After several leaks and reports, the Oppo R17 is finally official. The company has launched this smartphone in China where it is now available for pre-order. Priced at CNY 3,499 (approx. ₹35,600), the handset is available in two color options – Starry Purple and Twilight Blue.
Oppo R17 Specifications and Features
The Oppo R17 is built around a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio, a tiny notch (Essential phone-like) and 91.5% screen-to-body-ratio. This is the first smartphone to come with Corning’s latest Gorilla Glass 6. It features an in-display fingerprint sensor which, according to the company, can unlock the device in just 0.41 seconds.
Powering the Oppo R17 is Qualcomm’s newly launched Snapdragon 670 SoC which packs an octa-core processor running at 1.7GHz of clocked processing speed, coupled with Adreno 615 Graphics Processing Unit. The handset comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM.
Coming to the imaging department, the Oppo R17 features a dual rear camera setup – 16MP (f/1.8) + 5MP. It also features a 25 megapixels selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and AI portrait mode. The handset runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2.
Talking about connectivity options, the Oppo R17 comes with USB Type-C port, Bluetooth v5.0, Dual-Band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz+5GHz), dual SIM and 4G with VoLTE. It is backed by a 3,500 mAh battery with VOOC flash charge. Further, the handset measures 157.5×74.9×7.5mm in dimensions and weighs 182 grams.