Samsung Galaxy A72 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy A72
  • Released 2021, March 26 203g, 8.4mm thickness Android 11, One UI 3.1 128GB/256GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver) Adreno 618 Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 470 USD
  • 6.7" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 64MP 2160p
  • 6/8GB RAM Snapdragon 720G
  • 5000mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy A72 overview

Samsung Galaxy A72 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2021, March 26. Samsung Galaxy A72 has 6.7 inch, Super AMOLED, 90Hz, 800 nits (HBM), a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Samsung Galaxy A72 uses Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) chipset, Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver) CPU, Adreno 618 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Samsung Galaxy A72 has 64MP Quad main camera, 32MP Single selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy A72 uses Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Samsung Galaxy A72 is about 470 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy A72 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 103 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 81 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 97 / 100 points
  • Price: 52 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy A72 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 40, 41, 66
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

LAUNCH

Announced 2021, March 17
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm (6.50 x 3.05 x 0.33 in)
Weight 203 g (7.16 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED, 90Hz, 800 nits (HBM)
Size 6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5

PLATFORM

OS Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
GPU Adreno 618

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  UFS 2.1

MAIN CAMERA

Quad 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS 8 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps; gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass
  Virtual proximity sensing

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue
Models SM-A725F, SM-A725F/DS, SM-A725M, SM-A725M/DS
SAR EU 0.23 W/kg (head) 1.17 W/kg (body)
Price About 470 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 279342 (v8) GeekBench: 6483 (v4.4), 1627 (v5.1) GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -26.4 LUFS (Good)
Battery life Endurance rating 117h

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