When Oppo had introduced R17 smartphone exactly one week ago, it did not confirm on its pricing. Today, the Chinese manufacturer has revealed that the R17 is priced at 3,499 Yuan (~$509). It has also confirmed that the R17 will be hitting the market on Aug. 30.
The R17 is listed on multiple retailer sites such as the official online store – Opposhop.cn, Jingdong Mall, Tmall and Suning. These sites have currently listed the R17 for reservations. The Oppo R17 and R17 Pro will be launching on Aug. 23 through an unveil event in Shanghai. The pre-sales of these phones will begin on that very date and they will be made available in the market on Aug. 30.
The OPPO R17 features 6.4-inch waterdrop notched AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 670, 8 GB of RAM, inbuilt storage of 128 GB, 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera, 25-megapixel front-facing shooter and 3,500mAh battery. The R17 Pro is also expected to feature identical specs and it will be featuring TOF 3D sensing camera along with the dual rear snappers.
As of this writing, there is no information on the pricing of the R17. The R15 and R15 Pro that were launched earlier in this year had arrived in the market with respective tags of 2,999 Yuan ($436) and 3,299 Yuan ($480). Hence, there is a possibility that the R17 Pro may cost 3,799 ($535).