The OnePlus Buds go on open sale on August 4 across various online and offline channels including Amazon, Flipkart, oneplus.in, OnePlus offline stores, and Croma and Reliance Digital outlets. An early access sale will take place on July 31 on oneplus.in for the white and blue variants.
Although OnePlus has been in the audio accessories segment for a while now, this is the company's first true wireless headset. The earphones have an outer-ear (half in-ear) fit similar to the Apple AirPods, but are priced at significantly less. The charging case of the OnePlus Buds has a USB Type-C port and features the company's Warp Charge standard for fast charging.
The earphones themselves weigh just 4.6g, while the charging case weighs 36g. The OnePlus Buds are powered by 13.4mm dynamic drivers, and also feature environmental noise cancelling technology for better sound on voice calls. There is also support for Dolby Atmos, and IPX4 water resistance.