Oppo has officially announced the Oppo R17 by listing the specifications of the device on the companies’ china website.
The latest development comes days after the handset surfaced on TENAA and spotted in some early leaks. The official listing has confirmed that the newest Oppo model has a 6.4-inch display that sports a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on top and has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
While the company is planning to launch the superior version of the new model Oppo R17 Pro, the design of Oppo R17 gives us the design idea of OnPlus 6T, which is a few months away as per the news surfacing in the market.
Oppo R17 also comes with an artificial intelligence (AI) supported a dual rear camera. It features 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Device will come in Streamer Blue as well as Neon Purple colour options.
Oppo has started taking pre-orders for the handset, while sales will begin on August 18. The Oppo R17 price is also likely to be revealed at the time of formal sale.
Oppo R17 specifications
As per the official listing, the dual-SIM (Nano) Oppo R17 runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android Oreo and features a 6.4-inch (1080×2280 pixels) full-HD+ display with a 91.5 percent aspect ratio. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM.
The handset has a dual rear camera setup that comprises a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor – paired with an LED flash. For selfies, there is a 25-megapixel Sony IMX576 sensor available at the front that has an f/2.0 aperture. The front camera supports AI-backed Portrait mode and a bunch of selfie-focused features.
If we talk about the storage option, the Oppo R17 has 128GB onboard storage. The smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light, and a proximity sensor.
The biggest feature of the device is an in-display fingerprint sensor. The smartphone is well support with a 3,500mAh battery. Battery is powered by Oppo’s proprietary VOOC technology that is touted to deliver two hours of talk time with five minutes of charge.
Oppo R17 gives more information about the design of the upcoming OnePlus 6T, as we have seen in past that OnePlus has taken the design concept from Oppo R series and tweaked it as per their standards.