Oppo entered the smartphone market with a focus on camera and audio. The brand gives good tech at a reasonable price for everyone according to their simple budget and good quality builds and all. Founded in 2004, they have been selling MP3 Players, PMPs, TVs, eBook Readers, DVD/BluRay disc players, and mobile phones. Their mobile phone lineup speaks of delivering quality products with unique features. Upper mid-range smartphones are Oppo’s strongest suit. However, it has made some amazing high-end smartphones as well, like the Find X and the R17 Pro. One of the most popular features that Oppo offers in its smartphones is VOOC fast charging. It is one of the fastest battery charging technologies in the industry. OPPO is a Chinese company.
OPPO parents company is BBK. BBK is not only the parent company of Oppo it is the parents of (Oppo, Vivo, and OnePlus). It is the largest electronic company in china and it second-largest electronic company in the world. When the OnePlus company was established it is a Sub-brand of Oppo but later OnePlus became an independent company but at present time OnePlus parents company is Oppo. Oppo first R&D in China but later Oppo open another R&D center in India. Oppo has two R&D in the world. Last year whole world went into lockdown owing to a coronavirus pandemic. The prices of Oppo smartphones are not going to do down as the company has increased the prices of Smartphones as per the guidelines released by the Government. The government has increased the GST on smartphones from 12% to 18% last year in the budget.
Due to this, various smartphone companies have decided to increase their price, out of which Oppo was one of them. As of now, smartphone prices are not going to decrease, unless and until the government chooses to reduce the GST. This seems to be obscure to happen any sooner. Oppo smartphones are better reckoned for their magnificent camera quality. Oppo has now launched its new budget segment smartphone. The smartphone comes with a pretty massive battery and a highly efficient processor at a very reliable price. It can be the best option for those buyers who are looking for a premium smartphone within budget. The new smartphone of Oppo is Oppo A16 and it was launched last month. Now it is finally going to be available in India. So, let us get to know about Oppo A16 in absolute detail without wasting any further time.
Oppo A16 supports 2G, 3G, and 4G. The 2G bands offered in the smartphone are GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – both in SIM 1 & SIM 2. While 3G bands supported by Oppo A16 are HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100. 4G bands supported by Oppo A16 are 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41. The Oppo A16 supports dual VOLTE. The optimized cellular and internet data speed in the Oppo A16 is HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE. The design and dimension of the smartphone are alluring and it comes in handy. Oppo A16 has a dimension of 163.8 x 75.6 x 8.4 mm (6.45 x 2.98 x 0.33 in). The weight of the smartphone is around 190gm. It is not much heavy and neither lighter. The smartphone will give a solid gripping experience while holding it in the hand. Oppo A16 supports dual DIM along with dual stand-by.
Users can have the option to insert two dim and both the sim will support VOLTE at the same time. Now coming to the display of the smartphone. The brand new Oppo A16 comes with an IPS LCD panel. It is a reliable and durable display panel for medium segment smartphones. Even high range and flagship smartphones come with IPS LCD panels owing to their durability. The Oppo A16 display comes with 480 nits’ brightness. It will be pretty easy for the users to use the Oppo A16 even in the bright daylight. The smartphone will be easy to use under direct sunlight without any inconvenience. The size of the smartphone is about 6.52 inches, 102.6 cm2, the Oppo A16 has an 82.9% screen-to-body ratio which is not pretty much but optimum for a mid-range smartphone. The resolution of the Oppo A16 is about 720 x 1600 pixels, screen to body ratio offered by Oppo in Oppo A16 is 20:9 ratio.
The Pixel density of Oppo A16 is 269 PPI, it is pretty low for this kind of decent smartphone. Oppo should have offered a much higher pixel density in Oppo A16. Nowadays customers look for other features apart from processor and camera, these are display quality, build material, pixel density, and screen to body ratio. A buyer wants an optimum smartphone that comes with optimum specifications. Now coming to the Operating system of the Oppo A16. The smartphone is powered by the Android operating system. Oppo A16 comes with Android 11 out of the box. This is the best thing about this smartphone because makers are offering the latest Android OS in the smartphone and it will be ahead in the line to get Android 12 in the future. Oppo also offers four years of security updates and two years of major updates on its smartphone.
So, Oppo A16 will get all the latest updates for the next two years. The user interface of the Oppo A16 is ColorOS 11.1. It is the latest user interface being offered by Oppo in its new and upcoming smartphones. The screen texture and color variation, animation, and speed of the smartphone are just amazing and grasping. Now coming to the chipset of the smartphone. The Oppo A16 comes with MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm). MediaTek Helio G35 has become one of the most efficient and reliable processors for medium-range smartphones. It is also the prior gaming processor. As we better know that “G” in MediaTek Helio G3 stands for gaming. Most medium-range smartphones come with MediaTek Helio G35 chipset. The GPU offered by Oppo in the Oppo A16 is PowerVR GE8320.
MediaTek Helio G35 is an optimized and suitable gaming processor and the new Oppo A16 is one of the phones which comes with this processor. Oppo A16 can also be a pretty decent option for gaming. The Helio G35 chipset integrated with the phone sports eight ARM Cortex-A55 cores with a maximum frequency of 2.3GHz. The Helio G35 chipset is packed with a PowerVR GE8320 GPU clocked at 680MHz with a maximum display resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels. MediaTek Helio G35 being a gaming chipset is equipped with the MediaTek HyperEngine Gaming Technology which enables the gaming chipset to deliver the best of performance and supports heavy games seamlessly. MediaTek Helio G35 is an exact copy of the MediaTek Helio P35 chipset.
Perhaps, you can say that this is a rebranded version of the MediaTek Helio P35 chipset. However, it is also important to note that the specifications of these chipsets are good enough and slightly better than MediaTek Helio P35. The Oppo A16 comes with a separate memory card slot. You will have the option to increase the storage of the smartphone by inserting a memory card. Users can get extra storage by inserting a memory card. The smartphone is available in three variants based on storage. Oppo is offering three different storage options in the Oppo A16. These are 32GB of internal storage and 3GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage, and 4GB RAM and the last one comes with a premium storage option and that is 256GB of internal storage and 4GB RAM. Oppo smartphones have a brand value owing to their camera features.
Oppo is offering a triple camera sensor in the Oppo A16. The primary camera sensor available in the Oppo A16 is 13 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm, PDAF. The other two cameras are 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) and 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth). The front camera of the Oppo A16 is 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide). These are the best camera sensors being offered by a smartphone company in a medium-range smartphone. Other features of the camera available in the smartphone are LED flash, HDR (front as well as back camera sensors), and panorama. You can record the videos at 1080p@30fps from the primary rear camera as well as the front camera. The Oppo A16 comes with a built-in speaker and a 3.5 mm audio jack. You can plug and play music on the go. Nowadays high-range smartphones are not providing a 3.5mm audio jack but medium-range smartphones are still providing it.
This is weird and ridiculous because smartphone companies are fooling people in the name of technological advancements. The communication and other features of the Oppo A15 are really interesting. The Oppo A16 comes with WIFI of version Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Oppo A16 also supports Wi-Fi Direct as well as a WIFI hotspot. The Bluetooth present in the Oppo A16 is of higher version and the fastest in the market. Oppo offers 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX in the Oppo A16. Apart from that, the smartphone also has GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS. It comes with built-in FM radio. Oppo A16 has USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go. Oppo offers a massive 5000mAh battery in the Oppo A16. This is the biggest advancement of the Oppo in the medium range segment of smartphones.
The Oppo A16 will be available to buy in three color options for the buyers. These color options are Pearl Blue, Space Silver, Crystal Black. The smartphone will be available to buy via amazon. The introductory price of the Oppo A16 is Rs. 13990 for 4GB and 64GB variants. The smartphone will also be available to buy at a retail store for the users. Now Oppo has grasped the Indian smartphone market and became one of the leading smartphones manufacturers in the country. You can buy OPPO Mobile Phones from your local vendors by sitting at your home and your convenience. You can check the availability of the phone you require without physically visiting the shop and virtually bargain with the local vendors. Online shopping sites are still reliable platforms where you can buy Oppo smartphones. This is all the information we have regarding the brand new Oppo A16, for further updates and information regarding new smartphones stay tuned with us.