Before the expected launch of the OnePlus 7, the 2018 flagship smartphone of the company –OnePlus 6T is getting a permanent price cut in China. All three variants of the OnePlus 6T in China have received a slash in price. Although the official launch date of the OnePlus 7 hasn’t been revealed but the price cut could mean that the launch of upcoming smartphone is close. Currently, the price cut is only limited to China but in the coming days, it is speculated that OnePlus 6T will get a price drop in the Indian market as well.
After the permanent price cut, the OnePlus 6T with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is selling for RMB 2,999 (approximately Rs 31,000) while it was earlier priced at RMB 3,399 (approximately Rs 35,000). On the other hand, the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of the OnePlus 6T is now available in China for RMB 3,199 (approximately Rs 33,000). The highest variant of the OnePlus 6T with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage is now selling for RMB 3,599 (approximately Rs 37,000). The news about the price cut was posted by OnePlus itself on Chinese networking platform, Weibo.
About the price cuts, some reports claim that the company is trying to clear the stocks of its earlier smartphones to make way for the OnePlus 7, which could be launched around May 2019. But according to GSMArena, the price cut could also be because of China’s new tax law.
Speaking about the OnePlus 6T, which was launched back in 2018 and was the successor of the OnePlus 6. OnePlus 6T smartphone sports a 6.41-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display and it runs Android 9.0 Pie skinned with the OxygenOS. The device has a dual rear camera setup which comprises of a 16MP main sensor paired with a 20MP secondary sensor. On the front of the handset has a 16MP selfie camera. The OnePlus 6T also features an in-display fingerprint scanner and it is powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC. The OnePlus 6T packs a 3,700mAh battery and it also comes with USB Type-C fast charging support. However, it does not come with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
So, the upcoming successor of the OnePlus 6T – OnePlus 7 – will reportedly feature a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with 95% screen-to-body ratio. There will be notch as the device will most likely pack a 16MP pop-up selfie camera. The OnePlus 7 will be powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC and is expected to pack a 4,150mAh battery with fast charging support. Similar to the OnePlus 6T, it too might hold an in-display fingerprint scanner. And according to some leaks, the OnePlus 7 may come with a triple-rear camera setup with 12MP sensor paired with a 20MP sensor along with a 3D Time of Flight (ToF) sensor.
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