After launching its newest flagship product - OnePlus 6, the Chinese smartphone maker has officially announced the new Type-C Bullets headphones that are priced at Rs. 1490. The company introduced the new headphones after making an announcement that it will be dropping the 3.5 Headphone jack on the forthcoming flagship device. Dubbed as OnePlus Type C Bullets, the headphones will be available for sale through online and offline retail channels as the company has confirmed the same in a statement. iPhone Price Cut: Apple Slashes Prices of iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus After iPhone XS Launch.
In the US market, the new pair of headphones are priced at $19.99 that is exactly the same as original Bullets V2. The headphones will feature USB Type-C interface in spite of regular 3.5mm jack. This confirms the fact that 3.5mm headphone jack that was part of several previous OnePlus devices, no longer will be a part of OnePlus 6T. Xiaomi Poco F1 vs OnePlus 6: Price, Specifications, Features and Variants - Comparison.
Talking about the new headphone, the Chinese company has claimed that the Type-C headphones are designed for minimal quality loss ensuring superior audio experience when compared to the traditional 3.5mm connector. The original Bullets V2 headphones were launched in India by 2016. The company has also confirmed in an interview that they would be ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack on the OnePlus 6T. Google to Discontinue Gmail Substitute App – ‘Inbox by Gmail’ by March 2019.
Moreover, the company hasn't confirmed any schedule for the launch of new Type-C bullet headphones. However, OnePlus confirmed that the new headphones will be launched alongside the new flagship device in the fourth quarter of 2018. OnePlus Crackables: Here’s What You Can Expect From the Event.
The company said in a statement that, "Each detail of these earphones is crafted with the unique attention to detail that OnePlus is known for - for example, to make Type C Bullets easier to use, the company has added aramid fibre to the wire in order to make the Type C Bullets more durable and resistant to stretching."