The New Year's Edition of famous Oppo R17 and Oppo R17 Po have been unveiled by Oppo on December 17, particularly in the China market. Both of the devices share the same specifications but have a piglet logo on the rear panel. The New New Year Edition of Oppo R17 and Oppo R17 Pro come with a glossy red color design along gradient color and the retail box of the devices have been decorated with gold and red color. The devices have been equipped with a New Year themed UI which demonstrating on the display screen of the device.
As per the Chinese calendar, 2019 is to be considered pig year and it is one of the major reasons that the company has offered piglet logo on the rear side of the device. Additionally, the Red color is a symbol of good fortune and joy that has been commonly found during Chinese New Year as well as the traditional paper-cutting art of the country.
In China, the New Year Edition of Oppo R17 costs CNY 2,799 which roughly translates to Rs. 28,900), while the Oppo R17 Pro New Year's Edition has been priced at CNY 4,299 which roughly converts into Rs. 44,400. Both the devices will be available for purchase from December 21 at 10 AM CST (China Standard Time). These devices have been launched by the smartphone manufacturer exclusively for the China market so would not be launched in India.
The Oppo R17 comes with Dual-SIM (Nano) and runs ColorOS 5.2 on Android Oreo. It sports 6.4-inch full HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) display panel which covers 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. The smartphone is powered by Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC mated with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM. It contains a dual rear camera- 16MP primary sensor + 5MP secondary sensor coupled with an LED flash. Selfie camera bears 25MP Sony IMX576 coupled with f/2.0 aperture and AI portrait mode. The smartphone has a battery of 3,500mAh.
The Oppo R17 Pro sports 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED panel with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC mated with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM. there are triple rear camera- 12 MP primary sensor (variable aperture of f/1.5-2.4) + 20MP secondary sensor (f/2.6 aperture) + TOF (Time of Flight) 3D camera sensor. The selfie camera sports 25MP with f/2.0 aperture. The battery is more than the Oppo R17 i.e. 3,700mAh. It also has a Super VOOC Flash Charge fast charging technology.