Oppo A16 launched in Nepal with little-to-no upgrade over the A15

Oppo A16 Price Nepal
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Oppo has launched a new budget device under its A-series in Nepal. The new Oppo A16 has a triple camera setup and a massive 5,000mAh battery. In fact, it is quite similar to Oppo A15 that was launched last year. Here, we will be discussing the key features of Oppo A16 in more detail, along with its official price in Nepal.

Oppo A16 Overview:

Design and Display

Oppo A16 features a 6.52-inch LCD panel with HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. There is a layer of polycarbonate and acrylic plastic on top for protection. The phone has a water-drop notch for the 8MP selfie camera.


Oppo A16 Color Options

Oppo has gone with a metallic-matte finish on top of the 3D curved body. It is available in two colors – Crystal Black and Space Silver.

Performance and Memory

Running the show underneath is the Helio G35. Except for the MediaTek HyperEngine support, it brings no improvement over the P35 that is on the A15. The chipset is paired with 3GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 32GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage. You can expand the latter using an external MicroSD card.

It runs on ColorOS 11.1 based on Android 11. Here, Oppo has included software features like System Booster and Game Assistant. The former is said to reduce system lag, while the latter lets you control performance level, brightness level, and notifications while gaming.


Moving on, Oppo A16 flaunts a triple camera setup at the back. The 13MP primary camera has an 80° Field of View and even supports autofocus. Accompanying it are two additional 2MP sensors for portrait and macro shots.

Oppo A16 Camera Setup

AI beautification, Dazzling Mode, and Bokeh filters are some of the AI features that A16 supports.

Rest of the specs

Oppo A16 gets its juice from a 5,000mAh battery. It charges over the Type-C port. There is no mention of fast charging capability, but it has Super Nighttime Standby Mode and AI Optimized Night Charge. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometrics. As for wireless connectivity, you get dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0.

OPPO A16 Specifications:

  • Display: 6.52-inch LCD with HD+ resolution (720 x 1600 pixels)
  • Rear Camera: Triple (13MP primary, 2MP depth, 2MP macro)
  • Front Camera: 8MP sensor
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G35 (12nm mobile platform)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB eMMC 5.1 storage (expandable)
  • Software: Android 11 with ColorOS 11.1 on top
  • Battery: 5,000mAh, Type-C port
  • Security: Fingerprint (side-mounted), Face Unlock

Oppo A16 Price in Nepal and Availability

Oppo A16 is now available for purchase in Nepal for the price of NPR 18,990. This price is for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant. You can buy it from Oppo authorized retail stores across Nepal.

Oppo A16 Price in Nepal
3/32GB NPR 18,990
  • Meanwhile, check out our early impressions of Oppo F19 Pro.