OnePlus 12 user claims he found a dead bug stuck inside the phone, company acknowledges issue

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • OnePlus 12 has been facing QC issues as reported by reviewers and early buyers in the brand’s home country.
  • One such consumer posted photos of his new OnePlus 12 which showed a bug stuck in the device’s back panel.
  • Reviewers also reported the presence of an unusual gap between the phone’s metal frame and the glass panel.
  • It’s not been long since the OnePlus 12has been available for sale in China. With how impressive the device’s price is, Chinese consumers have been rushing to pre-order and get their hands on the brand’s mighty flagship. However, the phone seems to face major quality control issues based on user posts on the Chinese social media site, Weibo.

·        OnePlus 12 buyer finds a bug stuck inside the back panel, OPPO support responds

  • A Weibo user recently postedphotos of their newly-bought OnePlus 12 which showed a tiny bug stuck inside the phone’s back panel. This is not the only issue the device has been facing as Chinese reviewers also reported gaps between the metal frame and back glass panel of the device.

OnePlus parent OPPO’s customer service responded to the consumer who posted the photos and apologised for the issues. The team further said that they would help the consumer on an immediate basis. These issues in modern-day smartphones, especially flagships, are quite rare. Poor quality control in glass panel manufacturing could result in issues such as gaps that could harm the device’s durability. As the OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R global launches near, we expect the brand to figure out these issues before the global supply of these devices begins; after all, it could otherwise put a significant dent in its value. OnePlus 11 also faced specific issues, where the device could not pass bend tests as it developed cracks near the round camera setup with relatively less pressure.

Key Specs

OnePlus 12
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 | 12 GBProcessor
6.82 inches (17.32 cm)Display
50 MP + 48 MP + 64 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
5400 mA
  • OnePlus 12 is confirmed to expand to global markets in early 2024.
  • It will debut alongside other products, which could be the OnePlus 12R.
  • The flagship phone features a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, a 50MP Sony LYT-808 camera, and IP65 rating for dust/water resistance.
  • OnePlus 12finally launched in China earlier today as a successor to the OnePlus 11. The flagship ships with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, a 50MP Sony LYT-808 camera, and an official IP65 rating for dust/water resistance. Soon after the announcement, OnePlus confirmed the global launch timeline. While it didn’t mention any specific date, we now have a ballpark as to when the phone will be expanding to other markets.

·        OnePlus 12 global launch timeline

  • OnePlus has confirmed the new OnePlus 12 will come to global markets in early 2024. “The OnePlus 12 is planned to be released along with other products in the global market in early 2024.” While there is no mention of any exact date, recent leaks have pointed to January 24th. We should know more details soon.

OnePlus says the OnePlus 12 is planned to debut alongside other products. this is interesting considering the other product in question could be the OnePlus 12R, which has been a part of the rumour mill in recent times. OnePlus 12 specifications

  • Display: sports a 6.82-inch QHD+ 2K OLED LTPO display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 4,500 nits of peak brightness, Dolby Vision, 10Bit Color Depth, ProXDR, 2160Hz PWM dimming and a punch-hole cutout.
  • Processor:The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset paired with Adreno GPU.
  • RAM and storage:Up to 24GB LPDDR5X RAM and 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage.
  • OS: Android 14-based OxygenOS 14 skin out of the box.
  • Cameras:  sports a 50MP Sony LYT-808 primary camera with OIS, a 48MP Sony IMX581 ultra-wide angle lens, and a 64MP OV64B periscope lens with 3x telephoto zoom. There is a 32MP Sony IMX615 front camera.
  • Battery, fast charging:The phone packs a 5,400mAh battery with 100W wired and 50W wireless fast charging support.
  • Other features:IP65 rating for dust and water resistance and an in-display fingerprint sensor for security.

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