#AlexReviews: vivo Y16

The day of dreaming for a reliable, classy yet powerful smartphone under PHP10K budget is finally over as vivo officially launches vivo Y16 in the Philippines. Carrying the tagline “#MemoryIsPriceless”, this latest innovation provides more than just an upgraded camera feature, but also sleek design and form topped with powerful performance all available for only PHP8,499 (4+128GB variant), and PHP6,999 (4+64GB variant).

Launched just this September alongside the brand’s top-of-the-line X80 Series, vivo’s entry-level Y16 offers an astonishing and competitive entry-level smartphone features that ensure smooth use of applications, and multitasking-support without sacrificing its stylish look that the young generation of smartphone users highly consider nowadays.

Available in Drizzling Gold and Stellar Black colorways, the vivo Y16 comes in 8.19 mm thick with its elegant 2.5D curvature that provides a comfortable grip while staying classy and ready anytime and anywhere.

Matching its Exquisite Look
With Filipinos’ innate love for taking photographs, may it be selfie, family or group pictures, vivo Y16’s banking on “priceless memory” will definitely bring much delight to every Filipino with its enormous storage space of 128GB/64GB ROM and 4GB + 1GB extended RAM. This new gadget also supports up to 1TB of memory expansion providing its user more option and capability to maximize its power. I find this a perfect gift for your loved ones this coming Holidays, where memories are often treasured. vivo Y16 will serve as a great tool in making every special occasion more memorable and treasured.


Carrying a dual rear smart camera - one serving as the main camera that captures clear shot, and the other one as a macro camera that captures intricate details during close-ups – vivo Y16’s cameras are made more astonishing with the smartphone’s 6.51-inch HD Halo FullViewTM display that gives crisp and true-to-life colors. Meanwhile, the front camera as it carries the brand’s Aura Screen Light feature will provide that soft light effect allowing users to achieve optimum picture resolution even in low-light conditions. It has camera mode that you can adjust to your liking and beautifier that brings out the best it you.

Video and online streamers can enjoy the efficiency of vivo Y16’s video capability as it has 1600×720 HD+ resolution, and smart brightness adjustment that filters harmful blue light and minimizes eye strain. Mobile gamers, on the other hand, can also find delight on this smartphone’s Multi-Turbo 5.5 that keeps its running through smart allocation and prioritization of CPU and memory. Its powerful MediaTek P35 octa-core processor will prevent your vivo Y16 from lagging and stuttering while playing mobile games. So, even if you open and use multiple applications all at the same time, this vivo Y16 can provide you with sufficient power and speed that can last for a whole day.

Selfie using vivo Y16

Topping off vivo Y16’s top-notch features is its long-lasting 5000mAh battery capacity that can last for 18 hours of watching YouTube videos in HD, 7 hours of heavy-gaming, and a whole-day of music streaming. On my experience, based on a normal use – checking social media and watching Youtube videos for an hour a day, this one can last up to 48 hours or two days.
The vivo Y16 can be purchased via vivo’s official websiteLazadaShopeeTikTok shop and through vivo’s offline stores and kiosks nationwide. For more information on vivo’s latest news and updates, you may visit vivo’s official FacebookInstagram,  Twitter  and YouTube  channels.


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