After months of leaks, Oppo has finally released the Oppo A72 5G in China. This is the 5G enabled version of the Oppo A72 launched in June. Besides the 5G support, the new Oppo A72 5G has many differences with Oppo A72 4G. The phone is powered by a MediaTek processor instead of the Snapdragon 665 in the 4G variant. This new model also comes with a high refresh rate screen.
Oppo A72 Specification
Oppo A72 has a a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with 90.5 percent screen to body ratio. The display has a 90Hz refresh rate. There is a punch hole at the top left corner of the display to house the front-facing camera. Oppo A72 5G is powered by the MediaTek’s Dimensity 720 SoC coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
At the back the Oppo A72 5G has a triple camera setup consists of a 16MP primary camera, an 8MP camera with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP black and white camera housed in a square camera module. On the front, the Oppo A72 5G features a 16MP punch hole camera for selfies.
Oppo A72 5G houses a 4,040mAh battery with support for 18 W fast charging. On the connectivity sides, it has support for 5G, 4G LTE, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, and other standard connectivity options. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint reader. The Oppo A72 5G runs Android 10-based ColorOS 7.2.
Oppo A72 5G Pricing and Availability
Oppo A72 5G is available in three different color options including Neon, Oxygen Violet, and Simple Black. The Oppo A72 5G comes in a single 8GB RAM and 128GB configuration that is priced at CNY 1,899 (~ Rs. 20,200/$270). It’s already up for pre-orders in China through the company’s official site, with sales beginning on July 31.