The strongest OnePlus smartphone but i.e. OnePlus 8 Pro has been priced at CNY 5,399 for the bottom mannequin. It is equal to about $762 which makes it a lot reasonably priced than U.S. pricing of $899. Even for the European pricing, there’s a distinction of about EUR 196. The commonplace OnePlus 8 begins at CNY 3,999 which is about $565 and lots cheaper than the $699 price ticket within the U.S.
The precise reasoning behind such an enormous worth distinction is unknown however it’s not too laborious to guess. One of the explanations is certainly the foreign money distinction however additionally it is vital to notice that OnePlus makes the telephones domestically in China however for the U.S. and Europe, it has to import them. Another main purpose is that China just isn’t solely a price-sensitive market however can be some of the aggressive ones.
The Chinese pricing means that OnePlus is more likely to worth the OnePlus 8 sequence in the same approach for the Indian market as properly. India is its largest market the place it has been dominating the premium phase for fairly a while. In a latest tweet, it even talked about that “We don’t speak dollars. Indian prices coming soon”. This is one other trace that pricing in India will likely be completely different than the U.S. one and is anticipated to be lots cheaper.
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— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) April 14, 2020