OPPO R17 launched with SD 670, Onscreen fingerprint, Gradient back and Gorilla Glass 6

by Jed John 0

OPPO has launched the much-anticipated R17 mid-range flagship. The OPPO R17 was unveiled alongside the R17 Pro at an event held in Shanghai, China. OPPO R17

The OPPO R17 comes with a 6.4-inch water drop display with a 91.5% screen ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The device also comes with a valley-like notch on top of the display which houses the selfie camera. The bezels on all four sides are considerably small. At the back, the R17 features a magical gradient design that comes in a variety of colours including Streamer Blue, Neon Violet, and Foggy gradients. The fog light gradient uses 3D fog glass and a new condensing grading process so that the colours blend with each other on the back of the phone, and the flow gradually changes with the light and shadow, and the recognition is extremely high.oppo r17

In terms of its specification, the OPPO R17 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 chipset. The R17 is the first model to come with the new Snapdragon 670 processor. The SD 670 chipset was announced by Qualcomm earlier this month and GeekBench records had shown that the chipset is very much similar in performance to the equally new Snapdragon 710 chipset but a little less powerful. the Snapdragon 670 is a 10nm chipset. It even has the same Kryo 360 cores (eight) as the SDM710 but is clocked at 2.0GHz. The chipset is also equipped with an Adreno 615 GPU as against Adreno 616 GPU on the SDM710. The R17 comes in two RAM versions – 6GB and 8GB RAM, both pairing up with 128GB of internal storage. Providing the interface is the Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2 while a 3500mAh battery with support for VOOC fast charging keeps the lights on.OPPO R17

Furthermore, the OPPO R17 comes with a new light-sensitive fingerprint technology which is under the display of the phone.  The screen comes with built-in super-sensing components of which a single pixel is 1.25 micron, thus improving the light utilization and sensitivity. The phone will be unlocked in just seconds if a registered fingerprint touches the sensitive area of the screen. The fingerprint technology also supports WeChat payment And Alipay payment.OPPO R17

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On the camera end, the device packs a 25MP front-facing shooter. The camera comes with 8 models and supports real-time viewing of beauty effects. The camera also has artificial intelligence which learns the users’ beauty habits. At the rear, there is a dual camera setup comprising of a 21MP main sensor and an 8MP depth of field sensor. The rear camera also comes with artificial intelligence.OPPO R17

OPPO R17 Price

Talking of the price, the 6GB + 128GB version is priced at 3199 yuan ($465) while the 8GB + 128GB version goes for 3499 yuan ($508). The fog light gradient colour available in 8GB + 128GB memory goes for 3599 yuan (~$523).