OnePlus 12 vs OnePlus 12R – What distinguishes the two new smartphones

Jan 25, 2024

By: Sourabh Jain

OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R launched in India

OnePlus has launched two new smartphones, the OnePlus 12 and OnePlus 12R smartphones in India. Here’s what’s different between the two devices.

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Price: The Big Factor

OnePlus 12 – starting at ₹69,999 | OnePlus 12R – starting at ₹39,999

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The OnePlus 12 features a 6.82-inch Quad HD curved AMOLED display and the OnePlus 12R features a slightly smaller 6.78-inch 1.5K LTPO AMOLED display. The OnePlus 12 offers a slightly bigger display with a higher resolution.

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Refresh rate and protection

Both the OnePlus smartphones offer a 120Hz refresh rate and come with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection. The devices also offer a peak brightness of 4,500 nits.

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The OnePlus 12 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. On the other hand, the OnePlus 12R is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, which was used in the OnePlus 11 in 2023.

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OnePlus 12 – 12GB 256GB and 16GB 512GB | OnePlus 12R – 8GB 128GB and 16GB 256GB

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Rear camera

OnePlus 12 – 50MP primary camera, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 64MP telephoto lens | OnePlus 12R – 50MP primary camera, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP macro camera.

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Front camera

While the OnePlus 12 comes with a 32MP selfie camera, the OnePlus 12R is equipped with a 16MP selfie camera.

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Battery and charging

OnePlus 12 – 5,400mAh with 100W wired and 50W wireless charging | OnePlus 12R – 5,500mAh with 100W wired charging

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Colour options

OnePlus 12 – Flowy Emerald and Silky Black | OnePlus 12R – Cool Blue and Iron Gray

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