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Vivo Y16 (2022) review

Android OS v12.0
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
PowerVR GE8320
3 GB / 32 GB
6.51 inches (720 x 1600 px)
13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Vivo announced the launch of the Y16 smartphone in 2022. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo Y16 phone with 6.51 inches display, Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo Y16 comes with Android OS v12.0 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.51 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1600 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Vivo Y16 specifications

BrandVivo
NameY16
ModelY16
Release date2022

Body

The weight of Vivo Y16 is about 6.46 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (6.45 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches).

Weight6.46 oz
Dimensions6.45 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblack, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Vivo Y16 comes with Android OS v12.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v12.0
SoCMediatek Helio P35 MT6765
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8320

Display

The size of Y16 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.51 inches IPS display of Vivo Y16 with 720 x 1600 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.51 inches
Resolution720 x 1600 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Vivo Y16 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Y16 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Vivo Y16 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Y16 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Y16 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Y16 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Vivo phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Vivo Y16 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, Funtouch OS
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Vivo Y16, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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