Vivo Y72 5G

The Vivo Y72 5G is now available in India. This is the first 5G phone in the Y series. The device’s major highlights include a 90Hz display, Snapdragon 480 chipset, and 48-megapixel dual cameras. This is the rebadged version of the Vivo Y52s that was announced in China.


Vivo Y72 5G Key Specs & Features

  • 6.58 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi)
  • Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 16 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint (Side)
  • Fast Charging 18W
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

Vivo Y72 5G

Design and Display

In terms of body design, the handset parades a nice-looking body that is wrapped with glass and plastic. It has body dimensions of 164 x 75.3 x 8.5 mm and weighs 193 grams. The device power button on the right side is embedded with a fingerprint sensor.

On the front, it houses a teardrop notch that offers a screen size of 6.58-inch IPS LCD that delivers a screen space of 90.6 percent. The screen provides an FHD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 90Hz refresh rate.


As for the camera setup, the Vivo Y72 5G is blessed with an 8-megapixel front camera that has an f/1.8 aperture for nice selfies and video calls. The squarish camera module on the rear shell of the handset has a 48 MP primary shooter with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2-MP bokeh camera, and an LED flash. The camera can record [email protected][email protected], gyro-EIS videos while the front camera has support for HDR.

Hardware and Software

On the hardware, the Vivo Y72 5G has a Snapdragon 480 chipset under the hood with 7nm process technology and an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2×2.2 GHz. It has a Mali-G57 MC2 GPU for graphics and runs on Android 11 with Funtouch 11.1 on top.

There is an 8 GB of RAM present that offers 4 GB of virtual RAM, big internal storage of 128 GB which is expandable.

Battery and Network

The Vivo Y72 5G has a large 5000 mAh battery with support for Fast charging 18W. The connectivity options include dual SIM, 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm headphone slot.

Vivo Y72 5G Price and Availability

Vivo Y72 5G price starts at around $282 and is available in amazing colors like Prism Magic (blue) and Slate Grey. The Y72 5G costs around 21,000 INR in India

In Nigeria, it will sell for 117,000 Naira, about 1,700 Ghs in Ghana, and 31,000 Ksh in Kenya.

Vivo Y72 5G Specs

Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y72 5G:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm), Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G57 MC2
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Graphite Black, Dream Glow
  • Dimension: 164 x 75.3 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 193 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.58 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X”, 0.8µm, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) Triple Cameras, [email protected][email protected], gyro-EIS
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, f/2.0, (wide), HDR, [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 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, 18, 19, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G: Yes, 1, 28, 41, 78 SA/NSA

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 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: USB Type-C, 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: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: 18W Fast Charging Capacity
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