Samsung Galaxy A72 is the upcoming mid-range smartphone by the company for the first half of this year. We are getting news about its mass-production and release since December last year, but there weren't many leaks about the specs of the phone. Now the latest wave of leaks has provided us a clearer image of what to expect from the phone.
The Galaxy A72 will feature a 4G network connectivity with an option for 5G but we don't know about the 5G yet. The Galaxy A72 shares a similar design to the Galaxy A32. while the latter features a completely flat camera on the rear panel without any significant hump, the Galaxy A72 features a slight placement. In terms of specs, the A72 features a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with 2400x1080 resolution with a 90Hz display refresh rate. We had a previous leak that suggested having a higher refresh rate display to the mid-range smartphones. The phone will allegedly feature an in-display fingerprint scanner to prevent unauthorized access to the phone.
Internally, the Galaxy A72 will be powered by the Snapdragon 720G processor with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. You can further extend the storage capacity of the phone with microSD card slot. The phone features a 5000mAh battery. The phone features a 64MP primary camera sensor joined by a 12MP ultrawide camera sensor, an 8MP 2x telephoto camera, and a 2MP macro shooter. The phone has no depth sensor around this time around. Upfront, a 32MP selfie camera sits in a punch hole. The phone features a 3.5mm headphone jack, IP67 water and dust resistance, and Android 11. There is no news on wireless charging support - a feature that was missed on the Galaxy A71. The phone is expected to go on sale for $599.
Samsung recently started to reduce the price of its existing mid-range smartphones in India. This clearly indicates that the company is creating space for its upcoming devices. According to the news, Samsung is ready to release its next-generation devices from Galaxy A and M series. Some speculation suggests the launch of Galaxy a31, A52, and A72 in the region.
The South Korean IT giant has already created support pages for the Galaxy A32 4G (SM-A325F/DS), Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326B/DS), Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS), and the Galaxy A72 (SM-A72F/DS) on the Samsung India's official website which further certifies the rumors about the release of these smartphones. So far, there is no news, or official support pages for the Galaxy A52 5G and the A72 5G yet, which means that we might not have these smartphones in the Indian market.
While the Galaxy A31 has already been released globally, the Galaxy A52 and the Galaxy A72 haven't hit any market yet. The Galaxy A32 5G is so far the company's cheapest smartphone with 5G capability featuring a 6.5-inch HD+ infinity-V LCD screen. The 5G variant is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G processing chip whereas, its 4G variant is rumored to be powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 processor. The phone features a quad-camera system with a 48MP primary camera at the rear side and a 13MP selfie camera. The device has a USB Type-C port and runs a 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging.
The Galaxy A52 4G and the Galaxy A72 4G features a 90Hz super AMOLED infinity-O display. The phone features a 64MP quad-camera system at the rear side and a 32MP selfie camera. The phone uses a USB Type-C port and 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging. The Galaxy a72 4G features a 6.7-inch display screen and powered by a 5,000mAh battery.
Oppo launched the A72 4G variant back in June and just now, the company has released its 5G variant. The phone was spotted in multiple ads and has now been made official. The Oppo A72 5G isn\'t just different from 4G in terms of network capability but also has some other changes as well. The 5G variant is powered by a MediaTek processor instead of Snapdragon 655 in the 4G variant. This new model also features a higher refresh rate for the display as compared to its non-4G sibling. Oppo A72 5G features a triple camera system and a hole-punch design for the front-side camera.
The Oppo A72 5G comes with a single 8GB RAM and a 128GB internal storage. The phone is available in three color options - Neon, Oxygen violet, and plain black. The device is priced roughly around Rs. 20,200 and currently up for pre-order on the official website. The phone features a 6.5-inch full HD+ display with 9.5 percent screen to body ratio. It runs ColorOS 7.2 with a 90Hz refresh rate.
The device has three cameras on the rear side of the phone including a 16-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel camera that takes black and white photos. The front camera is housed in a hole-punch design and features a 16-megapixel sensor.
The phone gets 128GB in terms of internal storage. The device is powered by a 4,040mah battery that comes with support for 18W fast charging. Connectivity options on the Oppo A72 5G include Wi-Fi, 4G, Bluetooth, GPS, and more. The phone is just 7.9mm thick and weighs 175 grams.