OPPO has consistently broken the ceiling of innovation by focusing on R&D. With the OPPO F17, it has taken it a notch further. The F17 is the perfect blend of aesthetics and technological innovation. Launched alongside the F17 Pro, it promises to be a millennial favorite with its trendsetting features.
The F17 boasts a sleek design with a leather-feel back body, VOOC 4.0 fast charging technology, waterdrop display and spectacular camera capabilities. The smartphone comes with a long list of specs that will blow you mind. The newest addition in the F series is here to take the market by storm.
Here’s why this smartphone deserves to be on the top of your shopping list
Sleek and premium design
With each smartphone release, OPPO has ensured the best-in-class features to delight you with. This time around, prepare to be dazzled with the F17’s fantastic design. With a 7.45mm ultra-slim body and weighing just 163g, the F17 will fit into any pocket. But its sleek design does not compromise on ergonomics. The smartphone has a comfortable grip. You never have to worry about it slipping out of your hands. Thanks to the 1.67mm ultra-thin bezels (created from laser-carving technology), the smartphone is a delight to look at.
Continuing with the F17’s exquisite design, it comes with a leather pattern colour with a material finish that uses a leather-feel texture. The rear of the device also features a matte finish. Scratches and fingerprint smudges will be the things of the past now. Whether it is the fifth day of usage or the 100th, the F17 will feel as new as on day one.
A 2.5D curved body ensures that the smartphone has a flatter body that aids the grip and one hand usage. Furthermore, the F17 comes in three colours – Dynamic Orange, Navy Blue and Classic Silver – allowing you to flaunt it according to your style. The Classic Silver colour is extra special, as it uses a laser engraved OPPO monogram and makes the smartphone just that much more appealing to the eye.
The small touches by the design team at OPPO has put the F17 in a league of its own. The quad-camera setup is placed in a 2×2 array and screams luxury through and through.
30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0: As fast as Usain Bolt
OPPO’s F series has had the fastest chargers in the market since day one, thanks to the VOOC charging proprietary technology. Carrying the legacy forward, the F17 features a beefy 4015 mAh battery that lasts all day long on a single charge. OPPO’s 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 makes sure that there is never a break in your smartphone experience because of low charge.
The F17 gives you four hours of talk time with only a five-minute charge. With a 10-minute charge, the F17 can juice up to 27%. That’s enough charge for an hour or more to play Fortnite. Have 20 minutes to spare before leaving for office? Plug your F17 in and it’ll charge by a whopping 50%. Half an hour and it’ll go up to 72% charge. The F17 can fully charge from 0-100% within 56 minutes. That’s a one-of-a-kind experience.
OPPO has also combined innovative power-saving techniques with the F17. The OPPO F17 is equipped with multiple hardware and software charging safety protections. Further complimenting this are the five independent thermistors that automatically cuts off charging when the heating exceeds the safety range.
Big smartphone batteries tend to slow down with after a while. To prevent this from happening, the OPPO F17 features Superpower Saving Mode and Super Night-time Standby. Whether you are playing Fortnite or involved in a long workplace meeting over Zoom, the F17 will never run out of juice.
The Super Power Saving Mode can extend your battery life even when the battery is as low as 5%. The OPPO F17’s standby time is rated at a stunning 17 hours! The Super Night-time Standby mode learns your sleeping habits and creates a pattern wherein there is ultra-power saving optimization at night.
The best-in-class display
A good display can make all the difference to a smartphone. Consumers are looking for smartphones that offers an immersive viewing and the OPPO F17 has taken care of this aspect as well. It comes with a 6.4″ Super AMOLED Waterdrop full-screen display. The bezels are extremely thin, measuring only 1.67mm. The F17, with its 90.7% screen-to-body ratio, is a complete looker.
It’s also the go-to smartphone for enjoying OTT content, as the viewing angles are the best in class. The F17’s display is easy on the eyes, thanks to the Moonlight Screen that sets your screen’s lowest brightness at 2 nits from 9 PM – 7 AM and 10 nits at other times.
Glasses or no glasses, you needn’t worry about getting a headache from looking at the display for long hours.
AI Ultra-Wide Quad Camera
The quad-camera setup is the hero of the OPPO F17. There’s a 16MP main camera, an 8MP wide-angle shooter with 119-degree field-of-view, a 2MP monochrome camera and a 2MP retro camera. The 16MP main camera is accompanied by AI Dazzle Color. This identifies the scene of the photo and restores the real details, brightness and colours—all with the help of its AI algorithms.
With that set-up on hand, it’s hard to resist whipping out the F17 to capture the memorable moments. It comes with a ton of features to give you the best shots. Whether it is your friends playing football in the park or the gram-worthy food you’re about to consume, the F17 will never disappoint.
If you’re a fan of selfies, then you’d be pleased to know that the 16MP front camera comes with the AI Beautification 2.0. The mode automatically removes blemishes and retains the natural skin texture. There’s also a Front Night Mode, in case you’re out and about in a dimly lit environment. The photos will still retain all its rich details.
Last but not the least, the F17 comes with the Steady Video Mode, which uses Electronic Image Stabilization for stable and clear video output.
In-display fingerprint unlock
The Super AMOLED waterdrop display on the OPPO F17 Pro boasts the in-display fingerprint scanner. Compared to the traditional back or side fingerprint sensor, this offer advanced security with better recognition. The scanner provides advanced security foron that can distinguish between the characteristics of real human skin from a non-organic or falsified fingerprint.
A true trendsetter
Starting September 21, the OPPO F17 will be available for purchase at offline stores and on leading e-commerce websites. There are two memory combinations—6 GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage—priced at ₹17,990 and ₹19,990, respectively.
You don’t want to miss out on the all-rounder that is the F17 from OPPO. Mark your calendars already!