OPPO A17 with 50MP Dual-Rear Camera, 5000mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications

OPPO has expanded It’s a-series portfolio with the launch the A17 smartphone, a successor to its earlier launched A16.


For those planning to buy a new budget phone, here is some good news, OPPO has launched the A17 series, a successor to its earlier launched A16 series. It comes with a 5000mAh battery along with 50MP dual-rear camera setup, and even features IPX4 splash resistance which ensures that it does not stop working when exposed to a bit of rain.

While the launch is currently for the Malaysian market, we can soon expect OPPO to bring the smartphone to India soon. Meanwhile, we can have a quick look at its features and specifications.

OPPO A17 Price and Availability

The phone is priced at RM599 (approx Rs 10,629) in Malaysia for the model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM. Customers can buy it at all My OPPO Space, OPPO Brand Stores, OPPO Official Online Store, OPPO Authorized Dealers, OPPO Authorised Online Store, and Chain Store Partners. They can also buy it from E-commerce platforms, including Shopee and Lazada.

OPPO A17 Price and Specifications

The newly launched OPPO A17 flaunts a 5.3-inch display with a 100% DCI-P3 high-colour gamut, which is combined with the intelligence of dimming to provide a smooth colourful display that does not harm your eyes. The handset also offers a water drop notch design to make some room for the selfies camera sensor.

The smartphone features a stylish look and comes with a freshly designed one-piece faux leather that provides it with a premium touch. The handsets will be available in two colour shades, including midnight black and lake blue.

As far as cameras are concerned, the OPPO A17 ships with a dual-camera setup at the back placed at the top-left corner. The camera module includes a 50MP main camera and an unspecified (as of the time of writing) secondary camera. At the front, the handset offers a 5-megapixel selfie camera sensor that sits underneath the water drop notch. The main camera system includes AI, 360-degree Fill Light, Portrait Retouching, HDR, and other image technologies.

It has a 5000mAh battery, and the company claims that the device is capable of providing day-long power. The handset is backed by 4GB of RAM with a RAM expansion feature. This feature allows the device to get up to 4GB more RAM by utilising its 64GB of internal storage.

On the software front, the handset runs on Android 12 on top of ColorOS 12.1, it also comes with IPX4 water resistance and USB-C for fast charging support.