vivo has launched the vivo Y72 5G smartphone in India. It is the first 5G-enabled Y-series smartphone from vivo for the Indian market. The major highlights of the device include a 90Hz display, Snapdragon 480 chipset, and 48-megapixel dual cameras. The Y72 5G entered in India as the rebadged version of the vivo Y52s (t1 version) launched in May in China.
The vivo Y72 5G features a 6.58-inch IPS LCD display with a teardrop notch that delivers a screen space of 90.6 percent. The screen offers an FHD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 90Hz refresh rate. The right side of the device has a volume rocker and a power key, which is embedded with a fingerprint sensor.
For shooting selfies and video calls, the vivo Y72 5G has an 8-megapixel front camera with an f/1.8 aperture. The squarish camera module available on the rear shell of the device has a 48-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel bokeh camera, and an LED flash.
The Snapdragon 480 chipset and 8 GB of RAM are present at the helm of the Y72 5G. It offers 4 GB of virtual RAM, big internal storage of 128 GB, and it runs on Android 11 OS and FunTouch OS 11. On the connectivity front, the Y72 5G offers dual SIM, 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm headphone slot.
vivo Y72 5G (India) Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
- 4G bands: 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
- 5G bands: 78 SA/NSA
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
- Announced: 2021, July 15
- Status: Available. Released 2021, July 15
- Dimensions: 164.2 x 75.4 x 8.4 mm (6.46 x 2.97 x 0.33 in)
- Weight: 185.5 g (6.56 oz)
- Colors: Prism Magic, Slate Grey
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD, 90Hz, HDR10, 460 nits (typ)
- Size: 6.58 inches, 104.3 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
- Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
- GPU: Adreno 619
- RAM: 8GB
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card slot: No
- Main Camera: Dual
- 48 MP, f/1.8, 25mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: [email protected]
- Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/1.8, (wide)
- Features: HDR
- Video: [email protected]
- Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
- NFC: No
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Fast charging 18W
vivo Y72 5G (India) Price and Availability
The vivo Y72 5G hits the Indian market with a pricing of INR 20,990 (~$282). The handset comes in colors like Prism Magic (blue) and Slate Grey.
Buyers can take advantage of offers like flat INR 1,500 (~$20) cashback through HDFC, ICICI, and Kotak banks, one time screen replacement, zero down payment offer through finance partners, and INR 10,000 worth benefits from Jio.