OnePlus 8 receiving discount of upto Rs 5,000 during Amazon sale
Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2020 to begin from October 16 for Prime members
OnePlus 8T to launch on October 14 in India
The OnePlus 8 is receiving a price drop ahead in India after the launch of the OnePlus 8T as part of Amazon’s Great Indian Festival Sale 2020 that starts from October 16. The OnePlus 8 was announced back in April alongside the OnePlus 8 Pro starting at Rs 41,999 but during the sale, the phone has received a discount and will be available to buy starting at Rs 39,999.
OnePlus 8 is powered by a powerful Snapdragon 865 processor, has a high refresh rate display, multi-camera setup and runs on OxygenOS out-of-the-box. The phone is also first in line to receive the Android 11 based OxygenOS 11 update along with the OnePlus 8 Pro.
OnePlus 8 price drop details
During the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale, the OnePlus 8 is set to get discounts that bring down its price to under Rs 40,000. The base variant of the OnePlus 8 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage that is originally priced at Rs 41,999 will be available at Rs 39,999. This is a flat discount of Rs 2,000 and after adding the HDFC Bank cashback offer, credit and debit cardholders get an additional 10% off on the phone. This brings down the price to Rs 38,249 for credit cardholders and Rs 38,749 for debit cardholders.
Similarly, the 8GB+128GB variant of the OnePlus 8 is receiving a flat discount of Rs 3,000 on its original retail price of Rs 44,999. This brings the price down to Rs 41,999 and if you add in the HDFC Bank 10% cashback offer, the price goes down further to Rs 40,249 and Rs 40,749 respectively.
As for the maxed-out 12GB+256GB variant, it is receiving a discount of Rs 5,000 on its original selling price of Rs 49,999 during the Great Indian Festival sale 2020. This brings down the price to Rs 44,999 and HDFC Bank credit or debit cardholders are eligible to get an additional 10% discount on the OnePlus 8 that reduces the price to Rs 43,249 and Rs 43,749 for credit cand debit cardholders respectively.
Amazon is also running an exchange offer on the OnePlus 8 during its Great Indian Festival sale and is offering upto Rs 16,500 off on exchange of old smartphones for the OnePlus 8. So, if you’re an owner of previous OnePlus phones, such as the OnePlus 6T, you can exchange your phone for the OnePlus 8 and receive a discount of Rs 10,000. Likewise, if you own a OnePlus 7T and want to get your hands on the OnePlus 8, Amazon is offering an additional Rs 11,200 off under its exchange offer. For older OnePlus phones, such as the OnePlus 3T, Amazon is offering Rs 4,350 off when purchasing OnePlus 8.
OnePlus 8 specifications
OnePlus 8 is powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G support. It rocks a 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz AMOLED display with HDR10+ certification and in-display fingerprint sensor and punch-hole 16MP selfie camera.
There's a triple camera setup at the back of the OnePlus 8 including a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, a 16MP ultrawide lens and a 2MP macro.
The OnePlus 8 is powered by a 4,300mAh battery while the OnePlus 8 Pro is powered by a 4510mAh battery. Both smartphones get charged via a 30W Warp Charge 30T charger.