OnePlus fans around the world have been eagerly waiting for the launch of the OnePlus 12, the company’s latest flagship smartphone. The wait is finally over, as OnePlus has officially announced the global launch date for the OnePlus 12 series.
According to a teaser by OnePlus, the OnePlus 12 series will be unveiled globally on January 24, 2024, at 10 AM ET. Oneplus also includes a teaser video that shows glimpses of the OnePlus 12’s design and features. The video reveals a curved display with thin bezels, a metal frame, an alert slider, and a large camera module on the back. The video also confirms that the OnePlus 12 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, which is expected to be the most powerful processor for Android phones in 2024.
The OnePlus 12 series will consist of two models: the OnePlus 12 and the OnePlus 12R. The OnePlus 12 will be the premium model, while the OnePlus 12R will be a more affordable option. Both phones will have a 6.7-inch QHD+ OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, up to 24GB of RAM, up to 256GB of UFS 4.0 storage, a 5,400mAh battery with 100W wired and 50W wireless charging, and a 32MP selfie camera.
The main difference between the two models will be in the rear camera setup. The OnePlus 12 will feature a new 50MP Sony LYT-808 sensor, which is co-developed by OnePlus and Sony, as the main camera. It will also have a 50MP ultra-wide camera and a 64MP periscope telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom. The OnePlus 12R will have a 48MP main camera, a 16MP ultra-wide camera, and a 12MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom.
The OnePlus 12 series will also boast of the Hasselblad branding and tuning for the cameras, as well as the OxygenOS 14 software based on Android 14. The 12 series will be available in multiple color options, including black, white, blue, green, and red.
The OnePlus 12 series will launch in China on December 4, 2023, where the OnePlus 12 is expected to start at CNY 4,999 ($770) and the OnePlus 12R at CNY 3,999 ($620). The global pricing and availability details will be revealed on January 24, 2024. Stay tuned for more updates on the OnePlus 12 series.