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Samsung Galaxy A72 Phone Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy A72 is an all-arounder mid-ranger under the Galaxy A series. The smartphone was unveiled in March 2021 along with the Galaxy A52. The Samsung Galaxy A72 features a 64MP high-resolution camera with OIS, battery capacity with up to 2-day life, Infinity-O Display, and IP67 water & dust resistance.

Below let’s take a look at the Samsung Galaxy A72 full specs and price.

Samsung Galaxy A72 Key Specs

samsung galaxy a72

• 6.67″ Super AMOLED display
• Snapdragon 720G
• Android 11 with One UI 3.1
• 6/128GB, 8/256GB
• 64MP Quad Camera
• 32MP Selfie Camera
• 5,000 mAh Battery
• 25W Fast Charging

Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy A72 comes in a rather stunning design with sleek curves as it looks to set a new standard for the A-series. On the rear side is the matte finish which blends seamlessly with the minimal camera module. There are four trendsetting colours to pick from – Awesome White, Awesome Blue, Awesome Violet and Awesome Black.

With an IP67 water & dust resistant rating, the smartphone can withstand a one-meter depth of water for up to 30 minutes. The Galaxy A72 comes with two speakers (one at the bottom, one on top), which gives you a stereo audio experience without headphones.

Experience real smooth scrolling with the Galaxy A72’s immersive 6.7″ Infinity-O panel. The Super AMOLED display features an FHD+ resolution, 800nits brightness, 90Hz refresh rate and 20:9 aspect ratio. The protection of this premium display is not specified by Samsung. Underneath the display is a fingerprint sensor that uses the Samsung Pass biometric authentication services to provide a safer and faster way to authenticate and secure your phone.

Hardware and Software

Powering the Samsung Galaxy A72 is the Snapdragon 720G chip built on 8nm manufacturing process technology. The chip features an advanced Octa-core processor and is paired with 6/8GB of RAM. There are two inbuilt storage options – 128GB and 256GB, while you can get up to 1TB with a microSD card.

There is a Game Booster feature for gamers. It has a deduct interface with an easy-to-reach menu. It optimizes the phone’s temperature, battery and memory by learning your usage patterns. The graphics have a smooth and life-like motion thanks to the Frame Booster.

You can defend your most sensitive information from malicious threats and malware with the Samsung Knox. It is multi-layered security that’s built into the phone’s software and hardware. The Galaxy A72 runs on the awesome Android 11 operating system with One UI 3.1. The user interface has been optimized for any screen size and is easy to customize.

Camera and Battery Life

The Samsung Galaxy A72 comes with a quad rear camera setup. It consists of a high resolution 64MP f/1.8 main camera with OIS, an 8MP f/2.4 telephoto camera with 3X optical zoom and 30X Space Zoom (includes digital zoom), a 12MP f/2.2 ultrawide camera with 123° FoV and a 5MP f/2.4 macro camera with bokeh effect. Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) helps to stabilize your photos even in low-light conditions.

Inside the display’s punch-hole is a 32MP f/1.8 front camera that takes high-resolution selfies. The cam has a bokeh effect that blurs the background and can shoot 4K videos at 30fps.

Inside the Samsung Galaxy A72 is a 5,000 mAh battery capacity that is capable of lasting up to 2 days. It uses AI power management to adjust and detect your usage habits. It supports a 25W fast charging technology.

Samsung Galaxy A72 Complete Specs and Price


• Announced: March 2021
• Status: Available. March 2021

Design [ Build Factor], Display and Colour Options

• Dimension: Height- 165mm * Width- 77.4mm * Thickness- 8.4mm
• Weight: 203g
• Build Quality: –
• Screen Display Type: Super AMOLED
• Screen Size: 6.7″
• Resolution: 1080 x 2400
• Aspect Ratio: 20:9
• Display Protection: –
• Notch: No
• Multi-touch screen: Yes
• Colour Options: Awesome Blue, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, Awesome Black

Operating System and Memory

• Operating System: Android 11 (One UI 3.1)
• Chipset: Snapdragon 720G
• CPU: Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
• GPU: Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
• RAM: 6GB, 8GB
• Built-in Storage Capacity: 128GB, 256GB
• Card Slot: Yes, up to 1TB

Rear and Front Camera Rating

• Rear Camera Sensor: 64MP + 8MP + 12MP + 5MP
• Selfie Camera Sensor: 32MP
• Camera Features: OIS, 3x optical zoom, 30X space zoom, PDAF, panorama, HDR
• Video Recording: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps

Wireless Network Bands and Connectivity Options

• Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
• 5G Network Bands: No
• 4G Network Bands: LTE
• 3G Network Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
• 2G Network Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
• Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
• SIM Type: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
• Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
• USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
• Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
• FM Radio: –
• NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)

Sound Quality and Multimedia Support

• Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
• Speaker Location: Bottom
• Sound Enhancement Features: Yes
• Audio Jack Type: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
• Video Support Formats: H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats
• Audio Support formats: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR – NB and WB, APE, WAV


• Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 5,000 mAh
• Wireless Charging: NO
• Fast Charging: 25W


• Fingerprint Sensor (under display), Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic Compass

Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A72 is available in most European markets with the base model of 6/128GB retailing at €450/£420. The phone is also now available in Nigeria after its introduction last week.

In Nigeria, the Samsung Galaxy A72 with 8GB RAM/128GB of storage goes for N202,000

Disclaimer: The Specs listing of the above device has been painstakingly filled to ensure accurate specifications. However, we cannot guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct. Feel free to contact us for any miss information.

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