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OPPO A16

OPPO A16
$161
Brand: OPPO
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.52-inch 720 x 1600 pixels HD+ screen
  • Camera 13MP Triple Camera / 8MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM
  • Platform Helio G35 CPU / Android 11

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Overview

OPPO A16 is the latest entry-level smartphone from OPPO Mobile. The device is the direct successor to the OPPO A15 of January 2021. Some of the notable upgrades in the new model includes MediaTek Helio G35 CPU and a more recent Android OS. As for the display, you are getting a 6.52-inch HD+ screen with a tiny-drop notch overhead, which houses the selfie snapper.

On the inside, there is the aforementioned Mediatek Helio G35 octa-core CPU clocked at 2.3GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Storage option includes 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, expandable up to 256GB via SD-card.

Now for the optics, you are getting three lenses on the rear; a 13-megapixel main snapper and a set of two 2-megapixel sensors for depth and macro shots respectively. A single LED flash is also used on the rear, while 8-megapixel selfie lens seats in the notch upfront.

The device also come with a side mounted fingerprint scanner, FaceID and dual Nano-SIMs with s4G LTE support. Color options includes Trendy Green, Silver Break and Strong Black. Fuel is supplied by a 5000mAh battery, while Google Android 11 with ColorOS 11.1 is available out of the box. The full spec sheet of the OPPO A16 is contained in the table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 163.88 x 75.6 x 8.4 mm
Weight 190 grams
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.52 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 PPI density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 11; Color OS 11.1
Chipset MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320 (680 MHz)

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 13 MP, (wide), 1/3.0", 1.12┬Ám, f/2.2, PDAF
Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR,
6-level AI face Beauty
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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