OnePlus has announced the official launch date of the OnePlus 12 series in global markets. OnePlus 12, which was launched in China on December 5, is set to make its debut in international markets including India on January 23, 2024. The flagship handset will be introduced at the OnePlus launch event along with the OnePlus 12R. Earlier this month, a company executive had also revealed a global launch date of January 23 for the smartphone.
In a teaser video posted on The Indian price of OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R is also likely to be revealed at the event. microsite OnePlus has also gone live on the company’s website for the launch of the 12 series. OnePlus is also giving interested customers a chance to win a free OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R by subscribing to the event.
The site also lists key specifications for the OnePlus 12, but has not yet provided details about the OnePlus 12R. However, previous reports suggest that the smartphone will likely be a rebranded OnePlus Ace 3 – which could be launched in China soon before the global markets.
Earlier this month, Alexander Vanderhaeghe, country manager of OnePlus Benelux, also said at the company’s Never Settle community event in Antwerp that the OnePlus 12 will be launched in Europe and global markets on January 23. The phone will come with OnePlus 12R. Which will replace OnePlus 11R. The OnePlus 12R is expected to be targeted at gamers and is likely to be priced lower than OnePlus’ flagship phones.
The OnePlus 12 was introduced in China on December 5, with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, a 5,400mAh battery with 100W wired SuperVOOC charging support. The Snapdragon processor is paired with up to 24GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 1TB of UFS 4 inbuilt storage. The OnePlus 11 successor features a 6.82-inch quad-HD+ (1,440 x 3,168 pixels) LTPO OLED screen with a refresh rate between 1Hz and 120Hz, and a peak brightness of 4,500 nits. The handset comes with Hasselblad-branded cameras, which include a Sony LYT-808 sensor and a 50-megapixel primary lens with optical image stabilization (OIS). The phone also has a 64-megapixel telephoto camera and a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. On the front, the OnePlus 12 features a 32-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling.
OnePlus 12 price in China is set at CNY 4,299 (roughly Rs. 50,700) for the base 12GB + 256GB RAM and storage variant. The 16GB+512GB and 16GB+1TB variants are priced at CNY 4,799 (roughly Rs. 56,600) and CNY 5,299 (roughly Rs. 62,500), respectively. Meanwhile, the top-of-the-line model with 24GB RAM and 1TB storage comes at CNY 5,799 (roughly Rs. 68,400).