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Oppo R17 Pro, R17 New Year Editions Expected on December 17

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Chinese phone maker Oppo is all set to unveil custom New Year edition variants of its flagship R17 and R17 Pro. Much like a limited edition model of the Oppo R11s launched last year, the Oppo R17 and R17 Pro ₹ 43,690 New Year editions will expectedly come with a customised retail box, a limited bundled gift, a new colour option, a slightly redesigned user interface with new themes, possibly upgraded specifications, and a slightly higher price tag. However, all this is just speculation and Oppo hasn’t really announced any of the details yet.

Oppo R17, R17 Pro New Year edition will be launched at an event scheduled in China on December 17, as announced by the handset manufacturer through a post on Weibo on Tuesday. Not specifying any details, the post hints towards custom features in the upcoming variants. Notably, Oppo R17 and Oppo R17 Pro ₹ 43,690 New Year edition pricing and features have not been announced yet.

Oppo R17, R17 Pro specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Oppo R17 runs ColorOS 5.2 on top of Android Oreo, and sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) display panel with a 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.

In terms of optics, the Oppo R17 sports a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor – coupled with an LED flash. On the front, the handset bears a 25-megapixel Sony IMX576 selfie camera, paired with f/2.0 aperture and AI portrait mode. There is a 3,500mAh battery under the hood.

On the other hand, the Oppo R17 Pro sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage.

The Oppo R17 Pro bears triple rear camera setup, with a 12-megapixel primary sensor (variable aperture of f/1.5-2.4), a 20-megapixel secondary sensor (f/2.6 aperture), and a third TOF 3D camera sensor. At the front, the smartphone sports a 25-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. There is a 3,700mAh battery under the hood with support for Super VOOC Flash Charge fast charging technology.

Oppo R17 Pro


General

Release date August 2018
Launched in India No
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 157.60 x 74.60 x 7.90
Weight (g) 183.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3700
Removable battery Yes
Fast charging Super VOOC
Colours Fog Gradient

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.40
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass

Hardware

Processor 2.2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
RAM 8GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes

Camera

Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.5-2.4) + 20-megapixel (f/2.6)
Front camera 25-megapixel

Software

Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Skin ColorOS 5.2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth 5.00
NFC Yes
USB Type-C Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
4G/ LTE Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
4G/ LTE Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes

Oppo R17


General

Release date August 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Colours Streamer Blue, Neon Purple

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.40
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2280 pixels

Hardware

Processor octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
RAM 8GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage No

Camera

Rear camera 16-megapixel
Rear Flash Yes
Front camera 25-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 8.1
Skin ColorOS 5.2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00

Sensors

Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes