OnePlus Ace 3 Starts at $366, A New Benchmark for Performance Smartphones

On January 4, 2024, OnePlus officially released the Ace series’ new product – OnePlus Ace 3. As the flagship device for the beginning of 2024, OnePlus Ace 3 boasts fully maximized performance, an unprecedented flagship experience, and a design that exceeds expectations.

OnePlus Ace 3 is equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen2+LPDDR5X+UFS 4.0 performance triangle, globally debuting with an 8T LTPO circuit design and supporting “Eye Protection” on a 1.5K Oriental screen. It features a unique combination of a large battery of 5500mAh +100W Super Flash Charge, metal middle frame and new glass craftsmanship. Additionally, OnePlus Ace 3 has flagship-level performance tuning based on supercomputing platforms, supports three self-developed gaming technologies, inherits core imaging algorithms from flagships to create a new benchmark for performance smartphones.

OnePlus China’s President, Li Jie, stated: “The OnePlus Ace 3 takes on an all-around approach to bring the ‘flagship experience for everyone’ to unprecedented heights. It is a versatile performance smartphone that meets your needs of ‘both this and that, and even more”.

OnePlus Ace 3 in Starry Black and Moon Sea Blue color options will officially go on sale at 10:00 am on January 8th, with the Sandstone Gold color option available for purchase starting from 10:00 am on January 15th. The starting price is $366. During the launch event, OnePlus also unveiled two additional products – OnePlus Buds 3 earphones and OnePlus Ace 3 full coverage protective case.

The OnePlus Ace 3 features a rare flagship-grade metal frame, with a 3D curved surface design that meticulously polishes every detail. The metal frame is crafted using single crystal diamond cutting and watch-level wheel polishing techniques. It also utilizes precise sandblasting with 0.04mm zirconia sand, resulting in a flagship-level matte metal texture that feels incredibly smooth and comfortable to hold.

OnePlus Ace 3 adopts a brand new glass craftsmanship, drawing inspiration from nature’s elements such as the sky, earth, and ocean to create three creatively designed color schemes: Desert Gold, Starry Black, and Moon Sea Blue. Each scheme exudes both romance and elegance, perfectly combining metallic luster with glass transparency.

OnePlus Ace 3’s Oriental screen is equipped with a self-developed image quality engine, combined with OPPO’s first-generation display chip Display P1 and exclusive algorithm optimization. It has the industry’s highest peak brightness of 4500nit and a screen lifespan that is twice the industry average. It surpasses peers in terms of clarity, color accuracy, color deviation, and brightness uniformity, making it the first domestic 1.5K screen to receive DisplayMate A+ certification and break 18 records.

The OnePlus Ace 3 is fully equipped with the “Bright Eye Care” feature, which includes customized eye protection hardware and exclusive self-developed technologies such as “Bright Eye Low Frequency Flash”. These technologies significantly reduce the harm caused to the eyes by high-frequency flickering, harmful blue light, and screen-to-environment light mismatch. They ensure eye health at all brightness levels and scenarios. The device has obtained Rheinland’s highest level of Intelligent Eye Protection 3.0 certification and authoritative certification from the National Ophthalmology Diagnosis and Treatment Engineering Technology Research Center.

OnePlus Ace 3’s Eastern screen is not only equipped with a rare LTPO display, but also adopts the industry-leading 8T LTPO circuit design to maximize the advantages of LTPO. Compared to commonly used LTPS displays, it achieves extreme smoothness while significantly reducing power consumption and improving battery life.

OnePlus Ace 3 is the only phone in its class that features an ultra-thin screen fingerprint sensor, providing faster and more comfortable unlocking. It also supports the highly acclaimed ‘rainwater touch’ feature, ensuring a seamless touch experience even with wet hands.

OnePlus Ace 3 is equipped with the second-generation Snapdragon 8 mobile platform + LPDDR5X + UFS 4.0, the most powerful flagship hardware combination, with a benchmark score of over 1.74 million. As a leader in large memory configuration, OnePlus Ace 3 starts at 12GB across all models and offers up to 16GB of RAM + 1TB of storage capacity.

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OnePlus Ace 3 is equipped with the flagship-grade aerospace-level ‘Tian Gong Heat Dissipation System Pro’, featuring a 9140mm² ten-thousand-level single VC. It utilizes the industry’s most advanced aerospace-grade next-generation superconductive thermal materials and globally pioneering aerospace-grade spatial heat dissipation structure. With three-dimensional efforts in heat dissipation area, thermal materials, and spatial structure, it ensures continuous and stable performance protection.

OnePlus continues to deepen its strategic cooperation with Genshin Impact. The OnePlus Ace 3 has become the Android test device for the new version of Genshin Impact and is the first to implement GSS (Game State Service) technology. It has been optimized in five dimensions: frame rate, power consumption, graphics quality, background network preservation, and loading speed. OnePlus has also collaborated with Genshin Impact to create a customized OnePlus Ace 3 edition specifically designed for the game, which will be released on February 28th.

OnePlus Ace 3 is equipped with the flagship Sony IMX 890 main camera, featuring a 50-megapixel ultra-high resolution, a large 1/1.56-inch sensor, and an F/1.88 aperture. It supports OIS optical image stabilization, allowing for detailed and accurate high-quality images whether it’s day or night, capturing people or objects. OnePlus Ace 3 also comes with a 112° ultra-wide-angle lens and a 4cm macro lens to meet various creative shooting needs.

The OnePlus Ace 3 is equipped with a 5500mAh large battery and comes with the SUPERVOOC S full-link power management chip. It supports core device power optimization and software algorithm power optimization, improving battery discharge efficiency to almost no loss at 99.5%. With the same performance, it can achieve lower power consumption and less discharge loss.

OnePlus Ace 3 supports the long-life version of 100W Super Flash Charge, adopting a brand-new direct current architecture. It is the only charging solution in the industry with an efficiency of up to 99%. The battery can be fully charged in just 27 minutes, and it also has faster charging efficiency when charging while playing. OnePlus Ace 3 is also equipped with intelligent battery health algorithm and biomimetic repair electrolyte technology. After 1600 charge-discharge cycles, the battery capacity is still greater than or equal to 80%, achieving healthy use of the phone battery for up to 4 years.

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OnePlus Ace 3 is a flagship-level super signal engineering that aims to popularize comprehensive coverage in various core scenarios, including Wi-Fi, cellular data, near-field communication, and weak network environments. It brings an all-around improvement to the mobile communication experience.

The OnePlus Buds 3, which were released simultaneously, are true wireless noise-canceling earphones. They feature a new generation of ultra-clear coaxial dual units and LHDC 5.0 technology, which, when paired with OnePlus smartphones, can achieve Hi-Res high-resolution transmission and deliver flagship-level audio performance.

The Ace 3 in Black and Blue colors will officially go on sale at 10:00 on January 8th. The Gold color will be available for purchase starting from 10:00 on January 15th. On January 4th at 16:15, the three color options of the Ace 3 will be available for pre-order on platforms such as OPPO Mall,, Tmall, Pinduoduo, and Douyin. Early buyers can enjoy limited-time interest-free installment plans, two-year half-price screen protection insurance, and trade-in services.

The specific prices are as follows:
OnePlus Ace 3 12GB + 256GB version, priced at $366 (¥2,599);
OnePlus Ace 3 16GB + 512GB version, priced at $422 (¥2,999);
OnePlus Ace 3 16GB + 1TB version, priced at $492 (¥3,499);