OnePlus delays Nord open sale in India due to huge demand
You may not be able to buy OnePlus Nord anytime before Friday this week in India. The company has postponed the open sale of its affordable smartphone Nord to Friday owing to an 'overwhelming response' during the pre-order period. The open sale for Nord was earlier set for Tuesday.
"To ensure sufficient stock for open sales, the new open sales date for the OnePlus Nord in India is August 6. We are working to ensure that the customer experience is seamless and we appreciate your understanding," the company said in a statement.
As compensation, OnePlus will offer a one-year warranty extension for customers who are facing any delays and this offer will be valid till August 31.
The device will go on sale via Reliance Digital and MyJio Stores from August 7 and other retail partners will sell the device from August 12, the company informed.
The OnePlus Nord starts at Rs 24,999 for 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage. Read our review here.
It is priced at Rs 27,999 for 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and goes up till Rs 29,999 for the high-end 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage variant.
The company also announced to release the final developer's preview build of OxygenOS 11 on August 10, to give a small group of its community members a chance to start testing out some of the new features and share the feedback.
*Edited from an IANS report