Recently, OPPO launched the OPPO A76 4G and OPPO A96 4G smartphones and now we are seeing the arrival of a budget-friendly phone called the OPPO A16e.

OPPO A16e unveiled

The OPPO A16e sports a 6.52-inch IPS LCD display with a teardrop notch display. The handset offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a 60Hz refresh rate, a 269ppi pixel density, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The company claims that the A16e offers a screen-to-body ratio of 89.27 percent.

For selfies and video calls, the OPPO A16e features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The square-shaped camera module on the phone’s back has a 13-megapixel primary camera and an LED flash. The device comes preinstalled with the older Android 11 OS and ColorOS 11.1.

The OPPO A16e is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 chipset. The device ships with 3 GB / 4 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 32 GB / 64 GB of built-in eMMC 5.1 storage. The handset draws power from a 4,230mAh battery, which supports charging through a microUSB port.

The A16e lacks a fingerprint scanner. Instead, it carries support for face unlock. All of these other features are also available on this device. It has dual 4G VoLTE and WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, a microSD card slot, and a 3.5mm audio jack, among other things.

OPPO A16e design

OPPO A16e Specifications

Chipset: MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762

CPU: 2.0GHz Octa Core

GPU: PowerVR GE8320

Display: 6.52″ HD + 1600×720, 20:9, IPS, Glass Glass3


Storage: 32GB/64GB (supports microSD up to 1TB)

Main camera: 13 MP, f/2.2

Front camera: 5 MP, f/2.4

OS: Android 11 (ColorOS 11.1)

Dimension: 164.0 x 75.4 x 7.85 mm

Weight: 175g

Battery: 4230mAh

Wi-Fi: 802.11

Bluetooth: v5.0

USB: Micro USB

Earphone jack: Yes

Face ID: Yes

Colors: Midnight Black, Blue, White

Others: VoLTE, DualSIM (Nano-SIM)


  • 4G bands: LTE 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3G bands: UMTS (WCDMA) bands 1/5/8
  • 4G bands:
    • LTE FDD 1/3/5/8
    • TD-LTE 38/40/41

Model: CPH2421

OPPO A16e Price and Availability

OPPO A16e launched

The OPPO A16e comes in Midnight Black, Blue, and White colors. OPPO is yet to confirm the pricing and availability of the A16e. The 3 GB RAM + 32 GB and 4 GB + 64 GB variants of the A16e will be reported priced at $131 and $157, respectively, according to leaked information that surfaced last week.


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