The Oppo A16K was launched in India on Wednesday. The new Oppo phone is a watered down variant of the regular Oppo A16 that debuted last year. It comes with a waterdrop-style screen notch and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 SoC. The Oppo A16K also has three distinct color options to choose from. The smartphone comes preloaded with features like FlexDrop, Three Finger Translation and Freeform Screenshot. It also features splash resistance through IPX4 construction and includes a graphite sheet to resist overheating, the company said.
Oppo A16K price in India, availability
The price of Oppo A16K in India has been set at Rs. 10,490 for the single 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. The phone comes in Black, Blue and White colors and is available for purchase through all channels, including the Oppo India online store. It comes with free EMI options for up to three months at all major banks.
In November, the Oppo A16K was launched in the Philippines with a price tag of PHP 6,999 (approximately Rs. 10,100) for the same 3GB + 32GB model.
Oppo A16K Specifications
As for the specs, the Oppo A16K dual-SIM (Nano) runs on Android-based ColorOS 11.1 Lite and has a 6.52-inch HD+ screen with 2.4D glass protection. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 SoC along with 3GB of RAM. It comes with a single 13-megapixel camera sensor on the back, long with an LED flash. This is unlike most other phones in the segment that have multiple camera sensors on the back. However, Oppo A16K camera supports features like Stylish Filters, Backlit HDR, Stunning Color Mode and Night Filters.
For selfies and video chats, the Oppo A16K houses a 5-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front. The front sensor supports features like HDR, natural skin retouch and AI Palette.
Oppo A16K has 32GB of internal storage expandable via microSD card. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, Micro-USB and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone comes with a 4,230mAh battery that supports features like Super Night-time Standby, Optimized Night Charging and Superpower Saving Mode. The company claims that the built-in battery offers all-day use on a single charge.
Furthermore, the Oppo A16K measures 164×75.4×7.85mm and weighs 175 grams.
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