OPPO R17 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Good Design !!

OPPO R17 high-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out OPPO R17 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Oppo R17

Best Price: Rs.35,590(India), $510(USA)

OPPO R17 Advantages (Pros):

  • OPPO R17 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • It offers 6.4 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 86.7% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has good pixel density for its full HD+ resolution(~394 PPI) with 19:9 aspect ratio.
    • It is built with glass front/back that is made up of Gorilla Glass 6 and surrounded by the aluminum frame.
    • The device is comfortable to carry with 182g and 7.5mm in thickness.
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 8GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • OPPO R17 has equipped with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 Chipset and the performance is good.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 615 GPU which provides good gaming performance.
  • Brings an internal memory of 128 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses SIM2 slot).
  • It offers Dual 16 MP (f/1.8, 25mm (wide), 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, PDAF) + 5 MP (depth sensor) with additional features like Dual LED flash, HDR, panorama.
  • It offers 25 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.0.
  • It Supports Quad HD video recording at 1080p@240fps, 2160p@30fps, HDR video.
  • It has the battery capacity of Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery which gives enough juice for the entire day. Supports fast battery charging i.e VOOC Flash Charge 5V/4A.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • It offers great loudspeakers.
  • It is available in Stream Blue and Neon purple colors to choose.
  • Oppo R17 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

OPPO R17 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Little bit costly for its features.
  • No USB Type C reversible connector support.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • No water or dust resistance.
  • No wireless charging support.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • Very few colors to choose from.

Check out OPPO R17 Specifications:

General Features
Brand OPPO
Model Name R17
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
Processor Octa-core(2×2.0 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
GPU Adreno 615
Colors Stream Blue, Neon Purple
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 102.2 cm2 (~86.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels,19:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Dimensions 157.5x 74.9x 7.5 mm (6.15 x 2.98 x 0.32 in)
Weight 182 g (5.93 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
Other Display Features Multi-touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Camera Features
Main Camera Dual 16 MP (f/1.8 25mm (wide), 1.26”, 1.22µm PDAF) + 5 MP(depth sensor)
Other Main Features Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera 25MP
Other Selfie Features f/2.0
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
RAM and Storage
RAM 8GB
Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh Battery.
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Fast Charging – VOOC Flash Charge 5V/4A, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

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Check out OnePlus 6 features which is a competitor to R17

8.5 Total Score
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Oppo R17 comes with good features & performance for its price, but there are many smartphones in the market which offer better value. Please check other smartphone like OnePlus 6 before purchasing this smartphone.

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