The Oppo A16k is one of the designs from the Oppo Smartphone series, launched on October 30, 2021. It’s very cheap considering its features, performance, and design.
Oppo A16k size and weight may vary by configuration, manufacturing process, and measurements. All specifications are subject to the actual product, according to the manufacturer.
Oppo A16k is an interesting smartphone for lightweight users, but in this review, if you look at the specs, Oppo A16k has an impressive design, display, performance, camera, user interface, and connectivity. The Oppo A16k runs on ColorOS 11.1 (based on Android 11).
Processor: MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
Display: 6.52-inch (IPS LCD)
Battery: 4230 mAh
Camera: 13 MP Rear & 5 MP Selfie
Design and Build Quality
Oppo A16k has a 3D sleek and stylish design plus an HD eye-care screen, which is very comfortable to hold and comes in two colors: midnight black and blue. The body is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (GG3) with an LCD panel, 16.55cm in size, has a thickness of 7.9mm, and weighs around 175g.
Is the Oppo A16K waterproof? Yes, the Oppo A16k has IPX4 splash waterproof, a thicker graphite sheet that prevents overheating. Does Oppo A16K have a fingerprint? No, the Oppo A16k does not support a fingerprint scanner,
The phone is not bad considering the features and price in the market.
In the box, the Oppo A16k has a USB cable, charger, SIM ejector tool, protective case, and a quick start guide.
The Oppo A16k has a 6.5-inch IPS LCD with a resolution of 1080p, 1600p x 720p (HD+), and a refresh rate of 60Hz. The phone’s display is bright and colorful. The phone is resistant to minor scratches and drops. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Performance and Battery Life of Oppo A16k
The Oppo A16k has a MediaTek Helio G35 processor, capable of good performance. Its memory is 3GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The phone has a CPU speed of up to 2.3 GHz and can perform smoothly and fast. The Oppo A16k has a battery life of 4230mAh and charges via a USB Type C port.
What is the camera quality of Oppo A16K?
The Oppo A16k comes with a rear camera of 13MP with a 5P lens AF supported, and a Front camera of 5MP with a 3P lens. The phone’s camera performance is decent for the price, and it can capture good-quality photos in different shooting modes.
Oppo A16k has rear video of up to 1080P@30 fps and 720P@30 fps, supports up to 5x video zoom, and retouched video can only be 720P.
Does Oppo A16K have Face ID? Yes, it supports facial biometrics that helps unlock the face ID sensor.
User Interface (UI) and Software
When you look at the user interface, customization options fascinate users the most. They are very friendly and easy to navigate. The Oppo A16k runs on the ColorOS 11.1 operating system based on Android 11. It has lots of
pre-installed apps such as Netflix, Facebook, Opera, e.t.c., which can be uninstalled if not required.
Connectivity and Network
The Oppo A16k came with dual-SIM support (nano-SIM card, nano-USIM card), 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and FM radio. The Oppo A16k network performance is good and provides stable and fast connectivity. The phone is OTG supported; USB OTG (short for On-The-Go) enables the mobile phone to act as a “USB host”, enabling it to control and power other USB peripherals such as keyboards, mice, game controllers, and so on.
Price and Value for Money:
The Oppo A16k is very affordable. It offers good value for money, considering its features and specifications.
How much is Oppo A16K in Naira?
You can get Oppo A16k in many online stores in Nigeria like Jumia; the Oppo A16K Blue, 6.52″, (64GB +4GB RAM), 4230mAh, is sold between N85,000 to N110, 000.00.
Pros and Cons:
• Sleek and Slim Design
• Smooth and fast performance
• Decent battery life
• Good connectivity options
• Low-resolution display
• Average camera performance
FULL PHONE SPECIFICATIONS
|Technology||GSM /HSPA /LTE|
|SIM Size||Nano SIM|
|Number of SIM||Dual|
|Model Name||Oppo A16K|
|Launch Date||30 October 2021|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Blue|
|Dimension (mm)||164 x 75.4 x 7.9|
|Resolution||1600 x 720 Pixels|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Battery Capacity||4230 mAh|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)|
|Clock speed||1.8 GHz|
|Internal Storage||32GB/ 64 GB|
|Expandable Storage||Yes – MicroSDXC|
|Camera Resolution||13 MP|
|Camera Resolution||5 MP|
|Operating System||Android 11|
|User Interface (UI)||ColorOS 11.1 Lite|
|Wi-Fi Version||802.11 b/g/n|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|USB Type||USB Type-C 2.0|
Is Oppo A16K and Oppo A16 the same?
|FEATURES||OPPO A16||OPPO A16K|
|Specs Score||69 / 100 Better Specs||63 / 100|
|RAM||4 GB More RAM||3 GB|
|Storage||64 GB More Storage||32 GB|
|Front Camera||8 MP Better Front Camera Resolution||5 MP|
|Weight||190 g||175 g Lighter|
|Thickness||8.4 mm||7.85 mm Slimmer|
|Battery||5000 mAh Bigger Battery||4230 mAh|
|Unique Features||Fingerprint Sensor||No|
|Sim Type||Dual Sim, GSM+GSM||Dual Sim, GSM+GSM|
|Sim Size||Nano+Nano SIM||Nano+Nano SIM|
|Release Date||July 18, 2021||October 30, 2021|
|Dimensions||75.6 x 163.8 x 8.4 mm||75.4 x 164 x 7.85 mm|
|Weight||190 g||175 g|
|Type||Color IPS LCD Screen (16M Colors)||Color IPS LCD Screen (16M Colors)|
|Size||6.52 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 60 Hz||6.52 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 60 Hz|
|PPI||~269 PPI||~269 PPI|
|Screen to Body Ratio||~ 88.7%||~ 88.7%|
|Notch||Yes, Water Drop Notch||Yes, Water Drop Notch|
|RAM||4 GB||3 GB|
|Storage||64 GB||32 GB|
|Card Slot||Yes||Yes, upto 256 GB|
|VoLTE||Yes, Dual Stand-By||Yes|
|Wifi||Yes, with wifi-hotspot||Yes, with wifi-hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v5.0, A2DP||Yes, v5.0|
|USB||Yes, USB-C||Yes, microUSB v2.0|
|USB Features||USB Tethering, USB on-the-go, USB Charging||USB on-the-go, USB Charging|
|GPS||with A-GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, Side||No|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gravity, Geomagnetic Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Step Counting Function||Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass|
|3.5mm Headphone Jack||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Camera||13 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle)|
2 MP f/2.4 (Mono )
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro) with autofocus
|13 MP f/2.2 with autofocus|
|Features||AI Beautification, Bokeh, HDR, Ddazzle Color Mode|
|Video Recording||1080p||1080p @ 30fps FHD|
|Flash||Yes, LED||Yes, LED|
|Front Camera||8 MP f/2 with Screen Flash||5 MP|
|Front Video Recording||1080p||1080p @ 30fps FHD|
|OS||Android v11||Android v11|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G35||MediaTek Helio G35|
|CPU||2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor||2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor|
|Core Details||Arm Cortex-A53||4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53|
|GPU||IMG PowerVR GE8320||PowerVR GE8320|
|Type||Non-Removable Battery||Non-Removable Battery|
|Size||5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery||4230 mAh, Li-Po Battery|
The Oppo A16k is a decent budget smartphone that offers good value for money. Oppo A16k is a 3D sleek design that has an HD eye-care screen, very conformable to hold; comes in two different colors – midnight black and blue.
The body is made of Corning Glass 3 (GG3) with an LCD panel, 16.55cm in size, has a thickness of 7.9mm, and weighs around 175g.
If you want to buy the Oppo A16k, I recommend you consider the configuration; go for the Oppo A16k with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB internal storage for optimal performance.