OnePlus Ace 3 / 12R telephoto camera reportedly cancelled, colour options tipped


OnePlus Ace 3 / 12R telephoto camera reportedly cancelled, colour options tipped



  • OnePlus 12R will be a rebranded version of the OnePlus Ace 3 which will make its debut as soon as this month in China.
  • The phone may not feature the previously rumoured 32MP telephoto camera.
  • But it comes with other improvements such as a metal body and a high-brightness LTPO display alongside Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.

OnePlus recently unveiled the flagship OnePlus 12 in its home country. The spree of launches has not ended just yet because the brand is expected to bring the more affordable OnePlus Ace 3 to the market soon. The same phone is expected to launch next month in global markets as the OnePlus 12R and here are some new details on this device from a reliable tipster.

OnePlus 12R camera, colour options details

  • According to reliable Weibo tipster Digital Chat Station (viaGizmochina), OnePlus has dropped its plan to use a 32MP IMX709 2X telephoto camera in the OnePlus Ace 3. The phone could instead feature a macro camera similar to its predecessor. Enthusiasts may not be too happy about this move as it was expected to upgrade the camera system significantly.
  • Further, the tipster says the device will feature a metal body with a glass back, which is a significant improvement over the OnePlus Ace 2/11R’s plastic frame.
  • The Chinese variant of the phone is expected to feature Gray, Blue and Gold colour options, but the global variant may miss out on one of these variants as per usual trend.

OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus Ace 3 will feature a 1.5K high-brightness BOE panel. Recent rumours have pointed out that it could have the same 4,500-nits peak brightness as the flagship OnePlus 12. The LTPO panel could also improve efficiency with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. The global launch is reportedly slated for January 23rd, 2024. Key Specs

OnePlus 12R
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 | 12 GBProcessor
6.74 inches (17.12 cm)Display
50 MP + 50 MP + 8 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5500 mAhBattery
  • OnePlus Ace 3 is tipped to sport a 6.78-inch BOE X1 display and a 1.5K resolution.
  • The phone would have a peak brightness of 4,500 nits and 2,160Hz PWM dimming.
  • The phone is believed to be rebranded as OnePlus 12R for global markets.

OnePlus Ace 3 is expected to debut in China very soon and is speculated to be rebranded as OnePlus 12R globally. The recent leaks have spilt the beans on the specifications of the flagship. While we wait for the official announcement, tipster DigitalChatStation has shared the display specifications of the phone. The handset is claimed to have a display that is similar to the OnePlus 12 (except for the size), which debuted earlier this month in China.

OnePlus Ace 3 display features tipped

  • According to the tipster, the OnePlus Ace 3 is tipped to feature a 6.78-inch BOE X1 display with 1.5K resolution and curved edges.
  • The handset is tipped to have the same peak brightness and PWM dimming similar to the OnePlus 12.
  • To recall, the OnePlus 12 sports a 6.82-inch quad-HD+ LTPO OLED display with 1,440 x 3,168 pixels resolution, 4,500 nits brightness, and 2160Hz PWM dimming rate.
  • DCS further says the OnePlus flagship could come with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, 100W fast charging, 5500mAh battery and a full-metal frame for better durability.

OnePlus Ace 3 launch date timeline

OnePlus Ace 3 is expected to launch in China on December 17th, as per the screenshot of a Chinese retailer website shared on X.

OnePlus Ace 3 specifications (expected)

  • Display:could feature a 6.74-inch 1.5K OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and PWM dimming support. There could be a punch-hole cutout for the selfie shooter.
  • Cameras:The handset could feature a triple camera setup on the back, comprising a 50MP Sony IMX890 sensor, an 8MP ultrawide OmniVision OV8D10 sensor and a 32MP Sony IMX709 telephoto lens. There could be a 16MP selfie camera on the front.
  • Processor:The handset is likely to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.
  • RAM and storage:The chipset is paired with up to 24GB LPDDR5x RAM and 1TB UFS 4.0 storage.
  • OS: The  could boot Android 14-based ColorOS 14 custom skin out of the box.
  • Battery, charging:The is expected to pack a 5,500mAh battery with 100W fast charging support.
  • Other:An in-display fingerprint sensor, IP68 rating, and Dolby Atmos.

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