After an innumerable amount of leaks and rumors, Oppo A16 is finally official and has been announced in Indonesia. Before the launch, the smartphone appeared on several online websites including FCC, SIRIM, and NBTC. This listing gave us a hint of what we can expect from the device. But now that Oppo A16 is official, here are some in-depth details about the specs, pricing, and availability.
Oppo A16 Specifications
Design: Like regular budget smartphones, Oppo A16 also flaunts a plastic body. The phone weighs 190g and the dimensions measures are 163.8 x 75.6 x 8.4mm. You can grab the device in exotic color variants of Pearl Blue, Space Silver, and Crystal Black.
Display: Oppo A16 features a 6.52-inch LCD HD+ dewdrop notch display with a 60Hz refresh rate. The panel offers 720×1600 pixels resolution, 269 PPI, and 60Hz touch sampling rate. Additionally, the display has a typical setup to adjust light i.e; 1500:1 contrast ratio, 480 nits brightness, and an 88.7% screen-to-body ratio.
The rear side of Oppo A16 carries a rectangular-shaped module at the upper left corner to house the camera. The power button and volume rockers are placed on the right and left sides of the device respectively.
Processor and Storage: Under the hood, Oppo A16 equips an entry-level MediaTek chipset, Helio G35 SoC. Further, this is paired with 3GB LPDDR4x RAM and 32GB eMMC 5.1 internal storage. The configuration is expandable via a dedicated MicroSD card slot. The smartphone has Android 11 onboard tossed with Oppo’s customized skin, ColorOS 11.1.
Camera: For Shooting purposes, Oppo A16 houses an 8MP lens on the front side that serves selfies and video calls. On the rear side, the device carries a triple camera setup consisting of a 13MP primary camera, a 2MP monochrome snapper, and a 2MP macro shooter.
Battery, Connectivity, and Sensors: Oppo A16 ships with a 5,000mAh battery that supports standard 10W charging over a USB Type-C port. To serve connectivity, the smartphone supports a 4G network with dual-SIM, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GNSS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Moreover, Oppo A16 has standard sensors like an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, and proximity sensor. To serve the security, the smartphone has a side-mounted fingerprint reader.
Price and Availability
Oppo A16 is worth IDR 1,999,000 in Indonesia ($138). However, there are no words from the company regarding the availability of the device in other regions. Though as per leaks, the handset can be launched as Oppo A37 (2021) in some countries.