One Plus 8 sale date has been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, according to the company. There will be a special limited sale across online and offline channels for just the OnePlus 8
- OnePlus notes that due to production halt, sales plan was altered
- Pre-booked customers can purchase when phones become available
- Oppo plant was shut down after six workers tested COVID-19 positive
OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 sale is postponed in India. OnePlus said that it had to alter its sales plan after production was halted temporarily last week. The two phones were supposed to go on sale from May 29, Friday, on Amazon India and OnePlus sites. The new sale date for the OnePlus 8 series has not been announced yet. Customers who have pre-booked the OnePlus 8 series on Amazon India or via OnePlus official channels will only be able to purchase the device as and when stocks become available.
“Our production was temporarily halted last week and has altered our sales plan. Because of this, we had to reschedule our date for open sales in India.”– One Plus Team
This delay of sale was announced via a forums post. This postponement in sale could be because of the sudden halt of the Oppo manufacturing plant in Greater Noida last week, after six workers tested COVID-19 positive. This is, reportedly, to be the same factory where OnePlus assembles its phones, and the suspension could have impacted the smartphones’ sales plan in India.
The company further added that the production is already back up and running. Moreover, OnePlus will hold a special limited sale across online and offline channels for the OnePlus 8 5G at 12 PM on 29 May 2020. Notably, the customers who pre-booked OnePlus 8 Series 5G on Amazon.in and OnePlus stores can purchase devices as and when stocks are available.
The company should announce a proper sale schedule for both the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro soon.
The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro phones were launched in April, and while the price of the devices for the Indian market were announced in the same month, availability was kept a mystery. The company also started pre-bookings of the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro on Amazon India, wherein users could pay Rs. 1,000 in advance in exchange for a gift card. This gift card could be used to buy the phone till June 30. OnePlus also held a special sale for just the OnePlus 8 on May 18, and had then announced that full-fledged sale for both the phones will begin from May 29.
One Plus 8/8 Pro Pricing
For all users who may be interested, the OnePlus 8 is priced at Rs. 41,999 for the 6GB + 128GB, Rs. 44,999 for the 8GB + 128GB, and Rs. 49,999 for the 12GB + 256GB option. It comes in Glacial Green, Interstellar Glow, and Onyx Black. Notably, the 12GB + 256GB variant is available in all three colours, the 8GB + 128GB is available in Glacial Green and Onyx Black, and the 6GB + 128GB is available in only Glacial Green.
OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8 sale offers
The company also shared some exclusive offers that include instant discount of Rs. 3,000 on the OnePlus 8 Pro and Rs. 2,000 on the OnePlus 8 on purchases made using SBI credit cards. Customers can get up to 12 months no cost EMI on Amazon and oneplus.in when purchasing through popular bank debit and credit cards. With SBI credit cards, users can get up to 12 months no cost EMI across all online and offline channels.
Additionally, the customers can get up benefits worth Rs. 6,000 including Rs. 150 discount on 40 prepaid recharges of Rs. 349 with Jio. When purchasing through Bajaj Finance, the phones can be bought at one-third of the total value and the remaining amount can be converted into low monthly instalments over the course of 12 months.
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