The Oppo R17 has been leaked online on a number of occasions, right from leaked renders to listing on TENAA, revealing its key specifications and features. Now, the Oppo smartphone has just gone official, and it comes with impressive specifications. The smartphone will become available starting August 18 in China, and there is no word on the pricing, or release date in India. Also Read - New Oppo Watch with ECG, Wear OS to launch on September 24Also Read - Oppo F17 Pro review: Beautifully designed
The Oppo R17 is the first smartphone to come with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The smartphone also ditches the physical fingerprint scanner at the front or back, and comes with an in-display one instead. It also comes with Oppo s proprietary VOOC fast charging technology that the company is promising to offer talktime worth two hours on five minutes of charging. Also Read - ColorOS 11 with Android 11 update list released: Here’s when your Oppo phone gets it
After Oppo Find X, if you thought that the notch is gone for good, well, that s not the case. The Oppo R17 does come with a notch, but it is one of the tiniest ones that simply houses the front camera. Also, the shape resembles a water droplet.
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Oppo R17 specifications and features
The smartphone features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display running at a resolution of 1080x2280pixels, and screen-to-body ratio of 91.5 percent. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC with an octa-core CPU, paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage.
In the photography department, the smartphone comes with dual rear camera setup, comprising of a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies and video calling there is a 25-megapixel front camera with support for AI portrait mode and scene detection.
Connectivity options include dual SIM card slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C port and GPS. Armed with a 3,500mAh battery and fast charge, the smartphone runs on Android Oreo-based on ColorOS 5.2.