After unveiling the OPPO F9 with waterdrop notch screen outside China, Oppo today launched the OPPO R17 smartphone. The OPPO R17 will be the Oppo’s first device to feature in-display fingerprint sensor. Currently, there is no official announcement regarding the OPPO R17 Pro. However, the recent teasers confirmed the Oppo R17 Pro variant to come with triple camera setup on the rear. Unlike the OPPO F9’s patterned glass back body, the OPPO R17 comes with a plain gradient finish.
The OPPO R17 sports a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio and 91.5% screen-to-body ratio. It comes with the new Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and is powered by the all-new 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 chipset coupled with Kryo 360 CPU and Adreno 615 GPU. The SoC is coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. In terms of Optics, the OPPO R17 sports dual rear cameras featuring 16MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor.
On the front, the device comes with a 25MP camera for selfies and comes with AI features and 3D portrait mode. It is backed by a 3,500 mAh (non-removable) battery and supports 5V/4A (20W) VOOC flash charge fast charging technology.
The device will be available in two color options, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple. Talking about the pricing, the OPPO R17 with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage costs 3499 Yuan (approx $509 / Rs 35,500). The device is currently available only in its home country and might launch in selected Asian markets in the coming weeks.