With a little help from Malaysian singer and actress Min Chen, OPPO launched and showcased their latest smartphone – the OPPO R17 Pro, which features a dual-aperture camera!
Check out the full OPPO R17 Pro launch event, including a live performance and an interview with Min Chen herself!
The Official OPPO R17 Pro Launch
The OPPO R17 Pro launch event had the tagline “Seize The Night” because its new dual-aperture camera includes a very wide f/1.5 aperture which is great for low-light photography. Check out the official tech briefing by OPPO Product Manager, Ken Ng, at the R17 Pro launch event.
And here is a summary of the OPPO R17 Pro’s key features :
The OPPO R17 Pro (MY | US) has a large 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. Thanks to its raindrop notch, it offers a 91.5% screen-to-body ratio.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
The OPPO R17 Pro (MY | US) boasts the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, which is a 10 nm mobile SoC. it has eight Kryo 360 cores with an Adreno 616 GPU, a Spectra 250 ISP, a Hexagon 685 DSP and the X16 LTE modem.
The Snapdragon 710 offers 20% better CPU performance and 35% better GPU performance than the Snapdragon 660, with 30% lower power consumption. It also has twice the AI performance!
The OPPO R17 Pro (MY | US) has a 25 MP front camera with a Sony IMX576 sensor and f/2.0 aperture. In the back, it boasts a new dual camera setup, that is similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy S9+.
The main rear camera is a 12 MP Sony IMX362 shooter with dual-aperture – f/1.5 and f/2.4 – exactly like the dual-aperture camera of the Samsung Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones. Its secondary rear camera though is a higher resolution 20 MP telephoto camera with f/2.6 aperture.
50 Watt SuperVOOC Technology
The OPPO R17 Pro (MY | US) also boasts OPPO’s SuperVOOC technology which allows for fast charging at up to 50 watts using a bi-cell battery design. That allows you to recharge the R17 Pro from 1% to 40% in just 10 minutes!
OPPO R17 Pro Price + Availability
It will be available for pre-order starting 23 November 2018, with a free Neo Smartband worth RM 389 / ~US$ 93 / ~£72. Delivery and retail sale will take place from 1 December 2018 onwards.
Here are direct purchase links :
Bonus : Min Chen Live Performance + Interview!
Love Min Chen? You’re in luck! Watch her perform live, and check out her interview!
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