Alongside Oppo R17 Pro, Oppo has quietly launched the Oppo R17 at an event in Mumbai on 4 December. It was initially launched in the China market in August during this year. Oppo R17 shares most of the specifications with Oppo R17 Pro variant except some minor changes.
Likewise Oppo R17 Pro, the Oppo R17 also gets a water drop shaped display notch protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on the top. The Oppo R17 comes with a physical fingerprint scanner instead of the under-display scanner. It also features a VOOC (not Super VOOC) fast charging technology which the company claims to offer up to two hours of talk time only in five minutes of charging.
In India, The Oppo R17 comes with a price tag of Rs 34,990. The pre-bookings started from 4 December at Amazon.in but Oppo has not revealed the availability details.
The Oppo R17 comes with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display having a screen resolution of 1080x2280 pixels and 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. The Oppo R17 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. As a part of the software, it runs on Android Oreo-out- of-the-box layered with ColorOS 5.2.
In terms of optics, the Oppo R17 has dual sensors on the rear panel rather than three cameras in the Pro variant. Oppo R17 packs dual 16MP+5MP sensors on the rear panel. Up front, there is a similar 25MP front- facing camera with the support of AI portrait mode and scene detection similar to the Oppo R17 Pro.
The Oppo R17 supports dual-SIM card slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C port and GPS.