In recent years, OPPO has been raising the quality of its catalog of Android phones. Its flagships, the Find X2 and X2 Pro have set the bar very high in the most premium segment of the market, but the A72 is here to command the mid-range with great features such as its rear camera, battery technology or perforated screen.
On paper we are facing a more powerful version of the OPPO A52 that is available in two colors: Aurora Purple and Twilight Black. Both colors were inspired by the polar region with their different gradient effects.
Designed to meet the needs of the most demanding users who want powerful performance and a more innovative and updated design, it reaches stores below 300 euros.
The Oppo mobile offers a beautiful Neo-Display screen with a resolution of 1080P of 2400 x 1080 px along the width and width of its 6.5 inches. It has a density of 405 dpi that stretches across the entire screen without notches that boasts bezels so thin you won’t notice them. It is a design more typical of a premium range than a mid-range to which the hole in the screen to house your front camera feels more than good.
Another feature to highlight is that it supports 16 million colors and it is a capacitive multi-touch screen with a contrast ratio of 1500: 1. He OPPO A72 It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass against bumps and scratches. It has a 90.5% screen-to-body ratio and an eye protection mode that can reduce a large amount of blue light to avoid fatigue for our eyes.
The processor that the phone has is a SoC from the manufacturer Qualcomm. Specifically it is the model Snapdragon 665 It has 8 cores and is manufactured in an 11nm process. This CPU supports 64-bit architecture and operates at a maximum frequency of 2 GHz.
At the turn graph level for a Adreno 610 GPU which is at the medium-low level of current graphics chips. Thanks to this chip duo you can easily open multiple applications in the background while playing without any problem.
This involves OPPO Hyper Boost technology, which, along with the processor, increases the speed of applications, games and the system in general works more smoothly.
As for storage and memory, this model is sold in a single variant of 4 GB of RAM And when choosing your storage we can only buy it with 128 GB that, yes, supports expansion through MicroSD cards.
As for the multimedia section, the OPPO mobile phone boasts 4 sensors on the back. The photographic component is probably the main attraction of the phone, because behind it is a quad camera equipped with AI tools with a 48MP main sensor with f / 1.7, an ultra-wide-angle lens of 119 degrees with an 8 MP and f / 2.2 sensor. and two lenses of 2 MP and f2.4 that serve as support to work with the depth of the scenes. The four cameras work together to produce quality images you wouldn’t expect from an inexpensive device that falls below 300 euros.
This configuration of the rear camera It has phase detection autofocus and is capable of recording 4K video at up to 120fps speed. The front camera allows you to record clips at FullHD and at 30 fps.
Regarding this camera for selfies and self-portraits, it is located in the hole of the screen and sports a 16 MP sensor with f / 2.0 aperture that allows you to use AI tools to improve our photos with artificial beauty . It also allows you to use the on-screen flash to illuminate night photos.
To these tools we must add the Anti-Shake Stabilizer, Night Mode 2.0 that further improves the dynamic range of the photo. Night photos will not be over exposed in bright light, and will be lighter in dark places.
The battery life is where the mobile really stands out against its rivals, because with a 5000 mAh battery and the screen features we can last a full day without worry. In addition, the Chinese firm’s mobile comes with an 18W fast charger that is difficult to find in smartphones that work in this price range.
On a physical level the mobile phone It stands out for being a DUAl SIM mobile phone with space for two NanoSIM or one NanoSIM + a MicroSD card. The fingerprint reader goes to the side while the bottom is reserved for the usual USB Type C charging and transfer port. We also have a 3.5mm minijack port to connect the headphones.
Wireless connectivity options on the Chinese brand smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, FM radio, 3G, 4G on both SIMs, and face recognition.
As for the LTE speed; We have 600 Mbps downstream (LTE Cat. 12) and 120 Mbps upstream (LTE Cat. 13).
As we have said, the OPPO phone has an appreciation of less than 300 euros, it is sold in Twilight Black and Aurora Purple color and has 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. Its price is 249 euros.