OPPO A17 Unboxing and First Impressions

With a 6.56-inch HD+ display, 50MP + 2MP dual back cameras with LED light, and a 5MP selfie camera, the OPPO A17 is a cost-effective smartphone.

It is powered with a 4GB RAM, Android 12.1, and ColorOS 12.1 operating system MediaTek Helio G35 chipset. A side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 4G LTE, and 64GB of additional storage via microSD are also included.

The device is powered by a sizable 5,000mAh battery and supports micro-USB charging at a 10W rate.

There are two color choices available: Midnight Blue and Lake Blue. The rear panel of both color variations has a faux leather feel. The official price of the OPPO A17 smartphone in the Philippines is ₱7,999.00.


For the Lake Blue variant, the phone comes in a lake blue color color box with a huge A branding in the front for the A series and an OPPO branding. Under the box is where you find most of the specs of the phone. Inside the box is the phone, a free clear jelly case, some documents for warranty and certification, a micro-usb charging cable, which is kind of outdated by now, and a 10W charging adapter.


If there is one thing that OPPO nailed on this smartphone, it is the design. The OPPO A17 features a non-curved ultra slim edge display which feels very light and comfortable to hold. The back has a plastic back which has a leather texture finishing to it and it feels amazing in the hands along with two big camera modules. Its 6.56 inch display along with its 189 g weight, makes it a handy device and quite ergonomic for users. The water-drop still makes the main characteristic of the front facing/selfie camera. The finger print scanner is inbuilt in the power button is placed in a position I believe to be favorable for most users.

The OPPO A17’s camera lens is divided into 2 sets, divided into two sets: the top is the main camera and the bottom is an auxiliary camera with flash. Perfect leather-like texture Makes when we use it and put a finger to rub it, it will feel smooth and premium as well.

The OPPO A17’s keypad is positioned a little differently than earlier smartphones. The right side of the entire gadget is where the buttons are situated. A side-mounted fingerprint sensor is attached to the power button, the volume up and down buttons, and the volume down button. allows for up to 5 fingerprints, is adaptable, and is simple to unlock.

The device’s connection port is located at the bottom. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is also featured, as well as a main port that is a micro-USB along with the primary speaker grills which also happen to be the only speakers. A microphone is also on the bottom side.


The 6.56″ Waterdrop display screen on the OPPO A17’s huge size allows us to observe the screen’s nearly full surface. For general use, including watching content, the resolution offered at HD Plus (1612 x 720 pixels) is adequate.

The All-day AI Eye Comfort feature on the OPPO A17 screen can also reduce the brightness level to as low as 2 nits for pleasant viewing in low light. and when used outside, a maximum brightness of 600 nits.


The OPPO A17 has superior audio quality and more volume. We can always enjoy full-range, crystal-clear sound with the improved Dirac 3.0 sound system, and there is also an Ultra-Volume setting for pleasant loudspeaker sound without being distracted by background noise.

Above the volume up and down keys on the left side of the OPPO A17 is the SIM tray. The tray also has three slots, allowing us to add a microSD card and two SIM cards without using any of the other slots. The microSD card can hold up to 1TB of data. Add it if 64GB of storage space is not enough.

The OPPO A17 is not inferior and has a gorgeous design and durability. Because it has passed numerous testing, including the IPX4 waterproof rating, the device can endure light rain or water splashes. without concern for quickly losing

The battery of the OPPO A17 is another excellent feature. This model’s supply of up to 5,000mAh enables us to use it vigorously all day long without worrying. or if two days of general use can be comfortably endured. According to OPPO, the device can be used to view YouTube continuously for up to 20 hours, or listen to music continuously for up to 27 hours.The OPPO A17 smartphone has a 7,999.00 official price in the Philippines.


The OPPO A17 has a fantastic rear camera setup with two rear cameras, and one front camera. The following specifications roughly apply.

two rear cameras

50MP main camera at f/1.8
Camera VGA, f/1.8

facing camera

5MP f/2.2 front camera

Pricing and availability

The OPPO A17 smartphone has a Php 7,999.00 official price in the Philippines.


The OPPO A17 is a fresh release from OPPO that is believed to be completely equipped in many aspects, including the design, touch, premium leather, Premium Leather-Feel design, elegance, and ease of use. With a high storage capacity of 4GB + 64GB and a 4GB RAM Expansion option, it performs well. A 5000mAh battery is available. It can be used continuously. A stunning camera with up to 50MP quality is available for less than 5,500 Php.  Anyone who is searching for a compact budget smartphone that combines stunning design with useful features, try to check out the OPPO A17.


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