It’s been more than a week since OPPO launched the new F-series smartphones – the OPPO F17 and the OPPO F17 Pro in India. While the F17 Pro is already on sale in the country, OPPO did not at the time of launch reveal a sale date for the OPPO F17. Starting today, September 10, the OPPO F17 shall be available for pre-order via Flipkart starting at 12 PM today.
Both the OPPO F17 series smartphones feature mid-range specifications. Let’s once again take a closer look at the hardware specs of the OPPO F17.
A dual SIM handset, the OPPO F17, comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset. This SoC is based on an 11nm manufacturing process and comes with four Kryo 260 Silver high-efficiency cores operating at 1.8 GHz and four high-performance Kryo 260 Gold cores operating at 2 GHz. For graphics, the OPPO F17 gets the Adreno 610 GPU.
The display used on the OPPO F17 is 6.44-inch Super AMOLED panel with FHD+ resolution (2400 x 1920 pixels). The 20:9 aspect ratio display boasts of 90.7 percent screen to body ratio and ends up with a PPI density of 408. The display also gets a waterdrop style notch for the front-facing camera.
The camera setup on the phone includes a 16-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.2 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f/2.4 lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor, again, with an f/2.4 lens. At the front, the phone gets a 16-megapixel selfie camera that uses an f/2.0 lens. The OPPO F17 runs ColorOS 7.2, which is based on the latest stable version of Android 10.
As of now, OPPO only seems to be promoting the 6GB RAM + 128GB variant of the phone. The handset is also likely to be offered in an 8GB +128GB variant. The phone also supports memory expansion using microSD cards. The OPPO F17 also gets a 4,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. The handset is also extremely thin at just 7.45mm with 163g