Samsung Galaxy A72

Samsung Galaxy A72 features and specifications in Kenya

  • RAM: 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 / 256GB
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh
  • Main camera: 64 MP + 12 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Display: 6.7 inch
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Black, White, Blue, violet (Awesome)
  • OS: Android 11 One UI 3.1

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Samsung Galaxy A72 Price in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy A72 price in Kenya is Ksh 47,000. It is available in Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Blue, and Awesome Violet colors, depending on the market. Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy A72 smartphone which will succeed the Galaxy A71 from 2020, January 17. Unlike its predecessor, it will feature a Snapdragon 720G 8nm chipset and debut with Samsung’s new One UI 3.1 on top of Android11. The A72 will also have a larger Li-Po 5000 mAh and an Adreno 618 GPU.

Design

The Samsung Galaxy A72’s design is no surprise if you are familiar with Samsung’s phones. It looks everything like the Galaxy A52 smartphone it was launched alongside in 2021, March 17. It’s made of Glass front (Gorilla Glass), plastic back, and aluminum frame. It even brings back some finishes from what we would want to consider its predecessor. There’s a new texture underneath this time around to sets it apart. And by the way, Galaxy A-Series brings IP67 dust/water resistance (up to 1m for 30 mins) on this smartphone. How cool is that?

Display

One thing that is no surprise here is the trademark Samsung infinity display is a 6.7 inch Super AMOLED with a 90Hz refresh rate and 1080 p resolution. And though it isn’t curved, it does have some really slim bezels. Instead of a notch for the selfie cam. There’s a punch hole. It’s not totally unobtrusive, but it’s all right. The viewing experience on this screen is great with plenty of sharpness and of course, contrast. Colors can be set accurately in the color settings. And brightness is respectable. You can get over 800 nits with a manual slider. There’s an always-on display, which will show you the time and notifications when the phone is asleep. And there’s a reliable under-display fingerprint reader to wake up the phone with.

Cameras

The Samsung Galaxy A72 quad cameras are probably as big a change from last year’s model. There’s a 64-megapixel quad main camera, an 8-megapixel telephoto cam a 5-megapixel macro shooter, and a 5MP depth sensor in daylight. The main cam takes decent pictures. There are good sharpness wide dynamic range, low noise, and balanced colors. You can shoot in the full 64 megapixels too, but these don’t give you much benefit. The file size is much larger.  

  Now, Samsung Galaxy A72 has a 32-megapixel selfie camera. You would expect 8-megapixel photos. But for some reason, they come out in 12 megapixels instead. Perhaps through upscale. Selfies turn out good with nice colors. Why dynamic range and plenty of detail. The ultra-wide-angle camera is quite capable of a mid-ranger. Sharpness and dynamic range are both quite good making this a significant upgrade. Portraits taken with the main camera and that sensor are really good too.

Video recording

One feature you won’t find just anywhere is a 4K video recording from this selfie camera. But these videos look good with nice exposure. The Samsung Galaxy A72 can also record and up to 4k at 30 FPS with its main camera and ultra-wide cam footage from the main camera, it looks decent. The colors are accurate and the dynamic range is wide. It does have a pretty good dynamic range too. Stabilization is only available when we’re recording in 1080p. And stabilized footage from the ultra-wide is super smooth.

Performance and platform

Samsung’s latest One UI 3.1 over Android11 has been included on Galaxy A72. Some of the new features include a dark mode for your menus and a new set of gestures for navigation. Here, you swipe from the sides to go back rather than swiping from the bottom like before. But the old options are still there if you want. You also have edge panels here, which can be pretty handy swiping on the edge of the screen will bring you to a customizable space for shortcuts. At the heart of the Galaxy A72, is Samsung’s new Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset.

Battery and more

So then how’s the battery life. Well, the Galaxy A72 has an endurance rating better than 93 hours of Galaxy A52. It packs a hefty Li-Po 5,000 mAh, a non-removable battery which is an improvement over the original Galaxy A71‘s Li-Po 4000 mAh capacity if you remember. Of course, fast battery charging is available on this one. And you should expect it to outdo A51’s 35% in half an hour. For audio, loudspeaker quality is decent. There’s a 3.5-millimeter audio jack on the Galaxy A72 for headphones. Actually, the quality here is great with Stereo speakers tuned by AKG and supports Dolby Atmos. There’s a lot of volumes and not a lot of distortion.  Also you can look at Samsung A71

Samsung Galaxy A72 4G 6GB/128GB specifications

General
Available March, 2021
Dimensions 165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm
Weight 203 g
Colors Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, Awesome White
Network 2G, 3G, 4G
Key features 64MP OIS main camera, 90Hz refresh rate, 25W fast charging, USB Type-C, IP67 dust & water resistant, Dual stereo speakers
Platform
Operating system Android 11; One UI 3.1
Processor 2.3 GHz, Octa-core
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Graphics processor Adreno 618
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB
Card slot Up to 1TB
Battery Battery features 25W Fast Charging
Platform features Game Booster, Samsung Knox Security, Samsung Pass Authentication, IP67 Dust & Water Resistant, Dual Stereo Speakers
Display
Display size 6.7 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels
Display type Super AMOLED screen, 16M colors
Pixel density 393 ppi
Display features Eye Comfort Shield (Low Blue Light), 90Hz Refresh Rate, 800 Nits Peak Brightness, infinity-O Design
Camera
Camera resolution 64MP F1.8 + 8MP F2.4 + 12MP F2.2 + 5MP F2.4
Camera features 123-degree Ultra Wide Angle, Macro, Bokeh, LED flash, PDAF, OIS, 3x Optical Zoom, 30x Space Zoom
Video recording 4K 30fps, Full HD 30fps, 120fps Slow Motion
Front camera
Front camera resolution 32MP F2.2
Front camera features Bokeh, HDR
Sensors & Connectivity
Sensors Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Geomagnetic, Hall, Ambient Light
Connectivity USB Type-C 2.0, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual band Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB OTG
Connectivity features Optical In-Display Fingerprint Reader

 

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Sim Type

Dual Sim, GSM+GSM

RAM

6 GB

Sim Size

Nano+Nano SIM

Device Type

Smartphone

Release Date

March 21, 2021 (Expected)

Dimensions

165 x 77.4 x 8.1 mm

Type

Non-Removable Battery

Touch

Yes, with Multitouch

Size

4500 mAh, Li-Po Battery

Aspect Ratio

20:9

PPI

~393 PPI

USB

Yes, USB-C v2.0

Dual Sim

Yes

Internal Storage

128 GB, 256GB

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

Card Slot

Yes

GPRS

Yes

EDGE

Yes

3G

Yes

4G

Yes

VoLTE

Yes

Wifi

Yes, with wifi-hotspot

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE

Notch

Yes, Punch Hole

USB Features

USB on-the-go, USB Charging

OS

Android v10

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G

Face Unlock

Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

3.5mm Headphone Jack

Yes

Rear Camera

64 MP f/1.8 (Wide Angle)12 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)5 MP f/2.4 (Macro)5 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor) with autofocus

Features

panorama, HDR

Video Recording

4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30/960fps FHD

Flash

Yes, LED

Front Camera

32 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle)

Front Video Recording

1080p @ 30fps FHD

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes, In Display

CPU

2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor

Core Details

2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver

GPU

Adreno 618

Java

No

Browser

Yes

Email

Yes

Music

Yes

Video

Yes

FM Radio

No

Document Reader

Yes

Fast Charging

Yes

Warranty

East Africa, Dubai

Product Brands

Samsung

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