OnePlus Ace 3 China launch date tipped along with key specs, could launch globally as OnePlus 12R



  • OnePlus 12R or OnePlus Ace 3 could launch in China on Jan 4th.
  • We already have the OnePlus 12R India launch details.
  • The likely specifications and features of the device are also here with us.
  • Earlier this month OnePlus launched the flagship OnePlus 12in its home market and is now rumoured to unveil the mid-ranger OnePlus Ace 3 in China on January 4th. For markets outside China, the Ace 3 could be known as the OnePlus 12R. The source of this launch date also suggests some of the important OnePlus Ace 3 specs too. Let’s have a look at everything we know.

·        OnePlus Ace 3 China launch date (rumoured)

  • As per tipster DigitalChatStation on Weibo, the Ace 3 could launch in China on January 4th. However, it will only launch alongside the OnePlus 12 in India on January 23rdunder the guise OnePlus 12R. Earlier this year, the OnePlus 11 and 11R were launched on the same stage.

OnePlus Ace 3 specifications (expected)

  • Display:We are hearing that OnePlus Ace 3 will sport a 6.78-inch 1.5K curved AMOLED screen with 4,500 nits of peak brightness and 2160Hz PWM dimming. This could be a BOE X1 oriental screen that’s present on the OnePlus 12. So, you could also get up to 120Hz adaptive refresh rate.
  • Cameras: The rear camera setup could consist of a 50MP main shooter with OIS, an 8MP ultrawide snapper and a 2MP macro module. Although previously there were rumours of a 32MP telephoto sensor with 3x optical zoom also in the mix but then this was quashedby tipsters DCS and Max Jambor.Anyway, the front camera could be a 16MP sensor.
  • Processor: The phone could come powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC
  • Memory: It could feature LPDDR5x RAM and UFS 4.0 storage.
  • Software: OnePlus could launch the device with ColorOS based on Android 14 in China and outside China, the skin will be OxygenOS.
  • Battery: We could expect a 5,500mAh battery with 100W fast wired charging support.
  • Design: The Ace 3 could come with a metallic mid-frame and be available in grey, gold, and blue colour options.

Key Specs

OnePlus Ace 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 | 12 GBProcessor
6.78 inches (17.22 cm)Display
50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5500 mAhBattery
  • 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 Spec

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