The price of the OnePlus 12 is said to have increased slightly, while the 12R is now on par with the Pixel 7a

Discover the latest on OnePlus 12 & 12R: price changes, specs, and value comparison with Pixel 7a. Are the upgrades worth the slight cost increase?

Hesaneh Haddadi
By Hesaneh Haddadi
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OnePlus has been known for years for offering a cheaper alternative to other flagship smartphones without compromising on specifications. However, with the upcoming OnePlus 12, there seems to be a slight price increase. On the other hand, the OnePlus 12R seems to offer excellent value for money.

The OnePlus 11, released last year, was great value at $699, with a flagship Qualcomm chip, good cameras, a great screen, and excellent battery life. However, to achieve this price, certain concessions were made, such as giving up wireless charging.

The return of wireless charging, the use of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and other improvements on the OnePlus 12 point to an expected price increase. The TechPuls newsletter, run by Nils Ahrensmeier, who has a reliable history of leaks, suggests that the OnePlus 12 will be priced at $799, an increase of $100 over the previous generation, but still below the $899 price tag. from OnePlus. .

Additionally, the OnePlus 12R is expected to cost $499, making it the cheapest non-Nordic model since 2017’s OnePlus 5T. Despite slightly outdated specs, this price is competitive with Google’s Pixel 7a. The launch of the OnePlus Ace 3 in China, which is essentially the same phone, revealed that the device will be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.

The OnePlus 12 series is expected to launch on January 23.

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