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OnePlus has announced the launch of OnePlus 6T, the company's latest smartphone, taking the covers off the mid cycle refresh of its 2018 flagship at an event in New York on Monday. With premium specifications and design elements, the OnePlus 6T will look to take on flagship devices from competitors such as Apple, Google, Samsung among others. Apple's iPhone XS was launched in September. Pixel 3, launched last month as Google's latest offering in the top end segment, is quite popular for its cameras. Meanwhile, Samsung's flagship phablet Galaxy Note 9 that was unveiled in August this year, provides a plethora of premium features. Here we take a look at how the price and specifications of the OnePlus 6T, iPhone XS, Pixel 3, and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 compare, to give you a better idea of how the new OnePlus handset stacks up against the giants.During the OnePlus launch event in New York, the company announced that the price of OnePlus 6T starts from $549 (roughly Rs. 40,300) for the 6GB RAM 128GB storage Mirror Black variant, with the 8GB 128GB Mirror Black and Midnight Black variant priced at $579 (roughly Rs. 42,500), and the 8GB 256GB Midnight Black variant priced at $629 (roughly Rs. 46,200). The smartphone comes in Midnight Black and Mirror Black colour options.
Microsoft;s Surface Go is powered by Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y chip and features a 10 inch touch screen display. Priced at $399, Surface Go is considered as the eagerly anticipated iPad killer.Today, we have spotted that Amazon.com is also taking pre orders of the Microsoft Surface Go tablet and the price starts at $549 for the 8GB and 128GB storage variant. The store listing suggests that Microsoft itself is selling the device on Amazon to reach more customers.
Sony have launched their new mid range XA2 smartphone into the Australian market.
Earlier this month, data revealed that iPhone 7 was the most selling smartphone in the world in the first half of 2017. And the second best selling was the iPhone 7 Plus. Both models have received a price cut following the launch of the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus, thus leading to increased sales. One of the reasons why Apple;s newer models aren;t selling as much is because they offer very little newness compared to the older models. Wireless charging, which has been touted by Apple as the USP of the iPhone 8, has clearly not found a place in people;s consideration set. ALSO READ: How iPhone 8, iPhone X will impact the premium end of India s smartphone market "Apple volumes will entirely be driven by the iPhone 7 for the next one year at least. The market will shape up like a pyramid with the iPhone 7 at the base of it, " Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst at Greyhound Research, told BGR India in a prior conversation. Experts believe that there isn 't enough incentive for people to upgrade to the iPhone 8. "It isn t a compelling product for people to buy. Because it lacks the wow factor. There are just incremental additions to the iPhone 7, " he says. Moreover, the iPhone 7 after a price cut retails at $549 which is significantly lower than the iPhone 8 at $699. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone X to iOS 11 release date; here are the top 6 announcements from the keynote