Oppo R17 Review, 2 Variants, Dual Camera, Price, Full Performance Specs

Fresh news about Oppo phones are bursting up online and now the Oppo R17 is out on the scene. Actually, the smartphone was released in the month of August 2018 in China.

This high-end smartphone is sure to catch the fancy of a lot of fans worldwide. First, at the display side there is a Corning Gorilla Glass 6. The smartphone is heavy on all sides and comes somewhat expensive; yet promising it will not be a disappointment to the user.

Let’s see a brief review of the technical aspects of the Oppo R17. This will mean taking a look at such aspects as price, camera, design, display, battery, and performance specs.

Design and Display Oppo R17

Body design of this device is mainly metal in nature. The dimensions are 157.5 x 74.9 x 7.5 mm and it comes in twilight blue, and starry purple colors. The weight of the device is 182 grams. Although the smartphone is not a water resistant device, it comes with both fingerprint sensor, and face recognition technology.

Display type in this mobile phone is AMOLED capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. The screen size is 6.4 inches and it has no secondary display. Also, it is a multi-touch device, having pixel resolution 2280 x 1080, and pixel density of 402 ppi. Other protective display features are 2.5D curved glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, 19:9 aspect ratio, and 91.5 percent screen to body ratio.

Camera Features

There is dual camera setup of 16 MP plus 5 MP f/1.8 aperture at the rear of the Oppo R17 smartphone. Of course, this comes with LED flash. Meanwhile, at the front there is a selfie camera of 25 MP which comes also with flash attributes. Video performance in the device is put at 2160p@30fps.

Other salient camera features include geotagging, PADF, AI Camera, auto focus, HDR, touch focus, face detection, panorama and others.

Hardware and Software

Android OS v8.1 Oreo reigns supreme in this device. It is operating on Color OS 5.2 user interface. Surely, this operating system firmware will be able to upgrade to the latest Android 9 Pie soon. Moreover, Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 chipset prevails in the device. The CPU is Octa-core 1.7 GHz. Finally, the GPU is Adreno 615.

Storage Capacity and Sensors

The internal memory of Oppo R17 is a variant of 6GB/8GB of RAM, which is followed by 128GB of internal storage for both variants. The internal storage can be increased to 256GB with the use of a micro-SD card used in the SIM 2 slot. Sensors in the device are accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, fingerprint, compass, gyro, and hall effect.

Network and Connectivity

Oppo R17 is fully a 4G LTE smartphone, meaning that it can handle GSM, HSPA, and LTE altogether. Apart from the 4G, there is also 2G and 3G working inside the phone. There are two nano/hybrid SIM compartments for the smartphone.

Other connectivity components are Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, headphone jack, and USB v2.0, type c. However, NFC, infrared, and HDMI are missing from the device.

Battery Life

Powering the Oppo R17 is a 3500 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery which doesn’t have wireless charging but has fast charging technology on VOOC flash charge. We can’t specify the standby time and talk time of the device for now.

Price and Availability

The official or best price of the Oppo R17 is $511 USD. However, prices differ from store to store and we cannot assure that anyone will find the price the same elsewhere on the internet. Released on the last day of August 2018, the smartphone has been shipping to stores for some time now.

Oppo R17 – Technical Specification


  • Device Type


  • Model

Oppo R17

  • Announced


  • Released

30-Aug-2018 in China

  • Status


  • Price

8GB RAM+128GB ROM: CNY 3,499 ($511); 6GB RAM+128GB ROM: CNY 3199, (India: 8 GB + 128 GB:- Rs. 34,990)


  • Type


  • Dimensions

157.5 mm x 74.9 mm x 7.5 mm

  • Weight


  • Colors

Twilight Blue
Starry Purple

  • Waterproof     No
  • Fingerprint     Yes
  • Face Recognition


  • Dedicated Keys

Power, Volume, Fingerprint

  • Device Security

Face, Fingerprint, Pattern, Password, Pin lock

  • Features

-Fingerprint scanner (In-display)
-Metal body design


  • Display Type

AMOLED, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size


  • Secondary Display


  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~402 PPI

  • Resolution

2280 x 1080 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection    Yes
  • Features

-2.5D curved glass
-Corning Gorilla Glass 6
-19:9 ratio
-~91.5% screen-to-body ratio


  • Supported Network


  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

  • 3G Network

GSM 850/ 900 / 1900/ 2100 MHz

  • 4G Network


  • SIM

Nano SIM

  • Hybrid Sim     Yes
  • Dual SIM

Yes, Dual stand by


  • Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670

  • CPU

1.7GHz Octa-core

  • GPU

Adreno 615

  • RAM (Memory)

6GB/ 8GB

  • Internal Storage


  • Card Slot

Up to 256GB (microSD)

  • Dedicated slot

No, Use Sim 2 slot

  • Sensors

Ambient light
Hall effect


  • Operating System

Android OS v8.1 Oreo with Color OS 5.2

  • Java Support     No
  • Youtube
  • Facebook


  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS    Yes
  • Email


  • IM      Yes


  • Primary

16MP+5MP, f/1.8

  • Flash


  • Front

25MP, f/2.0, Sony IMX576

  • Front Flash


  • Video


  • Camera Features

AI camera
Touch focus
Face detection


  • Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE

  • Infrared      No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi direct, Tri band

  • Wi-fi Hotspot     Yes
  • GPS


  • NFC     No
  • Wireless Charging


  • Headphone Jack      Yes
  • HDMI     No
  • USB

v2.0, Type C


  • GPRS     Yes
  • EDGE      Yes
  • Speed

42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA), LTE

  • Web Browser



  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio


  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker



  • Battery Type

Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)

  • Capacity


  • Placement



  • Features
  1. Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    2. Document viewer
    3. Photo and video editor
    4. Fast battery charging (VOOC flash charge)

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