Vivo Y72 5G
20,990
Highlights
  • 128GB Storage / 8GB RAM
  • 48MP + 2 MP Dual lens Primary Camera, 8 MP Front Camera
  • 6.58 inches 1080 x 2408 pixels, Display
  • Snapdragon 480 8nm, Octa Core
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery

Vivo Y72 5G: Specs Score

  • 3
    Camera
  • 3.8
    Battery
  • 3.6
    Display
  • 3
    Value for Money
  • 3.2
    Performance
Rated at 70.25%
  • Display: 3.6/5
    FHD+ resolution high-refresh-rate display
  • Camera : 3/5
    48MP dual camera setup
  • Processor : 3.2/5
    Based on a mid-range processor
  • Battery : 3.8/5
    Large 5000 mAh battery
  • RAM : 3.7/5
    Offers 8GB RAM
  • Storage : 3.8/5
    Offers 128GB internal storage
  • 4G/5G : 4/5
    No 5G support

Vivo Y72 5G: TOP COMPETITORS

Vivo Y72 5G: Price

Vivo Y72 5G: Review

Pros
  • 5G-ready handset at Rs. 20,990\
  • FHD+ LCD display
  • Massive 5,000 mAh battery
Cons
  • Only dual rear cameras
  • FHD+ display but standard 60Hz refresh rate

Vivo Y72 5G: Design

Vivo has been most proactive with a budget and mid-range smartphones in India and the latest offering in this category is the Y72 5G. The device has been launched with a slim form factor with both gradient and matte skin. The device features a square-shaped camera module that houses two lenses and an LED flash in a triangular array. The front of the device has thin bezels (except for the chin) surrounding a 6.58-inch LCD display. The device comes with 1080p FHD+ resolution and has the traditional waterdrop notch for the selfie camera. The refresh rate is standard at 60Hz. However, the tall form factor and an FHD+ resolution would allow for good viewing experience.

 

Vivo Y72 5G: Hardware Performance

Unlike the majority of the budget 5G smartphones that are equipped with MediaTek Dimensity processors, the Vivo Y72 uses the Qualcomm budget Snapdragon 480 processor. This octa-core processor is known to perform decently with moderate level tasks. General app usage can be expected lag-free along with multitasking with up to 8GB RAM. The Vivo Y72 5G has an onboard storage capacity of 128GB. In case of any storage crunch, you can also add an external microSD card.

 

Vivo Y72 5G: Price To Specs Ratio

Vivo has announced the Y72 5G in a single 8GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration. The device can be purchased at Rs. 20,990 online via both Amazon and Flipkart. The color options which you can select from are Slate Gray And Prism Magic. The pricing is low for a 5G ready handset. However, several devices are announced in the sub Rs. 15,000 category backed by 5G network connectivity. Comparing the prices with the competition, this handset is priced slightly higher.

 

Vivo Y72 5G: Camera Performance

In the camera department, the Vivo Y72 5G features a dual-lens setup. The camera specifications are a 48MP main camera with an f/1.79 aperture and a 2MP sensor for depth mapping. The portrait sensor has an f/2.0 aperture. The camera will capture 12MP pixel binned by default and is expected to offer a good clarity with the daylight images. The device packs an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture inside the waterdrop notch for selfies and video calling.

 

Vivo Y72 5G: Important/ Highlight Features

The Vivo Y72 5G offers connectivity aspects such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth v5.0. It also has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port that charges the massive 5,000 mAh battery that supports fast charging for quicker refuels. The handset will ship with Android 11 OS and have the FunToch OS 11.1 interface. The device features a physical fingerprint scanner integrated inside the power key on the right panel.

 

Vivo Y72 5G: Verdict

The Vivo Y72 5G has joined the race of affordable 5G smartphones in India. This segment has seen multiple new launches in recent times and is being refreshed consistently. If you look at the on-sheet specs it comes as a mixed bag compared to the rivals such as the Realme 8 5G, Relme Narzo 30 Pro, and the Poco M3 Pro 5G. The remaining devices get an edge over the Vivo Y72 5G with a lower price tag and better camera specifications.

Vivo Y72 5G: Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, 11
Custom UI Funtouch 11.1
Device type Phablet
Sim Hybrid Dual SIM
Colours Prism Magic, Slate Gray
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Global Release Date March, 2021
Indian Release Date 15 July, 2021
BODY
Dimensions 164.15 x 75.35 x 8.40 mm
Weight 185.5g
DISPLAY
Screen size 6.58 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Screen resolution 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
Refresh Rate 90Hz refresh rate
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Form Factor Touch
PROCESSOR
Chipset Snapdragon 480 8nm
CPU Octa core (2GHz x 2+1.8GHz x 6 Kryo 540)
GPU Adreno 619
STORAGE
Internal Storage 128GB Storage
RAM 8GB + 4GB Extended RAM
External Storage Up to1 TB
Card Slot microSD Card
CAMERA
Primary camera 48 MP (f/1.8) + 2 MP (f/2.4) Dual Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 8 MP (f/2.0) Selfie Camera
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Camera Features HDR, Panorama, Portrait, Slow Motion, Time Lapse
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player WAV, MP3, MP2, MIDI, Vorbis, APE, FLAC, AAC
Video Player MP4, 3GP, MKV, FLV
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio jack
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ax, (2.4GHz / 5GHz) dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.1
USB USB Type-C, USB OTG
GPS Facility Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser HTML5
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE
5G Yes, 5G
MORE FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor (Side-Mounted), Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-Compass, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope sensor
Other Features 18W Quick charging, Face Unlock
Videos

Vivo Y72 5G: FaQs

  • How is the Vivo Y72 selfie camera?

    It has 8MP selfie shooter with an aperture of f/2.0.

  • What operating system does Vivo Y72 use?

    The Vivo Y72 runs Android 11 with Funtouch OS 11.1 on top.

  • Is the Vivo Y72 good for night photography?

    The Vivo Y72 has a dedicated super night mode feature to taking good images in low-light conditions.

  • What is the screen refresh rate of the Vivo Y72?

    The smartphone comes with a 90Hz screen refresh rate.

  • Is there is a microSD card slot on the Vivo Y72?

    Yes, the storage of the smartphone is expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card slot.

  • Vivo Y72 alternatives?

    The iQOO Z3 5G and the OnePlus Nord CE can be considered as an alternative to the Vivo Y72.

  • Does the Vivo Y72 support?

    Yes, the smartphone supports 5G network.

  • What colors are available for the Vivo Y72?

    The phone is available in two colors namely Prism Magic and Slate Grey color options.

  • What is the capacity of the battery on the Vivo Y72?

    The phone packs a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 18W quick charging.

  • What is the integrated processor in the Vivo Y72?

    The smartphone is based on the Snapdragon 480 processor.

How do we rate a Device?

Rating a smartphone is a tedious process and a lot of parameters have to be considered before judging the overall performance of the device such as display, camera, processor, RAM, storage, battery, and the pricing.

So, here are how these specs will affect the real-life usage of a device and why how we meticulously consider each of these points to rate a smartphone.

Camera

Cameras have evolved a lot over the last few years and multi-camera setup is a new norm. We consider various parameters like MP count, aperture size, pixel size, image stabilization to rate a camera system of a smartphone out of 5. Any device that scores more than 3.5 can take good photos and videos and if a phone scores over 4, then it will be one of the best camera smartphones in the market.

Battery

Though battery seems like an underrated feature and we look at the battery capacity, fast charging supporting technology, and even the wireless charging capability is also taken into consideration to rate smartphone's battery capability.

Display

The display is the face of a smartphone. And there are a lot of parameters like the panel technology (IPS LCD, OLED, TFT) and other parameters also taken into consideration like the resolution, pixel density, and refresh rate.

Value for Money

A smartphone could have great specs, but if it is not priced well then you might not get the best value-for-money. So, we compare a smartphone with the contemporaries to rate the value-for-money of a device out of 5.

Performance

This aspect is decided on various sub specifics, such as availability of microSD card slot, the amount of RAM the device offers, processor capability, and the network support. This parameter has more weightage when compared to other departments.

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