The OnePlus Ace 3 will be official in China next week alongside the OnePlus Buds 3 TWS earphones. OnePlus has been actively teasing the arrival of the handset through Chinese microblogging platform Weibo and revealing key features of the phone. As of now, the OnePlus Ace 3 is confirmed to run on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC and offers up to 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of onboard storage. Additionally, OnePlus is said to announce a OnePlus Ace 3 Pro soon. It may be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC.
Ahead of the January 4 launch, OnePlus has released some new posters on Weibo to confirm the OnePlus Ace 3’s key specifications. It is teased to run on a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with up to 16GB of LPDRR5x RAM and up to 1TB. of UFS 4.0 storage. The handset is claimed to have scored 1,743,901 points on benchmarking website AnTuTu. It is confirmed to come with a 9140mm square VC heat dissipation unit for heat management. The flagship has received several TUV SUD certifications.
Separately, tipster Digital Chat Station (translated from Chinese) has leaked the original specifications of the OnePlus Ace 3 Pro on Weibo. It is tipped to run on a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC with up to 24GB of LPDDR5x RAM and up to 1 TB of UFS 4.0 storage. The handset may feature a metal middle frame and a glass back. The OnePlus Ace 2 Pro successor is said to go official in the first half of this year.
OnePlus Ace 3 will be launched in China on January 4 at 2:30 pm local time (12:00 pm IST). It is confirmed to come in Black, Blue and Gold color options. The OnePlus Buds 3 TWS earbuds will also debut alongside. The company has also started accepting pre-bookings for the handset through its official online store.
The OnePlus Ace 3 features a 6.78-inch BOE Oriental screen with a resolution of 1.5K (2,780 x 1,264 pixels), a maximum brightness of 4,500 nits and a manual brightness of 800 nits. The display is rated to provide 1,600 nits of brightness in auto mode.