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Smartphones Costlier As New GST Rates Come into Force

The Indian government has hiked GST from 12 percent to 18 percent in March

 

The recent 6% GST hike that was announced for smartphones has finally come into force today on April 1st. As a result, both OPPO and Xiaomi have refreshed the prices of many of its handsets sold in India as of today. However, do note that the new prices haven’t been reflected on Mi.com right away at the time of this writing, but that should happen very soon. POCO has also made it official on social media that it is hiking the price of its one and only new model, the POCO X2. We also expect other brands like Vivo and Realme to slowly follow suit with new rates as the GST hike will affect all smartphone OEMs. In addition, the rising rate of the US Dollar against the Rupee to record levels isn’t helping the industry either.

 

Coming to the new prices, here’s a list of OPPO devices with revised rates.

OPPO phone prices following GST hike

Model

OLD Price

New Price

OPPO A1k

Rs 7,490

Rs 7,990

OPPO A5s 2GB

Rs 8,490

Rs 8,990

OPPO A5s 3GB

Rs 8,990

Rs 9,990

OPPO A5s 4GB

Rs 10,990

Rs 11,990

OPPO A5 2020 3GB

Rs 11,490

Rs 12,490

OPPO A5 2020 4GB

Rs 12,990

Rs 13,990

OPPO A5 2020 6GB

Rs 14,990

Rs 15,990

OPPO A31 4GB

Rs 11,490

Rs 12,490

OPPO K1

Rs 14,990

Rs 15,990

OPPO A9 2020 4GB

Rs 14,990

Rs 15,990

OPPO A9 2020 8GB

Rs 17,490

Rs 18,490

OPPO F15 8GB

Rs 19,990

Rs 21,990

OPPO Reno 2F

Rs 21,990

Rs 23,990

OPPO Reno 2Z

Rs 25,990

Rs 27,490

OPPO Reno 2

Rs 36,990

Rs 38,990

OPPO Reno 3 Pro

Rs 29,990

Rs 31,990

 

 

 

 

We expect recent Xiaomi devices like the Redmi Note 9 Pro, the Redmi Note 8 series, and the whole Redmi K20 series to also receive around a Rs 1,000 raise. The POCO X2 is also now more expensive by Rs 1,000.


TAGS: GST, OPPO, Smartphone, Xiaomi, Redmi Note