Vivo S16, Vivo S16e Specs announced before launch; Vivo S16 could be powered by Snapdragon 870 SoC
Specifications for the Vivo S16 and Vivo S16e have been announced ahead of their December 22 debut. A few days after the design renders of the Vivo S16 Pro were posted online, a detailed list of the handsets specifications was leaked by a tipster. According to a report, the Vivo S16 will be powered by a Snapdragon 870 SoC, while the Vivo S16e will run on the Exynos 1080 chipset. Both variants will be equipped with up to 12 GB of RAM and a 4,600 mAh battery, with support for 66W fast charging.
Reliable Tipster Ishan Agarwal gave 91Mobiles an in-depth look at the upcoming Vivo S16 and Vivo S16e. According to the report, the Vivo S16 will sport a 6.78-inch AMOLED display panel, with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz. The handset will also come with 12GB of RAM and an optional of storage of 512 GB. The Snapdragon 870 device is said to be running on Origin OS 3.0 based on Android 13 out of the box.
According to the report, the Vivo S16 will feature a triple rear camera setup, featuring a 64-megapixel main sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The rear camera setup will be accompanied by a 50-megapixel selfie camera. The handset would contain an in-display fingerprint sensor and weigh 182 grams.
The Vivo S16e, on the other hand, is said to feature a 6.62-inch AMOLED display supporting 1080 x 2400 resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. The handset will run on a different chipset, the Exynos 1080 , and would come with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage configuration. The triple camera setup on the back includes a 50-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel portrait lens and a 2-megapixel macro shooter, with a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies.
The Vivo S16 specs come days after the handset was spotted on Geekbench. According to a report from 91Mobiles, the handset’s Geekbench listing hinted at Snapdragon 870 SoC and 12GB of RAM. The latest report confirms the details from the Geekbench listing. On Thursday, Vivo also confirmed that the Vivo S16 series, which includes the Vivo S16e, Vivo S16, and Vivo S16 Pro, will launch on December 22 in China.