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Oppo A16 review: worth buying?

Created date: 07/19/2021, 07:22:32, Updated date: 07/19/2021, 10:56:04

What are the strengths of the Oppo A16? We explain its advantages and disadvantages when compared to other smartphone. Even if you are not used to choosing between different smartphone, you'll learn to make the decision of whether or not the Oppo A16 is right for you.

Oppo A16's features, performance, reviews

Oppo A16's size

The Oppo A16 has a width of 3.0inches (75.6mm), a length of 6.4inches (163.8mm), and a thickness of 0.3inches (8.4mm). It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the Oppo A16 is about 6.7oz (190g). You can feel some weight when holding it in one hand. You might feel tired if you operate it for a long time.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Oppo A16, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Oppo A16's CPU specs

With the 2.3GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Oppo A16 has high performance and you will not feel any stress using the vast majority of apps. Even among all smartphones released to date, it is one with quite a high level of performance. Even relatively heavy 3D games can be played with hardly any feeling of stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the Oppo A16 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Oppo A16, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Oppo A16's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Oppo A16 is 32GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Oppo A16 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Oppo A16's screen

Oppo A16 has a 6.52 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Oppo A16 has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

Oppo A16's camera specs

Oppo A16 has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, Oppo A16 has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

Oppo A16's general rating

The Oppo A16 is a relatively capable smartphone. If used as the main smartphone, it may be somewhat inconvenient for everyday use, but it is at a generally acceptable level.

Advantages and disadvantages of Oppo A16

Advantages of Oppo A16

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • It has a relatively high-grade CPU, so you will rarely experience stuttering under normal use.

Disadvantages of Oppo A16

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Oppo A16's specs

Oppo A16
ImageOppo A16
MakerOppo
Release date7/17, 2021
ColorPearl Blue/Space Silver/Crystal Black
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)3.0inches (75.6mm) x 6.4inches (163.8mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm)
Weight6.7oz (190g)
Display size6.52 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1600
Pixel density269ppi
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G35
CPU specs2.3GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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Comparing the specifications of Oppo A16 against similar products

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogeneral rating

Oppo A16

57.4-Color:Pearl Blue/Space Silver/Crystal Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.6mm) x 6.4inches (163.8mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm), Weight:6.7oz (190g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi, Display size:6.52 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:MediaTek Helio G35, CPU specs:2.3GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:32GB, Rear-camera resolution:13 MP, Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Oppo Reno5 K

81.0Color:Moonlight Black/Starry Dream/Blue Breeze, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.4mm) x 6.3inches (159.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.9mm), Weight:6.3oz (180g), Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi, Display size:6.43 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:12GB, Storage size:256GB, Rear-camera resolution:64 MP, Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

78.7Color:Fluid Black/Space Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.4mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (173g), Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi, Display size:6.43 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G, CPU specs:2.4GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB, Storage size:128GB, Rear-camera resolution:48 MP, Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Oppo F19 Pro

76.1Color:Fluid Black/Space Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (172g), Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi, Display size:6.43 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95, CPU specs:2.2GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB, Storage size:256GB, Rear-camera resolution:48 MP, Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Oppo A94

77.4Color:Fluid Black/Fantastic Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (172g), Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi, Display size:6.43 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95, CPU specs:2.2GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB, Storage size:128GB, Rear-camera resolution:48 MP, Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo Find X3 Pro

82.1Color:Gloss Black/Blue/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (74mm) x 6.4inches (163.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm), Weight:6.8oz (193g), Display type:LTPO AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 3216, Pixel density:525ppi, Display size:6.7 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888, CPU specs:2.84GHz+2.42GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:12GB, Storage size:256GB, Rear-camera resolution:50 MP, Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo Reno5 Lite

77.4Color:Fluid Black/Fantastic Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (172g), Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi, Display size:6.43 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95, CPU specs:2.2GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB, Storage size:128GB, Rear-camera resolution:48 MP, Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo A54

61.4Color:Crystal Black/Starry Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.7mm) x 6.4inches (163.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm), Weight:6.8oz (192g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi, Display size:6.51 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35, CPU specs:2.35GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:128GB, Rear-camera resolution:13 MP, Front-camera resolution:16 MP

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Oppo A16

50.0-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.6mm) x 6.4inches (163.8mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm)

Oppo Reno5 K

53.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.4mm) x 6.3inches (159.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.9mm)

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

53.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.4mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm)

Oppo F19 Pro

53.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm)

Oppo A94

53.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm)

Oppo Find X3 Pro

51.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (74mm) x 6.4inches (163.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm)

Oppo Reno5 Lite

53.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm)

Oppo A54

50.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.7mm) x 6.4inches (163.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Oppo A16

54.4-Weight:6.7oz (190g)

Oppo Reno5 K

58.4Weight:6.3oz (180g)

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

61.2Weight:6.1oz (173g)

Oppo F19 Pro

61.6Weight:6.1oz (172g)

Oppo A94

61.6Weight:6.1oz (172g)

Oppo Find X3 Pro

53.2Weight:6.8oz (193g)

Oppo Reno5 Lite

61.6Weight:6.1oz (172g)

Oppo A54

53.6Weight:6.8oz (192g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

Oppo A16

90.9-Display size:6.52 inch

Oppo Reno5 K

90.7Display size:6.43 inch

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

90.7Display size:6.43 inch

Oppo F19 Pro

90.7Display size:6.43 inch

Oppo A94

90.7Display size:6.43 inch

Oppo Find X3 Pro

91.2Display size:6.7 inch

Oppo Reno5 Lite

90.7Display size:6.43 inch

Oppo A54

90.9Display size:6.51 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

Oppo A16

49.1-

Oppo Reno5 K

76.2

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

76.2

Oppo F19 Pro

76.2

Oppo A94

76.2

Oppo Find X3 Pro

97.7

Oppo Reno5 Lite

76.2

Oppo A54

49.1

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Oppo A16

60.0-RAM size:3GB

Oppo Reno5 K

99.0RAM size:12GB

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

93.4RAM size:8GB

Oppo F19 Pro

93.4RAM size:8GB

Oppo A94

93.4RAM size:8GB

Oppo Find X3 Pro

99.0RAM size:12GB

Oppo Reno5 Lite

93.4RAM size:8GB

Oppo A54

70.0RAM size:4GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Oppo A16

55.5-Storage size:32GB

Oppo Reno5 K

91.5Storage size:256GB

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

90.0Storage size:128GB

Oppo F19 Pro

91.5Storage size:256GB

Oppo A94

90.0Storage size:128GB

Oppo Find X3 Pro

91.5Storage size:256GB

Oppo Reno5 Lite

90.0Storage size:128GB

Oppo A54

90.0Storage size:128GB

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Oppo A16

61.7-Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Oppo Reno5 K

100.0Rear-camera resolution:64 MP

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Oppo F19 Pro

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Oppo A94

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Oppo Find X3 Pro

98.5Rear-camera resolution:50 MP

Oppo Reno5 Lite

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Oppo A54

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Oppo A16

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Oppo Reno5 K

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Oppo F19 Pro

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Oppo A94

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo Find X3 Pro

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo Reno5 Lite

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Oppo A54

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Oppo A16

52.2-Color:Pearl Blue/Space Silver/Crystal Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.6mm) x 6.4inches (163.8mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm), Weight:6.7oz (190g)

Oppo Reno5 K

56.0Color:Moonlight Black/Starry Dream/Blue Breeze, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.4mm) x 6.3inches (159.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.9mm), Weight:6.3oz (180g)

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

57.3Color:Fluid Black/Space Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.4mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (173g)

Oppo F19 Pro

57.6Color:Fluid Black/Space Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (172g)

Oppo A94

57.6Color:Fluid Black/Fantastic Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (172g)

Oppo Find X3 Pro

52.4Color:Gloss Black/Blue/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (74mm) x 6.4inches (163.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm), Weight:6.8oz (193g)

Oppo Reno5 Lite

57.6Color:Fluid Black/Fantastic Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73.2mm) x 6.3inches (160.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.8mm), Weight:6.1oz (172g)

Oppo A54

51.8Color:Crystal Black/Starry Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.7mm) x 6.4inches (163.6mm) x 0.3inches (8.4mm), Weight:6.8oz (192g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Oppo A16

54.2-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi

Oppo Reno5 K

85.1Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

85.1Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi

Oppo F19 Pro

85.1Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi

Oppo A94

85.1Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi

Oppo Find X3 Pro

88.3Display type:LTPO AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 3216, Pixel density:525ppi

Oppo Reno5 Lite

85.1Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:409ppi

Oppo A54

54.2Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Oppo A16

79.8-OS:Android, Chipset:MediaTek Helio G35, CPU specs:2.3GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Oppo Reno5 K

94.0OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:12GB

Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G

93.7OS:Android, Chipset:MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G, CPU specs:2.4GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Oppo F19 Pro

92.9OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95, CPU specs:2.2GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Oppo A94

92.9OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95, CPU specs:2.2GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Oppo Find X3 Pro

98.4OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888, CPU specs:2.84GHz+2.42GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:12GB

Oppo Reno5 Lite

92.9OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95, CPU specs:2.2GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Oppo A54

88.2OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35, CPU specs:2.35GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

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