Cross-platform comparisons always bring up an interesting battle and today, we have one on our hands in the OPPO F17 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8 match-up.


Comparing two mid-range smartphones from two different makers can be rather difficult. Not only do you try to find your way past similar looking specifications and features, you also need to take a deeper look and highlight those differences that make one an upgrade over the other.

And that is why today, we will be pitting the OPPO F17 Pro against the Infinix Zero 8. Both smartphones were released in 2020, with the F17 Pro launching in September and the Zero 8 launching earlier in August.

Both devices expectedly share a number of characteristics and also have certain features that distinguish one from the other. We will be taking a closer look at the features and specifications both sides bring to the party.

We will first consider the specifications of both smartphones in a side-by-side manner.


OPPO F17 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8 Comparison Table

Here, we catch a first glimpse of what both smartphones have to offer us.

OPPO F17 Pro Infinix Zero 8
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.43 inches, 2340 × 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.85 inches, 2460 × 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, IPS LCD display
Android 10 with Color OS v7.2 Android 10 + XOS 7
Octa-core MediaTek Helio P95, 2.2GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T, 2.0GHz
16MP + 2MP selfie camera 48MP + 8MP dual selfie cameras
48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash
128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB 128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 512GB
4,000mAh battery with 30W fast charge 4,500mAh battery with 33W fast charge
₦117,964 ₦117,000

OPPO F17 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8: Where The F17 Pro Holds The Advantage

The F17 Pro has a chipset with faster processing speeds, clocking at 2.2GHz. It also has the Android 10 version with Color OS 7.2 on top.

The F17 Pro is also lighter than its counterpart, making it easier to carry around. Its smaller build also makes it easier to handle and keep in smaller spaces like pockets and purses.

It features the same RAM and onboard storage as the Zero 8, while boasting the faster Helio P95 under the hood that supports 4G technology.

OPPO F17 Pro cameras

OPPO F17 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8: Where The Zero 8 Holds The Advantage

The Zero 8 offers a larger display (with a 90Hz refresh rate) than the F17 Pro, making it a great option for gamers who love to enjoy their entertainment on a larger screen. Its cameras offer better numbers compared to its rival, but this is not an entirely reliable way to tell that they are better than the F17 Pro’s cameras.

It has a larger battery with a faster charging rate than the F17 Pro, keeping this device powered all day.

It offers the same RAM and onboard storage as the F17 Pro, but brings a larger external storage to the fray.

OPPO F17 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8

OPPO F17 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8: Which Of These Devices Should You Opt For?

Both devices support 4G technology, offer solid chipsets, boast decent numbers in terms of camera specs and provide solid batteries to carry their impressive specs. But at the end of it all, which smartphone should you pick?

The F17 Pro offers a faster chipset, while bringing some really great specs to the fray.

The Zero 8 brings a larger display to the table, while also boasting a larger external memory than the F17 Pro. Its cameras bring better numbers to the fore than the F17 Pro, but this is no surefire way to tell which device offers a better photography experience.

The better smartphone to select between these mid-rangers depends on what you want from a device. If you want a smartphone with decent specs, a slim, handy build, a durable battery and adequate storage at a decent price, then the F17 Pro should be the ideal choice.

But if you want something with more external memory, a large display with a great refresh rate, and possibly better cameras, then the Zero 8 should be your pick.

At the end of the day, the facts have been laid bare for you and the buying decision rests solely in your hands.


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