OnePlus 12R will launch in NA & EU as well, apart from India

The R-series devices have historically been exclusive to India, but the 12R changes that
Adhiraj S. Chauhan

As part of their 10 year anniversary, OnePlus hosted a fireside chat recently, where they confirmed that the 12R will not just launch in India, but North America and Europe as well. This is a first for any R-series phone, as all of them so far — 9R, 9RT, 10R, 11R — launched only in India. They're usually rebranded versions of the Ace-series phones sold only in China (10R => Ace, 11R => Ace 2).

Quoting OnePlus president Kinder Liu (via Android Authority):

In addition to India, this time we will launch the OnePlus 12R in North America, Europe, and other parts of the world as well

OnePlus 12 is set to be unveiled on 23rd January 2024, and the 12R should debut alongside that. R-series devices sit between flagships and the Nord series. As such, you can expect its specs to be cut down when compared to OnePlus 12.

Thanks to several well-known leakers (MySmartPrice x OnLeaks, Yogesh Brar), we've compiled a short table with the rumoured differences between the 12 & 12R:

  OnePlus 12 OnePlus 12R
Display 6.82" 120Hz 3168x1440 OLED (4500 nits in HBM) 6.74" 120Hz OLED
SoC Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
RAM 12 GB / 16 GB / 24 GB 12 GB / 16 GB
Storage 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB 256 GB
Battery 5400 mAh / 100W SuperVOOC / 50W AirVOOC 5500 mAh / 100W SuperVOOC
Cameras 50MP primary, 48MP ultrawide, 64MP 3x telephoto 50MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, 32MP 2x telephoto, 16MP (front)

You can also go through our more detailed rumour-roundup articles for both the OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R. They will both launch with OxygenOS 14 out of the box, and of course will be supported by our app upon release.