Chinese smartphone producer Oppo has unveiled its Oppo RX17 Pro smartphone in Milan. It is Oppo's second major introduction to the European market this year. In June, Oppo began plans to expand to the European market with the introduction of Oppo Find X in Paris. As with this phone, the new Oppo RX17 Pro will also focus on four European countries such as Spain, Italy, France and the Netherlands. According to Oppo, consumers in these four countries are more open to new smartphone brands. More expansion within Europe is on the cards and Oppo expects to launch in the UK by the end of this year or early next year.
With the choice of Milan's fashion city as the backdrop for its introduction, Oppo wanted to highlight the device's design features. The Oppo RX17 Pro is a smartphone that is, in terms of price and specifications, in the high-end segment of the smartphone market. The company also focuses on technical performance, especially for the camera. The design element can be seen especially on the back of the smartphone, with its special 3D fog glass technology. The color of the back changes from pink to blue, no matter how it is seen.
Similarities with OnePlus 6T
In terms of hardware, the Oppo RX17 Pro is broadly aligned with the OnePlus 6T. Both OnePlus and Oppo are part of the Chinese electronics multinational BKK. There are some minor technical differences between smartphones, which processor is used and how the camera is configured.
The Oppo RX17 Pro is equipped with a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen with Full HD + screen resolution. The screen has a & # 39; slot & # 39; of droplets that houses the front camera. Most of the sensors and the speaker are on the edge of the smartphone.
The device is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, a processor for smartphones at the top of the intermediate segment. In addition, the Oppo RX17 Pro has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage capacity.
The phone is equipped with a triple camera on the back, consisting of a 20 and 12 megapixel camera and a TOF 3D camera. The 3D TOF camera is used for depth measurement and can accurately measure the distance to objects up to 5 meters with a deviation of less than 1 centimeter. This data is used to create layered photos and thus improve their quality, especially in limited light. At the front, the handset has a 25 megapixel camera.
In terms of software, Oppo RX17 Pro runs on Color OS 5.2. This software is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The phone also features a 3,700 mAh battery with quick charging options.
Sales via open market model
In Europe, Oppo will continue to focus primarily on the open market model, where sales are conducted online and offline by a select number of retail and e-tail partners. In the Netherlands, these partners will be Belsimpel and Mobiel.nl (online) and MediaMarkt (offline).
The Oppo RX17 Pro will be in stores from November 15 for a suggested retail price of 599 euros and will be available on Radiant Mist and Emerald Green.