The Vivo Y16 arrives as the entry-level budget smartphone featuring MediaTek Helio Chipset, Dual Cameras, and a Large battery. The company announced this smartphone in India after its official announcement at the beginning of September. The device features similar aesthetics to the previously launched devices in the Y-series, along with a water-drop notch.
The smartphone comes with Dual rear cameras placed in housing in one of the corners and even comes with a Flash. The side-mounted fingerprint sensor is embedded inside the device’s power button, and the handset comes in two different color options.
Let’s check out the full specifications, pricing, and availability of the Vivo Y16 in India.
Vivo Y16 Specifications
The device sports a 6.51-inch HD IPS LCD display panel with 1600×720 pixels of screen resolution and a water-drop notch. The display comes with an aspect ratio of 20:9, an 82.5% screen-to-body ratio, and a pixel density of 270 PPI.
Under the hood, an octa-core 12nm MediaTek Helio P35 chipset paired with PowerVR GE8320 GPU powers the device. The device runs on the Android 12 operating system with Funtouch OS 12 skin.
The camera module provided on the new Y-series smartphone features a dual-camera system. The optics include a 13MP primary shooter with an f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP secondary sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. On the other hand, the smartphone’s front-facing camera comes with a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video calling.
The device’s connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone’s sensor array features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, proximity, and compass. The battery pack provided on the Y16 smartphone comes with a 5000mAh cell that supports 10W charging support.
Price and Availability
The Vivo Y16 smartphone starts at Rs 9,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. On the contrary, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage configuration costs Rs. 12,499. The device is available on Vivo’s online store and other authorized retail stores across India. Furthermore, the company offers Rs 750 instant discounts with HDFC Credit and Debit Card transactions.