NOIDA: The much-awaited OnePlus 8 series which is being manufactured at the company's factory in Noida, is going to be available within the Indian market by the end of this month, a top company executive confirmed on Wednesday.
Launched last month, the new flagship OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 witnessed the delay in arrival due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
According to Vikas Agarwal, head of OnePlus India, the initial assessment of the OnePlus 8 series 5G has been very positive in the country.
"We expect it to transition into robust sales in the coming months. The OnePlus 8 series is going to be available in the Indian market by May end," Agarwal told IANS.
"We have resumed operations in the Noida facility last week itself in line with the health safety regulations laid out by the govt.," he added.
Aligned with the government-issued health safety directives and advisory, the tech company has resumed its doorstep repair service across six cities - Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai.
"In addition to this, we've resumed services in our standalone customer service centres in 18 cities as of now, while aligning with the govt. advisory and guidelines on health safety measures," informed the OnePlus executive.
The response for the OnePlus 8 series 5G has been greatly positive in the markets of US, Europe and China.
OnePlus 8 Pro with 8GB/128GB will cost Rs 54,999 and therefore the top-end model of the phone with 12GB/256GB is going to be available for Rs 59,999 in India.
The compact OnePlus 8 base variant with 6GB/128GB will be on sale for Rs 41,999, while the top-end model of the phone with 12GB/256GB will cost Rs 49,999.
There is also an 8GB/128GB version of the OnePlus 8 which will be available for Rs 44,999.