Oppo A16 Specs, Price, and Best Deals

Oppo A16
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The Oppo A16 is a new budget smartphone that was announced in Indonesia. The smartphone comes with an entry-level MediaTek chipset, a triple camera setup, and a massive battery. Below is the device’s full detailed specifications, price, and availability.

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Oppo A16 Key Specs & Features

  • 6.52 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi)
  • Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
  • 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 8 MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint (side-mounted)
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

Oppo A16

Design and Display

The Oppo A16 arrives in a nice body design that is built with a combination of glass and plastic. It sports a smooth panel housing the camera’s setup and an LED flash. It has 163.8 x 75.6 x 8.4mm in dimensions and weighs 190g. The body arrives in many colors such as Pearl Blue, Space Silver, and Crystal Black.

On the front, the Oppo A16 has a screen display size of a 6.52-inch LCD panel with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels (HD+) and 60Hz touch sampling rate, 269 PPI, and 60Hz refresh rate. The screen makes use of 71% NTSC color gamut, reaches 88.7% screen-to-body ratio, 1500:1 contrast ratio (typical), 480 nits brightness (typical), and a dewdrop notch.


Moving to the device camera, there is a tripel cameras setup on the back. It consists of a 13MP primary camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro snapper. The camera is paired with LED flash, HDR, panorama and it can record [email protected] videos. Meanwhile, the front camera on the other hand is an 8MP shooter for selfies and video calls.

Hardware and Software

The Oppo A16 has a MediaTek Helio G35 SoC based on 11nm process technology and an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 4×2.3 GHz. It features a PowerVR GE8320 graphics card and runs on Android 11 OS with ColorOS 11.1 on top. The inbuilt memory on the phone is 3GB LPDDR4x RAM and 32GB eMMC 5.1 storage. You can extend the memory via a micro SDcard.

Battery and Network

The Oppo A16 has a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging. It has support for dual-SIM, 4G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GNSS (GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS), USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Other features on the phone include an accelerometer, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security, an ambient light sensor, a compass, and a proximity sensor.

Oppo A16 Price and Availability

The Oppo A16 will sell for $138 which is IDR 1,999,000 in Indonesia. In Nigeria, the handset will cost 57,000 Naira, about 850 Ghs in Ghana, and 15,000 Ksh in Kenya.

Oppo A16 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Oppo A16:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm), Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Pearl Blue, Space Silver, Crystal Black
  • Dimension: 163.8 x 75.6 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 190 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.52 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) Triple Cameras, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), HDR, [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: No
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Oppo A16 Specs, Price, and Best Deals was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: August 2nd, 2021
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