Because multiple leaks had unveiled a lot of information on the OPPO R17 cameraphone, rumors had advised that the company may announce it in this month. All of a sudden, OPPO has formally earlier the OPPO R17 in China through Weibo. The telephone is presently listed on the official OPPO store in China. The formal profits of the smartphone will begin on Aug. 8.
The formal listing of the OPPO R17 on the official store of the company does not contain its full specifications. It only states the major features of the phone. The listing reveals that the phone will be out there for booking at 10:00 AM (local time) in China.
The OPPO R17 has a notched show of 6.4 inches. Since the notch is smaller than its predecessor model and appears to be which includes a drop of water, OPPO has dubbed the new design and style as waterdrop panel. The company claims that the R17 offers a screen-to-body ratio of 91.5 percent. One of the primary attractions of the phone is that it is ready with an in-display fingerprint reader.
The listing does not confirm on the name of the chipset that powers the smartphone. It only shows that a 10nm SoC is present under its hood. It is guessed to be fueled by Snapdragon 670 that was earlier recently. The SoC will be coupled with 8 GB of RAM. The handset incorporates a native memory of 128 GB. At the frontside of the smartphone is a 25-megapixel AI selfie camera and the AI smart dual digital camera is placed on its rear. The same configuration of the dual sensor option is not known yet.
The OPPO R17 is preloaded with the new ColorOS 5.2. The handset supports AliPay face payment. It is fueled by 3,500mAh battery that carries support for VOOC fast charging.
The launch date of OPPO R17 is not stated on its formal OPPO store listing. Rumors have it that it could hit the Chinese market on Aug. 23 with a price tag of 3,000 Yuan. The handset is listed with color gradient features like Stream Blue that offers bluish-green appeal and Neon purple which seems to be like a mix of blue and purple. Currently, the phone is available for reservations.
The Chinese company is known for starting the pre-orders of its fresh smartphones before uncovering them through launch occasion. Hence, it is going that the manufacturer might announce OPPO R17 release event in the upcoming couple of days.