The globally known Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has been impressing with its back to back premium devices dropping in the mid-range segment. After the recent success of Oppo F9 and F9 Pro in the Indian market, the company is ready to deliver the next entry of its old R-series for the first time in India.
Oppo R-series holds a 5-year long history, that has competed on various global smartphone markets since 2013. However, Oppo is bringing one of that premium smartphones to India for the first time.
Let’s roll down to the smartphone prices and specs to see what Oppo has got on the table. The key highlights to look out for in the device will be a waterdrop-style notch, the in-display fingerprint sensor, 8GB RAM, and a Super VOOC charging support.
Oppo R17 Pro Prices and Availability
The new R17 Pro is will certainly go down as a high-end smartphone in the Indian market. Oppo India has already confirmed the device launch in the early December. The confirmed reports from the Chinese smartphone maker itself revealed that pre-orders will go live on December 1 whereas the device will start shipping on December 4.
The smartphone price for the Indian market is yet to be revealed but we are predicted the price to be somewhere between ₹ 40,000 to ₹ 45,000. Being already launched in home market China, it is priced at CNY 4,299 (approx. ₹ 44,000). If the similar price is to stay or even if there is a 10% cut down expected in the Indian arena, we will still have a smartphone competing head to head with OnePlus 6T priced at ₹ 37,999.
Oppo R17 Pro Specifications: Triple-Cam and More
The new smartphone will certainly steal eyes with a 6.4-inch full HD+ display with 1080×2340 pixels resolution 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Making a beautiful display more eye-catching is the ColorOS 5.2 featured on the top of Android 8.1 Oreo in R17 Pro.
Waterdrop-style notch was something Oppo F9 Pro carried elegantly and now the panel on R17 Pro will sport it too with 91.5% screen-to-body ratio. The device is power-driven by a beast octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC along with 8GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. One can insert two SIM cards in the device but both have to be nano-SIMs.
Triple Camera Setup
Another thing that got smartphone market talking is the triple rear camera setup in Oppo R17 Pro. This setup from Oppo consists an actual a TOF 3D stereo camera, a 12MP sensor with f/1.5-2.4 variable aperture, and a 20MP sensor with f/2.6 aperture. Apart from the rear setup, there is a 25MP selfie snapper.
With 3,700 mAh of juice available in the device, it will be easily performing all the daily tasks. Not only that, an 8GB RAM will ensure that the device stays flawless while heavy games like PUBG Mobile etc. Let us wait for a week to see what people have to say about the device performance and how the smartphone market accepts the arrival of multi-camera smartphones.