OPPO A17 price and specs via Revu Philippines

OPPO A17 official with faux-leather back, $130 price tag

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A new OPPO A series phone has gone official, debuting in Malaysia with what we think is a design that’s better than its predecessor’s.

(Update, October 13: The OPPO A17 has been launched alongside the A77s and A17k in the Philippines!)

The just-launched OPPO A17 can now be purchased in our neighboring country for RM599 (roughly P7,677 or $130), looking more premium than its price suggests with a faux leather material and a vertically arranged dual-rear-camera setup.

OPPO announces the availability of the OPPO A17 in Malaysia

How is it different from the OPPO A16? Unlike the 2021 model, the OPPO A17 gets a 50-megapixel dual camera on the back; a 5-megapixel selfie camera inside a waterdrop-style notch; a slightly bigger, 6.56-inch HD+ 60Hz screen; and a user interface that is already based on Android 12.

The two smartphones share the following: a MediaTek Helio G35 chipset, a 5,000mAh battery for day-long power, and a fingerprint sensor that doubles as a power key.

It’s likely that the OPPO A17 will be released in the Philippines, too. Its predecessor with the same configuration was launched locally with a P7,999 ($136) price tag, so expect the new model to cost just as much.

OPPO A17 specs

  • 6.56-inch LCD display, HD+ [1,612 x 720] resolution, 60Hz refresh rate
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 processor
  • IMG GE8320 GPU
  • 4GB RAM + 4GB extended RAM
  • 64GB storage + 1TB extra storage
  • Dual 50-megapixel main and 2-megapixel depth-sensing rear cameras
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Side fingerprint reader
  • 5,000mAh battery
  • ColorOS 12.1.1 based on Android 12
  • Colors: Lake Blue and Midnight Black

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.