Oppo A72 Review, Specs and Price
The Oppo A72 is a mid-range smartphone that was announced by the company along with its sibling the Oppo A52. It features 6.5-inch IPS display and four rear cameras.
The smartphone packs a nice body design with great cameras set-up and large battery capacity.
Oppo A72 Specs
Since this is a quiet lengthy article, we have added a table of contents for easier navigation.
Here are a few specs of the Oppo A72:
- Platform: Android 10, ColorOS 7.1
- Processor: Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 4GB, 8GB RAM
- Colours: Twilight Black, Stream White, Sky Blue, Aurora Purple
- Dimension: 162 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 192 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: Yes
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps, gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, HDR, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 – Global
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W
Oppo A72 Key Specs & Features
- 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 PPI)
- Android 10, ColorOS 7.1
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
- 4GB, 8GB RAM
- 64GB, 128GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Side)
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Oppo A72 is inspired by a polar region available in Twilight Black and Aurora Purple color. It adopts a 3D Quad-curve design with an optimized curvature bringing in a better experience.
It measures 162 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm in dimensions and weight 192 grams. The Oppo A72 packs an ultra-high-resolution display with Neo-design and ultra-narrow bezels.
It has 6.5 inches IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and 405 PPI density that will offer a clearer, more immersive viewing experience when watching videos or playing games.
The handset automatically adjusts the screen brightness based on ambient light and your habit. The Eye Care Mode reduces the blue light to prevent eye strain.
The Oppo A72 packs a quad rear camera setup consisting of 48MP main sensor teaming up with an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor.
This is a similar setup on the Oppo A52. The front camera on the device is 16 MP which is an upgrade over the A52 with 12 MP selfies camera.
The camera is paired with an LED flash for sharp photos, Ultra Clear Night Mode 2.0 that enhances the dynamic range of photos and Ultra Steady Video that brings a clear and stable picture to life.
It also has a Wide-Angle video and 120fps slow-motion video and can shoot in crystal clear 4K resolution.
Hardware and Software
The Oppo A72 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset paired with Adreno 610 GPU for graphics. It has OPPO’s Hyper Boost performance engine which increases the speed of apps and games and also makes the system runs smoothly.
It packs 128GB of inbuilt storage with 4GB RAM and the memory is expandable via micro SD slot. Powering the phone is an Android 10 operating system with ColorOS 7.1 on top.
Battery and Network
The Oppo A71 has a 5000 mAh battery with support for 18W fast charge. It has a 4G LTE network but lacks 5G. Other features on the handset include Wi-Fi, GPS, FM radio, NFC and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
Oppo A72 Price and Availability
The Oppo A72 is now available at a price of $328 and will ship in multiple colors namely Twilight Black, Stream White, Sky Blue, and Aurora Purple.
In Nigeria, it will sell at a price of 135,000 Naira, 2100 Ghs in Ghana, and 39,000 Ksh in Kenya.
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