In case you are planning to purchase a OnePlus 3T, you need to know that, a minimum of in some markets, there’ll solely be one storage possibility accessible within the foreseeable future. OnePlus has dropped the 128GB mannequin from the road, leaving solely the 64GB model on the desk for potential consumers in some markets.
The 64GB OnePlus 3T continues to be accessible in each Gunmetal and Gentle Gold, so that you a minimum of have two coloration choices to select from — similar to earlier than. The 128GB OnePlus 3T was solely launched in Gunmetal — in addition to black, should you depend the restricted editions introduced this 12 months.
That could be a disgrace, as a result of the bump within the value to the 128GB OnePlus 3T was very cheap. The 64GB mannequin goes for $439, whereas the 128GB model solely price $479 — the $40 distinction is sort of small, should you take a look at what different firms are charging for that sort of bump in storage. Apple, as an illustration, asks $100 to provide you 128GB, on an iPhone 7, over the 64GB model.
Posting on Reddit, person Rediwed shared a message from OnePlus by which the corporate mainly says that it must focus its efforts “on one flagship system” and, as such, it’ll “now not be promoting the OnePlus 3T Gunmetal 128GB.” Nonetheless, it’ll “proceed to supply assist” for this mannequin.
The explanation for this appears to be Samsung’s resolution to terminate the 128GB UFS 2.zero chip used within the OnePlus 3T. That is now listed as EOL (end-of-life) on its web site. If Samsung is now not making that chip, and bearing in mind the truth that there may be UFS 2.1 in the marketplace and the OnePlus 5 is coming, OnePlus in all probability thought that the hassle to provide a distinct 128GB storage chip was not price it.
Talking of the subsequent flagship killer, the OnePlus 5 is anticipated to make its debut this summer time. When it is launched, it will probably be accessible in a 128GB mannequin from the get-go — probably utilizing UFS 2.1 storage. So, should you can wait, it is in all probability a good suggestion to see what the OnePlus 5 brings to the desk.
Replace: This story has been up to date to mirror that the 128GB OnePlus 3T will likely be accessible once more, a minimum of in some markets. There isn’t a phrase but on which markets will proceed to get it, after it goes again in inventory.