Earlier this week, OnePlus announced that the 16GB variant of the One will soon be launching in India. While the smartphone has yet to go on sale, we might finally have an idea on what it would cost. Also Read - OnePlus 9E or OnePlus 9R: Which will launch in March alongside OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro?Also Read - OnePlus Nord sees limited availability: Will OnePlus 9E replace it in 2021?
According to tech blog TheTecholic, the OnePlus One 16GB will be priced at Rs 18,999. The variant is reportedly listed on Amazon India, and the publication was able to access it using an invite for the 64GB variant. In comparison, the 64GB variant is priced at Rs 21,999. Also Read - OnePlus Nord gets another Android 10-based stable update as wait for Android 11 continues
While OnePlus refused to divulge the dates of the sale, the 16GB variant is likely to go on sale sometime next week. The company is currently hosting an event, with the winners set to get invites for the first sale. These winners will be announced on February 23.
With this aggressive pricing, OnePlus gets an advantage over its immediate rival Xiaomi. Xiaomi s Mi 4 too is available in 16GB and 64GB variants, and at Rs 19,999 and Rs 23,999 is priced more than the One.
To recap on the specifications, the OnePlus One flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) display, and is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Additionally, it also features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,100mAh battery. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Cyanogen OS 11, but will soon be updated to the company s Oxygen OS.