OPPO has silently launched a new A-series budget device in India called A17k. The latest offering arrives as the successor to the A16k that debuted in January this year. The smartphone is expected to compete with the likes of the Realme C35, Redmi A1+, Moto E32, and more in the market.

OPPO A17K launched

The OPPO A17k sports a 6.56-inch display bearing an HD+ resolution and a waterdrop notch. It offers a 60Hz refresh rate and 600 nits peak brightness. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. The back panel of the smartphone has a pill-shaped flatter camera design where the module isn’t protruding. The device is IPX4 water-resistant.

The OPPO A17k has an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing selfie snapper. There are various camera-related features onboard.

OPPO A17K specs

Internally, the OPPO A17k is equipped with a MediaTek Helio G35 processor. It packs 3GB RAM along with 4GB virtual RAM technology. There is 64GB onboard storage expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card slot. The smartphone draws its power from a 5,000mAh battery unit. It runs on ColorOS 12.1 based on Android 12 out of the box.

OPPO A17K battery

OPPO A17k Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE


  • Announced: 2022, October 13
  • Status: Available. Released 2022, October 18


  • Dimensions: 164.2 x 75.6 x 8.3 mm (6.46 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 189 g (6.67 oz)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IPX4 water resistance


  • Type: IPS LCD, 480 nits (typ), 600 nits (HBM)
  • Size: 6.56 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
  • Protection: Panda Glass

Operating System

  • Android 12, ColorOS 12.1


  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6765 Helio G35 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC
  • Internal: 64GB 3GB RAM
  • eMMC 5.1


  • Main Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), AF
  • Features: LED flash, panorama
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 5 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
  • Video: 1080p@30fps


  • Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • Positioning: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • NFC: No
  • USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • Colors: Navy Blue, Gold

Models CPH2471

OPPO A17k Price and Availability

OPPO A17K in colors

The OPPO A17k costs Rs 10,499 for the sole 4GB + 64GB variant. It is offered in Gold and Navy Blue colours. The smartphone can be purchased from the brand’s website, and online as well as offline stores across the country.


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