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Oppo teases a new 'R' series smartphone for India: Oppo R17 Pro expected to launch

The Oppo R17 Pro comes with a triple camera set up at the back and comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and feature a water drop display notch.

Written by: Suhail Sattar, New Delhi [ Published on: November 19, 2018 19:29 IST ]
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Oppo teases a new 'R' series smartphone for India: Oppo R17 Pro expected to launch

Oppo has teased its 'R' series smartphone for India. The company took it upon its Twitter handle and we could expect the launch of the Oppo R17 Pro or the Oppo R17. Oppo had launched the R series smartphones in China a couple of months back and now plans on bringing them to India.

The Oppo R17 Pro is a premium smartphone that comes with a triple camera set up at the back, while the Oppo R17 comes with a dual camera setup. Both the phones come with an in-display fingerprint scanner and feature a water drop display notch.

Oppo R17 Pro specifications

The Oppo R17 Pro comes with a 6.4inch (1080x2340 pixels) full-HD+ display that features a 91.5 per cent aspect ratio. Powering the phone is the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor with 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage. To click pictures, the phone comes with a triple rear camera set up at the back comprising of a 12 Megapixel sensor with f/1.5-2.4 aperture, a 20 Megapixel camera with f/2.6 aperture and the third TOF 3D stereo camera. The handset runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and gets dual-SIM (Nano) functionality.

It houses a 3,700mAh battery, which is powered by Oppo's proprietary Super VOOC technology and comes with many connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C and NFC support.

Oppo R17 specifications

The Oppo R17 comes with a 6.4-inch (1080x2280 pixels) full-HD+ display with a 91.5 per cent aspect ratio and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor, coupled with 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage. It gets a dual rear camera at the back comprising of a 16 Megapixel primary sensor and a 5 Megapixel secondary sensor with LED flash. Towards the front is the 25 Megapixel Sony IMX576 sensor with f/2.0 aperture.

It gets an in-display fingerprint sensor and houses a 3,500mAh battery that is powered by Oppo's proprietary VOOC technology that is touted to deliver two hours of talk time,  just by charging for five minutes.

The Oppo R17 Pro (8GB RAM + 128GB) price in China is CNY 4,299 (Rs. 43,800 approx.), while the Oppo R17 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant is priced at CNY 3,499 (Rs. 35,600 apporx).

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