxt will be on sale for Rs 16,900, compared to the usual selling price of Rs 18,490. ALSO READ: OnePlus 3 review: A flagship killer that really kills other flagships
The Apple Watch will also be available starting from Rs 15,999, whereas the Moto 360 (2nd gen) will get a minimum Rs 4,400 off. Also, Google s Chromecast 2 will be on offer for Rs 2,999, compared to the usual price of Rs 3,399. Lastly, the Philips Bluetooth Soundbar will be available for Rs 5,499, compared to its price of Rs 17,000.