It was previously rumored that the OnePlus Ace 3 would launch in China by the end of December. The launch date has not yet been officially announced by the brand.

According to a reliable source, the release of the phone has been delayed a bit. It has even been revealed when the launch is tentatively scheduled.

Digital Chat Station reports that the OnePlus Ace 3 could launch in China on January 4. This will be the brand’s first phone in 2024 if this is true.

The Ace 3 will also be released in global markets on January 23 as the OnePlus 12R. We know almost everything about this product thanks to multiple leaks in recent months.

The handset will look similar to the OnePlus 12. The frame will be made of metal and the back will be made of glass.


The new OnePlus 12R aka Ace 3 will sport a massive 6.78 inches 1.5K(2772×1240p) BOE X1 OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 on top. It comes with 4500nits peak brightness, 1600nits peak full-screen brightness, DisplayMate A+ rating, & Dolby vision support. OnePlus Ace 3 will feature a metal mid-frame chassis, according to the tipster.

The device comes with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC coupled with 8GB/12GB/16GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage.

It comes with stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. On the back, the OnePlus 12R will ship with triple-rear cameras with a 50MP main sensor with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 8MP 119° ultra-wide-angle lens, and 2MP macro sensor and LED flash. There is the same 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.5 aperture.

The OnePlus Ace 3 packs a massive 5500 mAh battery with 100W fast charging. It runs on Android 14 with OxygenOS 14.0 on top. The connectivity option includes Dual SIM with Dual 4G LTE and VoLTE support, 5G Dual Mode (SA/NSA) support, in-display fingerprint scanner, Wifi 6e, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, USB Type-C port and 1216 Linear Speaker, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio certification.