OPPO was often seen in the rumour mill for its new OPPO R17 in the R series. Now, the smartphone has gone official with its official unveiling date.
The new OPPO R17 will officially hit the stage at an event scheduled for August 23 in Shanghai, China. Following this, it will officially go on sale, starting August 30.
In terms of the specifications, the OPPO R17 has the 6.4-inch Full HD+ notched display with an aspect ratio rated at 19:9 as one of its highlights.
Second one in the list is the camera department which comprises dual cameras at the back, configured at 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel with support for LED flash and bokeh effect. The front-facing snapper stands at 25-megapixel featuring AI-based cameras features and 3D Portrait mode.
Another attraction is the company’s own VOOC Flash Charge tech which accompanies a 3,500mAh battery, along with support for an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The smartphone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 mobile platform, coupled with 8GB of RAM. It comes equipped with 128GB of internal storage. Additionally, the OPPO R17 runs the company’s ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The OPPO R17 is priced at CNY 3,499 (around Rs 35,500) and comes in Twilight Blue and Starry Purple colour options.