OnePlus 12 Unveiled: Your Ultimate Guide to Release Date, Price, and Features

The eagerly anticipated OnePlus 12 made its debut in China on December 5, creating waves of excitement among smartphone enthusiasts. While the global launch is slated for “early 2024,” the official release is expected to take place on January 23 next year, as confirmed in the company’s official press release.

Here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know about the OnePlus 12:

Release Date and Pricing:

Unveiled in China on December 5, global release expected in “early 2024” (anticipated on January 23).

Priced from CNY¥4,299 in China (expected global pricing around $699 / £729 / AU$1,199).

Design and Display:

Continues the OnePlus 11’s TIME Design language with a design philosophy inspired by luxury watches.

‘Flowy Emerald’ signature colorway introduced, available alongside black and white finishes.
IP65-certified for dust and water resistance.

6.82-inch 120Hz 1440 x 3168 (2K) ‘Super Fluid’ LTPO AMOLED screen.

Peak brightness of 4,500nits, making it the brightest smartphone screen globally.

What is Snapdragon 8 Generation 3?

The term “Snapdragon 8 Gen 3” refers to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. This chipset is a state-of-the-art technology that powers the smartphone, offering advanced performance and capabilities. In the case of the OnePlus 12, this means that the phone is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, offering significant improvements over the previous generation in CPU speed, graphics, and power efficiency. This chipset plays an important role in improving the overall performance and user experience of the OnePlus 12 smartphone.

Cameras and Battery

In a notable upgrade, the OnePlus 12 features a 64MP 1/2.0″ periscope camera with 3x optical zoom and OIS. This marks a significant improvement from the OnePlus 11, which had a traditional telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom.

The star of the SoC is the Sony LYT-808 sensor with 50MP resolution and OIS, similar to the OnePlus Open. This sensor uses dual-layer transistor technology, capturing twice the light of standard sensors. Expect top-notch camera quality as seen in our OnePlus Open test.

Camera system reminiscent of the OnePlus Open, featuring a 50MP main sensor, 48MP ultra-wide, and a 64MP 3x telephoto lens.

Massive 5,400mAh battery for extended usage.

100W wired and 50W wireless charging capabilities.

Rear cameras equipped with optical image stabilization (OIS).


Powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, making it one of the first phones on the market with this advanced technology.

Boasts a 30% improvement in CPU speeds, 25% improvement in graphics, and a 10% increase in power efficiency.

Offers up to 24GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage.

OnePlus RAM Vitalization feature integrated into Oxygen OS 14 for enhanced performance.

Oneplus 12 Specification

Display: 6.82-inch AMOLED, LTPO 3.0, 120Hz, Dolby Vision, 2160Hz PWM dimming

Resolution: QHD+ 2K (3168 x 1440 pixels)

SoC: Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 (4nm)

OS: ColorOS 14 based on Android 14

Memory: Up to 24GB LPDDR5X RAM, 1TB UFS 4.0 storage

Rear Camera: Triple

  • 50MP Sony LYT-808 primary, ƒ/1.6, OIS, PDAF
  • 48MP ultrawide, ƒ/2.2, AF
  • 64MP Telephoto, 3x Optical zoom, ƒ/2.67, OIS, AF

Selfie: 32MP, ƒ/2.4

Battery: 5400mAh

Charging: 100W wired, 50W wireless

Biometric: Fingerprint (in-display)

Oneplus 12 Price

Oneplus 12Price in China
12/256 GBCNY 4299
16/512 GBCNY 4799
16 GB / 1 TBCNY 5299
24 GB / 1 TBCNY 5799


As the OnePlus 12 brings a host of impressive features and a sleek design, anticipation is building for its global release in early 2024. Stay tuned for more updates on pricing and availability outside of China, and get ready to experience the cutting-edge technology and design that OnePlus is known for.

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