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Oppo R17 with under-display fingerprint scanner arriving on August 18

Posted On: Aug 13, 2018   |   Posted By: GSMArena

Oppo R17 with under-display fingerprint scanner arriving on August 18

You might've thought Oppo is done with the surprises after the Find X unveiling, but the manufacturer just went one step further in introducing new technology in its smartphones. The R17 has just appeared on the company website with downright impressive specs - in-display fingerprint scanner, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB storage and one of the tiniest notches out there for the selfie camera.
The phone will arrive with the new 10 nm process Snapdragon 670 chipset that was introduced last week. It has octa-core CPU in a 2-6 configuration - 2x Kryo 260 cores for performance at 2 GHz and 6x Kryo...

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