OnePlus has shared official images of its upcoming flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 12, ahead of its December 5th launch event in China. The device will be available in three colors: white, black, and green. The design of the OnePlus 12 closely resembles its predecessor, the OnePlus 11, with the key change being the relocation of the Alert Slider to the left-hand side to accommodate a new integrated antenna.
The antenna is designed to boost signal performance and reduce latency for game streaming, placing it optimally for gaming when the phone is held in landscape orientation. The green color option features a nature-inspired grain-like pattern.
- Color Options: The OnePlus 12 will be available in three colors: white, black, and green. The green variant features a nature-inspired pattern.
- Design Similarity: The design of the OnePlus 12 is visually similar to its predecessor, the OnePlus 11, with a key change being the relocation of the Alert Slider to the left-hand side.
- Alert Slider Relocation: The Alert Slider, a fan-favorite feature for switching between mute, vibrate, and ringer sound profiles, has been moved to the left side to accommodate a new integrated antenna for improved signal performance during gaming.
- Antenna Optimization: The relocation of the Alert Slider is aimed at optimizing antenna performance during gaming, with the antennas positioned between the forefingers of the user when the phone is held in landscape orientation.
- Camera Specifications: The OnePlus 12 is expected to feature a new Sony LYT-808 sensor for its 50-megapixel main camera and a 64-megapixel, 3X periscopic telephoto camera, both supported by Hasselblad Camera for Mobile.
- Processor: The device will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, confirming leaks from July.
- Display: The OnePlus 12 is said to feature a “2K display” panel from China’s BOE.
- Additional Features: The device is expected to support wireless charging, rain touch, and infrared remote control functions.
- Global Launch: OnePlus plans to announce a global launch date for the OnePlus 12 on December 15th, according to Engadget.
The official unveiling of the OnePlus 12 is scheduled for December 5th, providing more details about its specifications and features. Prospective customers outside of China can anticipate a global launch soon after the official debut.