OnePlus 12R design teased ahead of India launch on Jan 23

OnePlus already confirmed the launch of OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R smartphones in India on January 23rd, at its Smooth Beyond Belief launch event.

Today, the company has posted the images of the phone that shows the design, and said that it will launch in global markets such as North America and Europe for the first time in Q1, 2024. It already said that the 12R will be the first OnePlus R series phone to go on sale outside of India and China.

The image shows the phone in Cool Blue and Iron Gray colourways, and the rear design looks similar to the OnePlus 12. Cool Blue is a glossy finish with a light, fresh appearance, while Iron Gray has a matte feel to give a sophisticated and strong feeling, said the company.

Both colours feature a matte metal frame, and the phone has the Alert Slider which is now located on the left of the phone, similar to the OnePlus 12. This change allowed OnePlus to introduce a new integrated antenna system which unleashes enhanced performance during online gaming sessions, said the company.

Regarding the OnePlus 12 series, the company said:

A decade in the making, the OnePlus 12 Series has been developed to address an industry-wide challenge in balancing high performance, high power consumption, effective heat dissipation, and longevity. The two devices, the OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R, each have their own unique attributes that give users the choice to pick what’s important for them on their next smartphone.

Both OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R are set to be released at the OnePlus Smooth Beyond Belief Launch Event at 19:30 IST on January 23, 2024. As usual, the phones will be sold on, in addition to and offline stores.

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