OPPO R17 specs reveal 6.4″ notched display and in-display fingerprint scanner
We recently made a comprehensive list to track upcoming and unreleased phones by major vendors. OPPO is due to launch at least four new phones: the OPPO F9, OPPO F9 Pro, OPPO R17, and the OPPO R17 Pro. The company has been teasing the OPPO F9 Pro for a while, and specifications of the OPPO F9 have also been leaked. OPPO’s F series is the mainstream mid-range series, while the R series are upper mid-range/pseudo-flagship series. Now, the OPPO R17 has been listed on the company’s official Chinese website, revealing most of the specifications for the phone.
The leaked render shows how the phone will look like. Like the OPPO F9 Pro, the OPPO R17 will have a very small notch and a glass back with gradient colors. It will have a 6.4-inch Full HD+ 19:9 ratio with 91.5% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It will be powered by the 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC.
Interestingly, it will have an in-display fingerprint sensor that can unlock the phone in 0.41 seconds. The R17 will be powered by a 3,500mAh battery with VOOC fast charging. A cheaper variant is also expected to arrive with a back-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The listing’s specifications are noted below:
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.1|
|CPU||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 (2x 2GHz Kryo 360 Gold cores + 6x 1.7GHz Kryo 360 Efficiency cores); Adreno 615 GPU|
|RAM and storage||8GB of RAM with 128GB of storage|
|Battery||3,500mAh; VOOC fast charging|
|Display||6.4-inch (2280×1080) Full HD+ 19:9 display with 91.5% screen-to-body ratio, Gorilla Glass 6|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, dual 4G VoLTE|
|Ports||USB Type-C (USB 2.0), Dual Nano SIM slots|
|Rear cameras||16MP primary camera with LED flash|
Secondary rear camera (resolution is currently unknown)
|Front-facing camera||25MP with Sony IMX576 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 3D Portrait|
The OPPO R17 will be available in Twilight Blue and Starry Purple colors with gradients. The higher-end OPPO R17 Pro is also being teased by the company, and it’s rumored to have triple rear cameras. According to the listing, the R17 will be available for order from August 18, so it’s probable to expect an announcement next week.