OnePlus 12R

OnePlus 12R Key Features
  • Dual Sim, 3G, 4G, 5G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, NFC, IR Blaster
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen2, Octa Core, 3.2 GHz Processor
  • 16 GB RAM, 256 GB inbuilt
  • 5500 mAh Battery with 100W Fast Charging
  • 6.78 inches, 1264 x 2780 px, 120 Hz Display with Punch Hole
  • 50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear & 16 MP Front Camera
  • Android v14

KSh 66,000 KSh 80,000

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  • OnePlus 12R in Kenya

    The OnePlus 12R in Kenya is Ksh 66,000. Running on the Qualcomm SM8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm) processor with Adreno 740 GPU, the OnePlus 12R has 16 GB RAM and 256 GB of internal storage which is not expandable. The OnePlus 12R has a 6.78-inch, 1264 x 2780 pixels AMOLED display with a pixel density of 450 ppi. It has Gorilla Glass protection as well. Coming to cameras, it has a 50 MP rear camera and a 16 MP front camera for selfies. It has a USB Type-C port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the OnePlus 12R as well, along with a magnetic field sensor (compass), gyroscope sensor, proximity sensor, and accelerometer sensor. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for 3G, NFC, and Wi-Fi too. The OnePlus 12R runs on Android 14 and all this is powered by a 5500 mAh battery. It measures 163.3 x 75.3 x 8.8 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 207 grams including the battery.

    OnePlus 12R Specifications

    Brand Oneplus
    Model 12R
    Status Available
    Release Date 2024, January
    Dimensions 163.3 x 75.3 x 8.8 mm (6.43 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
    Weight 207 g (7.30 oz)
    Colors Iron Gray, Cool Blue
    Body Material
    SIMs Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
    Water & Dust No
    Size 6.78 inches
    Type LTPO4 AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 1600 nits (HBM), 4500 nits (peak)
    Resolutions 1264 x 2780 pixels
    PPI 450 ppi density
    Multi touch Yes
    Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
    2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
    CDMA 800
    3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
    4G 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
    5G 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA
    Speed HSPA, LTE-A (CA), 5G
    GPRS Yes
    EDGE Yes
    Rear Triple 50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
    8 MP, f/2.2, 16mm, 112˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
    Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
    Videos 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, gyro-EIS, OIS
    Front Single 16 MP, f/2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/3″, 1.0µm
    HDR, panorama
    1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
    OS Android 14, OxygenOS 14
    Chipset Qualcomm SM8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
    CPU Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
    GPU Adreno 740
    RAM  16GB
    Storage 256GB
    Card Slot No
    Type Li-Po
    Capacity 5500mAh
    Removable Non-Removable
    Talk Time N/A
    Stand By N/A
    Charging 100W wired, 1-100% in 26 min (advertised)
    Sound Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
    3.5mm Jack No
    Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
    Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
    USB USB Type-C 2.0
    Wi Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6/7, dual-band
    NFC Yes

    OnePlus 12R Overview

    Oneplus has proven to be a house player in the smartphone industry with the launch of the OnePlus 12R which is an upgrade from its predecessor the OnePlus 12. Today we are going to review the features that make the OnePlus 12R a remarkable device and most importantly we will decide if it’s worth upgrading to this phone.

    The OnePlus 12R Build

    • Design: LTPO4 AMOLED
    • Display: 6.78 inches
    • Color: Iron Gray, Cool Blue


    The OnePlus 12R comes with a sophisticated and sleek design. The phone is available in our Phone stores in Kenya in two color options Iron Gray and cool Blue. One thing is for certain, the OnePlus 12R is designed to grab your eye’s attention straight from the box. The OnePlus 12R is slim with dimensions of 163.3 x 75.3 x 8.8 mm. The design truly captivates your eyes with its slim profile. The phone weighs 207 grams giving you a good distribution when you hold it in your hands. This makes the OnePlus 12R a bit heavy, but if you consider the fact that it comes with a 5500 mAh battery capacity then it is completely understandable.

    One Plus also ensured that the OnePlus 12R has been built with a glass front that has a Gorilla Glass Victus 2 which provides you with enough support. The sides of the OnePlus 12R have been built with an aluminum frame making this phone a flagship device. You get a dual SIM card tray with the 12R plus  the phones comes with IP65 certificate. Meaning that the One Plus 12R is waterproof and dustproof.

    At the back of the OnePlus 12R, you are going to find a triple rear camera module that hosts a 50MP and an 8 MP ultrawide camera with a 2MP macro camera that makes the phone stand out. On the sides of the OnePlus 12R, you get power buttons and volume rockers. These are responsive when you want to adjust the audio settings in the OnePlus 12R phone.

    Display and Visual Experience

    OnePlus ensured that the OnePlus 12R comes with a vibrant display of 6.78 inches. This ensures that you get an immersive experience when viewing content on your phone. One thing that you are going to love is the fact that the 6.78-inch LTPO4 AMOLED display comes with a high refresh rate of 120Hz which ensures that you get a fast experience.

    You will fall inlove with the peak nits of 4500 and HBM of 1600 nits which is still high to be honest… Ensuring that you get to enjoy the maximum display with the OnePlus 12R even when the sun is super high. You also get a high resolution of 1264 x 2780 pixels that guarantees crisp, vivid colors and sharp contrasts. The LTPO4 AMOLED display of the OnePlus 12R provides you with a good time when you are streaming content or even gaming using the OnePlus 12R.

    The OnePlus 12R Cameras

    • Main Camera: 50 MP (wide), 8 MP (ultrawide) and 2 MP (macro).
    • Front Camera: 16 MP (wide)
    • Video(Main/Front): 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, gyro-EIS, OIS

    Wide camera lens system

    The triple main camera of the OnePlus 12R is a powerhouse that has been built to capture incredible shots. You get a high-resolution primary camera that has three lenses a 50MP wide camera with a focal point of 1.8 you also get an 8MP ultrawide camera with a focal point of 2.2 and a 2MP macro lens camera with a focal point of 2.4.

    The primary lens of the OnePlus 12R comes with a 50 MP resolution and a wide aperture of f/1.8. You also get a Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), that will ensure every photo you take with the OnePlus 12R is sharp and clear. You are going to enjoy capturing breathtaking landscapes and even close-up photos with the 50 MP wide camera lens of the OnePlus 12R.

    Ultrawide and Macro lens camera

    You also get an additional ultra lens camera that is 8MP which allows you to view 120˚ field. This ultra-wide lens of the OnePlus 12R is truly a game changer because it allows you to capture a clear photo of your friends when you are taking a group shot. Thanks to the wide-angle capabilities of the OnePlus 12R, you will be able to add a creative dimension to the photos and videos that you are taking. This ensures that you can capture every detail with the OnePlus 12R.

    The third camera lens that comes with the OnePlus 12R is a 2 MP macro lens that captures every tiny detail. This 2MP macro lens will open you up to a new perspective when you want to take photos of small objects while capturing their intricate beauty.

    additional features

    You also get additional features with the OnePlus 12R such as the LED flash comes in handy when you are capturing photos in low-light conditions. The LED flashlight of the OnePlus 12R will ensure that you capture vibrant photos that are well-lit.

    Another feature that you are going to love is the Panorama mode which allows you to capture sweeping landscapes in all their glory with the OnePlus 12R. While the High Dynamic Range (HDR) gives you a balanced exposure while still preserving all the details in the photos of the shadows and highlights.


    One thing that you will love about the camera of the OnePlus 12R is the fact that it allows you to take more than just static images, you can record videos. You will be able to record stunning videos in 4K at 30 frames per second video setting, the OnePlus 12R will give you cinematic quality to your videos while capturing every nuance in exceptional detail. You can also change the settings in your OnePlus 12R to 1080p at 30fps, with this setting you will still be able to record smooth and high-quality videos.

    Front Camera Specifications

    OnePlus ensures that you capture the best angles with the 16MP selfie camera of the OnePlus 12R. At the front you get a 16MP wide aperture lens that comes with a focal point of 2.2, this ensures that the selfies you take are sharp and vibrant with details. You are going to enjoy taking group selfies or even just photos of yourself with the 13MP wide lens that captures every detail in your face.

    The OnePlus 12R comes in handy if you love vlogging or even if you are to have a Zoom meeting. This is because the front camera can record high-quality videos at 1080p at 30 frames per second. Go ahead and capture every memorable moment with your friends.

    The OnePlus 12R Performance

    • Processor (Chipset, GPU): Qualcomm SM8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm), Adreno 740
    • Storage: 256GB 16GB RAM
    • OS: Android 14, OxygenOS 14
    • Connectivity (sim conf): Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6/7, dual-band

    The chipset and Operating System of the OnePlus 12R

    At the heart of the OnePlus 12R, you will find the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, which is 4nm thick. The chipset of the OnePlus 12R provides you with cutting-edge performance while maintaining energy efficiency. Oneplus ensures that the octa-core configuration has a 2×3.2 GHz Cortex-X3 and 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715, this ensures that the Oneplus 12R can handle all of your multitasking, gaming, and demanding applications with finesse.

    The operating system of the Oneplus 12R is Android 14, one of the latest. Oneplus ensured to couple this up with their very own interface the OxygenOS 14. This ensures that the Oneplus 12R gives you a seamless user experience while hosting different features in the Oneplus 12R.


    Inorder to complement the powerful CPU, OnePlus ensured that the Oneplus 12R comes with an Adreno 740 GPU that provides you with exceptional graphics performance. This allows you to immerse in graphically intensive games or indulge in high-definition multimedia content with the Oneplus 12R. The Adreno 740 simply ensures that you get smooth and lag-free visuals, making your overall user experience with the Oneplus 12R enriched.

    Memory Configurations:

    One thing that OnePlus understands is just how important storage and memory are in this era. That is why the Oneplus 12R has several storage options. OnePlus has launched the Oneplus 12R with various internal storage options. You can choose between 128GB with 8GB RAM or a capacious 256GB with 16GB RAM. Go ahead and select a storage that aligns with your lifestyle.

    The OnePlus 12R Battery

    • Capacity: Li-Po 5500 mAh
    • Charging Speed: 100W wired, 1-100% in 26 min (advertised)

    The OnePlus 12R is equipped with a 5,500mAh non-removable battery, which ensures that your smartphone can endure for longer. OnePlus has ensured that you can last for a long time once you charge the OnePlus 12R to full capacity. You will be guaranteed that the OnePlus 12R will keep up with your demanding lifestyle with a phone that lasts you throughout the whole day.

    Fast Charging: 100W Wired Charging

    If your new phone ever runs out of power, you remain confident in the fact that the OnePlus 12R comes with 100W wired charging. This ensures that you spend less time being wired to the power outlet while charging your OnePlus 12R and more time enjoying the OnePlus phone. The charger can get your phone from 1 to 100 percent in less than 26 minutes. One thing is for certain, you are going to enjoy the fast charging ability of the OnePlus 12R.

    The OnePlus 12R Summary

    The OnePlus 12R is a great phone with a lot to offer. Here is a summary of its key features, benefits, and why it’s a perfect fit for the target audience:

    Key features:

    • The OnePlus 12R comes with a sophisticated and sleek design that makes it comfortable to grip.
    • OnePlus 12R  comes with stunning LTPO4 AMOLED display with HDR10+ and Dolby Vision support.
    • The OnePlus 12R is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset
    •  The OnePlus 12R runs on Android 14 with OxygenOS 14, offering a clean and intuitive user interface with a host of customization options.
    • The OnePlus 12R supports 4K video recording at 30/60fps, allowing users to create professional-quality videos on the go.


    • The OnePlus 12R gives you robust protection against accidental drops and scratches thanks to the Gorilla Glass Victus 2
    • The OnePlus 12R delivers vibrant colors and exceptional clarity, even in bright sunlight, thanks to its impressive 1600 nits brightness.
    •  The 120Hz refresh rate ensures smooth scrolling and fluid animations for an immersive viewing experience.
    • the OnePlus 12R delivers blazing-fast performance and seamless multitasking.
    • The OnePlus 12R comes with a 5500mAh non-removable battery with 100W wired charging support ensuring long-lasting performance and quick charging times, keeping users powered throughout the day without interruption.


    If you are someone who is seeking a well-balanced flagship smartphone under Ksh.66,000. Then the OnePlus 12R should definitely be on your radar. You get incredible value for your money with an exceptional design and a vibrant display. Couple that up with the powerful performance, and capable camera that you are getting. This mid-range smartphone stands out in the crowded smartphone market. With the OnePlus 12R, you will be purchasing a dependable phone while getting value for your money.

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