Chinese consumer tech giant OnePlus is gearing up for a New Year’s gift for its enthusiasts with the global launch of the OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R scheduled for January 23, 2024. These flagship smartphones from OnePlus, already launched in China on December 5, 2023, are now ready to take the international stage, including a major launch in India.
The global unveiling will take place at a special OnePlus event at 7.30 PM IST. Fans can expect the announcement of the India pricing for both models during this event. Adding to the excitement, OnePlus has launched a microsite for the OnePlus 12 series and is offering customers a chance to win a free handset by subscribing to the event.
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) December 18, 2023
The site teases some key features on OnePlus 12, but details about the OnePlus 12R is still under wraps. Talking about the OnePlus 12, the device will be geared with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC and a 4th-Gen Hasselblad, 3X Periscope Telephoto camera. The device will also have a 50W AIRVOOC to for ultra-fast wireless charging. While the complete specifications and features remain under wraps until the global launch, the initial launch in China has set high expectations regarding camera capabilities, display quality, and overall user experience.
According to a report by Gadgets360, the powerful processor of OnePlus 12, as launched in China, is paired with up to 24GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 1TB of UFS 4 inbuilt storage. It further features a 5,400mAh battery with 100W wired SuperVOOC charging, and a stunning 6.82-inch quad-HD+ LTPO OLED screen with upto 120Hz refresh rate. Pricing in China starts from CNY 4,299 for the 12GB+256GB variant, with higher configurations available.
The OnePlus 12R, expected to follow the OnePlus 11R, is poised to be a gamer-friendly device, likely more affordable than its flagship counterpart. Rumors suggest it could be a global version of the upcoming OnePlus Ace 3.