Oppo R17 Goes on Sale in India for the First Time via Amazon.in

Oppo R17 Goes on Sale in India for the First Time via Amazon.in

Oppo R17 Goes on Sale in India for the First Time via Amazon.in

by December 24, 2018

Oppo R17 Goes on Sale in IndiaChina-based handset maker Oppo has launched Oppo R17 alongside Oppo R17 Pro in India earlier this this month i.e. on December 4th. The Oppo R17 Pro went on sale right after the launch while the Oppo R17 has gone on sale starting today exclusively via Amazon.in. The phone is a stripped-down variant of the R17 Pro but most of its specs and features are similar to it. It features a Corning Gorilla Glass 6-protected display with a waterdrop notch, sports a dual camera on the back and has support for company’s VOOC Flash charge fast charging technology. Read on to find out all the details on how to buy the new device.

Oppo R17 Price and Launch Offers in India

The Oppo R17 is priced in India at Rs. 34,990 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant. It comes in Ambient Blue and Neon Purple colour options. As mentioned earlier, the phone will be sold online exclusively via Amazon.in. As part of the launch offers, Jio users will get up to 3.2TB 4G data and benefits up to Rs 4,900. In addition, users can also avail no-cost EMI option along with 5- and 10 percent discount on HDFC bank credit and debit card respectively. The company is also offering one-time free screen replacement at Rs. 990 when they purchase the phone via Appario Retail Pvt Ltd on Amazon, along with Rs. 5000 off on Exchange.

Oppo R17 Features and Specifications

The Oppo R17 and Oppo R17 Pro have a quite a lot of specs in common. It sports a 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 1080×2280 pixel screen resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio that results into 91.5% screen-to-body ratio. The display comes with a water drop shaped notch at the top and is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on top. The phone has an in-display fingerprint sensor which claims to unlock the phone in 0.41 seconds. Under the hood, the device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage (up to 256GB expandable). There’s a 3,500mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge tech to keep things ticking. Notably, Oppo’s proprietary VOOC fast charging technology offers talk time worth two hours in just five minutes of charging. It runs Colour OS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box.

In terms of optics, there’s a dual camera setup on the back which consists of a 16-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture + a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor. The rear camera setup features dual-LED flash and PDAF. The front hosts a 25-megapixel snapper with an f/2.0 aperture, as well AI Beauty Camera beautification with a live preview option.

  • 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display
  • 1080×2280 pixel screen resolution
  • 19:9 aspect ratio
  • 5% screen-to-body ratio
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 128GB inbuilt storage (256GB expandable)
  • 3,500mAh battery capacity
  • 16MP + 5MP dual rear camera
  • 25MP selfie camera

The dimensions of the device are 157.5×74.9×7.5 mm and it weighs about 182 grams. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C port and GPS.