“OPPO R17 Pro is a mid-range smartphone that will compete with the likes of OnePlus 6T and Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) in the Indian market”
OPPO has sent out media invites for the launch of its flagship R17 smartphone in the Indian market. The invite mentions the device by name and the company has been teasing the OPPO R17 Pro India launch event for the past few days. It says the product is “a smartphone that redefines high-end design.” The event will be held in Mumbai and start at 7pm. OPPO R17 Pro has a large screen with in-display fingerprint sensor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB storage onboard, triple rear cameras, and a beefy battery as its highlights.
OPPO R17 Pro price, specifications
The OPPO R17 Pro is a mid-range smartphone that will compete with the likes of OnePlus 6T and Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018). The smartphone is priced at RMB 4,299 (~Rs 44,000) in China, but we will have to wait for December 4th for the domestic pricing.
As for the specifications, OPPO R17 Pro has a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with full-HD+ resolution and waterdrop notch. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor embedded in the lower half with 3P Micro Lens. It is powered by the octa-core 1.8GHz Snapdragon 710 SoC, with 8GB of RAM. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2 custom software and packs 128GB of storage that is not expandable.
On the back, the OPPO R17 has a triple camera setup with 12MP + 20MP + 3D TOF depth sensor. The primary 12MP sensor has variable aperture between f/1.5 and f/2.4. For selfies, the smartphone comes with a 25MP shooter in the front with AI Beautify mode and f/2.0 aperture. There is a 3,700mAh battery with Super VOOC support. The company claims its 50W charging technology can charge the phone up to 40 percent in just 10 minutes. R17 Pro comes in Purple and Blue gradient colour.