OPPO R-series Toughens Its Sales Worldwide with the R17 Pro

Ciara Alarcon
OPPO has proudly announced that its R-smartphone series has strengthened its presence worldwide, having nearly 100 million users since its launch in 2013.

OPPO R Series Toughens Its Sales Worldwide with the R17 Pro
OPPO R-series Toughens Its Sales Worldwide with the R17 Pro

Before the R17 Pro arrived in the Philippines, OPPO’s R-series has already proven its premium-like offerings around the globe. It is also known as one of the most patronized devices in other countries whenever they unveiled a new unit.

To support this information, market research firms Counterpoint and Strategy Analytics revealed that the OPPO R9 was one of 2016’s hottest selling smartphones globally, while the R9s successfully sold 8.9 million units in Q1 2017. The latter was dubbed as the best-selling Android device worldwide in 2017, too. Meanwhile, the world’s best Android phone in 2017 was the OPPO R11 according to Counterpoint.

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On the other hand, in the country, the R17 Pro recently arrived to meet all types of consumers. Banked with flagship-like features, the R17 Pro is packed with refreshing features including its waterdrop display and triple rear cameras.  Moreover, it supports VOOC Flash Charging technology, which can charge the device up to 40% in only 10 minutes.

“The R Series plays a vital role in the worldwide success of OPPO,” OPPO Philippines’ VP of Marketing Jane Wan addressed. “The R17 Pro, is a result of our full understanding of what our dynamic consumers look for in a smartphone. It reinforces our commitment to strengthen and diversify the premium smartphone industry, making it a great addition to the well-loved R Series.”

The OPPO R7 Pro is now up for pre-order until November 23, 2018. It is priced at Php38,990.

OPPO R17 Pro Specs (Philippines):

  • Dual SIM, dual standby, supports LTE connectivity
  • 6.4-inch AMOLED (2340 X 1080) capacitive touchscreen, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, 402 PPI
  • Dimensions: 157.6mm x 74.6mm x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 183 grams
  • Color OS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 64-bit octa core (2x2GHz 360 Gold + 6x1.7GHz Kryo 360 Silver) CPU, Adreno 616 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage, non-expandable
  • 12MP f/1.5 and f/2.4 + 20MP f/2,4 + TOF 3D triple rear cameras, with LED flash
  • 25MP front camera with AI Beauty Recognition and screen flash
  • Multimedia Player
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
  • NFC
  • USB 3.1 Type-C, OTG
  • Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Others: In-display fingerprint scanner, 3D Face Unlock
  • Battery: 3700mAh Li-Po, non-removable
  • Colors: Emerald Green, Radiant Mist
  • Price: Php38,990

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