Well, OnePlus One could receive a further boost in India, as its 64GB version of the goes on sale through Overcart on May 20 for just Rs. 16,999, an amazing Rs. 4,999 off from its current listed price of Rs. 21,998. However, there is a catch to this.
Overcart.com is a website that sells unboxed and refurbished products in India. Unboxed units are ones that have been returned by buyers who have not used the smartphone. Refurbished are defective units that have been returned and fixed by the manufacturer.
Overcart will sell the unboxed and refurbished OnePlus One smartphone on May 20 at 2pm. Interested buyers will have to register prior to the sale. Amazon, the exclusive partner of OnePlus in the country, sells the same model (brand new) for Rs. 21,998.
Overcart.com will offer the unboxed Sandstone Black OnePlus One smartphone after an thorough quality check. The smartphone purchased via this website will come with a six-month warranty by OnePlus. Further, the Indian online retailer has also created a OnePlus product page that allows interested users to register to receive notifications on the device’s availability.
OnePlus One features a competitive hardware, including a a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB RAM, 13MP camera with F2.0 aperture and Sony image sensor, 5MP front camera, 3100mAh battery, 4G LTE support and NFC. It runs Cyanogen OS, a custom aftermarket version of Android developed by Cyanogen. The OnePlus One also offers 3GB of DDR3 RAM coupled with 64GB of storage.
Despite being a year old, the 64GB OnePlus One was already quite a bargain at Rs. 21,998. Priced at Rs.16,999, the refurbished variant will look to certainly appeal for buyers looking to get maximum value for their money.
This is not the first time Overcart is organizing sales of unboxed smartphones. The company had earlier partnered with Xiaomi for selling its refurbished units of Redmi 2S as well as Redmi Note 4G in India.