OPPO R17 Pro Officially goes on sale in Nepal with hefty price tag

GadgetFrame 17 Dec, 2018

OPPO, a leading global smartphone brand, has launched its latest R series device in Nepal - OPPO R17 Pro. The R17 Pro combines a new gradient design with innovative technologies to bring users a smartphone that meets their everyday needs. The availability of phone in Nepal was officially announced on Sunday, via the first sales event organized at Pako, Newroad.

The R17 Pro with a 6.4-inch screen, 19.5:9 FHD+ which accounts for 91.5% of the screen and is equipped with a waterdrop screen. The front camera of the R17 Pro is at the middle of the water droplet giving the consumer a higher screen to body ratio experience. R17 Pro is the first device to use Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 and comes with 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM memory combination, improving the speed and performance. The device powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor sports Android 8.1 ColorOS 5.2.

Oppo R17 Pro Launch

The OPPO R17 Pro priced at Rs. 89,990/- is now available to consumers for sale from its major retail outlets all across the country.

“We are delighted to announce the entry of R series in Nepali market. At OPPO, we have always focused on extensive R&D to create products that match the requirements of our consumers. We make products which are a combination of design and technology, keeping ‘beauty’ as the key element in all our products. Therefore, we have created a flawless product R17 Pro that integrates the best of new and innovative technology along with the best design to give our users a competitive, cutting-edge smartphone", said Bobby Zhao, CEO, OPPO Nepal.

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Highlighting Features of Oppo R17 Pro

Gradient Design

Starting with the Nebula Purple of the R15, OPPO has been leading the trend, making gradient designs a trend in the smartphone industry. The R17 Pro introduces a brand-new "three-color and bi/quad-direction" gradient design using a light-condensing layer that enables light to flow on the surface of the device. Due to extensive demand in the Nepali market, R17 Pro offers various technological advancement to enhance the user experience in terms of the design and technology. The smartphone comes in exciting and surreal Radiant Mist, colors giving users an option to brighten up their lives.

Fast Charging

Encompassing Hidden Fingerprint Unlock the R17 Pro also supports the SuperVOOC flash charging technology, allowing users to enjoy the safest and most efficient charging experience. The patented technology, SuperVOOC by OPPO has been designed basis in-depth understanding and analysis of consumer demand and behavior. The technology enables R17 Pro users to charge 40% of their battery in almost 10 minutes and is OPPO’s solution to consumer’s strong need for a quick, reliable, safe and long-lasting charging technology.

The phone also sports NFC wireless payment, making the transition to mobile payments easy and convenient.

Oppo R17 Pro Nepal

Quality photography

The R17 Pro features a software-level AI Engine that allows users to take high-quality night photos. The AI Ultra-clear Engine is OPPO's image-enhancing technology that is able to break all hardware limitations to maximize the image quality to produce amazing night shots.

The R17 Pro comes with a 25MP front camera and a Sony IMX576 sensor with f/2.0 aperture equipped with real-time HDR support. The R17 Pro provides up to 8 million different beautification schemes to intelligently match different users across the globe. Additionally, the customized beauty mode can now identify up to four people in the frame and enables users to adjust the facial features and preview the effects in real time. The rear cameras of the R17 Pro can intelligently recognize 23 photography modes and as many as 864 scenario combinations to ensure every shot taken is the best shot possible. The phone is also equipped with a variable smart aperture of f1.5/f2.4 which can automatically adjust to the lighting conditions making images sharper and clearer in both bright and low light situations and has an OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), which can stabilize images and guarantee a longer exposure time to brighten night-time photography, especially with a 7P lens module. The combination of these two features further heightens precision in night-time photography.

In-display Fingerprint Unlock

Oppo has used in-display fingerprint sensor in the phone. This makes the user easier to unlock the device just by registering the fingerprint in the device without any hassle. 

ColorOS 5.2

The smartphone is equipped with ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1. An added advantage of this OS is the Smart Bar which is a Full-Screen Multitasking function that assists consumers in replying to messages in the middle of full-screen activity such as playing games or watching videos. 


OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset: Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
CPU: Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
GPU: Adreno 616
RAM and Storage: 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage
Battery: 3415 mAh Non-removable Li-Po
Display: 6.4 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
Ports: micro USB 2.0
Rear camera: 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 20 MP, f/2.6, AF TOF 3D stereo camera
Front-facing camera: 25 MP, f/2.0, 20mm (ultrawide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
Sensors: Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Colors: Stream Blue, Neon Purple
Oppo R17 Pro Price in Nepal: Rs. 89,990


Oppo R17 Pro is, of course, a great device. Super fast charging, great night shots, and great battery and RAM. The phone comes with great technologies but what about the hefty price tag? Would you purchase the phone that runs on Snapdragon 710 and is priced at Rs. 89,990? Are you satisfied with the price of the device? Drop your comments. 



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