Oppo R17 Launched In China With 8GB RAM, 25MP Front Camera

Oppo is set to launch multiple smartphones in the coming months, including Oppo F9 and F9 Pro. However, the Oppo R17 is the first smartphone to come with Snapdragon 670 SoC and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. Now, the new handset has been officially listed in China. Read more to find about Oppo R17 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Oppo R17

Price and Availability

Price 3499 yuan (approx Rs 35,600)

The Oppo R17 is priced in China at 3499 yuan (approx Rs 35,600). It will go on sale from August 31 via the official Oppo website. However, the official launch event will take place on August 23. As of now, there is yet no information about an Indian launch date or price.

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Specifications

Processor octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670, Adreno 615 GPU
RAM 8GB
Internal Storage 128GB (expandable up to 256GB)
Display 6.4-inch, full-HD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels), 19:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 8.1 Oreo, FunTouch OS 4.0
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (16MP + 5MP) with flash
Front Camera 25MP
Battery 3500mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Oppo R17 sports a 6.4-inch display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels) resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the latest octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor along with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage (expandable via a microSD). The new processor is built on the 10nm process. It comes with the Qualcomm Kryo 360 CPU, Qualcomm Spectra 250 dual-cam ISP, Qualcomm AI Engine, Adreno 615 GPU and Snapdragon X12 LTE modem.

In terms of optics, the Oppo R17 sports a dual camera setup on the back. It combines a 16MP primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture) and a 5MP secondary sensor. The 25MP front camera comes with Sony IMX576 sensor and a f/2.0 aperture.

The 3,500mAh battery supports the company’s own VOOC charging technology. Users can get two hours of talk time with just five minutes of charge.

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Features

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC
  • AI-support
  • ColorOS 5.2
  • Android Oreo OS
  • Waterdrop notch design
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • VOOC charging technology
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • USB Type C
  • Two color options

The dual-SIM device runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with ColorOS 5.2 on top. It can perform multiple AI-centric tasks including image enhancement and scene detection. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type C.

The Oppo R17 comes in two color options – Twilight Blue and Starry Purple. However, the gradient changes depending on the viewing angle. The Full HD+ display is accompanied by a tiny waterdrop notch design. It has a screen to body ratio of 91.5% and measures 157.5 x 74.9 x 7.5mm. The new smartphone is the first to come with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It also features an in-display fingerprint sensor

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Conclusion

The new Oppo R17 seems like a to be a good device with impressive features. However, we will have to wait for the actual device to get definitive answers. Oppo is expected to soon launch its F9 Pro smartphone in India. It also features the waterdrop notch design, gradient back panel, and VOOC fast charging feature. What do you think of the new Oppo R17? Let us know in the comments section below.

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