OnePlus 8 Series Indian Launch Pushed Back Yet Again, This Time Indefinitely


OnePlus 8 Pro

Last month, OnePlus revealed its eight-iteration of flagship devices namely OnePlus 8 series globally. Soon after the global unveiling, the lineup made its way to the Indian market. Like most of the smartphone brand, OnePlus has also faced numerous restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

For instance, the device was originally expected to go on sale on May 11 which didn’t happen. The official sale was then pushed back to May 29 for both regular and Pro variants. As the sale day is inching closer, the Chinese smartphone maker announced yet another delay. Unlike the previous delays, this time we don’t have any particular sale date to look forward to.

OnePlus 8 Series Sale Date Pushed Back Indefinitely

OnePlus issued an official statement on its forum explaining why the sale is delayed yet again. As per the forum post, the production facilities were temporarily halted last week due to unforeseen circumstances. As a result, OnePlus is not able to keep up with the sales plan resulting in yet another push back. The forum post further adds that the production is now back up and running.

Furthermore, OnePlus is going to hold a special limited sale through its offline and online channels across the country. In this limited sale, buyers can get their hands on OnePlus 8 5G. The sale will begin on May 29, 2020, at 12PM. With that said, the new sales schedule for the entire OnePlus 8 series has not been revealed yet.

If you have already participated in the pre-order booking, then you will soon be notified when the orders are ready to ship. We should be hearing more about the sale schedule from the brand in the coming days or weeks.

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Specs, Features

  • Display: 6.55″ Fluid AMOLED, FHD+, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ (OnePlus 8)
    6.78″ Fluid AMOLED, QHD+, 120Hz refresh rate, 1300 nits  (8 Pro)
  • Rear camera: triple module, 48MP+16MP+2MP (OnePlus 8)
    quad module, 48MP+48MP+8MP+5MP (8 Pro)
  • Selfie camera: 16MP primary sensor
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 865
  • RAM & Storage: 6+128GB, 8+128GB, 12+256GB
  • Software: Android 10, OxygenOS 10
  • Battery: 4300 mAh, 30W Warp charging (OnePlus 8)
    4510 mAh, 30W Warp charging, 30W wireless charging, reverse wireless charging (8 Pro)

Apart from these key specifications, both the devices come with an optical under-display fingerprint sensor. You can find the official Indian pricing for the device below.

  • OnePlus 8: 
    6GB+128GB – INR 41,999 (i.e. $553)
    8GB+128GB – INR 44,999 (i.e. $593)
    12GB+256GB – INR 49,999 (i.e. $659)
  • OnePlus 8 Pro: 
    8GB+128GB: INR 54,999 (i.e. $725)
    12GB+256GB: INR 59,999 (i.e. $791)

 

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