Vivo Y16 Design, Colour Options and Specifications Revealed Via Hands-On Video Ahead of Official Launch


Vivo is on a roll when it comes to launching new budget and mid-range smartphones. The company recently launched the Y35 in select markets. The phone is expected to launch in India as well. It also launched the Y22s and the Y77e 5G recently. It seems like more Vivo Y-series phones are coming soon. According to a new leak, the Vivo Y16 will debut soon. Tipster Paras Guglani claimed that the Y16 will launch in India and some other markets as well.

The tipster also uploaded an image of the device, which reveals the design and colour options. A separate report by PriceBaba also includes a live video of the phone and its retail box. Let’s take a look at the Vivo Y16 specifications, design and other details known so far.

Vivo Y16 Live Images 

Vivo Y16 will be a new budget smartphone which will launch soon in India. The device’s live images have leaked ahead of the launch. Tipster Guglani revealed that the phone will sport a fairly identical design as the Y35 4G, which was launched recently. The phone has a rectangular camera module. It has two large cutouts for the dual-camera setup. 

The Y16 4G also has a flat frame design with curved corners. It will launch in two colours – Gold and Black. The latter has some texture on the back, whereas the Gold colour seems to sport a glossy finish. The PriceBaba report revealed that the phone will have an IP53 rating for splash and dust resistance. It will also come with a 4-layer cooling system

Some other details of the phone have leaked in the past. The Y16 4G will feature a 13MP main camera and a 2MP macro sensor. It will come with a 5MP front camera. Since it is a budget offering, the Y16 will come with a standard 60Hz refresh rate display. The phone will sport a 6.51-inch IPS LCD with a tiny waterdrop notch at the top. 

Under the hood, the phone will come with a MediaTek Helio G35 SoC. It is said to pack 4GB of RAM and 64GB/ 128GB of internal storage. The Y16 will also pack a 5000 mAh battery with 10W charging. There will be a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone will boot Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12 out of the box. Lastly, the phone will weigh 183 grams and measure 163.95 x 75.55 x 8.19mm.