OnePlus is now offering a free battery replacement for its older smartphones in India. OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, and 6T users can now get a free battery replacement in India says a post. Moreover, the company will offer a free battery for these smartphones. But, users have to pay the labor charges for fitting the battery. The report says that the battery health of these devices may significantly reduce. It may be due to usage and all the charging cycles over the years. This free battery replacement offer came at the perfect time. The Oppo smartphones are 3 to 5 years old, and it’s the correct time to replace them. However, there are many reasons stated regarding this free battery replacement plan. Users are claiming that the brand is doing so to clear out the large number of spare batteries left in the stock.
How to avail OnePlus free battery replacement offer
According to the Reddit post, OnePlus is offering a free battery replacement for OnePlus 3 to the OnePlus 6T at an official OnePlus store. Moreover, those who wish to avail themselves a battery replacement online can visit the OnePlus India website. There the users will get a 50 percent discount on the total cost.
The post also claims that the brand is offering batteries for free. But it will charge a nominal fee as a labor charge for battery replacement. For instance, the company will charge Rs 473 for battery replacement in the OnePlus 5T. However, it is unclear whether the company will offer free battery replacement for the OnePlus 7 series or a newer model. Moreover, the users may check the battery health through the OnePlus diagnostic App. If the battery states less than 70percent, then users can consider replacing the battery.