OnePlus has announced special “Back to School” offers for Indian students. Under the limited time offer, students can buy latest OnePlus smartphones at discounted prices, with the added benefit of zero-cost EMI, and big discounts on OnePlus 6 accessories.
OnePlus has stepped up its student-focused activities in India. The Chinese smartphone company known for its disruptive marketing campaigns and feature-packed flagship smartphones has introduced a special Back to School offer. The campaign intends to make OnePlus products more accessible to college students. The company stresses the students are at the very core of the OnePlus community. OnePlus recently launched a special internship program for Indian students. The Back to School offer appears to be an attempt to boost student engagement and adoption of OnePlus smartphones.
OnePlus Back To School Offer Details
The Back to School offer from OnePlus is valid from July 23 to July 30. As part of the offer, students can avail Rs. 1500 discount on the latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6, using HDFC debit and credit cards. Those interested in buying accessories can avail discounts of 20 percent. The discounts are valid on OnePlus 6 cases and covers. However, students will have to visit the OnePlus’ online store and exclusive offline channels to grab the offers.
OnePlus 6 Back to School offer is available on Amazon India, OnePlus India online store and all exclusive offline stores. Just to reiterate, below are the highlights of the offer:
1. 1,500 discount on OnePlus 6 smartphone on HDFC Bank credit and debit cards.
2. No cost EMI on the purchase of OnePlus 6 smartphone on Amazon India.
3. 20 percent discount on OnePlus 6 cases and covers in all OnePlus exclusive online and offline stores.
Apart from these offers, Amazon India has also included special offers on the Kindle eBook reader. Speaking about the Back to School offer, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, said, “With these offers, we hope to make it easier for students to purchase our latest premium flagship and other accessories. Our products are designed for smooth performance that is ideal for multitasking, helping you balance all aspects of your college-life, both work and play with ease.”
OnePlus 6: Specifications, Features
The latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus sports a near bezel-less display. Contrary to the OnePlus 5 variant, the OnePlus 6 is IP68 certified which makes the device water-resistant and dust-proof. Also, the smartphone houses a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.
The OnePlus 6 packs a 16-megapixel sensor for the front camera, which is accompanied by an LED flash for capturing quality images in poor lighting conditions. The device packs powerful 16 MP +20 MP camera lenses on the back. They can also be used for low-light photography and to shoot videos, courtesy of a dual-LED flash.
The handset is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3,300 mAh battery. The battery on the OnePlus 6 has support for the proprietary Dash Charge technology. The company promises that the charger can recharge the battery up to 80% in just half an hour. Moreover, the charger ensures the device doesn’t heat up during fast charging.
OnePlus 6 sports a large 6.28-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED screen. Needless to mention, the screen has excellent viewing angles. The display makes gaming and watching videos even more enjoyable. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protects the display. This simply means the screen is extremely scratch and drop-resistant. Incidentally, Corning has already announced Gorilla Glass 6.
Octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset, coupled with 8 GB of RAM, can confidently offer flawless performance during multitasking or playing high graphic content games. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. The OnePlus 6 is bundled with all the regular connectivity options which include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB Type-C port. The device supports the use of two SIM cards.
OnePlus 6: Price in India, Availability
There are multiple variants of OnePlus 6 available, but only two variants of the flagship device ship with 256 GB storage for now. Fortunately, the company is expected to include this massive storage option in other color variants soon. The Red variant of OnePlus 6 recently went on sale as part of Amazon Prime day sale.
With the OnePlus Back to School Offer, students can buy the base variant of the OnePlus 6 for just Rs. 33,499. The top-end 6 GB / 256GB variant will sport a discounted price of Rs. 42,499. Interestingly the OnePlus India website also features a Back to School bundle comprising of a stylish backpack and its own premium in-ear “Bullet V2” headphones.