After making the Oppo R17 Pro available in the country earlier this month, the Chinese giant has now made the Oppo R17 base variant available in India as well. To know more, these two phones were launched together, with pricing information revealed at the event itself, but the Oppo R17 availability was set for a later date. As per recent information, the smartphone has now gone on sale on Amazon India, and is listed in multiple color options but a single RAM/ storage variant. Oppo and Amazon has also detailed Oppo R17 launch offers.
Oppo R17: Price in India, availability and launch offers
The Oppo R17 has been priced in India at ₹34,990 for the lone 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The device has been gone on sale in Neon Purple and Ambient Blue colour models, and is exclusively available on Amazon India right now. Oppo has listed several launch offers on the purchase of the Oppo R17, and it includes a one-time screen replacement with just ₹990, up to 3.2TB Jio 4G data and benefits up to ₹4900 with Jio and MakeMyTrip. In addition, Amazon is also offering 5 percent instant discount on HDFC credit EMI transactions and 10 percent instant discount on HDFC debit EMI transactions as well. It has also listed no-cost EMI options from several banks including Bajaj Finserv. Lastly, Amazon is also offering an extra ₹5,000 off on exchange of old phone which has up to ₹21,000 off.
Oppo R17: Specs and features
The dual-SIM (Nano+Nano) Oppo R17 runs Colour OS 5.2, based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It also boasts of a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) AMOLED display with a waterdrop-style notch and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM.
The Oppo R17 also bears a dual rear camera setup, with a 16-megapixel sensor featuring f/1.8 aperture, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The rear camera setup features dual-LED flash and PDAF. On the front, the Oppo R17 bears a 25-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture, as well AI Beauty Camera beautification with a live preview option. The beautification mode is said to learn preferences from the user to provide better results.
Talking of storage, there is 128GB of inbuilt storage on the Oppo R17, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Connectivity options of the Oppo R17 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v3.1) with OTG functionality, and more. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. It is powered by a 3,500mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge tech (5V/ 4A). Also, this measures 157.5×74.9×7.5mm weighing almost 182 grams.