OPPO R17 likely to launch soon in India; RX17 Neo’s arrival also speculated

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Tomorrow, OPPO will be launching the R17 Pro mid-range smartphone in India. It will be exclusively available through Amazon India. Fresh information reveals that the Chinese manufacturer will be also launching OPPO R17 in the country. There is a slim possibility that the R17 Neo phone that was announced in August in Europe.

According to My Smart Price, the company could be launching the OPPO R17 in India. However, there is no information available on its launch date. Also, it could not be confirmed whether it will be available exclusively through Amazon India.

OPPO R17 is fitted with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display. The waterdrop notch screen produces Full HD+ resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The display of the phone is embedded with an in-screen fingerprint scanner like the OPPO R17 Pro. The Snapdragon 670 chip is the heart of the device. It is assisted by 8 GB of RAM. The handset has an inbuilt storage of 128 GB. The second SIM slot of the phone can also be used for adding a microSD card. The 3,500mAh battery carries support for 5V/4A VOOC flash charging.


The backside of the phone is fitted with a dual camera setup which includes a 16-megapixel wide-angle lens as the primary sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The notch houses a 25-megapixel selfie shooter. The handset comes in two colors like Stream Blue and Neon Purple.

The OPPO RX17 Neo features a 6.4-inch S-AMOLED waterdrop notch screen. It also features an in-screen fingerprint reader. The Snapdragon 660 SoC powers the phone along with 4 GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 128 GB. There is a microSD card slot for additional storage.

Oppo RX17 Neo

The RX17 Neo is fitted with 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual camera system. It also features a 25-megapixel selfie shooter. It is packed with a slightly battery of 3,600mAh battery. The R17 and RX17 Neo are both loaded with Android 8.1 Oreo OS.

The OPPO R17 Pro that is launching tomorrow is speculated to be priced at Rs. 44,990 (~$639).The less powerful R17 may arrive in the country with a cheaper price tag than R17.