OPPO has recently been on a launch spree which has seen several new models released. The Find X2 LiteFind X2 NeoOPPO A52A92sA12 were all announced in different markets within the past few days and the company isn’t stopping as the Oppo A72 has join the league.

The Oppo A72 is a sibling of the A52 that was launched in China. It has a similar 6.5-inch display with FHD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080pixels. The A72 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. This is similar to the A52 but while the A52 has 64GB storage onboard, OPPO A72 comes with 128GB of internal storage. Both are expandable via MicroSD slots.

The camera aspect is another area where the two models differ. The A72 features a Quad-camera setup at the rear just like the A52 but the sensors are slightly different. The A72 setup consists of a 48MP main sensor teaming up with an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there is a 16MP sensor. This is an upgrade over the A52 which has a smaller 12MP main sensor and an 8MP selfie sensor.

Further, the Oppo A72 features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 3.5mm jack on the bottom. The device gets its power supply from a 5,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charge. Both models run the latest Android 10-based Color OS 7.1.

Oppo A72

Checkout the full specs and feature of the Oppo A72 below.

Oppo A72 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, April 21
  • Status: Available, 2020, May

Design

  • Dimensions: 162 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm (6.38 x 2.97 x 0.35 in)
  • Weight: 192 g (6.77 oz)
  • Colors: Twilight Black, Stream White, Sky Blue, Aurora Purple
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~83.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
  • Protection: Gorilla Glass 3
  • 480 nits typ. brightness (advertised)

Operating System

  • Android 10.0; ColorOS 7.1

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Storage: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC
  • UFS 2.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]/120fps, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.06, 1.0µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, BDS
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Charging: Fast charging 18W

Model: CPH2067

Oppo A72

Oppo A72 Price and Availability

The OPPO A72 will be available in Europe alongside the A52. The prices are not known but the A52 was launched with a retail price of 1,600 yuan in China (around €210). We expect the prices to be slightly higher due to taxes and other expenses.

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