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Announcement. OnePlus Ace 2 is another semi-flagship

As expected, the OnePlus Ace 2 smartphone was announced today in China. Let's get acquainted.

Again, Ace 2 is designed for the Chinese market. It is speculated that it will be released globally under the name OnePlus 11R.

Ace 2 has no exact twins yet. But, in fact, from the company
OnePlus Ace Pro / OnePlus 10T / OPPO Reno9 Pro+The 5G newcomer hasn't gone very far. Well, the battery is a little different. Well, the screen resolution has grown. Well, the camera sensor has been changed. It's not all that important. And so on. Even in close relatives, perhaps, you can write Vivo iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition. In Vivo, even the battery has exactly the same capacity.

To the characteristics.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, which automatically puts the OnePlus Ace 2 in the "almost flagship" category. Like, we are very powerful, but not the most powerful.

There is a lot of memory. 12 or 16 GB RAM, 256 or 512 GB permanent. There is no support for memory cards.

So far, we have exactly repeated the characteristics of Ace Pro & Co. Now comes the differences.

Screen. AMOLED.The diagonal remained about the same - 6.74″ (109 cm²). And the refresh rate is still the same, up to 120 Hz (not LTPO, the minimum frequency is 40 Hz). And there are still a billion flowers. But the resolution has grown from standard FHD + (394 ppi) to 1240 × 2772 (451 ppi). Is such an increase essential? For me, no.

The battery compared to Ace Pro has slightly increased - from 4800 to 5000 mAh. And although the charging speed has decreased from 150 to 100 W, it still remains completely indecent.

Cameras. 16 MP front, 50+8+2 MP rear.Main, wide-angle, macro. Of interest is, of course, only the main camera. There is optical stabilization. The sensor is fresh - Sony IMX890 (1/1.56″). The same one used in the flagship smartphone OnePlus 11.

The OnePlus Ace Pro has the same set of cameras, by the way. Only the main sensor is older - Sony IMX766. But in terms of dimensions, it is exactly the same - 1 / 1.56 ″.

Other. Ace 2 has an NFC module, and a sixth Wi-Fi, and even an IR blaster. And, of course, there is no standard audio output. Everything is expected.

About sad. About LTE bands. You already guessed it, I think. Right. There is neither Band 7 nor Band 20. So not a smartphone for us, not for us ...

And about prices. ¥2799 (₽29100, $412), ¥3099 (₽32200, $456) and ¥3499 (₽36300, $515) for the 12+256, 16+256 and 16+512 GB versions respectively.

Ace 2 has already appeared in the OnePlus storeon AliExpress. If you are not afraid of LTE frequencies alien to us and “Raw, underpowered” - go ahead. But, of course, you will have to pay a little more. $599 (₽46700), $699 (₽54500), $799 (₽62300) for the same varieties.

Key Features of OnePlus Ace 2:

ScreenAMOLED, 6.74″, 109 cm², 1240 × 2772, 451 ppi, 120 Hz, 1B (10 bit) colors, touch, capacitive, multi-touch, 3D AMOLED
HardwareQualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
3.2 GHz, 1 x Cortex-X2, 3 x Cortex-A710, 4 x Cortex-A510, Adreno 730
Memory RAM 12-16 GB, ROM 256-512 GB, no memory card, LPDDR5X, UFS 3.1
Mobile Internet5G
LTE
HSDPA, HSUPA
Edge
Mobile networks5G Bands 1,3,5,8,28,40,41,77,78
LTE Bands 1,3-5,8,28,34,38-41
UMTS Bands 1 (2100), 4 (1700), 5 (850), 8 (900)
GSM Bands 3 (1800), 5 (850), 8 (900)
CDMA 800
Rechargeable Li-Pol, 5000 mAh, fast charging 100.00 W
Dimensions163.4 x 74.3 x 8.7 mm
Weight204 g
Rear Camera: Triple, Flash, Auto Focus

- 50 MP, f/1.8, 84°, 1/1.56″, 1.00μm, 24.00mm, Sony IMX890, OIS, 4K@60fps

- 8 MP, wide-angle, f/2.2, 120°, 1/4.00″, 1.12μm, 16.00mm, OmniVision OV08D10

— 2 MP, macro, f/2.4, 89°, 1/5.00″, 1.75μm, 22.00mm, OmniVision OV02B
front camera: 16 MP, f / 2.4, no flash, no autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OS Android 13, ColorOS 13.0
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint scanner (screen), NFC
USBType-C v2.0

George Kiselyov