Oppo Announces R17 and R17 Pro Smartphones

Oppo R17 23

Oppo has officially unveiled two new R-series products — the R17 and R17 Pro.

The R17 features a 6.4″ AMOLED display with a 1080 × 2280 resolution, 394 pixels per inch, a 19.9 aspect ratio and an 86.7% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a Snapdragon 670 mobile chipset, with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, expandable via micro SD with up to 256GB extra space. Its 16+5MP dual-lens primary camera can shoot video in up to 2160p30. It also features a 25MP internal camera that can record in up to 1080p30.

By comparison, the R17 Pro features a slightly sharper display with a 1080 × 2340 resolution, 402 pixels per inch and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, a faster Snapdragon 710 chipset and a 12+20MP dual-lens primary camera. Its RAM/ROM specifications and internal camera are identical to the R17. Both models also incorporate an under-display fingerprint sensor.

The R17 is priced at 3,499 Chinese yuan (about $515) and is released on August 30th, while a cheaper version of the standard R17 with 6GB RAM is also planned for release early next month, priced at 3,199 yuan (about $470). Meanwhile, the R17 Pro is planned for release in mid-October, priced at 4,299 yuan (about $630). So far, only a launch in China has been announced.