You might’ve thought Oppo is done with the latest technology after the Find X unveiling, but the Chinese manufacturer just went one step further in introducing new technology in its smartphones. The company just published the R17 on their website with downright impressive specs – in-display fingerprint scanner, Gorilla Glass 6 protection and one of the tiniest notches out there for the selfie camera.
The phone will be released with the new 10 nm process Snapdragon 670 chipset that was introduced last week. It has octa-core CPU in a 2-6 configuration – 2x Kryo 260 cores for performance at 2 GHz and 6x Kryo 360 cores for efficiency at 1.7 GHz. The GPU is Adreno 615, while the ISP is Spectra 250.
The screen of the Oppo R17 has ideally no bezels on the side, while the top has a razor-thin bezel for the speaker. The bottom is the thickest bezel there is for the display controller. Oppo equipped the phone with a 6.4” AMOLED screen with Full HD+ resolution. Under the display is placed the fingerprint sensor that is just 4 sq.mm big and has a 3P Micro Lens for optical reading of the finger.
The selfie camera tucked into the notch is the 25 MP snapper with f/2.0 that Oppo introduced with the “Selfie Master” F7 and later made its way to the Find X. The back camera combo is not fully revealed, but the company says it can read up to 800 scenes due to the AI abilities of the camera and software. That would be definitely a Suprise for Oppo lovers.
Oppo introduced VOOC to the F9 midrange, so it is not surprising at all that the R17 is also getting the quick charging technology. The battery is 3,500 mAh, just a little bigger than the 3,450 mAh power cell in the predecessor Oppo R15. When we reviewed the phone, it managed to fill 58% of the battery in 30 minutes, so the new phone will likely have similar results.
Oppo R17 Price in Pakistan: 63,500 PKR (510$)