The launching of the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition model in the Indian market was ahead of the release of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It is the latest installment in the movie franchise. The new OnePlus 5T variant is, no doubt, the most expensive OnePlus smartphone in the country yet, and does, of course, feature a few customizations which make it stand out from the respective standard version of the handset.
These customizations are:
- A white back panel with a Star Wars logo on it.
- A red Alert Slider.
- 10 preloaded wallpapers.
- and other software customizations.
OnePlus also explains the Sandstone White back panel of OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition smartphone that has been inspired by the colored salt plains of the mineral planet Crait, which has been featured in the respective movie. The red of the given Alert slider is also based on the respective red-colored mineral that has been mined on the planet. The box does also feature Star Wars branding that also contains Star Wars stickers, apart from, of course, the standard OnePlus ones. Finally, there is also a customised theme which consists of red accent, black along with white colors. The Star Wars partnership for the OnePlus 5T Limited Edition is only in India and a few Nordic regions, OnePlus said, such as Denmark, Sweden, and Finland.
Price of OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition in India:
The OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition costs around Rs. 38,999 in India. The smartphone is actually available in an 8GB RAM as well as and 128GB inbuilt storage variant, with a OnePlus selection in order to forego the 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt based storage variant. It is, therefore, about Rs. 1,000 more expensive than its usual edition counterpart.
When has OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition on sale?
The OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition went on sale from midnight (12 am IST) on Friday, December 15. It is the same day that Star Wars: The Last Jedi also got released in the country – via Amazon India and OnePlusStore.in. It will be made available via OnePlus Experience stores in Bengaluru as well as Noida until stocks last.
OnePlus is also expected to hold pop-up events in 9 cities across India. Users will thus be able to experience and purchase the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition at the”pop-up stores” all across 6 cities in India on December 16 and 17 – Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kochi, Pune, Mumbai, and Pune. Hyderabad and Kolkata will also have their own pop-up stores.
What does the launch entail?
- All of the all OnePlus buyers will be, no doubt, eligible for zero cost EMI, Rs. 2,000 extra off on the exchange of any OnePlus device and Rs. 1,000 extra off on the exchange of any other device.
- Also, the users of Axis Bank debit and credit cards are eligible for an instant discount of Rs. 1,500 instant on the purchase of any OnePlus device which includes the OnePlus 5T Star Wars limited edition.
- These OnePlus users will also be entitled to a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify by downloading the Kotak 811 savings account and also activating it with given initial deposit of Rs 1,000 in the introductory period.
- OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition customers will also get up to 1TB of additional data from the Idea.
- Customers are also entitled to 1 year of a free membership of Zomato Gold — which is the newly launched premium subscription offered by Zomato.
- All these above mentioned anniversary offers will be made available until December 19, 2017.
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition specifications:
The OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition is identical to the regular edition in terms of specifications:
- The dual-SIM (Nano) OnePlus 5T runs OxygenOS based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
- It bears a 6.01-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) Full Optic AMOLED with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 401ppi pixel density, and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
- The display also supports sRGB and DCI-P3 colour gamuts. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC, clocked at up to 2.45GHz, paired with either 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
- The OnePlus 5T bears a dual rear camera setup, with one being 16-megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor with 1.12-micron pixels, an aperture of f/1.7.
- A focal length of 27.22mm, while the other is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor with 1-micron pixels, with the same aperture and focal length.
- The rear camera setup is accompanied by a dual-LED flash. OnePlus 5T’s front camera sports a 16-megapixel Sony IMX371 sensor with 1-micron pixels and an aperture of f/2.0.