So, the rumors are true. Yes, the Oppo R17 Pro is coming to India and the company has confirmed the launch. It’s the same smartphone which has been inspired the OnePlus 6T design.
This is the first time Oppo is bringing a premium R-series smartphone to India.
To add to the list, the company will also launch another budget handset in India, the Oppo A7. Already available in China and Nepal, the device will make its debut in the country this December.
Oppo R17 Pro India Launch
The Chinese manufacturer has confirmed the Oppo R17 Pro launch in India. The media invites are out and the device will go official in India on December 4. The Oppo R-series has been the top-end premium series lineup from the manufacturer.
The R17 Pro will come with an immersive water-drop styled notch display, the newly launched upper mid-range Snapdragon 710 chipset and rear tri-camera setup.
The Oppo R17 Pro is a lot similar to OnePlus 6T from outside. The smartphone will come with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ water drop notched display in a 19.5:9 screen aspect ratio. It boasts a handsome 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio backed by Gorilla Glass 6 protection on both the front and back.
The whole package will run on the powerful octa-core Snapdragon 710 chipset paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Oppo R17 Pro Rear Triple Camera & Super VOOC Ultra Fast Charging
The smartphone has a gradient color design on the out, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and a rear triple camera setup.
It will comprise a primary 12-megapixel sensor with a variable aperture of f/1.5 to f/2.4 to control the depth of field backed by OIS. There’s a secondary 20-megapixel f/1.6 sensor and a third Time of Flight (TOF) 3D sensing sensor to help the smartphone calculate depth information to create 3D-like photos.
It is backed by a 3,700mAH battery supported by a 40W Super VOOC fast charging, which can squeeze in 0 to 40 percent battery in under 10 minutes.
Oppo R17 Pro Price In India
The smartphone has been priced at CNY 4,299 in China, which translates to around INR 43,750. We don’t know yet whether the company will launch the regular Oppo R17 or not, which comes at a starting price of CNY 3,199 in China, around INR 32,550.
The R17 Pro has been confirmed, but the regular R17 may or may not launch.
The pre-orders for R17 Pro will begin on Saturday, December 1. The smartphone will be unveiled on December 4. We expect a price around 40,000, the same category around OnePlus 6T.
Oppo A7 India Launch
Oppo is planning to bring another smartphone to the country next month, a budget-friendly device, the Oppo A7. The smartphone will have an elongated water drop-styled display, Snapdragon 450 processor and dual cameras.
The upcoming Oppo A7 is already available in Nepal and China.
The smartphone will come with a 6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD 19.5:9 display with a water drop notch. Do mind that it’s a HD only display with a screen resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels.
It has a rear dual camera setup comprising of a 13-megapixel primary sensor coupled with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. Up front, Oppo A7 features a 16-megapixel sensor backed by AI features.
The device will run on Snapdragon 450 with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, expandable up to 256GB. It will have a large 4,230mAh battery running on ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
Oppo A7 Price In India | Oppo A7 India Pricing
In India, Oppo A7 will be available in two colour variations of Glaze Blue and Glaring Gold. As per a leak, the smartphone will start to retail at Rs 16,990. That seems like a ridiculously high price given its very average specs and the competition available in the market.
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