The popular OnePlus One
) smartphone will be made available via unboxed and refurbished device provider Overcart on Wednesday at Rs. 16,999 for the 64GB Sandstone Black variant in its unboxed form. To put that in perspective, the retail unit is priced at Rs. 21,999.
The unboxed OnePlus One smartphones, specified as seal-opened but otherwise unused units, will come with six-month warranty from OnePlus. Overcart says that while the sale is open to all, customers are encouraged to sign up for notifications leading up to the sale at 2pm on Wednesday. No details about the 16GB Silk White or refurbished OnePlus One units being sold on the site in the future were revealed.
Notably, OnePlus had back in April announced that the OnePlus One smartphone will be available without invites across the globe.
Back in January, Overcart had collaborated with Xiaomi to sell its unboxed and refurbished devices online, starting with the Redmi 1S and the Redmi Note 4G.
Apart from Overcart, GreenDust is another provider of unboxed and refurbished smartphones in India. It too has collaborated with Xiaomi in the past to offer unboxed and refurbished Redmi 1S units.
Earlier this month, Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus announced that all legal proceedings with Micromax in India had been resolved and cases withdrawn through mutual consent. The firm emphasised the resolution would mean that OnePlus One smartphone users in India will continue to receive Cyanogen OS OTA (over-the-air) updates the same as other markets.
The One smartphone, launched in India in December, sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a 1080x1920 pixel resolution and offers a pixel density of 401ppi. The display boasts Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It comes with 3GB of RAM and is powered by the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 clocked at 2.5GHz with Adreno 330 GPU. Unfortunately, the OnePlus One does not support expandable storage.
The One sports a 13-megapixel rear IMX214 sensor with six lenses and f/2.0 aperture that boasts quick shutter speed of only 0.3-seconds, according to OnePlus. It also comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity options on the OnePlus One include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC functionality. It features a 3100mAh non-removable battery.