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Oppo R17 Appears in the Latest Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and Under-display Fingerprint

Oppo R17 is a beautiful smartphone that launches with the Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Check out the spec, price and where to buy the phone.

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While the Gorilla Glass 6 launch news is still very recent in our memories, Oppo becomes the first OEM to acquire the services of the Gorilla Glass 6. The Oppo R17 happens to be the one of the first set of smartphones from the Chinese OEM to sport this protective feature.

This smartphone also dons something new on the inside – Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC. VOOC, Oppo’s custom-made fast charging technology was also implemented on this device.

Let’s check out the full features of this device as we proceed.

Oppo R17 Quick Review!

Let’s say you’re looking to play raving games like PUBG, First Touch Soccer or any type of competitive game, the 8GB RAM of this phone is enough to multitask with ease. These games will run seamlessly! Even more, the space available for files is a whooping 128GB internal storage. Also, a MicroSD card can be used to beef up the storage to 256GB.

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Oppo R17 is big, bold and beautiful on the outside and the inside. On the outside, the lustrous design given off from the rear makes the device appealing. Also on the rear, there are two cameras accompanied by the LED flash at the top central spot. The selfie camera sits at the top of the 6.4-inch AMOLED screen as the phone’s notch which is pretty impressive.

The under-display fingerprint was recently seen in the Meizu 16, and Oppo R17 joins the party without invitation. For specifics, this 4 sq. mm sensor uses a 3P Micro lens for the biometrics. Other means of security such as Facial ID is very reliable on the device. So, security wise, the smartphone is competent.

AI features delivered through the smartphone’s rear cameras makes pictures come out in marveling form. This rear camera setup is made up of 16MP and 20MP sensors; both with f/1.7 aperture. Dual-LED flash provides brightness when pictures are to be taken in poor lighting conditions.

Oppo R17 Key Specs

Here are the Oppo R17 key specifications…

Display 6.4-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2280 pixels
OS Color OS 5.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo OS)
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 128GB ROM + 8GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera 16MP + 20MP Rear/25MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3,500mAh
Price N180,000 – N190,000

Oppo R17 Photos

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Oppo R17 Price and Availability

The Oppo R17 launched August 2018, it is available in colors Stream Blue, Neon Purple. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below. Oppo R17 retails at $520 (₦180,000 – ₦190,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY OPPO R17).

Oppo R17 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: ColorOS5.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • Processor: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Colours: Stream Blue, Neon Purple
  • Dimension: –
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Hybrid Dual sim


  • Display: 6.4, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2280 pixels (394 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 6


  • Rear Camera: Dual 16MP + 20MP camera, 2160p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 25MP camera, 2160p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 5.76/47.56
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE, EDR
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under-display)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3,500mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Fast Charging: Yes, VOOC Flash Charge 5V/4A

Where to buy Oppo R17


Let’s know in the comment section what you think about this smartphone.

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