OnePlus Ace 3 to be announced on January 4

After teasers, OnePlus has confirmed the launch of OnePlus Ace 3 smartphone in China on January 4th. This is expected to launch globally as OnePlus 12R, which will launch on January 23rd.

The teaser shows the phone in Gray and Blue colours, in addition to the Gold colour which was teased yesterday.

“The OnePlus Ace 3 is a comprehensive upgrade to Ace 2, bringing the “popularization of the flagship experience” to unprecedented heights,” said Louis Jie, OnePlus China head.

“We firmly believe that “Flagships can be divided into price ranges, and flagship experiences are regardless of price ranges.” OnePlus Ace 3 makes the flagship experience no longer exclusive to flagship phones, allowing everyone to enjoy the flagship experience,” he added.

The company said that the Ace 3 aims to offer flagship screen, ultra-long battery life, flagship quality, strong signal, etc. to more users, and once again lead the industry progress.

“We believe that the versatile OnePlus Ace 3 will not only meet your expectations, but also exceed your imagination, bringing you not only a high-performance mobile phone, but also a wonderful flagship experience,” said Louis Jie.

He already confirmed that the OnePlus Ace 3 will come with 1.5K “X1 (Oriental) Screen” for the first time.

OnePlus Ace 3 / 12R rumoured specifications
  • 6.78-inch FHD+ (2480×1264 pixels) 1.5K OLED display with 1-120Hz refresh rate
  • Up to 3.2GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 740 GPU
  • Up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, up to 256GB storage
  • Android 14 with ColorOS 14 (China) / OxygenOS 14 (Global)
  • 50MP IMX890 main camera with OIS, 8MP ultra-wide camera, 2MP macro camera
  • 16MP front camera
  • In-display fingerprint sensor, infrared sensor
  • 5G SA/NSA, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 5500mAh battery with 100W SuperVOOC fast charging

We should know more details in the coming days, before the phone goes official next week.


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