Oppo has expanded the offering in their Oppo R17 series by adding the new member in the family. Following the launch of Oppo R17 and Oppo R17 Pro in China, the company has unveiled the Oppo R17 Neo in Japan.
Just to recollect, Oppo had officially revealed the Oppo R17 in China back in August this year. Following several leaks, the Oppo R17 was confirmed to be equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor, 8GB of RAM, and more. Later, the company had also revealed the pricing details of the handset, alongside the unveiling of a premium Oppo R17 Pro variant.
The Oppo R17 Pro, on the other hand, arrived with triple cameras and Super VOOC charge support. Interestingly, the design and specifications of the Oppo R17 Neo look similar to Oppo K1 that was recently launched in China.
The Oppo R17 Neo runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The smartphone sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED display. It is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor clocked at 1.95GHz. It comes in alone 4GB RAM variant.
In terms of optics, the Oppo R17 Neo has a dual camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. At the front, the smartphone has a 25-megapixel selfie camera.
Price and availability of Oppo R17 Neo
The official Oppo Japan website does not provide any pricing and other details regarding the smartphone, but as per a listing found on Japanese website UQCommunications, the price of Oppo R17 Neo in Japan has been set at JPY 38,988 (roughly Rs. 25,500). Currently, the smartphone has been launched in Japan and global availability is still has a question mark.
Specifications of Oppo R17 Neo
|Model||Oppo R17 Neo|
|Display||6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED display|
|Processor||octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor clocked at 1.95GHz|
|RAM/ROM||4GB RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB)|
|Software||ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Selfie Camera||25-megapixel selfie camera|
|Rear Camera||16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor|
|Battery||3,600mAh battery with Super VOOC charge support|
|Security Feature||In-display fingerprint sensor|
|Colour||Blue and Red gradient colour|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and Bluetooth 5.0|