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Surprise! The OnePlus 11 is actually launching much earlier than expected

China gets the OnePlus 11 first.
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December 26, 2022
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TL;DR
  • The OnePlus 11 will first launch in China before making its global debut.
  • OnePlus has also confirmed some specs of the phone.
  • The global launch is still scheduled for February 7, 2023.

OnePlus previously announced that its next major flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 11, would launch globally on February 7, 2023. Well, that turned out not to be entirely true. The company revealed today, via its Weibo account and on its Chinese website, that the OnePlus 11 would launch in China over a month early on January 4, 2023.

Along with the China launch date, some of the specs of the OnePlus 11 that were previously leaked have also been confirmed.

The phone will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor inside, along with 12 and 16GB RAM options. Onboard storage will go up to 512GB, and it will run Android 13-based Color13 OS out of the box. OnePlus also confirmed the phone will carry Hasselblad camera hardware inside. Finally, images of the phone confirm that it will launch in matte black and glossy green colors.

 

In addition to announcing the China launch of the OnePlus 11, the company also sent out some official images of the phone via a press release today. You can see those images above.