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OnePlus 6T is set to launch today at an event in New York, and it will be made available in India starting November 1 via Amazon. The device is the first from OnePlus to offer in-screen fingerprint technology. The OnePlus 6T packs a larger 3,700mAh battery as well, compared to its predecessor OnePlus 6 that integrates a slightly smaller mAh battery. Amazon has announced a slew of launch offers for all customers looking to buy the OnePlus 6T. This includes a cashback of Rs. 5,400 from Jio, Rs. 2,000 Instant discount to ICICI credit and debit and Citi bank credit card holders, Rs. 1,000 cashback if purchased via Amazon Pay, free damage protection, and no-cost EMI options.
Starting with the Jio 'Unlock the Speed' offer, the telco has announced that all Jio subscribers will get Rs. 5,400 instant cashback in the form of 36 vouchers of Rs. 150 each in the MyJio app, on their purchase of OnePlus 6T. These vouchers will be credited into your account on the first prepaid recharge of Rs. 299. Customers can redeem these vouchers on subsequent recharges of Rs. 299 thereby availing the benefits of the plan at an effective price of Rs. 149 only. TheRs. 299 plan offers 3GB data per day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages per day, and access to Jio's apps for a validity period of 28 days. Effectively, the offer will bring a total of 3TB of 4G data to users over 36 recharges. Its worth noting that the cashback vouchers can be redeemed for subsequent recharges of Rs. 299 only through the MyJio app, and no other different amount recharges can be done with these vouchers.
Furthermore, all ICICI bank credit and debit card holders, and all Citi bank credit card holders can avail an instant discount of Rs. 2,000 on the purchase of the OnePlus 6T. It is also offering free accidental and liquid damage protection insurance worth Rs.2000 on opening a Kotak 811 account. No Cost EMI options from leading banks will also be listed, and Rs. 1,000 cashback as Amazon Pay balance will also be provided (valid from November 1 to November 5.
As part of the pre-booking offer, Amazon has also includes a free OnePlus Type-C Bullets earphones and Rs. 500 cashback as Amazon pay balance. To avail this offer, the subscriber has to visit the OnePlus 6T email gift card page, choose the denomination of Rs. 1,000 and purchase of the OnePlus 6T gift card, receive the gift card in email, purchase the OnePlus 6T between November 1 to November 3, and get Rs. 500 cashback as Amazon Pay balance by November 6, and also get a coupon code in your email to purchase the OnePlus Type-C Bullets earphones for free.
Apart from Amazon India, OnePlus will also offer its OnePlus 6T at Reliance Digital stores to offer customers a physical touch point across India. Apart from the ones mentioned above, other key features of the OnePlus 6T include its dual camera setup, its Snapdragron 845 SoC, and the new OxygenOS platform.
Has OnePlus 6T removed the best features of the OnePlus 6? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.