The Oppo A72 is one of Oppo’s mid-range smartphones. The device was announced by the smartphone company together with the Oppo A52.
As is usually the case with Oppo smartphones, the Oppo A72 comes with lovely features that will ensure that you get an amazing smartphone experience. One of such awesome feature is the impressive 5000 mAh Li-Po Battery that the phone is equipped with.
The Oppo A72 is price in Nigeria at about ₦135,000.
Display / Design
The A72 features a 6.5 inches IPS LCD display. This display comes with 1080 x 2400 pixels and 405 PPI density which provides users with a clearer view whenever they are performing tasks such as playing games, streaming videos or even texting on the device.
That is not all there is with regards to the display of this lovely device as the Oppo A72 can automatically adjust the brightness of the screen based on ambient light as well as your habit.
In addition to this, the smartphone features an Eye Care Mode which reduces the blue light, thereby helping to prevent eye strain.
In terms of dimensions, the device measures 162 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm and weighs 192 grams.
It has a 3D Quad-curve design and comes in interesting color options which include Twilight Black, Aurora Purple color, Stream white and Sky Blue.
The camera set up and quality of the A72 is nice. The rear camera is a four camera set up which is made up of a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra wide camera, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. This rear camera set up is similar to what is obtainable with the A52.
The selfie camera is a 16 MP camera which is better than what the Oppo A52 offers which is a 12 MP front camera.
The camera set up on the A72 is accompanied by an LED flash and supports Ultra Clear Night Mode 2.0 which improves image quality even if they are taken in poorly lit environment. The camera set up also supports a Wide-Angle video, 120fps slow-motion video and can equally shoot 4K resolution videos.
Oppo A72 Hardware / Software
Running the Oppo A72 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset together with Adreno 610 GPU which takes care of graphics. The smartphone comes with OPPO’s Hyper Boost performance engine. This OPPO’s Hyper Boost performance engine improves the speed of apps and games and generally helps the device run seamlessly.
It operates with Android 10 operating system with ColorOS 7.1 on top and comes with 4GB RAM/128GB inbuilt storage. The device makes provision for a micro SD card and this can be used to expand the memory capacity of the smartphone.
Battery / Network
We already mentioned the 5000 mAh battery that the device is equipped with. This very impressive battery capacity is one of the highlights of the Oppo A72. The smartphone also supports 18W fast charge so the device can get charged very fast.
Internet connectivity of the Oppo A72 is capped at 4G LTE network. There is no need to worry however as there is the Oppo A72 5G which is the 5G version of the Oppo A72 and you can go for that one if that is what you need.
The device supports Wi-Fi, GPS, FM radio, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, NFC and 2.0,.
Oppo A72 5G
Oppo A72 5G – The Oppo brand has made it known that the 5G version of the Oppo A72 smartphone is now available.
You can get the smartphone via their official website and other retail sites. So for those who were wishing to have the 5G version of the A72, this is great news.
Oppo A72 5G
The Oppo A72 5G price in Nigeria is ₦115,000.
A72 5G Design / Display
We will begin by discussing the design and the display of this lovely smartphone. The body design is similar to the ZTE Axon 11 SE as it sports a smooth panel encased with premium plastic.
It is available in lovely colors including Black, Purple, Red and blue colors.
The smartphone boasts of a 6.5-inch punch-hole screen with a screen-to-body ratio of 90.5 percent. This display comes with an IPS LCD panel which supports a full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, an aspect ratio of 20:9 as well as a refresh rate of 90Hz.
In dimensions, the device measures 7.9 mm in thickness and weighs 175 grams.
The camera arrangement at the rear of the smartphone is accompanied by an LED flash and the fingerprint scanner is found on the side of the device.
A72 5G Camera
The rear camera of the A72 5G is a three camera set up which is made up of a 16-megapixel, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with 119-degree field-of-view, and a 2-megapixel black & white lens.
As we pointed out earlier, this rear camera set up is accompanied by an LED flash for bright and sharp pictures even in a poorly lit environment.
This camera set up also supports HDR and panorama and can shoot up to 4k videos at 30 seconds per frame.
The front facing camera is an 8 MP camera that will comfortably handle your selfies and video calling and video recording needs.
A72 5G Hardware / Software
Running the A72 5G is an octa-core processor clocking at a 2x Cortex-A76. There is also the Mali-G57 MC3 which handles the graphics.
The smartphone features an 8 GB of LPPDR4xRAM and 128 GB of in-built storage. You should know that no provision was made for a micro SD card in this device.
The Oppo A72 5G works with the Android 10 Operating system in addition to ColorOS 7.2.
A72 5G Battery / Network
The battery that the A72 5G is fitted with is a 4,040mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging technology through the USB-C.
This battery capacity is okay and you can handle tasks on your phone without being too worried about your battery running low.
Well, a given fact is that at one point in the day, your battery will get low but with the 18W fast charging that the device features, the smartphone will get fully charged quickly.
The A72 5G also supports 5G network, WiFi, GPS for navigation, amongst others.