OPPO has introduced the A17, the company’s latest A series smartphone in Malaysia, as the successor to last year’s A16 model. It has a slightly larger 6.56-inch HD+ screen with a water drop notch, and has a 5MP camera inside the notch. It is powered by Helio P35 and has 4GB of RAM with up to 4GB of additional virtual RAM.
The phone has a 50MP rear camera along with a 2MP depth sensor, features a one-piece faux leather rear design, side-mounted fingerprint scanner and IPX4 ratings for splash resistance. It has a 5000mAh battery.
OPPO A17 Specifications
6.56-inch (1612 × 720 pixels) HD+ display with Waterdrop Notch, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut
2.3GHz Octa Core MediaTek Helio G35 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
4GB LPDDR4x RAM, 64GB eMMC 5.1 storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
Android 12 with ColorOS 12.1
50MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.8 aperture
5MP front-facing camera
Dimensions: 164.2 x 75.6 x8.3mm; Weight: 189g
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio
4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C Port
Pricing and availability
The OPPO A17 comes in Lake Blue and Midnight Black colours, is priced at 599 Malaysian Ringgit (US$ 130 / Rs. 10,619 approx.) and is already on sale in Malaysia.