Vivo S16 Pro with Dimensity 8200 SoC, 12GB RAM Listed on Geekbench, Expected to Launch Soon

The Vivo S16 Pro is the successor to the Vivo S15 and the S15 Pro series of smartphones from the company that sits between the flagship and mid ranged devices.


The Vivo S series of smartphones seems to be in for an upgrade soon as a new device has made an appearance on Geekbench. The S-series of smartphones from Vivo are poised between the premium and mid range segment and offers some premium features like 120HZ display and older generation flagship chipsets.

The currently available Vivo S15 Pro launched back in the month of May in China and had a starting price point of CNY 3399 (~Rs 39,100) for the 8GB+256GB variant and the 12GB+256GB model costs CNY 3699 (~Rs 42,600). This was launched alongside the vanilla Vivo S15 devices which were priced lower.

Vivo S16 Pro Geekbench Listing

The Vivo S16 Pro shows some key features of the smartphone and the listing going live seems to hint that the company might make the smartphone official soon. The listing shows that the processor will have 8 cores with a base frequency of 2GHz and 4 cores with a peak clock speed of 2GHz, 3 more at a peak clock speed of 3GHz and one more at 3.10GHz. These indicate that this is the Dimensity 8200 SoC which is 5G enabled and has been used in other smartphones like the iQOO Neo 7 SE 5G and OnePlus Nord 3 5G.

This chipset comes with Mali-G610 MC6 GPU along with 12GB RAM. The smartphone will run the latest Android 13 OS with an expected OriginOS skin on top of it. The smartphone has a Single Core Geekbench 5 score of 988 and a Multi Core Score of 3721.

The Vivo S15 Pro features a 6.56-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 92.7% screen to body ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, and support for HDR content, and we can expect an improvement in the successor. As for cameras the Vivo S15 Pro features a 50MP main camera, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera, which also doubles up as a macro lens and a 2MP portrait lens. To the front, the handset offers a 32MP selfie snapper.