Samsung’s Galaxy A line has been an ongoing success since it was modernized two years ago. And this year, the distance between the premium Galaxy S21 + and the Galaxy A72 is as small as ever.
The Galaxy A72 has a high refresh rate AMOLED display, stereo speakers, IP68 protection, a quad camera and a large battery – there’s an uncompromising package if we’ve ever seen one.
We have the Snapdragon 720G-powered Galaxy A72 4G in the office today. It comes with a 25W charger and USB cable. However, we want Samsung to put together a case with its Galaxy A phones, but the odds are next year, we will not even get a charger, so we are not holding our breath.
But when it comes to phones without cases – the Galaxy A72 is without a doubt one of the most beautiful. If you forgo the glossy black model, you have a lovely matte-finished phone in either white, violet or this amazing blue.
The frame is shinier than the back panel, which removes a bit of allure, but the Galaxy A72’s feel in the hand is just lovely.
However, it’s a great phone, so consider carefully where your comfort lies – a smaller option would be the Galaxy A52 4G, which has a shorter and narrower overall frame and matching specifications.
But going big gives you a big screen. In this case, it’s a nice 6.7-inch Super AMOLED with 90Hz refresh rate. The Galaxy A52 5G, on the other hand, gets a faster 120Hz screen along with a zippered Snapdragon 750G chipset. We fully expect to see a Galaxy A72 5G with the same specifications later.
The camera setup covers all bases with a 64MP main camera, a 12MP ultra-wide snapper and an 8MP 3x zoom device. You also get a bonus 5MP macro snapper.
Limitation of uncompromising package is a 5,000 mAh battery with 25W charging, which should provide ample operating time. We discuss all this and more in our full review, stay tuned!