OnePlus 12 global launch timeline tipped, OnePlus 12R could also launch alongside it



  • OnePlus 12 launch could take place earlier than usual next year.
  • OnePlus 12R could launch alongside it.
  • OnePlus 12 is expected to be the flagship with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and 12R could house a gen-old Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
  • A day after we learned that the OnePlus 12is debuting in China on December 4th, its possible global launch timeline is out. The OnePlus 12 “series” is tipped to launch globally in January. Alongside it, the OnePlus 12R launch could also happen on the same day. Here’s what we know about these two devices.

·        OnePlus 12 series global launch timeline (expected)

  • As per Max Jambor on, the global launch of the OnePlus12 series could take place in January. His post emphasises the word “Series,” which leads us to believe that more than one phone could launch and the chances are this second device will be the OnePlus 12R.
  • Last year, the OnePlus 11R was launchedin India alongside the vanilla OnePlus 11. Notably, the OnePlus Ace 3 and the Ace series phones have historically launched as R models globally.
  • The reason OnePlus is expediting the flagship launch event next year could be because Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is already here, and the former’s competitor Samsung is also rumoured to launch the Galaxy S series earlier next year, in January.

OnePlus 12 series specifications (expected)

  • Display:The OnePlus 12 could come with a 6.82-inch LTPO AMOLED screen with 2K ProXDR resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and individual pixel-calibration support. This is said to have got an A+ certification from DisplayMate.Meanwhile, the OnePlus 12R could feature a 6.74-inch OLED screen with 1.5K pixel resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and PWM dimming support.
  • Processor: OnePlus  could be running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC while the 12R could have Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 inside.
  • Memory: Both these devices could bring up to 24GB of LPDDR5x RAM and 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage.
  • Battery: OnePlus 12 could have a 5,400mAh battery with 100W wired charging and 50W wireless charging support while the 12R could bear a 5,500mAh cell with the same 100W fast charging support.
  • Software: The software in use will likely be Android 14-based OxygenOS.
  • Cameras: OnePlus 12’s rear camera setup could consist of a 50MP Sony LYT-808 sensor with OIS, a 50MP Sony IMX581 ultrawide sensor and a 64MP 3x telephoto zoom sensor with OIS.As for the OnePlus 12R, the expectation is a 50MP Sony IMX890 main sensor, an 8MP OmniVision OV8D10 ultrawide sensor and a 32MP Sony IMX709 telephoto zoom sensor.

We should have more details when the OnePlus  officially sees the daylight on December 4th in China at 7:00 pm local time (or 4:30 pm IST).

  • OnePlus 12 launch to happen on December 4th, 2023.
  • OnePlus will be celebrating its 10th anniversary that day.
  • OnePlus Ace 3 is also speculated to share the launch stage.
  • OnePlus has announced the company’s 10th anniversary event on December 4th and on this date, the OnePlus will debut. This has been confirmed by OnePlus China head Li Jie Louis. Alongside this, the OnePlus Ace 3 is also expected to launch. This device could come to India and other global markets as OnePlus R. Here’s everything we know about the two devices at the moment.

·        OnePlus 12 launch announcement

  • OnePluswas founded by Pete Lau and Carl Pei on December 16th, 2013. The Chinese phone maker has seen momentous growth and several changes in its corporate structure in the years since. So, on December 4th, it will commemorate a decade in the industry. The announcement poster for the same shared on Weibo shows the event timing to be 7:00 pm local time (or 4:30 pm IST).

OnePlus 12 specifications (expected)

  • Display:On the front, you could get a 6.82-inch LTPO AMOLED panel with 2K PRoXDR resolution, the BOE single-pixel calibrating feature, an OPPO P1 display chip, and a punch-hole cutout. It has been rated an A+ grade on the DisplayMate benchmark.
  • Processor:Under the hood, the OnePlus 12 could have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC with Adreno GPU.
  • Memory:This could be backed by up to 24GB of RAM and 1TB of internal storage.
  • Battery:The device could be relying on a 5,400mAh battery with 100W wired charging and a 50W wireless charging facility.
  • Software:On top of this hardware, Android 14-based OxygenOS could be present.
  • Cameras:On the rear side, the primary camera could be a 50MP Sony LYT-808 sensor with OIS. It could be accompanied by a 50MP ultrawide Sony IMX581 sensor and a 64MP 3x telephoto zoom lens with OIS

Key Specs

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 | 8 GBProcessor
6.82 inches (17.32 cm)Display
50 MP + 48 MP + 64 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
5400 mAhBattery


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