Last year, Oppo released the A16, a budget phone from its A-series, in Nepal. However, Oppo Nepal only unveiled the 3/32GB Oppo A16. And finally, Oppo Nepal announced the latest 4/64GB edition of the A16 in Nepal. In case you didn’t know, the Oppo A16 is the successor to the Oppo A15. Meanwhile, the A16 comes equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that will keep you connected all day and night. Let’s take a look at the Oppo A16.
Oppo A16 Overview:
The 6.52-inch A16 now comes in a new 4/64 GB storage configuration. The triple-camera configuration each driven by AI is in motion to capture all of your picture-perfect moments. Similarly, you can watch YouTube for 21.02 hours with a 5,000 mAh battery. Meanwhile, all this large display, battery, and triple camera are crammed into an ultra-slim, 3D curved-edge shell that weighs only 190 grams. Now, let’s examine the features, specifications, price, and availability of the Oppo A16 in Nepal.
- 6.52-inch IPS LCD
- IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
- MediaTek Helio G35 Processor
- 4/64GB Storage
- 5,000mAh Battery
- ColorOS 11.1 based on Android 11
Build and Display
The Oppo A16 has a 6.52-inch LCD with a 60Hz refresh rate. It has a 720 x 1600 pixel HD+ resolution and 269 PPI density. Similarly, the display has a 60Hz touch sampling rate and 71% NTSC color Gamut. In addition, the display brightness can reach up to 400 nits, and it has a 1500:1 contrast ratio.
Oppo A16 features a 3D curved body with metallic-matte coating. Moreover, there is a layer of polycarbonate and acrylic plastic on top for protection. Similarly, the A16 is 163.8 x 75.6 x 8.4 mm in dimension and weighs 190 grams. As for color options, A16 is available in Pearl Blue, Crystal Black, and Space Silver shades.
The A16 has a triple camera configuration on the rear side. The 13-megapixel primary camera offers an 80-degree field of view and autofocus. Similarly, it has two extra 2MP sensors for portrait and macro photography. In addition, A16 includes AI beautifying, Dazzling Mode, and Bokeh filters. On the other hand, A16 has a water-drop notch for an 8MP selfie camera.
Performance and Memory
The MediaTek Helio G35 supplies power to the Oppo A16 smartphone. It contains 8 Arm Cortex-A53 cores with a clock speed of up to 2.3GHz. The IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU on this SoC runs at 680MHz. As for memory, it has 3/4GB RAM. Likewise, there is 32/64GB for internal storage. The 4/64GB edition of the A16 is the most recent new variant, while the 3/32GB variant was already available last year.
Software and Connectivity
The Oppo A16 comes pre-installed with ColorOS11.1, which is based on Android 11. It supports Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz, Wi-Fi 5 GHz, Wi-Fi Display, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual SIM, and USB Type-C for connectivity. In addition, there is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometrics. Moreover, it includes an accelerometer, proximity sensor, and compass.
Rest of the Specs
The Oppo A16 is powered by a 5,000mAh battery that supports the Type-C port. But, they have not mentioned fast charging. However, they did mention that the long-lasting battery will help you keep connected all day long. Similarly, have Super Nighttime Standby Mode and AI-Optimized Night Charge.
Moreover, Oppo has integrated software features like System Booster and Game Assistant into this device. It allows you to customize your gaming performance, brightness, and notifications.
Oppo A16 Specifications
|Dimensions||163.8 x 75.6 x 8.4 mm|
|Display||6.52 inches IPS LCD, 80.8% screen-to-body ratio, 60Hz refresh rate|
|CPU||Octa-core up to 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Resolution||HD+ (720 x 1600 pixels), 269 PPI density|
|Software/ UI||ColorOS 11.1 based on Android 11|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)|
|Rare Camera||Triple: 13MP, f/2.1, (primary) 2MP, f/2.4, (depth) 2MP, f/2.4 (Macro) Video: 1080p@30fps|
|Selfie Camera||8MP, f/2.0, (wide) Video: 1080p@30fps|
|Security and Sensor||Fingerprint Sensor (Side-Mounted), Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz, Wi-Fi 5 GHz, Wi-Fi Display, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by), A-GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, GALILEO and QZSS positioning systems|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery/19 Wh(Typ)|
|Audio||3.5mm headphone jack|
|RAM/Storage||3GB/4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB eMMC 5.1 internal storage|
|Color Options||Pearl Blue, Crystal Black, Space Silver|
|Others||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
Price and Availability
Buy Oppo A16 for just Rs. 19,990 which was just recently dropped its price which was Rs. 22,990 for 4/64GB in Nepal. Meanwhile, you can purchase the A16 from any Oppo-approved retailer in Nepal.
|Oppo Mobile||Price in Nepal||Availability|
|Oppo A16 (3/32GB)||Rs. 18,990||(not-available)|
|Oppo A16 (4/64GB)||Rs. 22,990||Oppo authorized stores|
The Oppo A16 is a stylish smartphone in the mid-range price category. But, there isn’t much difference between this smartphone and its predecessor, as it still lacks an ultra-wide-angle camera and is powered by a mediocre SoC. Yet, the phone does have a balance of specs, features, and pricing. To learn more about the Oppo A16, you can visit the website or Oppo Nepal’s official Facebook Page.