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    Oppo R17

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    Release Date
    5-Aug-18
    Market Status
    Available
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    Original Price
    ₹28,038
    Price with Buyback
    Approx. ₹11,215
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    Specs at a Glance
    Battery Capacity
    3500 mAh
    Battery Capacity
    Operating System
    Android v8.1 (Oreo)
    Operating System
    Screen Size
    6.4 inches
    Screen Size
    Variants Available
    Colors
    + 2
    Ram & Storage:
    + 1
    Detailed Specs
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    General
    Announced On5-Aug-18
    Market StatusAvailable
    BrandOPPO
    Price StatusConfirmed
    PriceRs. 28,038
    Design
    Weight182 grams
    ColorsAmbient Blue, Neon Purple
    BuildFront (Gorilla Glass 6) /back glass (Gorilla Glass 5) aluminum frame
    Dimensions157.5 x 74.9 x 7.5 mm
    Display
    Screen Size6.4 inches
    Screen TypeAMOLED
    Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
    Pixel Density403 ppi
    Screen ProtectionGorilla Glass 6
    Screen to Body Ratio91.50%
    Screen DesignWaterdrop notch
    Screen QualityFHD
    Performance
    GPUAdreno 615
    Operating SystemAndroid v8.1 (Oreo)
    ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 670
    CPUOcta core (2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 360)
    Custom User InterfaceColorOS
    Clock Speed2 GHz
    Architecture64 bit
    Memory & Storage
    Phone Variants8GB 128GB
    Expandable StorageNo
    OTG SupportYes
    Front Camera
    Front Video Recording1080p30fps
    Front Camera FeaturesHDR
    Front Camera SetupSingle, 25MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution25 MP
    Front Camera 1 Typef/2.0 Primary Camera
    Front Camera 1 Lens2.8" sensor size, 0.9 micrometre pixel size
    Front SensorExmor RS
    Front Aperturef/2.0
    Battery
    Battery Capacity3500 mAh
    Battery RemovableNo
    Battery TypeLi-Polymer
    Charger TypeSuper VOOC
    USB Type-CYes
    Fast ChargingYes
    Miscellaneous Features
    SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Network & Connectivity
    GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
    Audio FeaturesActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    NFCNo
    BluetoothYes
    3.5mm Audio JackYes
    Bluetooth Typev5.0
    Audio Jack3.5 mm
    Rear Camera
    Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
    Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Rear Camera SetupDual, 16MP + 5MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution16 MP
    Rear Camera 1 Typef/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera
    Rear Camera 1 Lens25 mm focal length, 2.6" sensor size, 1.22 micrometre pixel size
    Rear Camera 2 Resolution5 MP
    Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.4, Depth Camera
    Rear SensorCMOS image sensor
    Rear Aperturef/1.8
    Network
    Network Support4G
    SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
    SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
    eSIMNo
    Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
    VoLTEYes
    SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 85...
    SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 85...
    Sensors
    Fingerprint ScannerYes
    Fingerprint Scanner PositionOn-Screen
    Fingerprint Scanner TypeOptical

    Price & Availability


    OPPO R17 (Neon Purple, 8 GB RAM/128 GB)
    Price
    ₹28,038

    About the Phone

    Pros:

     

    • It features the latest Android v8.1(Oreo) OS.
    • It has a massive multi-touch capacitive touchscreen.
    • It has a full glass design that looks extremely classy.
    • It has Gorilla Glass 6 for display protection.
    • It has a unique ‘waterdrop screen’ display.
    • It has 8GB RAM for seamless multitasking.
    • It has an Octa-Core processor coupled with Adreno 615 GPU for enhanced graphical performance.
    • It has 25 MP AI-enhanced selfie camera.
    • It has great loudspeakers.

     

    Cons:

    • It has a hybrid SIM slot. So, it is not possible to use both the SIM cards and microSD card simultaneously.
    • It has no water or dust-resistance.
    • It does not support wireless charging.

     

    These minor cons aside, Oppo R17 seems good to go!

    Boasting an eye-catching design, Oppo R17 is love at first sight. It features a 6.4 OLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels (394 PPI). It has a Tru-Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor paired with 8 GB of RAM and runs on Android v8.1 (Oreo) operating system. Talk about power!

     

    The phone comes with a 3415 mAh battery. As for the cameras, it sports a dual camera setup with 16MP+ 5MP rear cameras, while the selfie camera is a whopping 25MP! Apart from this, Oppo R17 also features other sensors including Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, and an in-display Fingerprint sensor.

     

    Oppo R17 comes in two colour variants – Neon Purple and Streaming Blue. While the Neon Purple colour boasts of a horizontal three-colour gradient, the Streaming Blue supports four-direction gradient (up, down, left, and right).

     

    In India, the price of the Oppo R17 starts from around Rs. 29,000.

    Just like its previous-gen phones, OPPO R17 sports a glass body, both in front and at the back, with the only difference being that the rear design is termed as the ‘big bang.’ On the back, there’s a dual-camera setup aligned vertically. Although there’s no fingerprint sensor at the back, it has been incorporated within the screen. As for the buttons, the power button and the SIM tray are on the right side and the volume buttons on the left. The phone also features a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom along with a USB Type-C port.

    In the earlier range of smartphones, a ‘full screen’ would denote an aspect ratio of 18:9. However, Oppo R17 takes the full screen to a whole other level. As we said, it features the Waterdrop Screen wherein the design of the non-display area of the screen is based on the idea of a ‘water drop’ in the natural state, thereby exhibiting a screen transition of water droplets. Impressive, right?

     

    The OPPO R17 has a 6.4-inch OLED display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The screen is protected by the sixth-gen Corning Gorilla Glass which is way more robust than the earlier versions of Gorilla Glass. All the traditional sensor elements have been cleverly hidden within the screen’s interface. For instance, the earpiece and the light distance sensor are hidden within the top border of the screen.

    While the Oppo R11 series first featured the Snapdragon 660 processor, in the Oppo R17, the Chinese company chose to pioneer the way with Snapdragon 670 combined with an 8GB LPDDR4X memory and a 128GB UFS2.1 storage. While the CPU uses the Kryo 360 core, the GPU uses Adreno 616 core set on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 670,

    Oppo R17 has an octa-core processor (a 2.0GHz dual-core Kryo 360 and 1.7GHz, hexa-core Kryo 360). One thing to note about the memory of the phone is that it does not support memory expansion via microSD card.

     

    Oppo R17 runs on Color OS 5.2, which is based on Android 8.1. Overall, the powerful processor combined with Adreno 615 GPU and a massive 8GB RAM promises a smooth, seamless, and lag-free experience.

    Cameras have always been a strong selling point for Oppo phones, and R17 is no exception. On the back, it has a dual camera module – 16MP + 5MP with Sony IMX519 sensor and an f/1.7 aperture. On the other hand, the front camera is 25MP with Sony IMX576 sensor and an f/2.0 aperture.

     

    Oppo R17 has an enhanced imaging technology, thanks to RAW HDR. Since this technology uses data for synthesis processing, the final shots are rich with details. The front camera uses AI tech which offers an array of useful features like AI scene recognition, AI smart beauty, AR photo, O-moji, and much more. Both the cameras are capable of clicking amazing and vibrant images, allowing you to tweak the white balance and colour for a more realistic range. In low-light settings and night scenes, the large aperture helps in taking some outstanding shots with clarity.

    Oppo R17 has a 3,500mAh Li-Polymer battery with a VOOC flash charge support. Theoretically, the battery should perform very well, given that the phone features the Snapdragon 670 mobile platform with a 10nm technology, however, in the real world, Oppo R17’s charge wouldn’t last a full day for heavy gaming, online streaming, or browsing tasks. Maybe, for moderate usage such as using social media apps, and some light browsing, the battery will be able to pull through a day. The good thing is that it supports super-fast charging, and it can get wholly charged in a jiffy.

     

    Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, 2G, 3G, 4G voLTE, and USB Type-C. As mentioned above, it has sensors including Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, and an in-display Fingerprint sensor.

    To sum up, Oppo R17 packs all the essential ingredients that make it the ideal flagship device. With unique features like the Waterdrop Screen, in-screen fingerprint sensor, a robust processor, and amazing cameras, this phone is worth a shot!