The next flagship of the company OnePlus will be getting a feature which is said to be very much new to the company. It will be backing by a major US carrier T-Mobile.
As per some post, it is said that T-Mobile will be the OnePlus exclusive US carrier partner for the OnePlus 6T. This new smartphone will get launched in October, as per some inside people. This also includes that it is a specific version of the OnePlus 6T which will be optimized for T-Mobile’s network, as people said.
The company will still be selling the standard global version which has unlocked as well as it can run on either AT&T or T-Mobile. The price of the OnePlus 6T is said to be set at $550, but still, there is no official confirmation about this till now.
OnePlus will be representing an alternative way for the $1,000 super premium smartphones which are offered from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 as well as from Apple iPhone X. The rise in popularity usually coincides with the decline of the older stalwarts which includes LG as well as HTC.
In this partnership, it underscores the progress which OnePlus has made in the US. The chines phone maker is not a household name, but it has attracted many people towards its beautiful high-end specs smartphones which are available to them at an affordable price. When you have placed the mobile at T-Mobile stores, it means that it will attract more mainstream awareness. As per AviGreengart, who is an analyst at global Data, said that they are getting the carrier shelf which is a prerequisite to all the volume sales in the US.
The typical main route for any phone maker to go to the US market then you have to work with a carrier. It is typically on cheap phones first which is OnePlus have taken a different route that has steadily built the own cult. The other companies, who have tried as well as failed to go directly to the customers. OnePlus is now growing the success here as it is Chinese company contrasts which come with some of the peers that include ZTE as well as Huawei.
According to company’s CEO Pete Lau, he said in an interview that T-Mobile would give an advantage to the company in the US market.