Ulefone Note 16 Pro Review

15 July 2023, 13:27:10

Ulefone Note 16 Pro Review
You can buy a Ulefone Note 16 Pro at promotional prices from Amazon US,Amazon IT, Amazon DE (save more with code: 9D98RPFH), or Ulefone Global Store on AliExpress.

Primary camera

Ulefone Note 16 Pro's rear camera setup is simple comprising two cameras. The main one uses a 50MP Samsung S5KJN1 sensor with a 1/2.76" optical format and a 0.64 μm pixel size. Because of the pixel-binning technology used by the sensor, the main camera yields 12MP photos. There's an Ultra Res option, if you want to shoot with the original resolution. The lens accompanying the sensor uses 5 elements with a 74.26° and an f/1.8 aperture. It records FHD videos at 30 fps. Another smartphone that we have reviewed and uses an S5KJN1 sensor for its main camera is the POCO M4 Pro 5G. The second rear camera of the Ulefone Note 16 Pro is a 2MP GalaxyCore GC02M1 macro unit with an f/2.4 aperture. Below we provide several sample photos and a video shot with the main camera of this device.
50MP
12MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
50MP
2MP (macro)
2MP (macro)

Selfie camera

The front-facing camera of the Ulefone Note 16 Pro uses an 8MP Sony IMX219 sensor with 1.12 μm pixels and a 4-element lens with an f/2.0 aperture and a 77.5° FoV. It can also shoot 720p videos at 30 fps.

Camera App

The Camera app has quite a standard layout with the three main buttons at the bottom, the shooting modes reel above them, and the options+settings on the top. The default shooting mode is called "Capture" and from here you can access the options for the LED flash settings, HDR, beautification, filters, and shooting settings such as photo resolution and others. The second shooting mode is Video with options for the LED flash and video recording settings such as video resolution, EIS, etc. The Pro mode is to the left of "Capture" and lets you manually adjust the exposure, shutter speed, autofocus style, ISO, and white balance. The "Portrait" mode offers additional settings such as aperture size. There's also a Panorama mode and an Ultra res one. The latter allows you to shoot in the original sensor resolution. Finally, there's the "More" mode which include options for Time Lapse videos, Slow Motion videos, Audio note, QR Code scanning, Macro photos, and Night mode.
The interface for the front camera is the same. Whenever you choose an option or a shooting mode that's not supported by the front camera, the device automatically switches to the main one. The Photos app is the default application to open and edit a photo. It arrives with Google Lens embedded.

Most recent reviews

A list of the most recent reviews of mobile devices made by us

AGM H6 Review

AGM H6 Review

Dimensions: 79.6 x 171.9 x 10.75 mm
Weight: 240 g
SoC: Unisoc Tiger T606
CPU: 2x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A75, 6x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G57 MP1, 650 MHz
RAM: 8 GB, 1600 MHz
Storage: 256 GB
Display: 6.56 in, IPS, 720 x 1612 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 4900 mAh, Li-Ion
OS: Android 13
Camera: 8120 x 6180 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Ulefone Armor Pad 2 Review

Ulefone Armor Pad 2 Review

Dimensions: 277.8 x 178 x 14 mm
Weight: 1018 g
SoC: MediaTek Helio G99 (MT6789)
CPU: 2x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G57 MC2, 1000 MHz
RAM: 8 GB, 2133 MHz
Storage: 256 GB
Display: 11 in, IPS, 2000 x 1200 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 18600 mAh, Li-Ion
OS: Android 13
Camera: 8000 x 6000 pixels, 2560 x 1440 pixels, 30 fps

8849 Tank Mini 1 by Unihertz Review

8849 Tank Mini 1 by Unihertz Review

Dimensions: 58.8 x 120.7 x 23.3 mm
Weight: 240 g
SoC: MediaTek Helio G99 (MT6789)
CPU: 2x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G57 MC2, 1000 MHz
RAM: 12 GB, 2133 MHz
Storage: 256 GB
Display: 4.3 in, IPS, 540 x 1200 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 5800 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 13
Camera: 11584 x 8688 pixels, 2560 x 1440 pixels, 30 fps

Ulefone Armor 24 Review - impressive battery life and an excellent overall package for the price

Ulefone Armor 24 Review - impressive battery life and an excellent overall package for the price

Dimensions: 87 x 181.2 x 27.5 mm
Weight: 647 g
SoC: MediaTek Helio G96 (MT6781)
CPU: 2x 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G57 MC2, 950 MHz
RAM: 12 GB, 2133 MHz
Storage: 256 GB
Display: 6.78 in, IPS, 1080 x 2460 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 22000 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 13
Camera: 9280 x 6920 pixels, 2560 x 1440 pixels, 30 fps

8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz Review

8849 Tank 3 by Unihertz Review

Dimensions: 86 x 179 x 31 mm
Weight: 666 g
SoC: MediaTek Dimensity 8200 (MT6896Z)
CPU: 1x 3.1 GHz Cortex-A78, 3x 3.0 Cortex-A78, 4x 2.0 Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G610 MC6, 950 MHz
RAM: 16 GB, 3200 MHz
Storage: 512 GB
Display: 6.79 in, IPS, 1080 x 2460 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 23800 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 13
Camera: 200 MP, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 fps

Oukitel WP27 Review - lovely design, excellent battery life, and reliable performance in an affordable package

Oukitel WP27 Review - lovely design, excellent battery life, and reliable performance in an affordable package

Dimensions: 86.2 x 178.2 x 15.3 mm
Weight: 328 g
SoC: MediaTek Helio G99 (MT6789)
CPU: 2x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G57 MC2, 1000 MHz
RAM: 12 GB, 2133 MHz
Storage: 256 GB
Display: 6.78 in, IPS, 1080 x 2460 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 8500 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 13
Camera: 9280 x 6920 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 fps

Oukitel OT5 8250 mAh Review

Oukitel OT5 8250 mAh Review

Dimensions: 278.5 x 174 x 7.5 mm
Weight: 560 g
SoC: MediaTek Helio G99 (MT6789)
CPU: 2x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G57 MC2, 1000 MHz
RAM: 12 GB, 2133 MHz
Storage: 256 GB
Display: 12 in, IPS, 2000 x 1200 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 8250 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 13
Camera: 4602 x 3456 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Ulefone Armor 22 Review

Ulefone Armor 22 Review

Dimensions: 84.9 x 176.8 x 15 mm
Weight: 324 g
SoC: MediaTek Helio G96 (MT6781)
CPU: 2x 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G57 MC2, 950 MHz
RAM: 8 GB, 2133 MHz
Storage: 128 GB, 256 GB
Display: 6.58 in, IPS, 1080 x 2408 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 6600 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 13
Camera: 9216 x 6912 pixels, 2560 x 1440 pixels, 30 fps

Cubot KingKong 8 Review

Cubot KingKong 8 Review

Dimensions: 80.2 x 169.9 x 20 mm
Weight: 382 g
SoC: MediaTek MT8788V
CPU: 4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-G72 MP3, 800 MHz
RAM: 6 GB, 1800 MHz
Storage: 256 GB
Display: 6.53 in, IPS, 720 x 1612 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 10600 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 13
Camera: 8000 x 6000 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps