OPPO R17, OPPO R17 Pro have waterdrop notches & in-display fingerprint scanners

OPPO R17, OPPO R17 Pro have waterdrop notches & in-display fingerprint scanners

The OPPO R17 and the OPPO R17 Pro are finally here, and they pack some impressive specifications for an above-average price. Both phones feature a waterdrop shaped notch and in-display fingerprint scanners, but they begin to differ a lot more when it comes down to the hardware specifications. They both bare a striking resemblance to the recently released Oppo F9/Oppo F9 Pro.

OPPO R17

Oppo R17 Pro

The Oppo R17

The Oppo R17 is the slightly cheaper and less powerful variant of the two. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and a 6.4-inch display. What’s more, it’s got the newly released Gorilla Glass 6 (as predicted) and a whopping 128GB of storage. A dual camera setup is also present on the back, comprised of a 16MP shooter and a 5MP secondary shooter. The front-facing camera is a single 25MP sensor. You can check out the full specs below.

SpecificationOppo R17
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 670
RAM6GB/8GB
CameraRear: 16MP primary sensor (f/1.8) + 5MP secondary sensor
Front: 25MP sensor (f/2.0)
Storage128GB
Dimensions and weight157.5 × 74.9 × 7.5mm, 182 grams
Display6.4-inch (2280 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with  91.5% screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
Audio3.5mm headphone jack, speaker
Battery3,500mAh supports VOOC Flash Charge
PortsUSB-C charging port, 3.5mm headphone jack
ColoursTwilight Blue, and Starry Purple
MiscellaneousDual SIM, no NFC, ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1, In-display fingerprint scanner
Price3199 yuan ($465 / Rs. 32,620)
AvailabilityOppo’s own site, JD, Lynx and Suning in China from August 30th.

The Oppo R17 Pro

The Oppo R17 Pro is the company’s premium variant of this device. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, 8GB of RAM, and a triple variable aperture camera set up, this phone will certainly grab the attention of many. The 6.4-inch full HD display is also present here along with Gorilla Glass 6 and 128GB of storage. Where this phone really shines is the camera and SuperVOOC Flash Charge. SuperVOOC debuted with the Lamborghini edition of the Oppo Find X, promising a 40% charge in about 10 minutes. It’s an insanely fast charger. You can check out the rest of its specs below as well.

SpecificationOppo R17 Pro
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 710
RAM8GB
CameraRear: 12MP primary sensor (f/1.5/f/2.4 variable aperture) + 20MP secondary sensor f/2.6 + Time of Flight (TOF) 3D camera
Front: 25MP sensor (f/2.0)
Storage128GB
Dimensions and weight157.6 × 74.6 × 7.9mm, 183 grams
Display6.4-inch (2280 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with 100% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
Audio3.5mm headphone jack, speaker
Battery3,700mAh supports SuperVOOC Flash Charge
PortsUSB-C charging port, 3.5mm headphone jack
ColoursFog gradient
MiscellaneousDual SIM, NFC, ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1, in-display fingerprint scanner
Price4299 yuan ($509 / Rs. 43,830)
AvailabilityOppo’s own site, JD, Lynx and Suning in China from August 30th.

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