Oppo R17 Neo is now officially on the smartphone market as the device has been launched in Japan on the 30th October, 2018. Accordingly, this smartphone joins the R series from Oppo, the smartphone company. This new release has other devices that it imitates in shape and performance. Talk about the R17 for instance.
However, in this review, we are determined to reveal the full specifications of the Oppo R17 Neo what’s good what’s not will be analyzed in this write up. These will include design, display, camera, battery, hardware/software, and more features of the device.
In this article we talk about:
Design and Display of Oppo R17 Neo
Body design material is aluminum alloy and glass mainly and this gives the impression that the Oppo R17 Neo is expensive. Dimensions are 75.5 x 158.3 x 7.4 mm. it weighs 156 grams and it is not water resistant. Moreover, it comes in both red and blue colors.
Display type is AMOLED capacitive touch screen. The screen size is 6.4 inches of 16 million colors. Pixels resolution is 1080 x 2340. Pixel density is 403 ppi, screen to body ratio 84.4 percent, aspect ratio is 19.5:9. Protection features are multi-touch, scratch resistance, Dragontrail glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, 2.5D curved glass screen. However, there is no secondary display in the Oppo R17 Neo.
At the camera department there is 16 MP plus 2 MP shooters with LED flash and f/1.7 features. Video performance is 2160p@30fps of FHD recording. Other good features are auto focus, digital zoom, continuous shooting, exposure compensation, face detection, HDR, ISO settings, panorama, scene mode, self-timer, and others. Advanced feature is phase detection.
For the front (selfie) camera there is a powerful 25 MP shooter which comes with impressive features such as Sony IMX576 Exmor RS, Face Unlock. It comes with f/2.0 aperture and a few other interesting features.
Hardware and Software of Oppo R17 Neo
Android 8.1 Oreo is the operating software on the device. The user interface is ColorOS 5.2. In addition, there is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus chipset with process technology 14nm. Following this, Octa-core 2.2 GHz CPU 8-Cores powers the Oppo R17 Neo. Also, the GPU is Qualcomm Adreno 512 2-Cores. These work with 64-bit architecture.
Storage Capacity and Sensors
There is provision for 4GB RAM which cannot be expanded. This is followed by another internal storage space of 128GB which can be expanded up to 256GB with the use of a microSD card. Sensors in the device include in-display fingerprint, accelerometer, ambient light, compass, and gyroscope.
Network and Connectivity
There are 2G, 3G, and 4G internet networks for this mobile smartphone. This means that the Oppo R17 Neo is able to handle GSM, WCDMA, HSDPA, and LTE networks simultaneously. This it does through dual SIM cards which have two available slots provided in the smartphone.
Other components of connectivity include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, and more. However, there is no infrared or NFC in this device.
Powering the Oppo R17 Neo is a 3600 mAh Li-Po battery that non-removable. It comes with fast charging technology even though there is no wireless charging technology made available for it. Users can achieve the 100 percent charge from zero percent just in about two hours.
Price and Availability
The pricing for Oppo R17 Neo starts from $435 to $450. The device is now available for pre-order from the end of October 2018. It will be on full sale by November 2018.