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OnePlus 8 5G first sale on Amazon India ends in a flash; next sale on May 29

PSA: OnePlus 8 5G is now available for purchase in India. Check out the price, specifications of the smartphone.

  • Updated: May 18, 2020 6:29 PM IST
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UPDATE: OnePlus 8 5G first sale ends in a flash. The company is now taking pre-orders and next sale is scheduled for May 29. The e-commerce giant has reportedly confirmed that those who ordered the smartphone today will receive it on May 26. However, this is subject to lock down regulations being eased by various state governments. Also Read - OnePlus 8 Pro camera's pseudo X-ray vision lets you to see through certain plastics

OnePlus 8 5G, the new flagship smartphone from OnePlus, is now available for purchase in India. The smartphone is currently going on sale starting at Rs 41,999, on Amazon India. The smartphones were initially said to become available from May 29. This makes OnePlus 8 one of the torchbearer of 5G smartphones in the country. Also Read - OnePlus 8 series Made-in-India phones to be available by May end, confirms company

OnePlus 8: Price in India, Specifications

OnePlus 8 is available in three different storage options in the country. The base model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is available for Rs 41,999. The variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 44,999. You can get the 12GB RAM variant with 256GB storage for Rs 49,999. It is available in Onyx Black, Glacial Green and Interstellar Glow colors. As part of the sale, SBI card holders can get flat Rs 2,000 off and additional Rs 1,000 back in the form of Amazon Pay balance. There is also no-cost EMI on the device for up to 12 months. Also Read - OnePlus 8 series pre-booking kicks off in India; check offers and how to get them

OnePlus 8 features a 6.55-inch Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Powered by Snapdragon 865 SoC with Adreno 650 GPU, it comes with three different storage options. The smartphone runs OxygenOS 10 based on Android 10 and supports UFS 3.0 storage. For imaging, there is a 48-megapixel main camera on the back. It is paired with a 16-megapixel ultrawide and a 2-megapixel macro camera. It has a 16-megapixel selfie camera, 4,300mAh battery and support for 30W fast charging.

We understand that the sale held today was an early birds sale aimed at OnePlus fans. These fans now stand a chance to get the smartphone before the devices starts officially shipping in the country. This sale can also seen as OnePlus and Amazon India testing waters and gauging interest in the smartphone. While OnePlus 8 is cheaper than OnePlus 8 Pro, the latter seems like a more interesting smartphone this year. In the past, the non-Pro model has dominated sales for OnePlus but this year, the scale could tip on the other end.

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  • Published Date: May 18, 2020 2:17 PM IST
  • Updated Date: May 18, 2020 6:29 PM IST


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