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All About The Samsung Galaxy A72

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy A72





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 32% below the average (1627 vs. 2405).

- Its display is 7% larger than the average (6.7" vs. 6.29").

- 94% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 35% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 84% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 84% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 23% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 10% below) than the average (392 DPI vs. 434 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 34% above the average (116 vs. 86.30).

- 58% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Zooming does stand out on this camera. The average lens millimeter is 60, while this has a 78mm lens.

- 55% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- 39% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer larger smartphones, then this one is 6% above the average (165mm vs. 155mm/6.50in vs. 6.12in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 13% heavier than the average (203g. vs. 180g./7.16oz. vs. 6.36oz).

- 74% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 45% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 52% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 81% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 52% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Battery Life
    Fast Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack



  • Cons 
    Wireless Charging
    Weight
    Price
    Glass Protection






  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $445

    BestBuy: $534

    Walmart: $539

  • Performance 
    Year: 2021
    Updates: 4 years
    Snapdragon 720
    Adreno 618
    Android 11
    Geekbench 5: 1627




  • Display 
    6.7" 1080x2400
    392 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 3
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    90 hz
    Notch: Hole
    825 Nits




  • Cameras 
    4 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)


    Dxo/Tek Score: 116

  • Main Camera 
    64 MP
    16 MP (2x zoom)
    f/1.8
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/1.7
    Pixel size: 0.8

     
    Selfie 
    32 Mp f/2.2 26mm
  • Other Cameras 
    8 Mp f/2.4 78mm
    3x Zoom

    12 Mp f/2.2 13mm
    Wide-Angle

    5 Mp f/2.4
    Macro Sensor


  • Body 
    165x77x8 mm
    6.50x3.03x0.32 in
    203g. / 7.16oz.
    Front Glass
    85% STBR
    Looks: 6.2/10
    Fingerp.: Display
    IP67

  • Colors 
    Awesome Black
    Awesome White
    Awesome Violet
    Awesome Blue






  • Battery 
    5000mAh
    Charging: 25w
    Wireless: No

    1T+1W+1V*: 85%
    1T+3W+1V*: 73%
    1T+1W+3V*: 73%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 6GB
    Storage: 128GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #1$428
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #2$429
    7 Pro
    #3$429
    Galaxy S10e
    #4$435
    Galaxy A72
    #15$534
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #17.65
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #27.51
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #37.47
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #47.46
    Galaxy A72
    #226.06
  • Performance 
    9
    #17.7
    Mi 10 Pro
    #27.6
    iPhone 11
    #37.5
    Mi 10T Pro
    #47.4
    Galaxy A72
    #284.7
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #39.8
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #49.2
    Galaxy A72
    #168.6
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #16.8
    Galaxy M51
    #26.7
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    #36.7
    Galaxy A72
    #46.7
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #56.7
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #1565
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #2551
    Galaxy S10
    #3551
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #4523
    Galaxy A72
    #26392
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18.6
    iPhone 11
    #28.1
    Pixel 5
    #38.1
    P30 Pro
    #48.1
    Galaxy A72
    #266.8
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #1108
    Mi 10 Pro
    #2108
    Galaxy M51
    #364
    Galaxy A72
    #464
    Find X3 Lite
    #564
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30 Pro
    #1125
    Mi 10 Pro
    #294
    P30
    #380
    7 Pro
    #478
    Galaxy A72
    #578
  • Body 
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #19.2
    Galaxy S10e
    #29.2
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #39.2
    Pixel 5
    #49.1
    Galaxy A72
    #164.9
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #192
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #292
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #392
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #489
    Galaxy A72
    #2485
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #110
    8
    #210
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #310
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #410
    Galaxy A72
    #266.2
  • Weight (g) 
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #1150
    Galaxy S10e
    #2150
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #3150
    Pixel 5
    #4151
    Galaxy A72
    #24203
  • Size (mm) 
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #1142
    Galaxy S10e
    #2142
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #3142
    Pixel 5
    #4144
    Galaxy A72
    #29165
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #27.6
    P30 Pro
    #37.6
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #47.3
    Galaxy A72
    #216.6
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy M51
    #188
    Mi 10T Pro
    #286
    8
    #385
    Galaxy A72
    #485
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #584
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy M51
    #176
    Mi 10T Pro
    #275
    Galaxy A72
    #373
    8
    #471
    iPhone 11
    #571
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy M51
    #180
    8
    #274
    Mi 10T Pro
    #374
    7
    #474
    Galaxy A72
    #1073
  • Fast Charging. 
    8T
    #165
    9
    #265
    Find X3 Lite
    #365
    Reno4 Pro
    #465
    Galaxy A72
    #1625
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #130
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #215
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #315
    Galaxy S10e
    #415


  • Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #210
    7T Pro
    #38.5
    Mi 10 Pro
    #48.5
    Galaxy A72
    #117.5
  • Int. Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #1256
    7T Pro
    #2256
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #3256
    Mi 10 Pro
    #4256
    Galaxy A72
    #16128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #112
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #212
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #312
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #412
    Galaxy A72
    #266
  • Connectivity 
    Find X3 Lite
    #110
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #28.5
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #38.5
    Galaxy S10e
    #48.5
    Galaxy A72
    #88.5


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $565   7.65

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $600   7.47

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
    Mi 10 Pro
    $600   7.37

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $600   7.32

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10
    Galaxy S10
    $599   7.27

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9
    9
    $551   7.06

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10e
    Galaxy S10e
    $435   7

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $580   6.78

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8
    8
    $480   6.48

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $499   6.48

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T Pro
    7T Pro
    $503   6.45

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $599   6.42

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
    Mi 10T Pro
    $480   6.14

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Reno4 Pro
    Reno4 Pro
    $594   6.08

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7
    7
    $494   6.06

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord
    Nord
    $534   6.06

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Lite
    Find X3 Lite
    $554   6.05

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11
    iPhone 11
    $575   6

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7 Pro
    7 Pro
    $429   5.93

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30
    P30
    $492   5.93

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    $474   5.82

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M51
    Galaxy M51
    $458   5.8

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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