vivo S16 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the vivo S16 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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vivo S16 is a 2022 smartphone. It measures 164.1 x 74.8 x 7.4 mm and weighs 182 g. It has a AMOLED display measuring 6.78" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2400 and 388 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 50 MP. The main camera is Triple with 64 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585) CPU with 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM memory. The battery is 4600 mAh.

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vivo S16 specs

General specs

Brand and model

vivo S16

Release date

2022, December 30


164.1 x 74.8 x 7.4 mm (6.46 x 2.94 x 0.29 in)


182 g (6.42 oz)


Black, Mint, Gold


4600 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable

Approximate price340 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

6.78" inc

Screen area

111.0 cm2

Screen format

20:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 2400 px

PPI /points per inch/

388 PPI

Other - 120Hz

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

64 MP, Triple

Camera specs

-64 MP, f/1.9, (wide), PDAF, OIS
-8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)


Ring-LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

50 MP, Single


50 MP, f/2.5, (wide), AF


Dual-LED flash, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 13, Origin OS 3


- Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585)

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 650

External memory


Internal memory

128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM

Antutu 9 score 778653 (Rank 171 of 980)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / CDMA2000 / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE-A, 5G
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack No
- 24-bit/192kHz audio

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
- Fast charging 66W, 50% in 19 min
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from vivo. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from vivo may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the vivo S16 was around 340 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2022, December 30.
The weight of the vivo S16 is 182 g.
The screen size of the vivo S16 is 6.78" inches.
The size of the vivo S16 is 164.1 x 74.8 x 7.4 mm (HxWxD).

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