The OnePlus 6T will be launching in India on October 30 and it will be available for purchase on November 2 via the open sale. Almost everything about the handset has leaked so far, but one thing which did not leak is the pricing. Courtesy of Ishan Agarwal, a tipster based out of India, we now have the prices of the 6T, well, the rumoured prices of course. As expected, the OnePlus 6T will be priced tad higher than the OnePlus 6, but this time around, there are some surprises. Unlike the last few OnePlus devices, the 6T’s base variant will ship with 128GB of internal storage, instead of 64GB. So the base variant of OnePlus 6T will have 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage and carries a price tag of Rs 37,999, which is Rs 3,000 higher than the starting price of OnePlus 6.
OnePlus 6T: Indian Pricing of All Variants Revealed
Like the OnePlus 6, the OnePlus 6T will also arrive in three variants and two colour options at the launch. The base variant, as mentioned above, will come with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, and it will be priced at Rs 37,999. The base variant can be picked up in a single Mirror Black colour option. The next variant on the list is 8GB+128GB which will be priced at Rs 40,999, according to the leak. This variant will be available in Mirror Black and Midnight Black colour options. Lastly, there’s the 8GB+256GB variant of the 6T which will retail for Rs 44,999 and comes in a single Midnight Black colour option. Notably, the prices of 8GB RAM variants is hiked by Rs 1,000. This news is revealed by Ishan Agarwal on Twitter.
OnePlus will continue the trend of hiking prices with every new launch. To recall, the OnePlus 6 is currently available at a starting price of Rs 34,999 for the 6GB+64GB storage option. The 8GB+128GB variant is priced at Rs 39,999, while the 8GB+256GB storage option is available at Rs 43,999.
OnePlus 6T: Will it Justify the Higher Price?
The OnePlus 6T will arrive with various new hardware and software features with the major ones being the in-display fingerprint scanner, revamped gestures and a bigger battery. Also, OnePlus is removing the 64GB storage option to make up for the higher price tag.
OnePlus already confirmed that the phone would have optic in-display fingerprint scanner and it’s touting it as the fastest in-display scanner we have seen on any smartphone till date. The 6T will have the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, clubbed with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. On the rear side, it will feature dual rear cameras and a single front-facing camera embedded inside the teardrop notch. The phone will boot Android 9 Pie out of the box and it will have a decent 3700mAh battery. Another major change is the 6T will lack 3.5mm headphone jack.