Oppo at an event today in China launched its two new smartphones the Oppo R17/R17 Pro adding more to its R series lineup. As some of the biggest highlights of these two devices, both the smartphones comes with Waterdrop Notch, In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor, Triple Camera, Suer VOOC flash charger. Oppo R17 and R17 Pro are also the world’s first smartphone to come with the Corning’s latest Gorilla Glass 6 protection.
OPPO R17 and R17 Pro: Price and Availability
The OPPO R17 8GB RAM + 128GB variant will go on sale in China starting from August 30 priced at 3,599 yuan (Rs.36,700 approx.). And it will be available in Twilight Blue and Starry Purple color options.
There is also a 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of the R17 which has been priced at 3,199 yuan (Rs.32,600 approx.) and will be available for purchase in China starting September 7.
OPPO R17: Specifications, Features
The OPPO R17 comes with a 6.4-inch display with 1080 x 2280 Full HD+ resolution and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.5%. The smartphone also includes an in-display fingerprint sensor and a water drop notch at the top.
The Oppo R17 is also the words first smartphone to come with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 670 SoC which is made on a 10nm chip clocked at up to 2.0 GHz with an Adreno 615 GPU, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Now talking about the camera, the OPPO R17 sports a 16MP + 5MP dual-camera setup with an f/1.8 aperture, other camera features include AI scene recognition, and an AI Portrait mode. The smartphone has a 25MP AI selfie camera with 3D Portrait lighting, AI beautification, and an f/2.0 aperture.
The smartphone is fueled by a 3500mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C port, and Dual 4G VoLTE.
OPPO R17 Pro: Specifications, Features
The OPPO R17 Pro features an identical 6.4-inch display with 1080 x 2280 Full HD+ resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, an in-display fingerprint sensor, as well as Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The OPPO R17 Pro comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The OPPO R17 Pro runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.1 out of the box.
On the camera front, the OPPO R17 Pro features not two but an impressive triple-camera setup on the rear. The primary is a 12MP sensor comes with a variable aperture lens, capable of switching from f/1.5 to f/2.4 depending on the lighting conditions.
On the front, the smartphone has a 20MP secondary sensor and a Time of Flight (TOF) 3D sensing camera to enable capturing 3D photos.
The R17 Pro packs a larger 3700mAh battery with Super VOOC Flash Charge technology. which is claimed to charge the smartphone’s battery by up to 40% in just 10 minutes.