OPPO A16e goes official in India: Check specifications and features
OPPO has announced a new A16e model in India as its latest budget smartphone. It is officially listed on the company's website but details regarding its pricing and availability are yet to be revealed. Talking about the highlights of the OPPO A16e, it offers an HD+ display with a waterdrop notch design, a single rear camera, entry-level hardware, VoLTE support, and a 4,230mAh battery.
- OPPO had recently unveiled the A76 and A96 smartphones and now, it has launched the A16e to attract Indian customers looking for a budget smartphone with a sleek design, face unlock function, a long battery life, and decent performance.
- It is expected to take on budget offerings from rival brands such as Samsung, Realme, Xiaomi, and Motorola.
The OPPO A16e has a waterdrop notch design with a plastic body and prominent bezels. The phone is 7.85mm thick and weights around 175 grams. On the back, there is a squircle camera module along with an LED flash. The handset sports a 6.52-inch LCD display with an HD+ resolution of 720x1600 pixels, a refresh rate of 60Hz, and Corning's Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The OPPO A16e has a 13MP primary camera module with features such as Smart Backlit HDR and Night Filters, which allow users to capture clear and bright images even in low light. For selfies and video calls, the device packs a 5MP front-facing camera.
The OPPO A16e is fueled by a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 1TB via a microSD card. It runs on Android 11-based ColorOS 11.1 and packs a 4,230mAh battery, which supports charging through a micro-USB port. Though the device lacks a fingerprint scanner, it offers support for face unlock.
OPPO is yet to announce the pricing and availability details of the A16e. However, we expect it to start at under Rs. 10,000. The handset comes in Midnight Black, Blue, and White color options.