21 February 2019
As per the latest info, the Chinese giant Oppo is getting ready to announce at least three new phones for the Indian customers by the end of this quarter. According to Mysmartprice, these three new phones will be Oppo F11, F11 Pro and R17 Neo. Those who are unaware the F11 lineup is rumored to be the first series from Oppo with the 10x optical zoom feature. The new F11 series is expected to debut at the MWC 2019.
Recently Oppo confirmed 10x optical zoom will debut at the MWC 2019. Both the F11 and F11 Pro recently appeared at the certifications in Taiwan and Indonesia. Following the latest trend both the phones are expected to have triple cameras setup on the rear, however, the exact specifications are still in the dark. Unfortunately, the report didn't reveal any exact time for the release in India.
The R17 Neo release isn't far away as the device was announced for the Japanese market a few months ago in October. It was the toned down variant of R17 Pro. As far as the hardware specs are a concern, the R17 Neo is featuring a 6.41-inches AMOLED display with Full HD+ screen resolution. Under the hood, the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 chipset is powering the phone with 4GB RAM and 128GB native storage.
On the rear side, the R17 Neo has dual cameras of 16MP+2MP. The front-facing selfie snapper is 25MP. It comes with 3.5mm headphone jack and Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity. It has an under-glass fingerprint scanner. A 3,600mAh battery is on board to keep its lights on. As OS the device is pre-installed with Android Oreo 8.1 with ColorOS 5.2 skin over it.
In the end as far as the pricing is a concern the R17 Neo was available at 38,988 JPY which is roughly INR 25,000 at current currency exchange rate. Do share your thoughts regarding the arrival of three new phones for the Indian market in the comments section below. Stay tuned.