At the beginning of this month, Oppo has revealed its new handset R17. This device grabbed a lot of attention as it is the first smartphone to come with the Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Now, there is new doing rounds about the release of its Pro version. Oppo R17 Pro in Dubai is expected to come in a few days, and several sources online are already providing enough details of the device. So, let us check them out and know what this new handset is all about.
The big brother of R17 – Oppo R17 Pro is said to carry better features than its sibling in certain areas. According to the sources available, the new R17 Pro comes with a large 6.4-inch AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 19:5:9. This device might have a screen to body ratio of 85.9% and offer a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. Its design looks very much similar to the Oppo R17. Meanwhile, it also carries the waterdrop notch design and an attractive color scheme that reminds us of the successful Huawei P20 Pro smartphone. And if you are looking for the fingerprint scanner, it will come built in the display itself as in the R17. Also, phones like Vivo Nex, Oppo R17, and Vivo X21 are available with under display fingerprint scanner.
However, it is not just the design, but even the optics harkens back to the P20 Pro, which was probably the first smartphone to come equipped with a triple camera setup in the rear. This upcoming Oppo smartphone is expected to feature a 12MP plus 20MP plus a TOF 3D stereo camera in the rear. The first two cameras will be used for capturing extraordinary images and video recording, whereas the third sensor might be suitable for the AR effects. And at the front, it will carry a single 25MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and HDR feature. A front shooter with such pixel range is certain to deliver amazing shots while ensuring the best picture quality and fine details.
Another highlighting aspect of the upcoming Oppo R17 in Dubai is its availability with two batteries. Both the units come with a capacity of 1850mAh. These two separate batteries help restore the power to up to 40 percent in just around 10 minutes. In addition to this, these are also offered with fast charging support using the SuperVOOC flash charge.
Moving to the technicalities, the Oppo R17 Pro features a 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset along with the Adreno 616 GPU. This handset will run on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. On the other hand, it might be available in a single variant with 8GB RAM and internal memory of 128GB. Besides that, it will also have a microSD card slot using which the storage space can be further expanded up to 256GB.
The Oppo R17 Pro release date in UAE is announced in August 2018, just a few days after the launch of its sibling Oppo R17. As for the cost, the Oppo R17 Pro price in UAE comes to around AED 2300.