5 reasons Not to buy OnePlus 12R

Limited water resistance

The OnePlus 12R features an IP64 rating, providing protection against dirt and water splashes, meaning the device is water-resistant to a very limited extent. The resistance level is somewhat lower considering the phone's pricing, which might deter some potential buyers.

Average selfie camera

The smartphone comes with a 16MP selfie camera, which captures detailed facial features and skin tones in good lighting conditions. In low light, however, the quality takes a nose dive with softer and grainier selfies, which is a bit disappointing.

Sparse Software support

OnePlus promises only 3 years of software updates and 4 years of security updates for the OnePlus 12R, a year less than the company offers with the OnePlus 12. Some options in this price segment offer a better OS and software update policy, which could sway potential buyers.

Average Ultra-wide and Macro lens

The 8MP ultra-wide lens and 2MP macro lens on the OnePlus 12R are nothing remarkable, likely a compromise by OnePlus to maintain the sub-Rs 40,000 price point of the OnePlus 12R.

No Wireless charging

The OnePlus 12R offers 100W fast charging support for its battery. However, unlike the OnePlus 12, there is no support for wireless charging. That said, the smartphone does offer an excellent charging speed, going from 0 to 100% in just 30 minutes.