OnePlus has hiked pricing for its TVs together with the most recent OnePlus TV U1S sequence. While costs for some TV fashions have elevated considerably fairly, others have gone up in worth by 17.5 %, or Rs. 7,000. The motive for the value hike is unclear however could possibly be due to hike in costs of open-cell panels used by TV producers throughout the globe, enhance in the import value of the supplies required to assemble a TV, and even element shortages. This has led a number of corporations to hike the price of televisions being offered in India. OnePlus is amongst a few of the corporations which have elevated costs for his or her TVs.
OnePlus launched its OnePlus TV Y series fashions in India in July of final 12 months bringing a 32-inch and a 43-inch mannequin. The 40-inch OnePlus Y1 was additionally launched in May this 12 months.
Starting with the most cost effective, the 32-inch mannequin launched at Rs. 12,999 however its worth was first elevated to Rs. 16,499, and it’s now priced at Rs. 18,999 which is a 15 % enhance during the last hike, and virtually 50 % over the launch worth. The 43-inch mannequin launched at Rs. 22,999 however elevated to Rs. 26,999. It is now priced at Rs. 29,499. Similarly, the newer 40-inch mannequin launched at Rs. 23,999 however is now priced at Rs. 26,499. These are a few of the smaller worth hikes for OnePlus TVs.
Coming to the most recent OnePlus TV U1S series, it consists of three fashions — 50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch mannequin. They launched final month for Rs. 39,999, Rs. 47,999, and Rs. 62,999 respectively. Now, the three fashions are listed for Rs. 46,999, Rs. 52,999, and Rs. 68,999 respectively. That’s a whopping Rs. 7,000 worth enhance for the 50-inch mannequin which is highest in the lot. The 65-inch mannequin has gone up by Rs. 6,000 and the 55-inch mannequin gone up by Rs. 5,000.
Gadgets 360 has reached out to OnePlus for clarification on the most recent worth hike on its TVs.
OnePlus will not be the one producer to enhance pricing for its TVs in the previous few months. At the tip of June, a Xiaomi spokesperson told Gadgets 360 that the corporate witnessed shortages throughout the availability chain in the final one 12 months that resulted in a “constant upward movement” in the pricing of the parts used in smartphones, sensible TV, and different electronics. Then from July 1, Xiaomi and Redmi TV costs elevated by 3-6 %.
In February, Gadgets 360 reviewed market information and located that TV costs in India increased by around 10 percent or more throughout all segments and types. Realme elevated pricing by up to 15 % whereas TCL India elevated the pricing of its TVs by seven to eight %.