The Oppo R17 was launched back IN August in the Chinese markets. It was mainly known for its VOOC fast charging and of course, the triple rear cameras. Finally, after ample amount of rumors about the Indian launch of the same, Oppo has launched the R17 in India on Tuesday.
The Oppo R17 sports a 6.4inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with a waterdrop – notch which has been the trend nowadays. The R17 also features the Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and a bezel-less display which in my opinion looks amazing.
The R17 runs on Color OS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo, it’s disappointing to see Oppo not launching the device with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box even after such a late launch in India.
The R17 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC which is again a let down considering the price it goes for. One of the main highlights of the Oppo R17 is the triple rear camera module which holds a 12-megapixel sensor, 20MP and a third lens with a TOF 3D Stereo camera which is known for its depth effect and OIS features. To the front, the R17 features a 25-megapixel front camera which sits inside the waterdrop notch. The front camera comes with f/2.0 aperture and features such as AI Beauty and etc.
The Oppo R17 comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage which is expandable up to 256GB. It also packs in a 3,700mAh battery with
The Indian pricing of the Oppo R17 is set at Rs. 45,990 and comes in Emerald Green and Radiant Mist colors. The sale started yesterday, on December 4, via Amazon India. You can also find the R17 offline in stores such as Croma, Vijay Sales, Bajaj electronics and etc.