The Chinese smartphone company Oppo has confirmed that its upcoming Oppo F17 series is set for its debut in the Indian market on September 2. The company will be launching two devices under the same series Oppo F17 Pro and Oppo F17 which it has been teasing in the country for some time. The Pro variant is claimed to be the “sleekest phone of 2020” having a 7.48mm thin chassis. Over that, it should include a total of six cameras four rear and two on the front.
On September 2, Oppo will be hosting a virtual launch event to unveil Oppo F17 Pro and Oppo F17. The event is going to be live-streamed via the company’s official YouTube Channel and across all its social media platforms including Facebook. The live streaming will kick start at 7 PM in India. The official invite on Twitter reads, “The most flauntastic moment is finally here! ???? Presenting the First Ever Flauntastic Online Music Launch of #OPPOF17Pro, with performances by some of our favourite artists! ???? Join us LIVE on September 2, 7 PM. #FlauntItYourWay pic.twitter.com/teGluzkS6V — OPPO India (@oppomobileindia) August 26, 2020”
Oppo F17 series expected pricing and specifications
The company is yet to reveal the official pricing for F17 and F17 Pro but the company hinted these to be priced under Rs 25,000 in India for the Pro variant while the vanilla model is expected to be much cheaper.
In terms of specifications and design the F17 Pro will come with rounded edges with a 7.48mm thin chassis and should weigh 164 grams. While the other teasers suggest quad rear cameras with a hole punch design display hiding a dual selfie camera set up. The device will be having a 6.43-inch Super AMOLED display that should include an in-display fingerprint sensor. In addition to this, it will come with a 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 support.
While the leaks suggest that F17 Pro will be powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P95 SoC. While the quad-camera system is expected to include a 48-megapixel main sensor, a secondary 8-megapixel lens with dual 2-megapixel sensors. On the front, it might include a 16-megapixel sensor and a depth sensor for taking selfies. In addition to this, the device is speculated to pack a 4,000mAh battery and will be offered in multiple colours including Magic Blue, Matte Black, and Metallic White.
On the other hand, Oppo F17 which is the toned-down variant might include a 6.44-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display. It should feature a waterdrop design display. The device is confirmed to have a quad rear camera setup which is most likely to include a 16-megapixel primary lens and an 8-megapixel secondary camera. And for selfies, there may be a single 16-megapixel front-facing camera. While the leaks suggest it be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. In addition to this battery, details are same as above while it is tipped to come in Dynamic Orange, Navy Blue, and Classic Silver colour options
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